VEGAN SHEPARDS PIE

A neighbor of a friend brought them over Shepards Pie and I thought – “I haven’t had that in really long time” so with leftovers I crafted a quick one. A week later I took more time and made another. The first was crafted with left over cooked potatoes and whatever vegetables were in the…

FIRST WANDERING LEG 2019

We started out just after Christmas, hastily putting away decorations and filling the motorhome for 3 months worth of travel. (Note to self – do not bring so many clothes next time). We headed down the NYS Thruway to Route 84 West – our goal was to avoid New Jersey traffic and tolls. We picked…

RICE CASHEW VEGETABLE

This is now MY favorite rice dish to make. I happened upon it as I was looking to add more protein for the day. I opened the cabinet of food in the motorhome and spied the jar of cashews (raw, unsalted). I usually add these to the trail mix I make for the road but…

Tempeh “Bacon”

Through experimenting with the taste, here is a must use recipe for using Tempeh as a substitute for the easy to buy non-meat Breakfast Strips. [Disclaimer: while traveling those Breakfast Strips sure come in handy. ] Once you taste the Tempeh “Bacon” you will immediately note the difference in taste and texture. It is thick,…

GARLICky KALE

Vegan /Vegetarian I love kale – now only after experimenting with how to dress it. Kale seems to be one of those greens you love or love-to-hate. Somewhere are “in-betweeners” who say “okay I’ll try it!” Lesson learned – take off those chewy stems!!!! HOWEVER IN INSTANT POT STEAMED KALE A FEW STEMS ADD TEXTURE….

Cashew Avocado Sauce

In an effort to move away from cheesy recipes I researched a few cashew sauce like recipes and improvised to come with my own. The main thing to remember is that the cashews have to soak in water overnight or at least for a few hours. Disclaimer Alert – Just so you know I cook…