Vegan Barbecue Portobello Wrap Recipe with Homemade BBQ Sauce

And here we are, entering the time of the year after the Superbowl. Personally, I don’t even care much about football, but living in Seattle area it was hard not to get under the influence of thousands of people rooting for the Seahawks. Oh well, they didn’t win this time, but losing gives us plenty of opportunity to learn a few lessons and come out wiser from the experience. Today … Read the rest of the post

New Recipe: Barbecue Portobello Sandwich with Roasted Rosemary Fries

I think we all can agree that sometimes it’s nice to dig our teeth into a good burger, especially if it’s served with a side of delicious, crispy French fries. Thankfully, being vegan doesn’t mean forever depriving yourself of this simple pleasure: there are more vegan burger recipes on the internet than my fingers could ever count (I’ve shared my recipes for Black Bean Tempeh and Sweet Potato Chickpea burgers … Read the rest of the post

Homemade BBQ Seitan, Served Three Ways

Vegan BBQ seitan recipe with homemade barbecue sauce

Today I’m going to talk about seitan – a wheat gluten-based meat substitute that’s very high in protein. If you’ve never tried making it at home, my recipe for BBQ seitan can be a good place to start. Seitan originates in Asian cuisine and can be very versatile in everyday vegan or vegetarian dishes. Seitan is pretty easy to make at home: if you make a batch, you can use … Read the rest of the post

Easy Vegan BBQ Chickpeas and Rice

Barbecue chickpeas and rice - an easy vegan dinner recipe

When I first decided to commit to a plant-based vegan diet, I came across lots of recipes that required this or that rather exotic ingredient that I didn’t have in my pantry. I don’t like having to make a trip to a health food store every time I find an interesting-looking recipe, so whenever I come across a dish that’s simple and easy to prepare, it just makes my day! … Read the rest of the post