Cooking is not my thing. I’ve never learned how to and until becoming vegan a cheese sandwich would do it for me.
After becoming vegan, I was lucky enough that between Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods, there is plenty of ready to eat options available. Now, my significant other is having some health issues that a whole food plant-based diet would resolve or at least minimize a lot. He is not vegan and his food choices are very poor with lots of refined carbs, almost no veggies and lots of meat. Since I’m between jobs, I decided to start making our meals so he won’t have the option of selecting the menu – tough vegan love!
This morning, we had tofu with turmeric and other spices with carrots. It was surprisingly delicious. For lunch, I made this sandwich in the picture above, with TJ’s high protein veggie burger, avocado, lettuce, and tomato. My significant other said it was very tasty and I’m in love with this new TJ’s high protein veggie burger. This evening, I’ll probably make a big batch of soup with sweet potatoes, chickpeas, zucchini, carrots, corn, veggie broth and spices.
Everything is simple and still I get surprised about how appetizing whole foods are. We get so hooked on the chemicals in processed foods that we forget how the good ol’ stuff that comes from the ground and not from a box tastes so much better.
It’s amazing how many vegan recipes and how-to cooking videos are in the web. I’m a big fan of the Bosh guys. Their videos make my mouth water and the recipes I’ve tried are to die for. Maybe one of these days I’ll get into cooking for real. Who knows?