Looking over this last week’s photos, I realized I spent more time cooking than going out. A nice change. The waffles above I made from scratch. My girlfriend loves waffles, so I bought a waffle iron and set out to learn to make them.
The waffles above were made from whole wheat flour without any oil or added sugar. I used applesauce and dates as a replacement for both. It worked well. I’d like to get the texture a bit fluffier before I post the recipe though. The sauce is raspberry. It was delicious.
I’ve also been on a Brussels sprouts kick. I like cutting them in half and roasting them in the oven for 25ish minutes at 350. With a dash of salt, they make a great snack.
Green curry from big bowl was good. I had it with some brown rice. It was a touch spicier than I would have liked. They said it was spicy, but I didn’t expect it to be so spicy. The brown rice did a nice job of cutting the heat along with the fresh ginger soda.
I had at least one smoothie each day this week. Most of them were a combination of half greens and half fruit except for these two. The one on the left was avocado, cocoa, dates, vanilla, and broccoli; it was good, but needed the sweetness of medjool dates instead of deglet noor. The one on the right was inspired by Chicago vegan mania. It’s a combination of sweet potato, avocado, mango, dates, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla, and lime juice. It’s one of my current favorites.