Posts Tagged“tempeh”

Vegan brunch: sweet potato hash, tempeh bacon,

As a Canadian girl, nothing can replace smoked maple bacon in my heart – a favourite of ours for weekend brunch. But as someone who makes a concerted effort to eat vegan five days a week, fancy-bacon-weekend-brunches can’t always come to be. So this Saturday we tried tempeh bacon. Although it doesn’t taste like the real deal, it’s a savoury, salty yet healthy and protein-filled alternative to frying up parts of a little pig for breakfast. The first step is to marinate the tempeh, which I recommend you do the night before. This recipe comes from the Fresh, my favourite…

BBQ Tempeh

Matt’s BBQ sauce makes chicken and ribs succulent and sweet, especially when the ribs cooked in the slow cooker…. yummmmm. But as his fiancé (moi) likes to eat vegan 5 days a week, he’s recently gotten creative with it. So here’s Matt’s BBQ sauce recipe with tempeh BBQ Sauce 1 onion 1 garlic clove 1 can of tomato paste 4 tbsp tamari (or soy sauce) 1 1/2 tbsp of Worcester sauce (gluten-free options available) 3 tbsp honey 2 tbsp brown rice syrup (alternately you can use molasses or brown sugar) 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp oregano 1 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp…

JERK TEMPEH, FLAVOURFUL RICE AND PEAS, WITH FRIED PLANTAIN – ORIGINAL RECIPE My fiance Matthew is the resident chef in our house. One of my favourite meals of his is jerk chicken with fried plantain and rice and peas. It’s an incredibly flavourful dish. This part Jamaican, part Bajan, meal is a staple at the Thornhill-Neill residence as Matt’s dad was born in Barbados and he’s very comfortable cooking with spices and seasoning from the West Indies. So, in a brave attempt to replicate this meal vegan style, here is the recipe for a Jerk Tempeh dinner. JERK TEMPEH – 1…