Black Bean Soup Black beans are an excellent legume. They're small, don't have a strong flavor and become heavenly with cumin. Seriously, cumin makes beans, tofu, and roasted mushrooms so much better than they already are. I'll explore the idea of fajitas + tofu at a later date. Fun fact: firm tofu was only $1.44 … Continue reading Black Bean Soup + Cilantro Rice
My mother often refers to the 'iron fist with the velvet glove' as a metaphor for using grace and tact with people. I wholeheartedly believe that some people need an old school Grandmother approach as opposed to the more modern and understanding approach. So this will be uncomfortable for some people. I'm not apologizing. Saying … Continue reading A Plant-Based Diet Isn’t Foreign. Stop It.
I recently took the plunge into trying tofu. I haven't mastered it but occasionally I impress myself. This time, I decided to fry some tofu since I've cooked it in the air fryer already. But what I didn't try yet was tofu coated in panko bread crumbs. You can imagine the heartbreak I felt when … Continue reading Teriyaki Tofu and Ginger Farro
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I appreciate short and sweet food blog posts. Since I tend to expound on my thoughts via this blog on a regular basis, we are going to hop right into this mug of pure joy. Cool? Great! I couldn't decide which GIF to use so enjoy all three options! They all feel right for the … Continue reading Plant-Based (or not) Hot Chocolate
Did you really expect me to start this off any other way? Six years ago, today, we performed the death ritual for my grandmother. Today is also my granddad's birthday. Yeah, I know, that's like mad disrespectful, I'm sure it wasn't a rude birthday present, probably just how the cards fell. The American traditional sequence … Continue reading The Death Ritual
Dope conversations are dope. That is my profound thought for the week. You're welcome. Onwards and upwards. Celebrate: a: to honor (an occasion, such as a holiday) especially by solemn ceremonies or by refraining from ordinary business The nation celebrates Memorial Day. b: to mark (something, such as an anniversary) by festivities or other deviation … Continue reading Do you celebrate enough?