Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Cinnamon and Spice and Everything Nice......


Last night, while K was kept busy with a meeting at school, and after I hit the gym, I came home to cook up some of the tasty & organic veg we found at the St. Gilles market Monday night.

I made a big batch of apple sauce, which I actually decided to leave a little chunkier than the last time I made it. I threw in two big sticks of Cinnamon and added the juice of half a lemon. I piled fresh strawberries on top of about 1 cup of the apple sauce for a quick breakie this morning.

Apple Sauce

I also gave it my best in recreating a couple of K's signature dishes. They, of course, didn't end up tasting much like his, but their flavours were just what I wanted after a bland-ish stirfry on Monday night. The Aubergine Dip was deep and smoky, while the Chickpea/Spinach dish was hot and spicy.

Tabbouleh Salad

I have invited one of my new students to have lunch with me today. She is new to our school environment, so I thought a little bonding session over vegan food might be fun for her. In addition to some hummus, apples and rice cakes, I made a tabbouleh salad with couscous and....an avocado chocolate pudding! I can't wait to see if she likes the treats.

Thanks everyone for their comments about my future wedding dress....I promise to post photos and let you have a say in what looks best on this vegancowgirl.

13 comments:

Celine said...

that's so awesome, the lunch with the student idea! I can't wait to hear how it went. excited about the upcoming wedding dress photos, too.

Virginia said...

Enjoy your lunch with your student! Homemade applesauce rocks!

Lisa (Show Me Vegan) said...

avocado chocolate pudding sounds so interesting! So nice that you got to spend the evening cooking. I'm booked up every night this week and won't get to cook again until Saturday.

sweetpotato said...

It's so nice of you to invite the student to lunch! I think she'll love the food! How could she not? Avocado chocolate pudding sounds divine.

shellyfish said...

Yum! I need to get on making some applesauce while the apples are taking over the market!
Oh wedding dresses...I wore a black one, with combat boots...that's just the kind of girl I am.

allularpunk said...

wow, homemade applesauce! it looks wonderful. i haven't had that since my grandma used to make it when i was wee. and i heart tabbouli. ohsomuch :)

Peggy the Veggie said...

Mmm, the applesauce looks divine, and I'm hungry already just thinking about the aubergine dip. :) Enjoy the lunch!

ChocolateCoveredVegan said...

Ok, that's it. I want to be one of your students now!

And cinnamon is definitely my favorite spice.

jennycestcake said...

Isn't chunky homemade applesauce the best? I look forward to making some, too, this Autumn!

jessy said...

what a sweet idea on lunch with your new student! yay! i love chunky applesauce! i think my friend, my sister, & i are going apple, gourd, and pumpkin picking next sunday - so i'm hoping to make some soon, too! mmmmmm! yours looks fantastical! and the tabbouleh salad = mmmmmmmmmmmm!

can't wait for wedding dress fun! wahoooooooooooo!

aTxVegn said...

You are so kind to invite a new student to lunch. Do let us know how much she enjoyed it.

Vegan On Stage said...

chocolate avocado pudding is AMAZINGGGGGGG i made it once and it didnt last very long!!!

VeganView said...

thanks for the nice comment on my blog! i am totally inspired to make applesauce now...looks and sounds amazinginly delish!