Mushrooms and Baby Bok Choy with Brown Rice and Black Eyed Peas

Eating light is at the top of many people’s minds these days now that New Year’s Resolutions are in full effect.  I have been focusing on eating small balanced light meals lately but that doesn’t mean taste has to be sacrificed or that they should take a long time to make.  Most of the time I cook some sort of grain and bean ahead of time and keep them in the fridge to make meal planning a quick and simple process.  I can grab... Read More

brown rice porridge

let’s face it, oatmeal can get a little boring. thankfully, oats aren’t the only grain you can enjoy at breakfast time.  a while ago i posted about making toasted buckwheat porridge and as a result, a friend recently suggested the idea of cooking brown rice as a breakfast dish. it’s pretty simple, mostly just brown rice with some soy milk and brown sugar to give it a creamy and sticky oatmeal texture, topped off with nuts or fruit... Read More

Vegan Leek and Mushroom Stuffing

Thanksgiving is notoriously a time to gorge of tasty foods, and I don’t want to be left out of just because I’m vegan.  In the coming weeks before thanksgiving I will be posting several Thanksgiving recipes so we can all enjoy the holiday, and hopefully even show our loved ones that vegans don’t only eat salad. To kick it off is one of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes, stuffing!  It’s a mix of brown rice and sprouted whole... Read More

peanut tofu stir fry

tofu is a wonder food for vegans and vegetarians alike.  it often gets a bad rap for being bland or tasteless, a misconception perpetuated by restaurants that serve up soggy, flavorless blocks that just makes my taste buds sad.  if you marinade tofu correctly and cook it in just the right way, it can be super tasty.  toss a few fresh veggies in and you’ve got yourself quite a meal. Read More  Read More