Sausage, Sauerkraut, & Noodles Recipe

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One of my favorite meals when I was growing up was my mom’s sausage, sauerkraut, and noodles dish. After becoming vegan, it was torment to smell her cooking this for my father, knowing that I could not allow myself a single bite. So, I did what any determined vegan does in such a situation. I fashioned a vegan replacement! This recipe is cheap, easy, quick, and even more delicious than the non-vegan version of the dish. Also, you end up with a ton of food!

Ingredients:

  1. Tofurkey Italian Sausage (or any other brand, this is around $4)
  2. 1 can of sauerkraut
  3. Your favorite type of noodles (I usually use spiral ones, but spaghetti is cheaper)

Instructions:

  1. Boil water and start cooking your noodles
  2. Cut up 2 vegan Italian sausages into small pieces
  3. Place Italian sausage into frying pan
  4. Add 1 can of sauerkraut to the pan
  5. Cook until warm and noodles are tender
  6. Mix together
  7. Enjoy!

Note: I realize that my recipes are not very specific when it comes to the amount of different ingredients. However, that is just how simple these recipes are! Using different amounts of ingredients will not alter the outcome very much, except for how much food you end up with, and that is up to you. 

Enjoy, my darlings! 

 

 

Inexpensive Vegan Meal

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Once you become vegan, it may be hard to think of cheap food options. For the most part, fast food is out of the question. Which, in the long run, is a wonderful thing. However, being a college student, I know that sometimes an extremely cheap meal is necessary. Today I would like to share with you one of the cheapest, most delicious vegan meals that I make myself.

This meal consists of only two ingredients, not counting simple household things. Better yet, these ingredients only cost around two to three dollars! And you will be able to make a ton of food! This meal is also extremely simply and quick to make. So here you are, dears.

Vegan Cabbage and Noodles:

Ingredients:

  1. Spaghetti noodles (or whatever noodles you prefer, spaghetti is just the cheapest)
  2. Cabbage
  3. Salt
  4. Pepper
  5. Olive Oil (or any type of cooking oil)

Instructions:

  1. Boil water and begin to cook noodles
  2. While noodles are cooking, put a thin coat of olive oil into a frying pan
  3. Add chopped cabbage
  4. Cook until tender, adding salt and pepper to taste
  5. Mix cooked noodles and cabbage together

I generally don’t measure the exact amount of noodles or cabbage I use. You can make more or less depending on how hungry you are or how many people you are cooking for. I found that this meal can come in very handy for the vegan with not much to spend. It is yummy, filling, quick, cheap, and easy to prepare! I hope that this can help any struggling vegans out there or any that would just like a quick vegan version of an old favorite.

Stay peaceful, my loves.

Banana Breakfast Smoothie

Hey there, darlings!

Today I am going to teach you how to make a delicious and nutritious smoothie. This recipe is quick, simple, and 100% vegan friendly. It is better than any non-vegan smoothie I have ever had and basically kept me alive after my wisdom teeth were removed. It is a great treat to have for breakfast or any other time you choose. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

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Banana Breakfast Smoothie

Vegan, Serves 1-2

Ingredients:

  1. Frozen banana slices
  2. Non-dairy milk (soy milk, rice milk, almond milk, etc.)
  3. Agave nectar (or honey if you aren’t strict)
  4. Cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. Place roughly one and a half frozen banana slices into a blender.
  2. Add enough non-dairy milk to cover a little more than half of the bananas. (1 cup)
  3. Cover the bananas with agave nectar (or honey).
  4. Sprinkle cinnamon generously on top.
  5. Blend
  6. Enjoy!