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I had a Daiya roasted vegetable pizza earlier.  I like their cheese product.  The pizza sauce was really bland; plain - something a little gray salt would have fixed.  The crust was a bit boring as well. I don’t know where 510mg of sodium for one serving (1/3 of the pizza) is coming from, but it didn’t go into the sauce.

We make our own naan bread pizzas a lot at home, and they’re similar, but ours is more seasoned. 

Overall, it was just okay, and certainly not worth $9.99.  It needs some tweaking.

I had a Daiya roasted vegetable pizza earlier. I like their cheese product. The pizza sauce was really bland; plain - something a little gray salt would have fixed. The crust was a bit boring as well. I don’t know where 510mg of sodium for one serving (1/3 of the pizza) is coming from, but it didn’t go into the sauce.

We make our own naan bread pizzas a lot at home, and they’re similar, but ours is more seasoned.

Overall, it was just okay, and certainly not worth $9.99. It needs some tweaking.

Aug 22:  Who says a #vegan only eats salad and #tofu?  Naan bread #pizza with my own homegrown  #tomatoes and #zucchini,  plus cheese from @goveggiefoods and @daiyafoods.  
#veganfood #vegetables #food #365in2014 #growyourownfood

Aug 22: Who says a #vegan only eats salad and #tofu? Naan bread #pizza with my own homegrown #tomatoes and #zucchini, plus cheese from @goveggiefoods and @daiyafoods.
#veganfood #vegetables #food #365in2014 #growyourownfood

July 30:  FINALLY! Seems like I’ve looked forever for these @earthbalance #vegan cheddar squares.  @wholefoodsmarket finally got a shipment, and voila… MINE!  They’re not Cheese-Its, but they’re pretty tasty.  (Could use a bit more tanginess.)  They beat out @annieshomegrown, to me.
#food #whatveganseat #veganmen #gayvegan #veganbeard #beards #bearfood #bearmen #365in2014 #gpoy

July 30: FINALLY! Seems like I’ve looked forever for these @earthbalance #vegan cheddar squares. @wholefoodsmarket finally got a shipment, and voila… MINE! They’re not Cheese-Its, but they’re pretty tasty. (Could use a bit more tanginess.) They beat out @annieshomegrown, to me.
#food #whatveganseat #veganmen #gayvegan #veganbeard #beards #bearfood #bearmen #365in2014 #gpoy

BLTotally Love This Recipe

I found a recipe for tofu bacon.  Sounds gross, I know, but I tweaked a couple of things in it, and it’s so damn good!  I’m having a BLTC (cheese) as I type this.  Here goes.

You need 1 block extra firm tofu.  Press & drain the tofu, really well, getting out all the water possible.  You really want this as dry as possible.  I pressed mine for about 8 hours.

Marinate; mix the following:

  • 1.5 cups low sodium soy sauce (regular sodium might make it too salty)
  • 2-3 tablespoons liquid smoke
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce (aka Rooster sauce)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion power (optional)

Once tofu is pressed, carefully cut into 1/8” strips.  You can cut long ways, or against the short end - either way making strips.  Don’t go thick on this.  Even “thick cut” bacon is relatively thin.  Long ways, you should get about 14 strips; against the short end, you might get more than 20. 

In an air tight flat container (or a zipper storage bag), carefully put all the tofu, add marinate and seal. Be careful not to break the tofu part.  You want strips, not flakes.  Let marinate in fridge for a good 12 hours.

To cook:

In a small amount of oil, over a medium-high heat, cook marinated strips around 2.5 minutes per side.  They’ll brown quickly and crisp up.  Don’t burn them.  The cook time can vary depending on how thin you cooked them.

Blot dry on paper towel, then serve.  I made a BLT just now with 5 strips of tofu bacon (I cut against the small end, so I used for my sandwich), tomatoes from my garden, some green leaf lettuce, Vegenaise, & GoVeggie’s Pepper Jack cheese slice.  ZOMG! 

You can alter this to be more spicy, or sweeter, etc., depending on your tastes.

July 8:  The summer harvest of #vegetables has begun (aside from some #herbs).  These are the first three cherry #tomatoes I found today.  The #BlackKrim heirlooms should be ripe soon.
#365in2014 #urbangardens #urbangardening #urbangarden #growyourownfood #vegan

July 8: The summer harvest of #vegetables has begun (aside from some #herbs). These are the first three cherry #tomatoes I found today. The #BlackKrim heirlooms should be ripe soon.
#365in2014 #urbangardens #urbangardening #urbangarden #growyourownfood #vegan

July 5:  Skipped the bullshit of the 4th.  We’re doing our thang on the 5th. 
#365in2014 #vegan @wholefoodsmarket #grilling #food

July 5: Skipped the bullshit of the 4th. We’re doing our thang on the 5th.
#365in2014 #vegan @wholefoodsmarket #grilling #food

June 30:  #Cauliflower,  we have lift off!
#365in2014 #vegan #urbangardens #urbangardening #urbangarden #vegetables #growyourownfood

June 30: #Cauliflower, we have lift off!
#365in2014 #vegan #urbangardens #urbangardening #urbangarden #vegetables #growyourownfood

June 27:  What a #vegan eats… banana ice cream with chocolate topping (a la Magic Shell).  Damn, it was GÜD! 
#food #dessert #365in2014 #veganfood
In a high speed blender, process 3 frozen bananas, 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract, & 1 tablespoon of agave nectar; scrape down the sides as needed. For the chocolate sauce melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, then combine 1 tablespoon unsweetened cacao powder, and 2 teaspoons agave nectar.  
Makes two healthy servings.

June 27: What a #vegan eats… banana ice cream with chocolate topping (a la Magic Shell). Damn, it was GÜD!
#food #dessert #365in2014 #veganfood
In a high speed blender, process 3 frozen bananas, 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract, & 1 tablespoon of agave nectar; scrape down the sides as needed. For the chocolate sauce melt 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, then combine 1 tablespoon unsweetened cacao powder, and 2 teaspoons agave nectar.
Makes two healthy servings.

modestminimalist asked:

Do you criticize the carnivorous animals that eat meat to survive too? Lol because it's not their personal choice either. They could easily just climb up a tree and eat leaves instead right

vegan-yums:

It’s actually really worrisome that some people think this way. Lions don’t go to the grocery store for their meat. We’re not wild carnivorous animals. Lions and other carnivores need meat to survive, They’re equipped with the jaws, teeth, claws, instincts and intestines for it. We don’t run on instincts, you don’t see roadkill and get hungry, or prey on a moving squirrel. We have choices, we don’t need meat. We’re lazy, entitled and selfish humans, that’s all. We move our cart about the meat section of the grocery store and mumble about being at the top of the food chain, what a joke lol

Best. Answer. Ever.

June 22:  Keep calm and #growyourownfood.  Our first #zucchini sprouted this week!
#365in2014 #vegan #vegetables #urbangardens #urbangardening #urbangarden #food #anarchyislife

June 22: Keep calm and #growyourownfood. Our first #zucchini sprouted this week!
#365in2014 #vegan #vegetables #urbangardens #urbangardening #urbangarden #food #anarchyislife

June 17:  I’ve never had, nor will ever have, a #prescription for #medication.  I only wish I’d started this sooner.  Too bad #obamacare doesn’t cover #produce, I might sign up for it.
#healthcare #prescriptions #plantbased #drinkyourvegetables #juicing #vegan #365in2014 #vegetables

June 17: I’ve never had, nor will ever have, a #prescription for #medication. I only wish I’d started this sooner. Too bad #obamacare doesn’t cover #produce, I might sign up for it.
#healthcare #prescriptions #plantbased #drinkyourvegetables #juicing #vegan #365in2014 #vegetables