Vegan Cooking 101

by bodybyemmy on March 26, 2013

So today was Day 2 of Week 2 for Insanity. It was Pure Cardio and just as bananas as he says it is. I didn’t keep up very well today. Not sure why, just tired I guess. I’m really sore this evening though so I guess that’s a good thing.

But more exciting was my evening spent at one of my favorite stores The Friendly City Food Co-op  where Rosemary and Justin Van Kleek from Sunberry Baking Company taught us a little bit about vegan cooking. I’ve mentioned before just how much I hate cooking, so this whole vegan thing has been a challenge for me. It also needs to pass the kid test and I’m lazy so I haven’t been doing a very good job. They gave us some great recipes with normal ingredients that they sell at the co-op and all of them were simply amazing. We had seitan bbq, coleslaw, macaroni and “cheese” and “ice cream”. It was a heavenly meal that anyone would have enjoyed even if bacon is their main dish every day. I have never been a huge coleslaw person and I seriously could have eaten the whole bowl.

Thankfully they gave us the recipes, and I picked up the ingredients I didn’t already have from the co-op and I’m excited to try them out on my kids and see what they think.

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Lissa March 26, 2013 at 9:22 pm

“We had seitan bbq, coleslaw, macaroni and “cheese” and “ice cream”

This sounds so damn good. One of these days I swear I’m gonna try making my own seitan!

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Justin Van Kleeck March 26, 2013 at 9:53 pm

Glad you could make it to the class, Emmy! Keep an eye out for future classes as well, and definitely get in touch if you have any questions or some support.

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bodybyemmy March 27, 2013 at 7:59 am

@Lissa, it was all simply amazing and the first time I’ve ever had seitan! I can’t wait to see how my boys like it all.

@ Justin, thank you both so much for the class and I will be at the next one for sure! Thank you as well for the offer of help, I may be contacting you with questions in the future. I really want to get myself and my kids totally into this! Thanks again!

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