Kung Pao ‘Chicken’ & Vegetables. A dish that I was craving really badly one night and ended up trying a bunch of times before I felt like I really ‘got it right’. Finally. If you’ll allow me to brag a tiny bit, I really feel like this is one of those ‘impress all your non-vegan, gluten-loving friends’ type of a dish. It really is like what you’d get at a nice restaurant but much healthier, much cheaper, and of course, vegan and gluten-free.
I came up with this recipe when I had nothing but a hot plate and a necessity to use up some greens in the fridge that I bought before realizing the kitchen was going away the very next day. This was a renovation creation. A recipe befitting the Hotplate Gourmet, as I’ve been calling myself […]
I’ve kind of started a bit of a trend/addiction at my office. Okay maybe it’s a tad presumptuous to take credit for the trend. But I did kind of introduce everyone to it. I think. Maybe. Here’s the story. We work in the middle of an industrial wasteland of good-food-desolation (a.k.a. Burger King and a […]
With Asian Slaw and Spicy Mayo It’s been a while since I’ve experimented with veggie burgers. I kind of stick to my good old standby Crispy Chickpea Patties but I think it’s about time to figure out something new. I had a couple sweet potatoes that were begging to be used in something new. I […]
Hey guys, I offered to help out a food-blog friend that I made when I was at IFBC in Portland this summer with a guest post for her blog. The guest post was for Claire – The Realistic Nutritionist and she’s awesome. This is the first time I have done a guest post and I’ll […]
This is a vegan take on ginger beef. It’s not a fake beef; it’s using tofu. I didn’t expect the same texture of beef when replacing it with tofu. That’s fine though, because the real key to this dish is in the sauce. And that, my friends, is amazing. (Random Disclaimer: Amazing but not really […]