Junk: Mac & Cheese, with Bacos and Jalapenos

Come on people, we all occasionally eat junk. I’m just being honest about it. This is what I ate the other weekend, in bed, while watching Neflix. Annie’s organic Mac & Cheese (at least it wasn’t Kraft) topped with crunchy vegan bacos and a healthy number of pickled jalapenos. I probably dumped some hot sauce on it, too. Gross, right? But it was sooo good. … Continue reading Junk: Mac & Cheese, with Bacos and Jalapenos

Pan-fried mung beans with Tempeh

Another winning recipe from Super Natural everyday, this quick dinner involves soaking the mung beans ahead of time (canned would be way to mushy). If you’re not familiar with mung beans, you can usually buy them at a co-op or whole foods, and they also make great sprouts! If you start soaking them in the morning and they are still too hard by evening, just … Continue reading Pan-fried mung beans with Tempeh

Shirred Tofu at Local 44

Local 44 has a great beer selection, but in the past, I found their menu a lacking – a little too bar munchie. While they still sway towards comfort food, they’ve really upped their meal game, and like the other restaurants owned by this duo (Resurrection Ale House, Memphis Taproom) there are plenty of vegetarian and vegan options. AND a dedicated brunch menu – hurray! … Continue reading Shirred Tofu at Local 44

Dilled Green Beans with Seitan

What a long, strange trip it’s been. In the last month I’ve traveled to Indiana, New Orleans, Berlin, Michigan and Ohio, and I’ve made good friends with the Detroit airport. Needless to say, I’m behind. But I promise to catch up fast, both with my travels and with some of the delicious spring lunches and dinners I’ve been enjoying. A few weeks ago I received … Continue reading Dilled Green Beans with Seitan