I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend, because even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, it was still the weekend, right? We had a lovely time, and we even got snow on Christmas Eve morning! Guppy woke to a few centimetres of snow, just like in holiday stories, and she was elated. The snow of course didn’t last, but it couldn’t have come on a better day.
The recipe testing continues for The Urban Vegan’s upcoming cookbook, and I must say that everything I’ve tested so far has received 4 stars.
chickpeas with tomatoes, eggplant and kale
polenta-kale cutlets with pan-seared tofu with basil balsamic glaze
Here’s this weeks vittles, the foods with a* are tester recipes.
Monday : Minimal Pastina Soup with Spinach* (lunch), Insanely Thick and Comforting Squash Soup* (dinner), served with baking powder biscuits.
Tuesday : Pumpkin-Maple Muffins* (breakfast), Spicy Lentils* served with mixed rice (dinner).
Wednesday : Tajine salé de seitan à la courge (savory seitan and squash tajine). I’ll be posting this recipe later in the week, too!
Thursday : Quiche – I think spinach, but I’m not sure. We’ve been craving quiche, so I’m all about keeping the troops happy.
Friday : Pizza night, I hope. If I get my wish, we’ll be hanging out here for New Year’s Eve…time will tell!
Are you making anything special this week? Lighter meals seem to be de rigeur with all this celebrating, don’t you think?