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Goat Cheese and Chocolate Balsamic glazed veggie burgers

Dinner is my favorite time to create.  I put on some music, sip a little wine, and let the aromas of the kitchen come to life.  But sometimes I don't feel like spending an hour or more in the kitchen and something quick fits much better. So something as simple as a burger can become even better with some time and effort. One night I felt creative, looking through the… Read More »Goat Cheese and Chocolate Balsamic glazed veggie burgers

Soup in a coffee mug? Oh my!

There are sometimes when you just have to stop and drool. This happened to me today when I was playing around on  Pinterest, which.. I love cause it's so much fun and wastes so much time.  But I stumbled on these mugs of tomato soup which made me want to lick my computer.  So then, I had to find out what it was and if you could actually cook in a… Read More »Soup in a coffee mug? Oh my!

Weekend Recipe:Mushroom Seitan Stroganoff

This is one of my favorite recipes for a nice vegetarian dinner.  It takes a little bit of extra time in the kitchen, but the result is worth the effort. This dish can easily be converted to vegan with vegan sour cream. Ingredients:  1/2 pound wide noodles -prepared according to package directions  3 1/2 cups seitan, sliced in thin wide strips  2 tablespoons +1 teaspoon olive oil  1 large onion- quartered… Read More »Weekend Recipe:Mushroom Seitan Stroganoff
Homemade Seitan Recipe

Fantastic homemade Seitan Recipe

  Store-bought seitan is  good, but it can be expensive. So when I wanted to save money I looked around for recipes to make my own and found several that had a similar theme.  It's not hard to do at all, takes little time, and it's up to you for the flavor.   Makes: About 2 pounds, about 10 servings 1/2 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 box of Arrowhead Mills vital wheat gluten–… Read More »Fantastic homemade Seitan Recipe