Vegan pepper steak (Seitan)

Vegan pepper steak (Seitan)

Vegan Living
Ok guys so we are in our second week of Vegan eating in my home and I have just discovered Seitan, which is wheat gluten and the base for some great Vegan "meat." It's packed with protein and if done correctly, taste very good. My first batch was a fail ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ˜ But your girl is no quitter! So I dumped it and tried again.  The next batch was absolutely delicious. I started with the wheat gluten and mixed my own batch of Seitan. I then simmered it for 45 minutes. This is the result of simmering:  It was two loaves that I cut in half. I then stored one half and cut the other in strips like this:  I then mixed soy sauce, paprika and garlic powder and marinated each…
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One week in

Vegan Living
Today (7/30/2017) is officially my family's 1 week Vegan anniversary. To celebrate, I am cooking sweet potatoes, beans and rice and cornbread. ย And a cake! All Vegan of course. I may mess around and try to do a mac and cheese, but I don't know if I'm ready to tackle that. LOL I kept a food diary all week. Also I have lost weight! Yes in 1 week!!! Who's excited! This girl. I feel better. I have more energy and everything. Now, I must be fully transparent. Although all of my lunch and dinner meals have consisted of Vegan ingredients and recipes. My breakfast has been coffee with cream and sugar and a bagel with Brie or cream cheese. HELP!!! I am working to find a tasty alternative.    
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There is more to this than meets the eye…

Grace, Uncategorized
So, if you've been following my blog, you know that I don't normally post more than once per week. But I had to update you guys on what's going on. I am a baby Vegan. Yes! My family and I, spearheaded by my husband Frank, have transitioned to Vegans this past Sunday. Just like that? you ask. Yes, just like that. We made a decision. And everything in life comes down to decisions. You just have to make it and commit to it. This decision comes with many pros, one of which, is the delightful dishes that I have been cooking. Yum!! I have explored new beans, grains and vegetables that I've never eaten before. My oldest daughter said this was the most Veggies she has had in one week.…
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