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Old 10-23-2006, 03:10 PM
 
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I'm going to try this tonight:

http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=5980.0

I'm super suspect about how real cheese-y this will taste but the reviews are great so I'm gonna give it a go!

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HelloKitty- I made that last week and it was sooo good. My dh said it didn't really taste like cheese (I think I've forgotten what cheese tastes like!) but we both loved it. The mixture was also really yummy to dip tortilla chips in.
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last night was pizza made with yummy white pita bread, homemade sauce and raw chedder, with tons of hot pepper on mine. tonight im teaching so the fam will probably have the apple crisp i made earlier today

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We're making the menu for this week, and needed some fresh ideas!

Tonight is oven-fried tofu squares , roasted veggies, steamed corn (or maybe corn chowder? we'll see how much energy I have come tonight!), and buttermilk biscuits.

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We're making the menu for this week, and needed some fresh ideas!

Tonight is oven-fried tofu squares , roasted veggies, steamed corn (or maybe corn chowder? we'll see how much energy I have come tonight!), and buttermilk biscuits.
OMGoodness! Can I come over? Sounds fantastic!
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My dh said it didn't really taste like cheese (I think I've forgotten what cheese tastes like!) but we both loved it.
Yeah it didn't taste like cheese but it did taste GOOD!!!!

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Kind of boring tonight but I had pasta with Trader Joes veggie "meat"balls - I did have my homemade sauce from our garden tomatoes on it though - yummy!
TJ's meatless meatballs are my 'I-have-to-make-something!' standby

My 3 top easy 10 minute dishes are
sweetandsour 'meat'balls over rice
'meat'balls in brown gravy over noodles with broccoli
and obviously spaghetti like you. We actually had that 2 nights ago

Tonight I'm making black bean and sweet potato enchiladas Yummy!!!
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Yummy...I love this thread. Tonight we had red beans and dirty rice with sauteed dill green beans. Tomorrow is shepards vegetable pie.
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Moong dal with caramelized onions & peppers, and tandoori naan
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last night was a big plate of homemade veggie sushi. tonight was dinner at one of our favorite restaurants!!

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Subbing for inspiration...I'm new to the veggie thing, and I feel like all I make is pasta and beans.:
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vegan broccoli mushroom quiche
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vegan broccoli mushroom quiche
I'd LOVE this recipe!!
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A couple weeks ago I saw lots of people here were eating brussels sprouts, so next time I was at the store I saw some and tossed them in the cart. Got home and discovered dh had done the same, we got 2 boxes, and it's just for us plus dd who (of course) won't touch them! Good thing they last well.
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I'll post it sometime this morning
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I made a roasted squash pizza last night it was delicious!

I just roasted a butternut squash that was peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces, along with a sliced onion that was all tossed up in olive oil. Roased at 400 for 20 minutes.

Then increased oven temp to 450, rolled out a pizza crust and put the roasted squash and onions on top with some fresh tarragon and salt and pepper. Cooked if for about 20 minutes. Yummy!!

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I'm doing Red, Black, Green and Gold chili from one of the Moosewood cookbooks. Instead of bulgher, I use quinoa.

Will also have corn muffins (from a box: ).

Here's a link to the chili recipe (not sure if it's exact)

http://www.fatfree.com/recipes/chili...ck-green-chili

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I made a roasted squash pizza last night it was delicious!

I just roasted a butternut squash that was peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces, along with a sliced onion that was all tossed up in olive oil. Roased at 400 for 20 minutes.

Then increased oven temp to 450, rolled out a pizza crust and put the roasted squash and onions on top with some fresh tarragon and salt and pepper. Cooked if for about 20 minutes. Yummy!!
Oh wow, that sounds absolutely fantastic! I'll definitely be giving this a try.
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We made purple potato biscuits (vegan) and they were really cool. The potato color turned a swirly blue and green color. Kids loved it!
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We made purple potato biscuits (vegan) and they were really cool. The potato color turned a swirly blue and green color. Kids loved it!

How cool! Recipe?

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last night we made white beans, mustard greens and peas with a little soymilk, lemon, salt and pepper and grated raw garlic and had it over ww noodles.

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Recipe

Mushroom Broccoli Quiche

1 pie crust

1 T olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
1 C broccoli, chopped
1 C mushrooms, chopped
1/2 C red pepper, chopped
1 lb firm tofu, patted dry
pinch of nutmeg (I use a scant pinch, and use freshly grated)
1/2 tsp turmeric
1/2 bunch of fresh basil / 1 T dried basil
1/2 tsp salt
pepper, to taste
1/2 C soy milk

heat oven to 425.

Line a pie plate/quiche pan with rolled out pie crust and bake 12 minutes.

Meanwhile, saute the vegetables in the olive oil until cooked (8-10 minutes).

Combine tofu, nutmeg, turmeric, basil, salt and soy milk in food processor & blend until smooth. Stir the vegetables and the tofu mixture together; season to taste with S&P.

Smooth batter into cooked pie crust. Bake 30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the off-centre comes out clean.
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Last night was broccoli stir-fry (vegan general tso-style sauce) over steamed rice.

No idea what tonight will be yet.
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Purple Potato Biscuits

1 1/4 cups unbleached white flour (I tried ww flour and it didn't work)
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 rounded tablespoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup shortening (or regular stick margarine)
1 cup mashed purple potato
0-4 tablespoons soymilk, soy creamer, etc.

Directions:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Combine flour, baking powder, sugar and salt in bowl. Cut in shortening.

Add mashed potatoes. (I usually use either potatoes that I have baked or microwaved in their skin and then mashed. I think the biscuits come out better if the potatoes have had time to cool, but I've also cooked them just before making the biscuits and that works too.)

Mix the dough together. It is unlikely that the dough will be dry--for me it is usually a little too sticky, so be sure to add some flour if that is the case. The biscuits will rise better if the dough is not very wet and sticky. You can add a little flour and then a little soymilk and a little more flour to get it the right consistency. The dough will be very soft, but you do not want it to be wet and sticky.

Roll out on a floured board to between one inch and three quarter inch thickness. Cut with biscuit cutters--I use 2 1/2 inch and 2 inch cutters.

Place on parchment paper or baking sheet liner on cookie sheet--if you don't have and are using just a cookie sheet, I honestly can't remember if the sheet needs to be greased or not.

The oven should be hot when you stick the biscuits in it. Bake about 15 minutes.

***This was orginally a recipe for sweet potato biscuits, that I changed....so you can use any potatoes. I also use the vegan shortening in health food stores and I think it turns out better than Earth Balance for this particular recipe
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I'm going to try this tonight:

http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=5980.0

I'm super suspect about how real cheese-y this will taste but the reviews are great so I'm gonna give it a go!
how was it? I've been eating the uncheese on tortilla chips...real good...I want to make this next! Let us know
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Thank you treefolk for that recipe!!!

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how was it? I've been eating the uncheese on tortilla chips...real good...I want to make this next! Let us know
It was pretty good!! I would definetly make it again. Didn't exactly taste cheesey but it was tasty just the same.

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Easy-peasy dinner of steamed rice & miso gravy.
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Hey now, is everyone else eating out?

Tonight is double-sesame grilled tofu & sushi-style rice with nori & wasabi
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Veggie burger on whole wheat with lettuce and tomato. Lame but tasty.

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last night was black bean patties and sushi rice patties, pan fried in a little olive oil with some spicey sauce (sriracha + vegenaise) and some cocunut peanut sauce for dipping. also a big pile of brocolli rabe because it had to be eaten. it was okay, the black bean patties were good but i overcooked the rice so it was gummy. the peanut sauce was only so-so, but dp made that so that is his fault!!

tonight was this recipe--- http://www.stuttercut.org/hungry/arc...pes/000591.php
with yogurt garlic sauce for dipping, and spinach with lemon. YUM!!!!

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