Happy Herbivore Blog

If you are looking for something to serve on Fat Tuesday... look no further! I present to you the pitifully easy (but oh-so-tasty) Cajun Chickpea Cakes. Before I get to the recipe, I have a confession. I've wanted to make chickpea cakes since they were featured on Top Chef (I'm rooting for Carla btw). I had googled a little and was daunted by the recipes I found... everything was exceptionally "egg" heavy and while I know vital wheat ...

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So these babies are whole wheat (vegan of course) and the only fat in them comes from the cocoa and chips! They are so frickin' amazing you will wonder how you've lived without them. Honestly! The best part? They freeze like rockstars and reheat to utter perfection... but you know you'll make a batch, burn your mouths off eating them straight out of the oven... and then accidentally forget to freeze any for later. At least, that's ...

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Pomegranate Molasses is definatly one of those "specialty items" but if you happen to have it lying around, here is a great way to make use of it (though its not an essential ingredient). This soup has a Middle Eastern flair about it and the heat can be adjusted from mild to spicy to fit any person's preference. Two great things about this soup (in addition to the taste) it's cheap *and* you probably have all the ingredients ...

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Since I was a vegetarian for most of my life, "chicken noodle soup" has never been much of a comfort food for me. However, I do like the idea of giving someone you love a bowl of veggie-ridden soup when they're under the weather. Since Scott has been battling a cold the last few days, I thought I'd take a stab at making a vegan and healthy version of the legendary comfort food. Not only is this soup ...

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An ode to my love of balsamic vinegar... These mushrooms are incredibly flavorful and so easy to whip up! Enjoy them as a main dish alongside veggies or stick the mushrooms on a bun with tomato for one delicious and savory "burger."

 

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