Category Vegan Essentials

Slow-Cooker Carnitas (Seitan)

Have you been wanting to try making your own seitan, but it sounds like a complicated process? Not looking forward to all that foil wrapping and baking? If that describes you, I have a really great surprise for you. Ready for it? You can make an amazing seitan roast in your slow-cooker! It is so […]

Basic Tofu Scramble

Tofu scramble recipes are pretty much a dime a dozen these days, but I am still going to post one. I think what sets this particular scramble apart from the rest is simplicity of ingredients and flavor. There is often too much flavor in most tofu scrambles, and they are almost overwhelming in their curry […]

Seitan (that tastes like chicken…)

It took me a really long time to try making seitan from scratch. It was kind of intimidating because the recipes I found looked very complicated, and the food itself seemed like the most foreign vegan-thing I had tried so far. So what the heck is it anyway? Pronounced say-tan, it is a food that […]

Tofu, A Pressing Matter

One of the things that I love about tofu is its incredible versatility. Depending on the recipe, there is a large variety of techniques that can be used to create the perfect outcome. One of the most important of these techniques is pressing the tofu. Because tofu is so absorbent, merely draining the water that […]