Archive | Tofu/Tempeh Dishes

Vegan MoFo Day #1: Pineapple Island Kabobs

Wow, it’s time for VeganMoFo again! This is my 3rd year participating in this fabulous idea where for one month, hundreds and hundreds of dedicated bloggers commit to posting about vegan food with a minimum of 20 posts. Check out the VeganMoFo web site to see what it’s all about. To see a full listing […]

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Beyond Meat Chicken-Free Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Two years ago I felt really lucky. I got to try this new product at Woodstock Farm Animal Sanctuary’s ThanksLiving event. The new product: Beyond Meat Chicken-Free Strips. They were incredible and even more incredible was that the dinner was prepared by the amazing Terry Hope Romero. Beyond Meat was not available for purchase then […]

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Baked BBQ Tofu and Tempeh

Mmmm…nothing tastes like BBQ. But for vegans, barbeques can be really hard to deal with. No longer does the smell of the BBQ mean a delicious meal is on the way. For vegans, the smell is associated with the suffering and death of animals. Well, we can change that. Vegans can enjoy delicious BBQ too. […]

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General Tso’s Tofu with Steamed Broccoli and 5-Spice Brown Rice

When I was a kid, I refused to eat Chinese food. My parents would go to The Green Dragon Chinese Restaurant in the Bronx and they had to bring along food for me to eat. Dad would get fried rice, Mom would get vegetable chow mein and the only thing I would eat was the […]

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Spinach, Artichoke and Mozzarella Tofu Frittata

Frittatas are one of those dishes that I veganized without ever having eaten in my pre-vegan days. But I wanted to make something light for dinner and as much as I love tofu scrambles, I just wanted to change it up a bit. This is incredibly easy to make. Putting it together takes 5 to […]

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VeganMoFo: Rachael Ray and Casbah Tofu with Yellow Rice

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food, with its theme, “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today we come full circle and end where we began – with Rachael Ray. You can read all I have to say about Rachael in my first VeganMoFo post, Rachael Ray and Yum-O Stoup, […]

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VeganMoFo: The Pioneer Woman and "Chicken-Fried" Tofu Steaks and Creamy Mashed Potatoes with White Gravy

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of vegan food, with its theme, “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today our guest is Ree Drummond, otherwise known as The Pioneer Woman. If you will indulge me, I really need Ree to introduce herself to you. I’ll be over in the corner trying […]

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VeganMoFo: Paula Deen and Tofu Georgia

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the vegan month of food, with its theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today’s entry focuses on Paula Deen. Paula Deen is one of those people who brings out strong emotions and opinions in people, myself included. When I first watched Paula’s shows on TV, I […]

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VeganMoFo: Ina Garten and Tofu "Chicken" and Broccoli Salad

The “V” Word begins the 2nd half of VeganMoFo, the month of delicious vegan food, with its theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today’s chef was selected, not because there was any recipe I just had to veganize, but because I just wanted an excuse to write about her. Our guest chef today is […]

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VeganMoFo: Melissa d’Arabian and Tofu or Vegan "Shrimp" Scampi

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the vegan month of food, with its theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today I’m writing about Melissa d’Arabian for the simple reason that I like her. Melissa d’Arabian was the winner of Season 5’s Food Network Star (I predicted that) and now hosts Ten Dollar […]

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VeganMoFo: Michael Chiarello and Peaceful Shepherd’s Pie with Scallion Cheese Crust

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the vegan month of food, with its theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” Today the focus is on Michael Chiarello: chef, cookbook author, TV cooking show personality, entrepeneur, restaurateur, and winery owner. He also owns NapaStyle, a company that sells food, cookware and furniture, and puts […]

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VeganMoFo: Giada De Laurentiis and Tofu Cacciatore

The “V” Word continues its celebration of VeganMoFo, the month of delicious vegan food, with the theme “If TV Celebrity Chefs Went Vegan.” While Rachael Ray may be my favorite celebrity chef, I have to admit that I watch more episodes of Giada De Laurentiis’ shows than of anyone else’s on TV. It helps that […]

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Tempeh Reuben Sandwiches

So this is one of those recipes that I’m veganizing without ever having had it in its original form. If you asked me what a non-vegan Reuben sandwich contains, I couldn’t tell you one specific ingredient other than sauerkraut. I never did like cold cuts (and WOW, how that term, “cold cuts,” makes so much […]

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Spicy Balsamic Tofu Veggie Kabobs

Confession: I have never been to a Memorial Day Weekend barbeque in my life. But not going to an outdoor event doesn’t mean you can’t make delicious grilled food indoors. This is a very simple recipe for a fresh, healthy and colorful meal. You can mix and match whatever veggies are your favorites. This makes […]

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Tempeh "Fish" Tacos, Zesty Lime Corn and Other Ideas for Cinco de Mayo

It’s almost Cinco de Mayo. What will you be serving with your margaritas? Here are my suggestions and some new recipes. There is no better meal than brunch. Breakfast and lunch all mixed together. No food is right or wrong. I love it. Start the day with my Mexican Sunday Brunch feast (even if it’s […]

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