For those times when you don’t want to spend $4.99 (and up) for vegan mac and cheeze from a box, DIY.
Tag Archives: Parting Shots
Instead of going to Wasteland Weekend this year, we mountain biked from Rollins Pass to Steamboat Springs in four days, well over 100 miles apart, on both trails and state highways. The highest (in elevation) point was the start at Rollins Pass (11,676 feet) and the lowest point was Steamboat Springs (6,695 feet). We traveled at least 20 miles or more a day (I stopped counting after we hit 20 each day; there is a solid 10 mile discrepancy between Google Maps and the signs on the side of the roads in mileage measurement, in some locations). Whoop-de-freaking-do, Colorado.
…Because 99.9% of the food produced in this household befits the adjective “mysterious,” to the uninitiated.
Continuing the theme of “so basic it shouldn’t need a recipe and I’d rather be writing” posts, here is the vegan and gluten-free fried rice recipe TC makes for me when we have leftover fried rice.
Ordering at Chinese Restaurants when you’re Gluten-Free
Pro Tip: Order the dish you desire without soy sauce or any sauce at all (steamed, you’re even safer.)
Do a little research, figure out how the dish is made. Understanding how certain dishes are prepared helps you understand possible sources of gluten-containing products. Finally, if you don’t care about cooking, heaven help you if you’re gluten-free.
Or Maybe Not
The continual availability of new gluten-free products hasn’t ceased to amaze me. People with actual Coeliac disease make up less than 1% of the US population, yet the GF foods market is valued at >$10.5 billion (in 2013). Since I pinpointed my gluten sensitivity in May 2011, I went from barely being able to find sorghum flour at ShopRite to being able to buy GF (and vegan) bread at Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods (duh), Sprouts, and Safeway.
OMG! It’s a hippie lentil loaf!
Miriam at Mouthwatering Vegan created this Epic Veggie Loaf. I have nothing to add other than my substitutions: