• Friday Round Up

    Friday Round Up-Eating Vegetarian on a Budget

      Happy Friday to you all. This week it will be a quick round up as I’m working on some books and classes. Yes, some of them are money related so I’ll tell you all about them soon. Some other topics I’ll be tackling on the blog will be tips for easy spring cleaning, making the most of shopping on Amazon, how to know what to cut to stretch your budget, growing your own food, and a report of my attempts at meal planning. Contests and Sweepstakes If you love entering contests and sweepstakes and like to find a bunch of them all in one spot, check out BHG site.…

  • Meatless Mondays

    It’s Meatless Monday-Tempeh Bolognese

    Last week I decided to buy a package of tempeh. It cost $2.49. Like tofu it’s made from soybeans but is femented. I’ve eaten tempeh bacon and enjoyed it so thought I’d try making something for Meatless Monday with plain tempeh.  I searched Web sites and cookbooks but then by pure coincidence the recipe of the week that was sent through e-mail from Vegetarian Times was for Tempeh Bolognese. Perfect I thought.  Here’s the recipe- http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipes/11155?section= I left out the white wine because I didn’t have any on hand and used vegetable broth instead. I realized when I checked the photo on the site that I broke up in the tempeh into too…

  • Meatless Mondays

    It’s Meatless Monday-Tofu and Veggie Stir Fry

    Stir frys are one of my favorite got to get it on the table in a hurry meals. I signed up to receive recipes from Vegetarian Times and thought this stir fried tofu looked quick and easy-  http://www.vegetariantimes.com/recipes/11180?utm_source=DFVegan&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=DFVegan I agree with one of the comments that was listed with it. It needed something to accompany the tofu. What better than some broccoli, mushrooms, carrots, and onions. Just saute the onions for a few minutes then add the rest of the vegetables. Then all you do is add some salt, pepper and soy sauce. Once everything’s cooked stir in the tofu. I served with this with brown rice. Here’s a photo of the stir fried veggies-