Posts Tagged ‘Vegan BLT’

Vegan Comfort Food

I’m not sure if it’s the unusual weather or the winds of change, but I’ve recently felt some creative kitchen urges. Although David and I are no longer 100% vegan, we still eat that way most of the time, with occasional forays into raw cheese for my continued tooth health. Goshen offers so few places we can eat that we’ve become “the best diner in town” with all our vegan versions of traditional foods. We each have our specialties. David makes some mean vegan Sloppy Joe’s and chili, and we both enjoy gluten free vegan pizza and various Italian creations served over lentil pasta. I tend to experiment more, since working from home gives me more time to play in the kitchen.

Some recent favorites:

Gluten-free, Soy-free, Vegan Mac ‘n’ Chz


I adapted this recipe from Organic Authority’s “The Best Vegan Mac and Cheese Recipe: Comfort in a Bowl.” I changed some key ingredients, though, so I’ll post my recipe here, especially since I know quite a few blog readers now grow my favorite (and prolific!) White Scallop Squash, which features prominently in my version. The original recipe uses potatoes, which require some extra cooking care. In addition to a more forgiving method, Continue reading

Summertime … and the Livin’s Easy

This stayed with David’s mom after this evening’s visit:


We returned home for two versions of gluten-free vegan BLT’s (millet-brown rice sourdough bread with a bit of olive oil, locally grown hydroponic lettuce, homegrown tomatoes and Fakin’ Bacon tempeh bacon) and homemade pickles on the side.

David likes bacon on top:

Fakin Bacon BLT

And I like mine with heirloom Black Cherokee tomatoes on top:


Yummy any way you slice ’em. Mmmmmmmmmm, hmmmmmmm, Summertime!