So You Know We're Going Vegan.... {Recipes}

Thursday, January 9, 2014


We did it! We are through with animal products and bi-products and living a healthier and environmentally friendly lifestyle. There has been some definite hit and misses in the food department but I am proud to say there have definitely been more hits and have found some recipes that are WAY better than anything I had been cooking.


I wanted to share some of the recipes I followed that I absolutely loved and made the transition for my hubs and daughter so much easier than if I was to just wing it

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On one of my favorites that we tried was the Thai Basil Eggplant. We tried it with the tofu and decided to omit it for the next time but everything else was perfect


Next we had zucchini burgers! Again, totally delicious. We grilled it rather than pan frying it.



Next we had Lentil Shepherds Pie but I added green beans and added some garlic salt. We also used this cauliflower mash instead of the mashed potatoes 


Another delish recipe was the Tomato Basil Roasted Panini we did everything exactly how it said 


These a just a couple delicious recipes that I have found and will share as I find more! 

For breaky I normally do Daves Killer Bread with Earth Balance and cinnamon and for lunch I meal prep.

Lunch Meal Prep {8 days or 8 servings}

1 large onion
3 zucchini
3 squash 
1 red pepper
1 yellow pepper
1 red pepper

2 cups brown rice 

Saute veggies in a little olive oil and earth balance butter unit soft. 

Cook rice according to directions

Mix and separate into containers for easy grab and go. 


I hope this helped you find some delicious vegan meals! If you have any or know of any on a blog feel free to comment with the link below! 

:) 





8 comments:

Brooke @ Pieces of the Reese Life said...

So wish I could go vegan!!

PS-nominated you for Liebster Award on my blog!

XO

Christina Rienzo said...

New follower -- just discovered your blog & love it! I tried to go vegan last year and failed, go you!! :)

xo Christina
wouldyoulikesomewine.blogspot.com

Makeover With Aspen said...

Thank you so much Brooke! I love your blog :) I think if you do a slow transition it's not near as bad as just going cold turkey, (or cold tofu ;) ) Cut out milk and all dairy first and when you don't think about it anymore then cut out the meat :) Honestly it's not the meat that trips me up, it's the dairy and random things

Makeover With Aspen said...

New follower to you as well! Love your blog name haha You can do it! It's so much easier when the whole family is involved :)

Ashley @ Words About Waverly said...

Wow, these recipes look amazing!!! Would love to do this but don't know if I could last?!!! You go, little momma!!!

wordsaboutwaverly.blogspot.com

Makeover With Aspen said...

Thanks Ashley! It's work at the beginning but it gets easier :)

vegansandra.com said...

I'm so happy you liked the bean and zucchini burgers!! :)

Makeover With Aspen said...

Absolutely delicious :)

 
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