My Vegan Journey With Gwen Whitaker
Organic Jack Fruit BBQ Over Brown Rice Ingredients: Brown Rice, Jackfruit, Green Tomato, Crimini Mushrooms, Red Bell Pepper, Tomato Paste, Apple Cider Vinegar, Dijon Mustard, Ketchup, Worcestershire Sauce, Chili Powder, Onion Powder, and Oregano. Nutrition Facts: Serving size is for 1. Serving 1lbs. Calories 341, Fat Cal 7, Total Fat 26.5g, Sat fat 0g, Trans Fat 0g, Cholest 0mg, Sodium 296mg, Total Carb 3.4g, Fiber 12g, Sugars 7.7g, and Protein 12.3g. Percent daily values are based on 2000 calorie diet. Wisdom – By AWE Jackfruit? It’s known as an aphrodisiac?! It was my first time trying it. Vegans use it to resemble pulled pork. Hmm? Not quite. But, the texture was on point. Very good dish. It did taste of BBQ. Tangy and light. Tip of the day! Foods to try as you prepare for a vegan kick start. Breakfasts: Breakfast Burrito Oatmeal with cinnamon and raisins Blueberry Pancakes Veggie bacon, veggie sausage Bran cereal with soy milk Potato and Spinach Breakfast scramble Toast with jam More tips to come! Do try this. It satisfies …
Organic Thai Curried Vegetables Ingredients: Cabbage, Brown Rice, Broccoli, Unsweetened Coconut Milk,(Water, coconut cream), Coconut Water Concentrate, spinach, kale, yellow onion, red curry paste, red chili pepper, garlic, lemongrass, galangal, Thai ginger, salt, shallots, spices, lime, jalapeño, ginger, garlic and cilantro. Nutrition Facts: Serving Size 1lbs. Calories 280, fat cal 25, Total Fat 3g, Sat fat 8g, trans fat Omg, cholest 0mg, sodium 100mg, total carb 54g, fiber 8g, total carb 54g, fiber 8g, sugar 0g, and protein 11g. Percent daily values are based on 2000 calorie diet. Wisdom – By AWE This dish was ok. The vegetables had nice crisp and crunch. This is a dish that needs salt. It can’t be salt free. My opinion. Tip for the day! Snacks: Banana, Apple Cantaloupe chunks Mali Chips Sweet Potato Fries How about that? Love and light! Cheers! Famous quote: “ Do not overrate what you receive, nor envy others. He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind. “ —— By Buddha
Organic Kichadi Ingredients: Water, Onions, Potato, Sweet Potatoes, Peas, Kale, Brown Rice, Red Lentils, Celery, Garlic, Ginger, Cumin, Coriander, Turmeric, Red Pepper Flakes, Cardamom and clove. Nutrition Facts: Serving size is for 1. Serving size 1lbs. Calories 210, fat calories 10, total fat 1.5g, sat fat 0g, trans fat 0g, Cholest. 0mg, Sodium 90mg, total carb 51g, fiber 10g, sugars 0g, and Protein 9g, Percent daily values are based on a 2000 calories calorie diet. Wisdom: By AWE This dish was heavy on the starch. It was OK. Hearty is the word! There seems to be a trend. Potatoes, rice and beans seem to be the base. Followed by veggies of different types. Tip for the day! Don’t follow the crowd in every sense of the word. Everyone has their own twists and approaches to food, and life. That’s what you are buying. You are buying some else’s opinion set to a brand. So, get to know YOU. Your likes, dislikes! Get to know, understand textures, smells, tastes, and the chemistry of food. A …
Beautiful People Is this Kanye West and Kim Kasdashian West? No. But, they were a lovely couple that caught my eye.
The Preparation Ingredients: Mash Potatoes, 1/4 cup bacon, 1/4 cup shredded cheese, 2-3 eggs, 1/4 cup wheat flour, green onions, salt, pepper, and garlic. Directions: Combine mixture into a bowl. Put 1 tsp of olive oil into a skillet. Then, form mixture into a patty and pan fry on each side for 3 minutes or until golden brown. This dish is very filling and good for cold mornings when you just want some good old comfort food. Cheers
The Preparation Ingredients: Shrimp, cream, wine, parmesan cheese, parsley, paprika, salt, pepper, onions, garlic, olive oil, paprika, salt, pepper and linguini. Directions: Saute shrimp in olive oil for 2 minutes on each side. Remove from the pan to avoid over cooking. Saute onions and garlic in the same pan until golden brown. Then add 3/4 cups of wine to the mixture and let simmer for 2 minutes. Next, add 2 cups of cream and 3/4 cups of parmesan cheese and let simmer for 2 minutes. Do not let it boil. Add linguini and shrimp to mixture. Then, top with parley and parmesan cheese to taste. Cheers!
Sail Away to a Far Away Land As I toured the Canal in Amsterdam, I passed by this boat. My thoughts? Is this for real? My mind drifted to sailing away to a faraway land! China? No. It was Japan. Have I ever been there before? Perhaps, in another life?! Japan is now on my bucket list of places to visit!. How exciting!