Naan. And now for the much anticipated Naan recipe!
If you’re unfamiliar with naan, it is basically just an Indian style flat bread. Okay, maybe it’s not “just” flat bread. This stuff is AMAZING. It is soft, pillowy, full of lovely bubbles and so extremely versatile. You can eat this along side of a meal to sop up gravies and juices, you can make flat bread sandwiches with it, top it with tomato sauce and cheese for a quick personal pizza, use it in place of tortillas for quesadillas… the possibilities are endless!! This recipe is so quick, easy and delicious that it is most definitely my new favorite yeast bread recipe.
Big props to The Novice Chef blog for posting the original recipe. Homemade Naan (Updated 12-15-15) naan Total time Total Cost: $1.73 Cost Per Serving: $0.22 Serves: 8 Ingredients 2 tsp dry active yeast $0.19 1 tsp sugar $0.02 ½ cup water $0.00 2½-3 cups flour, divided $0.39 ½ tsp salt $0.05 ¼ cup olive oil $0.64 ⅓ cup plain yogurt $0.17 1 large egg $0.27 Instructions Notes. Vegetable Lo Mein With Creamy Peanut Sauce [Vegan]
This recipe is really quick and easily customizable to your tastes.
I’ve used the veggies my family likes best, but feel free to swap them out for the ones you prefer. Pretty much anything works! Vegetable Lo Mein With Creamy Peanut Sauce [Vegan] Ingredients Stirfry: 6 oz Lo Mein noodles1 red bell pepper, julienned2 carrots, peeled and julienned2 heads of baby bok choy, rinsed well and chopped into bite size pieces½ small head of broccoli, chopped into bite size pieces½ cup pea shoots¼ cup cashews, chopped1 tbsp minced ginger root1 garlic clove, minced Sauce: ¼ cup light coconut milk3 tbsp peanut butter2 tbsp Braggs Liquid Aminos (or Tamari or Soy Sauce)1 tbsp pure maple syrupjuice of ½ lime Preparation Cook noodles according to package instructions and mix all sauce ingredients in a separate bowl. My name is Jenn Sebestyen, creator of Veggie Inspired Journey.
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Contact them directly for additional information or to buy their products: Acme Farm raises grass-fed, antibiotic-, chemical-, and grain-free lamb. We follow organic practices on our farm. Fennel Pies (Marathopites) [Vegan] Fresh wild greens, aromatic fresh herbs and olive oil all wrapped in a simple dough = handheld heaven!
Pitas (or singular, pita) are a general word to describe hand held pies of all sorts. The variety of fillings is endless, many many of which are traditionally meat/dairy free. This particular pita, marathopita, comes from the island of Crete where wild fennel runs, well, wild! Fennel Pies (Marathopites) [Vegan] Ingredients Dough: 3 cups flour (1 1/2 cups all purpose and 1 1/2 cups white whole wheat – or combination of your choice)1 cup water (room temperature)2 1/2 tbsp olive oil1 1/2 tbsp white vinegar (or if you have, raki)3/4 tsp salt Filling: Cauliflower Chickpea Patties [Vegan] The day I made these cauliflower chickpea patties and I polished all of them off ...
I didn’t share at all! They are super tasty and are a great topping for salads, on veggie scrambles for breakfast, or just eaten as a quick snack. They would also be tasty on a bun like a burger. The Lucky Penny Blog: The BEST Cauliflower Crust Pizza! Yep.
I'm making that claim and I'm sticking with it. This IS the BEST cauliflower pizza crust you will ever make. I've worked out the kinks from my previous cauliflower crust and from all other cauliflower crust posts I've read, and I'm confident that this pizza, this very one here, with a crust made out of a vegetable, is so damn delicious that you won't even think twice about the whole crust being made out of a vegetable thing. And yes, you can slice it and pick it up like a real piece of pizza. Now, let's hold hands and dance. Carrot Cake Pancakes. Share on Pinterest How I love a stack of hot of the griddle, drenched in syrup, fancy pancakes!
Here’s a recipe you are definitely going to want to add to the weekend mornings breakfast rotation. I think I could probably eat the entire batch of pancakes by myself =). They really do taste just like fluffy, sweetly spiced carrot cake, especially when they are smothered with Vanilla Cream or Cream Cheese Syrup. My obvious inspiration for these was the real thing, and I looked to my favorite carrot cake recipe to create this one. If you were wondering why I decided to soak the carrots overnight with the buttermilk and sugar, it’s because I wanted to give the carrots a head start softening and I thought adding the sugar would help draw some of the natural sugars out of the carrots (but really what do I know, I just experiment and if it tastes good then something scientifically genius must have happened =). Share on Pinterest Share on Pinterest.
Healthy Carrot Cake Pancakes. Carrot cake is best known as a decadent dessert.
But this weekend we re-imagined it as a healthy, whole grain pancake breakfast, with bonus points for getting our 4 year-old to eat veggies before noon. Flecks of carrot lend an earthy sweetness, while cinnamon and ginger add a beguiling aroma. Made with fresh sweet carrots, and served with a pat of butter and real maple syrup, these healthy pancakes are a great way to usher in the fall. Healthy Carrot Cake Pancakes (adapted from Cooking Light)serves 3 or 4 1 1/4 cups whole wheat pastry flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 3/4 cup yogurt 1/3 cup honey 2 tablespoons butter, melted and cooled, plus more for cooking 2 tablespoons orange zest 2 cups carrots, peeled and shredded.
3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Chocolate Fudge [Vegan, Gluten-Free] Sometimes the cure for a long week is a few slices of sweet, cold vegan fudge and a bit of vegging on the couch.
I had the idea for a super simple fudge in my head for a few weeks, so I was happy when it finally came together with just peanut butter, cocoa powder, and maple syrup — easiest fudge ever. If you need to get the mixture going in your blender or food processor, just add a little more maple syrup or non dairy milk so that the mixture gets smooth and emulsified easily. Stealthy Lemon Birthday Cake [Vegan] I wanted to bake a cake as surprise for a friend (thus the stealthiness), which is easier said than done when they're always around.
I sometimes find vegan cake recipes to be too oily, which bums me out, but soy yogurt gives this cake moistness without greasiness, which was just what I wanted. Stealth tip: to cover the smell of freshly baked cake, I dry-fried some curry powder in a pan afterwards. Sneaky. Stealthy Lemon Birthday Cake [Vegan] Ingredients Lemon Icing: 1 cup of vegan margarine1 cup vegetable shortening4 cups icing sugar3 tbsp. lemon juiceGood pinch of salta few drops of vegan red food coloringa few drops of vegan yellow food coloring Lemon Cake: 1¾ cups of flour (I used spelt)1 tsp. baking soda2 tsp. baking powder½ cup vegan margarine (room temperature)½ cup sugar1 ¼ cups soy yogurt3 Tbsp. lemon juicezest of a lemon Preparation.
Chocolate Pudding. Super Easy Spicy Raw Chocolate Bonbons [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free] Ready to make some delicious, sweet/spicy raw vegan treats? I recently discovered that you don't need much to make raw vegan chocolate, just some cocoa powder and cocoa butter (no milk!). In this recipe I also used peanut butter, ground hazelnuts and a pinch of chili. Cinnamon Banana Walnut Bars With Peanut Butter Frosting [Vegan, Gluten-Free] These tasty banana bars are a combination between banana bread and breakfast muffins. If you feel up for some easy baking this weekend, these are definitely a must try! In the process I thought, why not add some frosting? Peanut butter mixed with maple syrup? I mean.. to die for. Even if you don’t feel like baking these banana bars of goodness, make the peanut butter frosting and eat it with a spoon.
Macaroons With Beet, Chocolate and Coconut Cream [Vegan, Raw, Gluten-Free] #ZOMG. What CAN'T the plant kingdom give us!? Some people think a plant-based diet is restrictive and depriving, but seriously... as a self-proclaimed herbivore I eat twice as much as everyone around me, my food is always more colorful and - in my humble opinion - loads tastier. This recipe's ingredient list has nuts, fruits, and veggies all rolled into outta-this-world yumminess bites.
As long as you like the taste of fresh coconut and beets, you're gonna go nuts - pun intended - for these. Otherwise, just use cashews instead of coconut and berries instead of beets! Whole Natural Life. Kefir is a cultured milk beverage. It’s similar to yogurt but the taste is a bit different and it’s more of a drink than something you’d eat out of a bowl. Unlike yogurt, kefir contains beneficial yeast as well as good bacteria. If you can tolerate dairy, kefir is a great probiotic food to incorporate into your diet. Kefir is also incredibly easy to make. If you haven’t made kefir before you’ll first need to acquire some milk kefir grains. If you can’t find any free grains locally you can also order grains online. Apple of My Eye Overnight Oats - The Breakfast Drama Queen. First of all, I should probably explain this is really Apple, Peanut and Honey Overnight Oatmeal. But I’m committed to sticking to a Valentine’s Day theme this week.
Besides, maybe you (or that special someone) isn’t really into the whole chocolate-and-berry combination. Maybe you’re more into… peanuts? In case you couldn’t tell due to my poor sculpture skills, that mass of sticky peanuts is supposed to be shaped like a heart. This reminds me of art class at school – my pottery creations would always fall apart, crack or explode. Black Forest Overnight Oats - The Breakfast Drama Queen. Pizza Dough Recipe. Overnight, No-Cook Refrigerator Oatmeal. Don't miss my follow-up post to this one with8 MORE REFRIGERATOR OATMEAL FLAVORSplus FAQs and more tipsCLICK HERE. 15 Kid-friendly Snack Balls.
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