Happy Herbivore Blog

What are meatless meatballs made out of? LENTILS

How do you make vegetarian meatballs? SEE BELOW

Are Ikea meatballs vegan? They are now! (but these are better)

What is tempeh made out of? Soy, but not used here! 

 

I wanted to have a really simple, versatile vegan meatless meatball that didn’t use beans…

 

Or vital wheat gluten.

 

Or tempeh.

 

Or any of those “weird” vegan ingredients/faux meats....

 

I’ve done some cool things with ...

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What is vegetarian (vegan) gravy made of?

LENTILS!

No wacky, greasy, meat substitutes here.

All the flavor but with the plant ingredients you love.

Both my husband and father loved sausage in their pre-vegan days and I find fennel seeds go a long way in recreating that “sausage” flavor for them.

My southern husband also lives and dies by “biscuits and gravy” so this is his #1 request for this Sunday.

The pugs are our children, I’m not hinting… I ...

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First I want you to imagine drinking this: 

Banana Split Shake. 3-minute healthy breakfast or dessert! 

That isn’t my father’s #1 favorite dish, though. 

My Dad LOOOVES baked beans, especially in summer. 

When he first went vegan, he practically did a backflip when he discovered Bush’s Baked Beans were vegetarian…

 

This is my Dad eating a vegan big mac :) 

But then his doctor wanted him to reduce sodium…

He asked for a healthier version ...

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Does anyone have a recipe for barbecue sauce that does not include any sugar or oil? 

 

Yup! 

 

I haven’t found any good store bought BBQ sauces that aren’t full of sugar… 

 

Now with this recipe I can help control that and it’s SO EASY that I don’t mind DIY.

 

Recipe below > > >

 

 

Sugar-Free Barbecue Sauce Recipe

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Want to meal plan but don’t want to “cook” ?? 

Like, at all. 

You just want to assemble stuff you buy at the store?? 

This week’s meal plan is for you!

For example with these Mt. Olympus Stacks you just pile delicious things on polenta (which you can buy at TJs or any store prepared in a tube). 

Korean BBQ Sliders: mix spices with lentils, toss shredded cabbage with mayo and seasonings. done. Gorgeous!

Korean BBQ Sliders

 

Watermelon Tacos ...

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