Thursday, September 26, 2013

Rustic Tomato Soup

Earlier this week, I posted a vegan twist on the infamous grilled cheese that stacks up very well if I don't say so myself. Today, I wanted to share the delicious tomato soup I accompanied it with.

Now, this is not your ordinary tomato soup. This is easy peasy, done in 10 minutes with nutritional boosts all the way around kind of tomato soup. 

Monday, September 23, 2013

Grilled Hummus "Cheese" Sandwich

Part of the reason traditional grilled cheese is an American favorite is because of the ooey gooey warm comforting cheese. Nearly the same sensation can be recreated with hummus as the "glue" and a dabble of your favorite toppers...I prefer spinach and onion.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

To Gain or Not to Gain...It's up to you!

As I was driving back from Atlanta yesterday, I was thrilled to see billboards for more than your typical interstate fare of McDonalds, Wendy's, and here in the south, Cracker Barrel. There were a ton of Moe's billboards! Moe's is one of my favorite burrito places. To be fair, Chipotle and Qdoba are my favorites too. Moe's is one notch above simply because protein rich tofu is available, but unfortunately locations aren't as ubiquitous (yet). 

Some people say the burrito joints popping up are just glorified fast food. Sure, they serve up quite a bit of sodium, but they also can offer good food at a reasonable price served quickly when eating on the run (or on the road as in my case). 

They are good places to eat if you want to gain weight. Which, I'm betting most people don't want. Ironically, they are also good places to eat if you don’t want to gain weight.  Let me illustrate with two burrito samples...