Category Archives: Starches

Retro Saturday: Anti-Oxidant Twice Baked Potatoes

Who doesn’t love potatoes? From that select group, who doesn’t love twice baked potatoes? Mmmmm, but wait, what about all that cheese and nastiness? No need to fear, the Plant Powered Lab is on the job. Here is a potato … Continue reading

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Retro Saturday: Florentine Pasta Casserole

I’d been wanting to try Mary McDougall’s Baked Penne Florentine, from The Starch Solution (p. 303) for a long time. Thanks to recent Vegan Mofo experiments with casseroles, I decided to give it a try. The first version even pleased SAD … Continue reading

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Top Vegan Rice Cakes

  These are my top three vegan Allen Lim style rice cakes that were recently tested in the field by century riders on a charity bike ride. The one caveat about these recipes is that they contain beans, and that added … Continue reading

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Work With It Wednesday: Steel Cut Oats

I love me some oats. I eat oatmeal for breakfast nearly every morning. I occasionally change it up, but oats are my morning staple. I mix in a bunch of things to my oats to turn it into a bit … Continue reading

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Taco Cleanse On the Go: Bento Tacos

I ventured out of Copper Canyon ingredients today for a between class taco snack with Asian ingredients and flavors. Appropriately, I packed them in a little steel bento box. Who says tacos must be Mexican? Any sort of tasty filling … Continue reading

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Copper Canyon Revisited: The Tarahumara Table

Last year for Vegan Mofo I wrote about my south of the border heroes, the ultrarunners of the Sierra Madre, the Tarahumara, here, and here. Anyone who has read Christopher McDougall’s entertaining book Born to Run knows what I mean. Here is … Continue reading

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Mac ‘N’ Cheese Monday: Best Cheeze Sauce Redux

Nothing big to report here. But I suppose that’s how mac ‘n’ cheese is supposed to work. Simple, easy, familiar, and therefore comforting, it shouldn’t be a major project. So, with three mac ‘n’ cheese projects completed, this time it’s … Continue reading

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