Thursday, August 10, 2017

Burrito truck love.

There's a food truck a few blocks from my house that makes a great vegi burrito with the best salsa!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Salad, cake and pizza.

A big salad that I made the other day. Wish I had avocado!

Yummy Devils food cake. This is Duncan Hines. Mix one box of cake mix and one can of pumpkin purée. Bake for 30 minutes.

Pizza from Mama's Pizza, a local favorite. Got mine with no cheese and lots of garlic!

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Banana muffins

I used a banana cake recipe and cut the sugar to 1/2 cup and added 1tb blackstrap molasses. Worked out fine!
Revised recipe 

1 3/4 cups flour
1/2 cup sugar 
2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup soymilk 
1/2 cup oil
1 tsp vanilla 
1 TB blackstrap molasses 
2 ripe mashed bananas 

Mix all ingredients together and spoon into paper muffin liners. Bake 350f for about 30 minutes.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Spicy chocolate cake!

Look what I made! It's spicy because cinnamon and cayenne.

Mental Soup.

Actually green lentils!

Friday, July 21, 2017

My old standby: quinoa black bean enchilada casserole!

Haven't made this in a long time because the price of quinoa went up a few years ago. It came down a bit so I bought some to make this. Insides: quinoa, black beans. Soyrizo, peppers and spinach and Follow Your Heart mozzarella.

Monday, July 17, 2017

How to make Thai papaya salad!

Thai papaya salad is spicy, piquant, refreshing and crunchy. I watched my mom make this today and snapped some pics and took notes!

Thai papaya salad

1/4 of a Thai green papaya, unripe- peeled and shredded. 
1-2 red Thai chills or you can use jalapeño 
1 tiny clove garlic
2 small tomatoes
1 tsp salt
1/4 of a lime sliced with peel on
1/2 tsp sugar
1 TB mushroom soy sauce

1. Crush chilies and garlic in a mortar with a pestle. Pound them until they are broken down.
2. Add papaya and tomatoes. Then salt, lime, sugar and mushroom soy sauce.
3. Start pounding all ingredients with a pestle to incorporate and use a spoon to help move ingredients around. Add 2 TB water and mix some more.