Sunday, November 28, 2010

Vegan MOFO day 23- mofo survey time

What is one food you thought you’d miss when you went vegan, but don’t?
ice cream. but then i discovered So Delicious, and its amazing. so im good.

What is a food or dish you wouldn’t touch as a child, but enjoy now?
kalamata olives, coffee, and spicy food in general. i love spicy

What vegan dish or food you feel like you “should” like, but don’t?
um. this is hard, i like everything. oh i know, i don't really like swiss chard or kale... i feel like i should like them

What beverage do you consume the most of on any given day?
water :)

What dish are you “famous” for making or bringing to gatherings?
hmm, people like my hot spinach and artichoke dip, and my vegan mac is also oft requested

Do you have any self-imposed food rules (like no food touching on the plate or no nuts in sweets)?
umm.. i used to hate it when peas were stirred into dishes, but ive gotten over that. i really can't think of anything..

What’s one food or dish you tend to eat too much of when you have it in your home?
pasta. i love pasta. if i have leftover pasta, i eat way more than i should.

What ingredient or food do you prefer to make yourself despite it being widely available prepackaged?
tempeh bacon. we almost always have tempeh bacon marinating in the fridge. i like mine way better than the prepackaged stuff you can buy, and its way way cheaper

What ingredient or food is worth spending the extra money to get “the good stuff”?
earth balance, extra virgin olive oil, organic veggies (i try the best i can to buy organic on the dirty dozen)

Are you much of a snacker? What are your favorite snacks?
yep, im a snacker. i love tings. i also love crackers and hummus. or chips and guac.

What are your favorite vegan pizza toppings?
onion!!!!! im pretty happy with just about any other topping, but it's just not pizza without onion

What is your favorite vegetable? Fruit?
favorite veggie: brussel sprouts, favorite fruit: avocado

What is the best salad dressing?
olive oil, balsalmic vinegar, fresh cracked black pepper

What is your favorite thing to put on toasted bread?
earth balance and nutritional yeast. we call it noochy toast :)

What kind of soup do you most often turn to on a chilly day or when you aren’t feeling your best?
corn and potato chowder

What is your favorite cupcake flavor? Frosting flavor?
um. i don't think picky about cupcakes. i probably make the jelly donut cupcakes for veganomicon the most frequently, but thats cause they are easy. i'll eat any vegan cupcake put in front of me

What is your favorite kind of cookie?
choc chip and walnut

What is your most-loved “weeknight meal”?
whole wheat pasta with peanut sauce and edamame

What is one dish or food you enjoy, but can’t get anyone else in your household to eat?
mushrooms. i really miss portobello mushrooms, but the hubby won't touch them, so i never buy them :( poor lil peggy

How long, in total, do you spend in the kitchen on an average day?
hmm.... i dunno. probably an hour. on weekends, it could be much much more


  1. it seems like we have very similar taste! From the spicy food obsession, to the knack for making mac 'n cheese, to the design of our blogs! :)

  2. :) i think that's true, i guess we must both be awesome