November 21, 2022

Recent Eats

I've been kind of at a loss as to what to post recently, since I quit doing 75 Hard. I always take pictures of my food when I try new recipes just in case I decide to write about it, so I have a ton of food photos on my phone. I always like to see what other people are eating (is that weird?!) so I figured I'd just post them all here.

I do want to mention that the color of some of these makes the food look far less than appetizing--but it's just the lighting in my house. When it's dark outside and there is no natural light, my food looks very oddly-colored!

Homemade pizza with vegan cheese, green peppers, and olives

Herb-crusted tofu cutlets with zucchini and summer squash with tahini sauce

Vegan Pot Pie Casserole (I wrote a review of this)

Tried out an "egg" salad recipe (made with tofu)--tasted good, but wasn't crazy about the texture. I may try it with silken tofu instead.

Sweet & Sour Tofu with rice (vegan "take out" food is my FAVORITE)

Dinner at Chili Mustard Onions, a vegan restaurant in Detroit. Some sort of pita wrap (too much cumin for my taste) and loaded fries (so so good!)

Dessert from Chili Mustard Onions--an oatmeal cream pie from a local vegan bakery

Breaded lemon pepper tofu cutlets and asparagus

Pasta e Fagioli

Garlic Cream Gnocchi

Spicy Peanut Noodle Bowls

Roasted tri-color potatoes with garlic

Banana Bread (I wrote the review here)

Tofu with some sort of Asian sauce (I make a ton of different ones and I can't keep them straight!) with rice and broccoli

Vegan Chicken(less) Stew

Noah girlfriend brought me this cookie from a bakery in Ann Arbor--it was SO good!

BBQ Pineapple Chickpeas over couscous (recipe book)

Pizza with vegan cheese, mushrooms, and banana peppers

Hakka Noodles (I wrote a review of this recipe)

Trying to eat healthier snacks! I had peppers and cucumbers with hummus for a few days

Mulligatawny Soup (from a recipe book)

Creamy Pasta Soup

Blueberries were on sale, so I bought a bunch of them--so good!

Yes these look gross! This was an attempt at tofu "jerky". It was surprisingly good!

Herb Butter Tofu (cookbook recipe) with broccoli and quinoa (it's hidden in there). This actually reminded me a lot of fish; I ended up making tartar sauce for the leftovers, hahaha. 

"Carrot Cake" oatmeal, when I was craving a hot breakfast. It was okay, but I don't think I'd make it again.

Screw making my own jerky--this stuff is AWESOME! Butler Foods sent me this sample when I ordered soy curls. Even my dad liked it!

Italian "meat"balls, made with TVP. These were delicious! I ate them with spaghetti (below).

"Meat"balls with spaghetti and vegan parmesan. The meatballs held together well on the outside, but once cutting into them, the inside didn't stay together like I expected. Definitely worth making them again, though--I'll just add a little more binder.

Seitan "turkey"--my first attempt at seitan--vegan mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and cranberry sauce

Tofu Parmesan with a new recipe for vegan mozzarella. The tofu was fantastic, but the mozzarella was made with coconut milk and it didn't go well together. I like the cashew cheese much better!

My first time using soy curls! A make-up-as-you-go-along Asian sauce with peppers and pineapple, served over rice. This reminded me a lot of something you would get at Panda Express--junk food take-out is so good!

Pizza with vegan cheese (this was the same mozzarella I used on the tofu parmesan--I wasn't crazy about the pizza because of the cheese, unfortunately. But I made up for it in olives, haha. Black olives are so addicting!


  1. My daughter has been vegan for 6 years and we've tried a lot of recipes. One of our favorites has been chickpea salad (instead of the "egg" salad with tofu). It's kind of a play on tuna salad, and it's delicious. Vegan mayo, mustard, dill pickle, bell pepper, onion, a little lemon juice and mush up the chickpeas, I usually do 2 or 3 pulses in the food processor, giving it kind of a flaky consistency. Play with the ingredients until you like it.

  2. These posts always make me wish I liked to cook!! Yum.

  3. I love when people share meal ideas. It gives me some ideas for myself. I make a chickpea salad. Add turmeric for color and it reminds you of egg salad.


I used to publish ALL comments (even the mean ones) but I recently chose not to publish those. I always welcome constructive comments/criticism, but there is no need for unnecessary rudeness/hate. But please--I love reading what you have to say! (This comment form is super finicky, so I apologize if you're unable to comment)

Featured Posts

Blog Archive