Good day to all it's day 4 of Vegan Mofo!
Before I continue with today's food I must let you all know that Trader Joe's Hemp milk that I previously posted about is quite delicious! Hempseeds have a strong flavor yet the milk doesn't have that taste at all and is quite mild in taste. It seems that Hannah at bittersweet has also tried it and enjoys it as well. They also make a vanilla hemp milk. You can't beat the price for a great tasting non-dairy milk
I found this great recipe online for fat-free chickenless nuggets and I tell you these are so yummy and easy to make too. It was less expensive to make and doesn't have a bunch of extra stuff in it as well.
The recipe comes from Happy Herbivore so click on over to get her recipe. Her recipe does say "fat-free" but I melted a bit of Earth Balance and drizzled over each piece before I baked the nuggets. I'm sure you could spray olive or canola if you wish to as well.
21-Day Vegan Kickstart Challenge and I signed up as well to see about getting some new lower-fat recipes to help my husband out. This recipe by celebrity Ginnifer Goodwin stood out and it's just the perfect meal for a hot day or if you want a light meal. I actually couldn't stop eating it. lol!
Gramma's Bok Choy (& Chick'n) Salad
Makes 6 servings
1 medium head organic bok choy, washed, cored, and dried
1 bunch organic green onions, chopped
2 1/2 ounces organic sesame seeds
1 2-ounce package organic sliced almonds
2 3-ounce packages Nissin Top Ramen Oriental noodle soup mix, uncooked
garlic powder, to taste
2 generous tablespoons soy sauce
1/4 cup rice vinegar or cider vinegar
1/2 cup organic sugar
1 package Gardein Crispy Tenders vegetarian chick'n, prepared as directed
Chop bok choy into bite-size pieces; add onions and chill. Discard seasoning packet from the soup mix or save for another use. Break up noodles. Sauté sesame seeds, almonds, and noodles in oil. Add garlic powder and salt. Cool and store in a covered container for an indefinite time. An hour before serving, combine soy sauce, vinegar, and sugar and boil for no more than 1 minute. Toss the salad with Gardein chick'n and all of the above ingredients. For variety, this salad is also great with chopped pimiento or mandarin orange. Enjoy!
*note-I used a different Ramen noodle from our local health food store.
Until tomorrow......laugh a little.