After a near death DKA episode, ER visit, ICU stay – resulting in a Type One Diabetes diagnosis, last year, my food consumption lifestyle became a little more strict.


Carbohydrates are my friend, but when not monitored or prepared for, they are my newest enemy.


My new concept is CCCF = Carb Conscience Comfort Food 🙂


â“‹egan Lo Mein


  • Sesame Oil
  • Bouillon Veggie
  • Ginger
  • GarlicP
  • Soy Sauce
  • Sugar or Slenda – no
  • Corn Starch –  TBSP
  • Crushed Red Pepper


Pan Fried Tofu








Salt / Pepper

Olive Oil





Chinese Brunch-Fry

Chinese food is much better when good Chinese food is prepared. Chinese food is much greater when good Chinese food is prepared at home. Chinese food is the best when it is consumed out of the ordinary context, as in, for breakfast or brunch. Perhaps, in the same concept as to why breakfast for dinner is so exciting.


Have fun with your food.


Tofu and GadenIn Meatless Meatloaf were utilized as my Chinese-style protein while Yellow Potato, Sweet Potato, Onion, Garlic, Rice Noodles, Cauliflower, Broccoli were stir-fried with amazing seasonings.


Fennel and Sesame Seeds, Garlic Sriracha, Cumin, Sugar, Pink Himalayan Sea Salt, Pepper, Lemon Pepper, Dill, Rice Wine Vinegar and Sesame Seed Oil were added to this fry at various key times to obtain a flavorfully exciting taste and smells.


The Noodle fry was plated and topped with Ⓥ protein, Kimchi and Soy Sauce.


Ride a Bike. Drink a Beer.

Grilled â“‹egg â“‹holl

A Vegan version of a Vietnamese Pho idea was prepared a few days prior to the Grilled Ⓥegg Ⓥholl abstraction. In a previous blogging, my Ⓥho version was posted in basically laziness in just pictures. Today, I will reiterate with a few words and ingredients.




Veggie Broth, Merlot, Balsamic & Rice Wine Vinegar, Sriracha, Roasted Garlic, Sugar,  (freshly ground) Coriander & Fennel, Ginger, Dill, Sesame Seed Oil, Sea Salt & Pepper and Thyme was brought to a boil in a pot. Seitan, Cheican, crumbled Tofu, diced Onion, Carrot, Cauliflower, Sweet Potato, Celery, Russet Potato and whole/halved Cashews were added, covered and simmered for a while. After a while, quartered Mushrooms, Wild Rice, Bean Sprouts and Scallions were added to simmer until Wild Rice became tender where Rice Noodles were added and covered while taken off of the simmering heat.




In the past, I’ve made some foods with wonton wraps which contain a tiny amount of eggs. Steering away from wontons, a 100% Ⓥegan Ⓥegg Ⓥholl was brainstormed. Let’s stuff Tortillas with my Ⓥho and let’s grill it a bit. This idea would be great with a Chili Sauce, but without dipping. Apologies to any and all dipsticks, but I’m too lazy for any of that noise.


In a sauce pot, Water was simmered with Ginger, Garlic, Crushed Red Pepper, Rice Wine & Balsamic Vinegar, Sugar, Sriracha, Sesame Seed Oil, Sea Salt & Pepper and Dill. I mechanically tried chopping some ingredients first. Corn Starch was added to thicken.


Ⓥho was stuffed into a warmed Tortilla and wrapped burrito-style to be slightly grilled. The Chili Sauce was panfried with the Grilled Ⓥegg Ⓥholl and sliced in half to be served with more Ⓥho.


Enjoy your week!


Terrifying Tofu Genocide


I wanted to have some fun with Tofu. I did have some fun. And it has been documented. I will say, grilled Tofu is now by far my favorite way to prepare it and consume it. I’m just gonna jump in… Feet first.


Srirsalmic ingredients:

  • Olive oil, all the dudes love extra virgins
  • Garlic, fresh and minced
  • Turmeric, fresh and minced
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Sriracha, cock sauce
  • Molasses
  • Shallot, diced
  • SeaSalt/Pepper/Oregano
  • Red Wine Vinegar & Cayenne powder, dashes

Mix & stir welly before usage.


SeanutSutter Soy:

  • Peanut Butter
  • Soy



Wusuppy ingredients:

  • Wasabi powder
  • Broth, Vegetable
  • Sea Salt
  • Cayenne powder
  • Molasses


So, I don’t believe I have ever had sushi. Traditional sushi does not appeal much to me. I am a rock star and why would I change that.


Marination ingredients:

  • Ginger, fresh and minced
  • Garlic, fresh and minced
  • Turmeric, fresh and minced
  • Sesame Oil
  • Tahini
  • Soy Sauce
  • Sriracha
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Cilantro, sliced stems
  • Peanut Butter
  • Lemon Juice, fresh
  • Shallot, diced
  • Molasses
  • SeaSalt/Pepper

Mix and marinate dried extra firm Tofu slices.

Tofu Crumbles ingredients:

  • Tofu, extra firm and crumbled
  • Garlic powder
  • Onion powder
  • Sea Salt/Pepper
  • Dill Weed



â“‹icatta ingredients:

  • Grilled Marinated Tofu
  • Tofu Crumbles
  • Capers
  • Onion, diced
  • Scallions, sliced for garnish
  • Lemon Juice
  • Earth Balance
  • White Wine
  • Mushroom, sliced
  • Celery, sliced
  • Sweet Potato, chopped large
  • Flower, Flour
  • Olive Oil, extra virgin
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Garlic, fresh and minced
  • Sea Salt/Pepper
  • Cayenne powder
  • Cashew Milk

Rules of Engagement:

  • Saute Garlic and add Onion, Celery and caramelize in Oil.
  • Add Sweet Potatoes and stirringly saute.
  • Add Balsamic, Lemon Juice and Wine.
  • Cook down Wine. And don’t drive if you drink the rest of the bottle:)
  • Add Earth Balance, Mushrooms and ‘Milk’.
  • Season and add Capers, Tofu Crumbles.
  • Stir on medium high heat and grill your Tofu.
  • Plate and garnish. I forgot to garnish with Lemon…Too many sips of the Wine;)


Loaded Salad ingredients:

  • Tofu Marination, iBaked…defintely grill
  • Iceberg, wedged and removed from holding that door open
  • Radish, sliced
  • Tomato, graped halfly
  • Scallion, sliced
  • Rye Bread, toasted and cut
  • Capers
  • Mushroom, sliced
  • Daiya, slices
  • Carrot, shaved or slivered
  • Srirsalmic, mmmmmmmm
  • Spinach, basil-sliced


Chinese Pizza ingredients:

  • Tortilla, the bigger the better-size does matter
  • Pizza Sauce, store bought or nought
  • Daiya, I used ‘provalone’ pre-sliced and sliced block ‘cheddar’
  • Cashews, raw and then grilled:)
  • Tofu, grilled and then sliced
  • Scallions, sliced for garnish

Pizza Pizza:

  • Grill Tofu and Cashews.
  • Put Tortilla in a hot pan.
  • Top the Tortilla and cover.
  • Garnish and EAT.

I also made an Eggplant version with basil-sliced Spinach.


Relish ingredients:

  • Cucumber (4.5) @ $0.70 = $0.16 per serving, deseeded and diced
  • Onion (4) @ $0.80 = $0.20 per serving, diced
  • Tomato (6) @ $1.50 = $0.25, deseeded and deiced
  • Serrano Pepper (8) @ $1.17 = $0.15, deseeded and diced
  • Celery Seed/Celery Salt/Pepper = $0.05 per serving
  • Garlic (3) @ $0.24 = $0.08, minced
  • Mustard = $0.05 per serving , ground
  • Basil (10) @ $3.00 = $0.30, freshly chopped

Mix & have fun with.


Tofato Souper w/ Grilled Daiya ingredients:

  • Tofu, not squared, but cubed (to the third power)
  • Tomato Concentrate
  • Guts, leftover Cucumber and Tomato guts from my abundance of Relish I posted a few days ago.
  • Garlic powder/Onion powder
  • Rye, grilled
  • Relish
  • Daiya
  • Vegenaise
  • Scallions, sliced for garnish


Make your sandwich and await your Tofato Souper.


Tofunated EZ Chinesey  ingredients:

  • Ramen noodles, undercooked and drain.
  • Sesame Seed Oil
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Ginger, fresh and minced
  • Garlic, fresh and minced
  • Turmeric, fresh and minced
  • Soy Sauce
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Tofu, Wasabified and grilled
  • Sriracha
  • Scallions, sliced for garnish

Simplicity simplified:

  • Undercook Ramen and donate the non-vegan seasoning.
  • Drain.
  • Dry same pot, add oil and heat.
  • Toss in Ginger, Garlic, Sesame Seeds and Turmeric.
  • Caramelize.
  • Include Balsamic, Sriracha, Soy Sauce and Noodles.
  • Stir. Plate. Oppositely subtract Tofu and Garnish immediately.


â“‹inston’s Ⓥagel ingredients:

  • Earth Balance, mmmmm
  • Tofu Marination, get it extra firm and braise that bad boy.
  • Spinach, basil-sliced
  • Tomato, grapely halved
  • Shallot, sliced
  • Bagel, toasted


â“‹ Fry ingredients:

  • Cauiflower, chopped
  • Tofu, cubed
  • Daiya, mmmmmmmm
  • Garlic, minced
  • Turmeric, minced
  • Ginger, minced
  • Serrano, deseeded and diced
  • Relish, mmmmmmmmmmm
  • SeaSalt/Pepper/Paprika/OnionP/NutritionalYeast
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Carrot, stringiness
  • Soy sauce

Have fun and Fry away.


Tofempehwich ingredients:

  • Tofu, grilled
  • Tempeh, grilled
  • Daiya, mmmmm
  • Bun, gurmet
  • Spinach, basil-sliced
  • Relish, mmmmmmm



BBâ“‹ Tofu ingredients:

  • Tofu, extra firm crumbles
  • GarlicP/OnionP/Pepper
  • Sriracha, cock sauce
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Liquid Smoke
  • Molasses

Mix and broil if desired.


â“‹LT w/ BBâ“‹ Tofu ingredients:

  • Bacon, Vegan
  • Bun, gourmet and grilled
  • Spinach, basil-like sliced
  • Earth Balance, mmmmmm
  • Tomato, sliced w/ a touch of SeaSalt

Erect and destroy with your big and strong plant eating teeth.


Wasabi Tofu ingredients:

  • Wasabi, powder
  • Ginger, powder
  • Garlic, powder
  • Tofu, extra firm crumbles



Chinese Weiner ingredients:

  • Smart Dog, grilled
  • Bun, grillio, yo!
  • Wasabi Tofu


I don’t know about anyone else, but some of these terms for these ingredients are somewwhat sexual. I’m not saying that I’m not a pervert, I’m just saying.

So, I had a Sushi idea in my head, but got lazy and decided to be a meatless lover. If that makes any sense. I’m a dude, I might practice a Vegan lifestyle, but I like to eat Vegan like a man, I think. Not too sure how other Vegan males deplete their hunger, but I am well aware of my processes.

Sushi Browned Rice ingredients:

  • Brown rice, post-soaked & rinsed
  • Olive Oil
  • Sesame Oil
  • Ginger, fresh and minced
  • Sriracha
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Garlic, P for powder

After ingredients:

  • Tahini
  • Molasses
  • Red Wine Vinegar
  • White Wine, dashly

Heat Oil mixture and get that Ginger going. Combine everything else with double water of Rice measurement and bring to a boil. Cover and Coolio.


Jeff’s Sushi? ingredients:

  • Sushi Browned Rice
  • Bacon, Ⓥegan
  • Tofu, sliced long and extra firm
  • Toothpicks

Roll ’em up and stick a pick through ’em. I was more impressed with the sauces to dip. (see very top)