What an easy meal to make! Boil two cups of water, add tofu, a tablespoon of miso, mushrooms, raw spinach and cook on low for 8 minutes. Serve with green onion garnish. It’s awesome with brown rice and vegan kimchi! Continue reading Vegan Miso Soup
My wife made a vegan Korean dinner for me tonight. “No recipe!” she laughed as she unveiled this tofu bibimbap! So here are the pics. Just looking over her shoulder, I saw green onion, brown rice, red pepper sauce, oyster mushrooms, mung bean, fresh spinach, sesame seed oil, jalapeño, cucumber, carrots, tofu and a side … Continue reading Vegan Tofu Bibimbap
Wow! We are especially proud of this stir fry! Here are the ingredients that came from our backyard garden: zucchini, jalapeño peppers, lettuce, sugar pea and chives! Also used, tofu, onion, mushrooms, homemade vegan kimchi, sesame seed oil, salt and pepper, garlic and brown rice! Awesome! Continue reading Vegan Stir Fry
No recipe here. I played it by ear! I started with some oil, garlic, onions and carrot followed by @gardein, broccoli, homegrown zucchini, peppers, tofu, rice cake and more. I served it with brown rice and my lovely wife’s homemade vegan kimchi — I even added sriracha sauce! I almost ate the whole thing. No … Continue reading Awesome Vegan Stir Fry
Who said soup is only for winter? This is so spicy that I’m sweating bullets! Sriracha, red pepper flakes and kimchi! Call the fire department! Actually I love this so much! Continue reading Spicy Vegan Kimchi Soup
Here’s the recipe, slightly adjust due to ingredient availability. It’s a Friday night thing with me. I love my spicy vegan soup! Continue reading Spicy Vegan Soup with Kimchi
I love this stuff! Continue reading Kimchi Stir Fry
This is surprisingly easy to fix. I start with some oil and tofu in a frying pan over medium heat. I add garlic and shallot, stirring as it browns. Then comes the kimchi. My wife is a native of Korea and makes the best kimchi (no fish sauce). After about five more minutes, I add … Continue reading Kimchi Stir Fry
Today we went to the Korean market west of Baltimore. We loaded up on supplies, which included some organic miso. It worked well with 2 cups of water! I added two teaspoons of miso and brought it to a light boil. I added cubes of extra firm tofu, two minced garlic cloves and a chopped … Continue reading Miso Soup
This tasted so good! I started out with a dab of olive oil in my frying pan. I added minced garlic, a sliced portobello mushroom, onion, peppers, some pad Thai sauce, sesame seeds a little sesame seed oil and kimchi. I also added extra firm tofu cubes and some imitation “chicken” made from soybeans. Wow! … Continue reading Korean Kimchi Stir Fry and meals of late
Today is the day! Eating right, exercising and making the right choices equals living a healthy life. I’ve had a goal for some time to get my weight below 200 pounds. I started this downhill journey in February 2013 when I became a vegan. At that time I weighed 254 pounds. This morning I weighed … Continue reading Goals are there to achieve
I saw an easy to follow Korean recipe online today at the Vegan 8 Korean blog. We had all of the ingredients, so I started to make it. Then my wife and kids came home. Hey, my wife is Korean, so kimchi jjigae is nothing new to her, but I’ve never made it before. She … Continue reading Kimchi Jjigae
Life is good! This is what my day looks like. No meat, dairy or cheese! It’s almost 9pm and I’m still stuffed. No animals had to suffer and I’m beyond satisfied. Being vegan is not just about living healthy. It’s about doing no harm to our fellow passengers on the planet Earth! Losing weight and … Continue reading Great day to be a vegan!
Happy Memorial Day Weekend! I’m enjoying my second day of vacation. After we got the kids off to school, I fixed a simple miso soup for breakfast. Take two cups of water with a tablespoon of miso paste to a rolling boil, add some silken tofu, spinach and a minced clove of garlic and you … Continue reading Miso Soup
My lovely wife Jen was born and raised in Seoul, Korea. Kimchi is a standard part of every meal in Korea! So it goes without saying, that we eat a lot of kimchi. I don’t have an exact recipe, but I’m sure there are many recipes out there via Google. Our favorite YouTube Korean chef … Continue reading Makin’ Kimchi!
These days I’ve been eating oatmeal for breakfast, but we ran out! Miso soup is a great alternative. I added a handful of fresh spinach with a cup of homemade diced firm tofu. My wife made some great kimchi too! Continue reading Korean Breakfast is healthy!
Always a simple and filling breakfast, miso soup is a Korean mainstay. I make mine with two cups of water, spinach, tofu and a heaping tablespoon of miso paste. The radish kimchi and some brown rice make this a healthy start to the day! Continue reading Miso Soup
It’s been a while since I fixed a Korean breakfast. My lovely wife Jen made a vegan version of kimchi just for me without the fish sauce. This meal is probiotic and heart-healthy. Ingredients: 1 clove minced garlic 1 T chopped onion 1 cup extra-firm tofu (my homemade tofu!) 1 T canola oil Stir fry … Continue reading Korean-style Vegan Breakfast
I’m not a fan of processed food, but Wegman’s “Don’t Be Chicken” nuggets are an exception. We love these! Sometimes, I need to eat quickly so I keep a packet of these in the freezer for a quick lunch. This morning we worked out at the gym. When we got home I threw these in … Continue reading Kimchi-Black Rice-Vegan Nuggets
What a way to kickstart your day! Spicy kimchi is sure to get you going in the morning. Here’s what I did before heading to the office this morning.
Stir fry 1 cup cubed firm tofu in a tablespoon of canola oil with some onions and freshly minced garlic. When braised, add 1 cup of kimchi and cook on medium heat for five minutes. Add a cup of rice to the mix along with some sesame seed oil. You can top with sesame seeds when serving.
I used my homemade tofu and my wife’s homemade kimchi. Nothing than homemade, eh?
Not very American of me to lose my sweet tooth and all! What can I say? After living in Korea for more than 10 years, I like spicy food for breakfast! And, this is about as delicious as it gets. Check out this healthy vegan meal. I started out by stir frying some chopped onion … Continue reading Kimchi-Tofu-Rice for breakfast!
Recipe source: DIY Korean Food ~ Thanks! Continue reading Let’s make homemade noodles!
We decided to blog what we eat! Our daily cooking is mostly vegan. I’m a vegan. My wife and kids still eat some meat, dairy and eggs. Regardless, we eat healthy whole foods and a balanced diet! To kick this off, we are sharing our breakfast: Korean “Bijee Jjigae” 비지 찌개 Recipe 1 cup of … Continue reading Korean “Bijee Jjigae” 비지 찌개