All posts tagged: cucumber

sushi with spicy tempeh, green onion, rainbow carrots, avocado + cucumber

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avocado / carrot / meals / seaweed / tempeh

mmm sushi! i haven’t made in it forever and forgot how not hard it is. THE RICE 2 c. sushi rice 2 1/3 c. water 2 1/2 tbsp rice vinegar w/ 1 tsp sugar and a pinch of salt bring the water to a boil in a pot with a tight fitting lid. meanwhile, rinse the rice in several changes of water until it runs clear. once the water is boiling, add the rice and […]

warm salad with broccoli, kale and avocado with tahini lime dressing

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avocado / broccoli / kale / meals / salad / salads / seitan

this is an old stand-by summer time meal salad, it’s mostly raw with a few quick cooked components. it also happens the be the first thing i ever cooked for my gentleman friend, so there you go, ROMANCE. it’s pretty filling, has a lot of flavour and it’s EASY. which is what i need, because the past few days have been absolutely bananas. first there¬†was the 22L of soup i made mid week, followed by […]

easy lunch sandwich times

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meals / quick / one-pot / sandwiches

sometimes i forget how good sandwiches are. i’m sure everyone already knows how to make one, but here’s the one i ate today. SANDWICH 1/4 of a tiny lebanese cucumber, sliced thin alfalfa sprouts sauerkraut 4 mushrooms, sliced 1 kale leaf, massaged (think bruised, roll it around, smush, whatever, until its dark green) 1/4 block of smoked tofu, sliced thin dijon mustard whole wheat seedy bread nutritional yeast salt and pepper 1 big clove garlic […]

soba with cucumber, ginger and seaweed

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meals / noodles + pasta / seaweed / soba

1 bundle soba noodles 1/4 of a cucumber, cut into slices then strips 3 large scallions, sliced with white and green parts separated 1 heaping tbsp grated ginger 3 cloves garlic, minced a big pinch of chili flakes or 1 tsp chili paste 1/2 c. broth (miso works well here) a big handful of greens (i used kale but spinach would be nice), chopped 1 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp white vinegar 1/2 sheet nori, […]