Life in the Lost World

the continuing saga of an opinionated vegan mom blogger and her zoo crew….

   Mar 11

Menu Plan Monday – #ExtremeVeganYumminess

In search of the perfect vegan burger Monday

Ultimate Tofu Burger
Sweet Potato Oven Fries
Fresh Fruit

Taco Tuesday

Bean Burritos
Chips with Salsa and Guac


Penne with Roasted Tomatoes, Garlic, and White Beans
Mixed Green Salad
Garlic Bread


Vegetable and Tofu Lo Mein
Vegan Egg Rolls
Fresh Pinapple Chunks


It’s pizza and a movie night
We’re having a Star Trek Marathon!


BLT sammies made with coconut ‘bacon’
(recipe below)


Pepper Jack Potato Corn Cakes
Spinach Salad
Dinner Rolls

Coconut “bacon”

2 cups Tropical Traditions Organic Coconut Chips
1/4 cup tamari
1 tbsp liquid smoke
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1 tbsp Topical Traditions Coconut Oil- melted
1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp garlic powder
4 tbsp maple syrup
2-3 tsp sea salt

Put the coconut in a large bowl and pour the rest of the ingredients over it, mix well and let it soak for 5 minutes or so. Squeeze the juice from the coconut, the dryer the better. Place on to a baking sheet and put in a 325 degree oven, every 10 minutes give it a stir do this for 30 minutes. Watch carefully…the coconut can burn before you know it! Let cool. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

That’s it for our menu this week. Are you taking advantage of all the lovely summer fruits and veggies? What yumminess are you cooking up?

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