Browsing Archive: November, 2011

Jonny's at the Flyers game, here's what we ate

Posted by Amy Ostroff on Tuesday, November 22, 2011,

I was inspired by Fran Costigan, who mentioned soba noodles the other day on her Facebook... I threw this together for me and Charlie and we both really liked it.

1 lb of firm tofu, drained
2 cups of frozen mixed vegetables
3 cups of fresh baby greens for cooking (or use baby spinach)
1 box of soba noodles
3 Tbs peanut butter (I used Trader Joe's with flaxseeds)
1 cube of Dorot garlic or one clove minced
Vegetable broth
Bragg's liquid aminos
Ginger powder
Hot pepper flakes

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Kale Chip Competition

Posted by Amy Ostroff on Monday, November 14, 2011,

As many of you know, Jonny is pretty much addicted to the kale chips I've been making for the past few months.  Our dehydrator gets a workout an average of twice a week since he gets cranky if we run out.  He loves them so dearly, I doubted that another recipe would captivate him as much.... until I saw Brendan Brazier's Sour Cream and Onion Kale Chips on One Green Planet:

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Yum-fest in Philly

Posted by Amy Ostroff on Tuesday, November 8, 2011,
My dear friend and fellow wagoneer "V-secker" and I had plans to hear a speaker in Philadelphia last night and decided to stay over for a mini girls getaway.  We took advantage of the opportunity to have some amazing food!  

I had read about Royal Tavern in South Philly - our stop for lunch on our way into town yesterday.  It did not disappoint.  It is not all vegan but has several great options.  We shared a seitan burrito with guacamole and a tempeh reuben.  Both came with delicious fries an...

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My New Love

Posted by Amy Ostroff on Thursday, November 3, 2011,

I have always used a lot of garlic in my cooking.  I found myself constantly buying it, as the heads inevitably dried out too quickly, despite my frequent use.  Right now, there are several garlic skeletons sitting on my kitchen counter that I am too lazy to get rid of.  I stopped using them because I found something practically life-changing.... Dorot crushed garlic.  I got it at Trader Joe's, but a check on their website tells me my local Superfresh market carries it as well.  Its in the fr...
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About Me

Amy Ostroff a/k/a A vegetarian since age 10, I made the transition to vegan after seeing "Forks Over Knives" in May, 2011. I'm still pinching myself that Jonny is doing it with me!