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More Vegan Dinners For Men

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 24th of January 2022 Still stuck for great vegan meals for men?  Don't worry these will get you excited about dinner time again.  Some men are going to want something that is manly on the dinner table and it ain't no use you complaining about it. Sausage rolls Vegan sausage rolls are just as good as any other kind.  The pastry is perfect and the filling is delightful.  These vegan sausage rolls are from Bird's eye Green Cuisine range. You can, however, get other vegan sausage rolls from Greggs, Plant Chef or Linda McCartney. Vegan Bangers And Mash There are plenty of options to choose from: Plant Chef, Wicked Kitchen, Naked Glory, Linda McCarty and Green Cuisine are just a few to mention.  You can have it with white mash or sweet potato mash.  In either case, it is a good idea to add some nooch (nutritional yeast with B12) to the mash for that extra nutrition.  Vegan Tikka Masala  In fact, any curry will do!  It is east to veganise a curr

Vegan Moussaka

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 21st of January 2022 Moussaka has been dubbed a Greek Lagrange because it has layers topped with Béchamel sauce.  In this vegan instance, the layers consist of aubergine and lentils and is topped with mash potato with Béchamel sauce.  Of course, the whole thing is topped with vegan cheese.  When to serve this dish This is a special dish that takes a bit of effort, so I would keep it for that special occasion such as a dinner party or festival.  However, if you are feeling up to it, why not give the family a treat! Notes, tips and tricks Nooch is nutritional yeast with B12.   The sweet potato provides the vitamin A, so if you use all white potato, add so carrot.  You can make your own white sauce or use a store bought one.   I used tinned lentils but you don't have to.  Add some spinach to the mash for extra nutrition. Serves 2 Time 40 mins Ingredients  Aubergine (sliced about 0.5 cm think) Sweet potato (some thinly sliced and some for the mash) Wh

15 Easy Vegan Meals For Beginners

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 19th of January 2022 You have decided to join in the fun with veganuary, but you don't know where to start.  Don't worry 'How do I be a vegan' is a common question.  First, vegans don't consume any meat, fish, dairy or eggs.  With this in mind, newbies wonder what they are going to eat.  You don't just want to eat lettuce and grass, right?  The good news is that you are living in an age of the vegan meaning that we have plenty of meat replacements, which are sometimes call mock meats or fake meats.  When trying out a vegan diet for the first time, it may be a good idea to try the mock meats first since most people find them a great compromise. Mock meats easy the transition.  1. All Day Breakfast Got to be a favourite with the newbie vegans.  Yes you can get vegan bacon and vegan sausages so not to worry. Part of the fun is testing out all the new and old brands and different types of mock bacon and sausages: then telling othe

Curried Veg And Tofu Plater

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  Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 17 of January 2022  This is a neat, quick and spicy meal that is great anytime of the year. It is comforting and full of flavours from the spices.  In addition, the tofu is succulent like chicken and is satisfying.  This is one of my favourite meals. Severs 1.  Just multiply by how ever many dinners you have. Ingredients 100g of tofu 120g of Mushrooms 100g of aborigine 100g of courgette  1 tsp of curry spice  Spicy potato wedges Method Amusing the tofu has already been pressed  Dice the tofu and veg, but keep the mushrooms whole. Put everything in a bowl with the spices and shake around until it is all covered in the spice. Serve with veg I hope you decide to give this a try. If you do, please let me know how it turned out in the comments or on twitter.  Please like, share with your friends and subscribe.   

Sun-dried Tomato And Pasta

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 15th of January 2022  Ingredients  Pasta Cashew cream ( How to make cashew cream ) x 4 -6 tbsp Chopped tomatoes (canned is fine) x 200g Sun-dried tomatoes x 3-4 chopped Chopped mushrooms x 4 -5 Diced courgette/zucchini x 100g Cider vinegar x 2 Nooch x 1 tsp   Salt and pepper to taste  For the garnish  Fresh basil Sliced olives  Method Fry the onion in some oil. Cooke the pasta. While the pasta is cooking, add all the other ingredients to the fried onions.  Stir and leave to simmer on a low heat until the pasta is cooked.  Add the pasta to the sauce and serve with some basil and olives. I really hope that you liked this blog.  Please like, share and subscribe.  

Home-made Vegan Pepperoni Pizza: Deep Pan

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 14th of January 2022 If you can make bread, you can make pizza dough.  If you never made bread, don't worry; this is so easy!  I used to love pizza, so creating my own vegan pizza is something I have dreamed about for a long time.  Obviously, there are different types of base, but this recipe uses a deep pan base, which is very bready.  One of my main worries was finding the right vegan cheese.  I remember seeing a post on Twitter stating how good Applewood vegan cheese was, so when I saw it in the shop I jumped at the chance. Notes You don't need to go over the top with the kneading.  Gentle stretching is the way to go.  Neither will you need to flour the board.  Although the dough will seem a little dry, it will start to become sticky once you have kneaded it enough. Best temperature for water is 38C/100F according to the BBC good food (2021).  If the water is too hot, you will kill the yeast.  If it is to cold, it will not rise in time.  W

We Can Vegan Tikka Curry: My Review

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  Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 13th of January 2022       Sometimes you just don't have the time to make something so here is another meal in a can this time by We Can.  It is a vegan tikka curry with chicken style pieces.   What I liked  This was great.  It had a mild spicy taste and a beautiful red colour.  In addition, the mock chicken pieces were amazing.  I would have this again and i am very much looking forward to the next time i have it. What I didn't like It seemed to lack vegetables.  This is easily solved by adding veg to it when cooking.  Moreover, I really thought it needed some sultanas, which is also easy to solve by adding them in while cooking.     I recommend trying this because it is really good.  You can get two meals out of each can if you serve with rice and add some vegetables to it. After adding some veg and sultanas and serving with brown rice, I got this.    I really hope that you liked this blog.  Please like, share and subscribe.      

Sweet And Sour Tofu Balls

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Written by McDonald, T.   |  Date 12th of January 2022 Why go out to eat when you can make it at home for a fraction of the price?  Going out for a Chinese was a treat in the past that I would look forward to.  Sweet and sour chicken balls was one of my favourites, so I decided to make a vegan option to this classic take-a-way dish.  I have already done a lot of reading and experimenting with batter so this was always going to be easy.  If you deicide to try this, you will find it both easy and rewarding.  Enjoy! Notes before starting I use metric cups and spoons in this recipe Tablespoons (tbsp) of flour are not necessarily level, but they are not heaped either.     Serves 1 Time 44 minutes Preparation 40 minutes (30 mins of this is waiting for the batter to rest) Cooking 4 minutes  Ingredients Tofu 100g Rapeseed oil x 1 cup Marinade ingredients  Cider vinegar x tbsp Soy sauce x 1 tbsp Dry batter ingredients 3 tbsp of plan flour  Pinch of salt  1/2 tsp of paprika 1/4 tsp of white pe