Vegan/Vegetarian temptations...

Discussion in 'Beer & Food' started by BMXman, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. BMXman

    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    So in my quest to secure a PS3 I have resorted to bribery of my wife who is Vegan. So far I'm making some headway but I think she's on to me. Anyway just thought I would share a few pics of some of the vegan dishes I made over the holidays...D

    Vegan brownie with vegan choc/PB ice cream.



    Vegan Chocolate cake


    Vegan Cinnamon buns


    Vegan green curry
     
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  2. Serial Midget

    Serial Midget Al Bundy

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    I'm really digging on the vegan Doritos. :)
     
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  3. BMXman

    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    I forgot what flavour they were but I think they're only available here :D
     
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  4. Serial Midget

    Serial Midget Al Bundy

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    So I guess its safe to say that your wife enjoyed your chocolate goodness? :)
     
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  5. pnj

    pnj Turbo Monkey till the fat lady sings

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    :D

    yo' D!

    recipes?

    A few nights ago I made Seitan Ribz or whatever. I was suprised how well they came out. I'm diggin on the vegitarian cooking lately. (I ate ZERO veggies for 20 plus years so this stuff is really new to me)
     
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  6. BMXman

    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    hmmm...maybe we can start a vegetarian/vegan recipe thread....I get the feeling though I would be the only one posting recipes :D
     
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  7. pnj

    pnj Turbo Monkey till the fat lady sings

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    yea, I'm no where in league with what your throwin down but I do enjoy cooking healthy food.

    instead of a specific thread you could just post the recipes when you post a new thread... I see no need for a sticky..
     
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  8. DaveW

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    Hey if its cool for nobody to have his own thread its Fine by me if you do too! :D
    Besides I'd be keen to try making some of those vegan dishes you just posted pics of. ;)
     
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    pnj Turbo Monkey till the fat lady sings

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    I think most people think that vegan or vegitarian food tastes bad. The reality is, some people can cook good tasting food and some can't.

    So in the intrest of sharing quality and tasty food, please give the people some recipes.
     
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    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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    this thread needs bacon...
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    ok I will try and contribute some regular recipes. I'ts kind of hard for me to do so because I rarely measure. I mostly cook by feel and taste....D
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    perfect or BLT's

     
  13. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    :disgust1::disgust1::disgust1::disgust1::disgust1::disgust1::disgust1::disgust1:
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    lol...you're in the wrong thread then:lighten:
     
  15. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    It's a crime against humanity to fake bacon.

    :disgust1: :disgust1:
     
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    I actually really enjoy vegetarian eating, it really cuts out a lot of the crap in your diet and makes you pay more attention to what goes in.

    Over the summer my roommate's girlfriend was pretty hardcore on the vegetarian trip (among others). She wouldn't let us cook meat in the house or anything so I went a good chunk of the summer eating prevailingly vegetarian/organic stuff. Definitely felt an increase in energy levels and nice quality dumps on the reg.

    Recipes would be appreciated, I'll try to get some as well.
     
  17. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    I guess that could be true if you're eating crap in the first place. :p

    Try a nice big bowl of oatmeal *every* morning. Same effect and doesn't require removing meat from the diet.
     
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    To each his own. I'm definitely an omnivore but I've been cutting down on meat in that I don't feel the need for meat in everything. So whereas before I would NEED sausage in my pasta I'll now sometimes do without and add more mushrooms or whatever, especially if I already ate meat earlier in the day. I've always been a little suspect of fake meat products though - many seem to contain more harmful chemicals and processed food products (not to mention carbon footprint) than a simple piece of locally-raised meat.
     
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    Nobody Danforth Kitchen Whore

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    Not necessarily true [yeah, hard to believe, but i do quite a lot of Vegetarian but not 'VEGAN' dishes - i get eggs and cheese worked into the mix occasionally]

    But that top brownie looks totally awesome!
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    True...I have actually take a few of your recipes and made them Vegan :D
    I guess I'm more commenting about this thread becoming like almost all the other veg threads post here...where the meat eaters need to interject how cool meat is or try and justify why they eat meat.....D
     
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    My question is what makes Vegan Brownies and Chocolate Cake different from Non Vegan ?
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    ok so here is an actual recipe for you vegan bakers out there. They're called mistake because that's what happened :D

    Pre heat oven to 350 F

    wet stuff
    1 cup margarine
    1.5 cups organic brown sugar
    1 tsp real vanilla
    blend all these together.
    2 portions of egg replacer...if you know how to use this stuff then your fine. If not beat the hell out of it until it pretty much looks like egg whites then fold it in to the mixture above. Hold speparetly

    dry stuff
    2 cups unbleached flour
    1 tsp sea salt
    1 tsp baking soda
    2 cups organic dark choc. chips
    mix these all together first then add it to the wet mixture above. Scop what ever size you want and then bake for 15-20 minutes. I personally pour the whole thing into a 1.5L pyrex (8"x6"x2")and cook them like brownies but they work either way....D
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    any dairy is substituted for non dairy items...soy or rice milk for reg milk and egg replacer for eggs...D
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    I busted these out last night....

    PB/Choc cookies
    Preheat oven to 350

    wet ingredients
    1 cup margarine
    1 cup unrefined sugar
    1 cup org. brown sugar
    1 cup of Adams all natural peanut butter
    2 portions of egg replacer
    combine together and set aside.

    Dry ingredients
    2 cups of unbleached flour
    2 tsp baking soda
    1 cup dark choc. chips
    mix together...then add to wet ingredients

    scoop the size cookies you want. I use a #10 scooper but it's up to you. Place dough on a very lightly greased pan and bake for 12-15 minutes....D
     
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    splat Nam I am

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    That Makes sense , Thanks
     
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    BMXman I wish I was Canadian

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    and when your done you get this....