eight steps to an easy vegan dinner

by Holly on September 7, 2011

in dinner,gluten-free,photography,vegan

What did YOU eat for dinner? Sharing is caring!

P.S. Oops! I almost forgot to give you Mama Pea’s Mmmm Sauce recipe.

P.P.S. The story from yesterday about my sister making me be a step-stool…totally true. I couldn’t make that up.

P.P.P.S. I love you.

Like, lots.

{ 25 comments }

Jessica September 7, 2011 at 10:26 pm

Yum! My dinner would have been vegan if I hadn’t covered it in feta! haha. I sauteed zucchini, fresh corn, tomatoes, and onion in rosemary olive oil served over pasta. Mmm mmm!

Erica September 8, 2011 at 1:54 am

I need to make the mmm sauce, ive heard such good things.

Coco September 8, 2011 at 5:50 am

Last night’s dinner was really good! I made tostones, chicken simmered in homemade ancho chili sauce, and a tomato salad with balsamic vinaigrette and sundried tomato jack cheese.

Lauren September 8, 2011 at 5:54 am

Well I know what I’m having for dinner tonight.

Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga September 8, 2011 at 6:10 am

Your photos are just…spectacular, Holly!

The clarity. The composition. The cute sayings that you wrote on them. LOVE THEM!

chelsey @ clean eating chelsey September 8, 2011 at 6:21 am

That looks like basically my favorite vegan meal ever ever ever!!!!

Alex @ IEatAsphalt September 8, 2011 at 6:39 am

Another option for the above veg is to make vegetarian mousaka. But it requires bechamel, and who has time for all that wisking?

Julie @SavvyEats September 8, 2011 at 6:45 am

If it makes you feel any better, I was in a play in 5th grade where I was the alarm clock.

No joke.

My job was to stand up on a chair three times during the play, hold a clock above my head, and say “ring.”

Abby September 8, 2011 at 6:45 am

Step Nine: You come to my house and make that for me.
Step Ten: We drink wine and hilarity ensues.

Pure2raw twins September 8, 2011 at 7:07 am

YUM! love the step by step photos ;)

colleenzo September 8, 2011 at 9:36 am

My dinner SHOULD have been vegan, but I added chicken to the recipe. Quinoa mixed with black beans, fresh roasted corn, salsa, and ground chili-lime chicken. Made a vatful, so it’ll also be my lunch and dinner today.

Mackenzie @ Whatever, Gatsby September 8, 2011 at 10:20 am

oh heeeeeeells to the yes! can i come over right now and steal some of this? i’ll bring my own tupperware. promises. xo

Lindsay @ Lindsay's List September 8, 2011 at 10:26 am

Wonderful photos!! What editor do you use? And, do you just use a text box for the words? I’m so clueless.

Lauren http://theclimbingchef.blogspot.com/ September 8, 2011 at 10:28 am

Last night I had leftover pasta… It was really good :) I call it my Salty Dog pasta sauce! YUM YUM YUM :)

Joyce @ Jranola Joyce September 8, 2011 at 11:29 am

Ah! that looks amazing!!
i had a greek salad with chicken and lentils!
and a banana.
and strawberries.
yours looks so good!

Andrea@WellnessNotes September 8, 2011 at 11:46 am

Awesome post (LOVE the photos!!!!). Awesome meal. Awesome YOU.

Brittany September 8, 2011 at 12:33 pm

This looks amazing. I want a bite!

Megan (Braise the Roof) September 8, 2011 at 12:37 pm

I love meals like this- especially for the leftovers. Also good for this? Frozen veggies. Not as fancy as roasted (and you know I love me some roasted veggies) but it eliminates needing to think about it in advance for lunch!

kathleen September 8, 2011 at 2:01 pm

That’s 30 minutes at 400 degrees. Not 3 hours right? I kid!! And I stared at the bag of potatoes for a good 5 minutes thinking they were cahsews but why are they in mesh? Oops.

Heather @ Get Healthy with Heather September 8, 2011 at 5:31 pm

Mmmmmm I need to make that mmmm sauce! Your photographs look amazing Holly. Like woah amazing.

Gitchie September 8, 2011 at 6:10 pm

Sauteed zucchini, onion, tomatoes and red pepper with salsa over a bed of greens and some roasted chicken breast. Nom nom nom

Hillary September 8, 2011 at 7:09 pm

Home made pizza: wheat dough, home made tomato sauce, eggplant, red bell pepper, prosciutto, and mozzarella. Oh, and cookies. Always cookies.

brandi September 9, 2011 at 9:09 am

alright, i’ve got to make the mmm sauce already!

KaraHadley September 9, 2011 at 2:40 pm

For lunch I’m eating a big pile of roasted okra with spicy mustard for dipping. I’m strangely excited about it.

Mackenzie @ Eat. Exercise. Evolve September 17, 2011 at 10:55 pm

I just had this for dinner. My husband & I loved it! Thanks!

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