A new thread for a new year and maybe some new vegans or plant based eaters or anyone who is just curious.
Out of morbid curiosity I tried the new KFC vegan burger earlier today. Felt a bit grubby going there but the burger was…fine. Nothing to really set it apart from a supermarket version (like the Tesco Wicked Kitchen southern fried chicken fillet) but wasn’t terrible, just bland. Dull / 10 would eat again if stuck at a service station or something.
Pretty excited to try the M&S Plant Kitchen kiev later this month!
Quite excited about the greggs vegan steak bake, though their sausage rolls are tasty but toooo salty omg. Have been dramatically reducing salt so it may just be my new dull tastes but I’ll try that asap
Weirdly they don’t even seem that committed to it, the box says something like “100% vegan, unless you add something that isn’t vegan to it” and they make it clear everywhere that their chips aren’t suitable for vegans (it’s just potato m8 wtf). Your option for a side option is a Pepsi, except Diet Pepsi which also isn’t suitable.
-ricecakes with chocolate or pb
-homemade crisps (just use a peeler to slice slice veg including potato and bake, its really good)
-cucumber/carrot sticks and hummus
-diced sweet potato steam fried with a bit of sugar (search up daigakuimo recipes)
Been making my own seitan these past few months… Like steaming seitan and rice… Then frying it together with peas and spinach/cabbage every night then repeating that process again. Don’t follow a recipe for the seitan and it’s ‘fine’ but anyone got a go to recipe they use? Or bits they’d always put in the seitan mix which may not be obvious? Sometimes I’ll have a jar of crappy sauce but trying to pare things back a bit.
Last couple of months I’ve done 6 vegan days to 1 vegetarian day (usually pizza tbh). Nut and various other allergies make full vegan a bit tricky. All the new meatless burger things have coconut oil in but tbh I’m not keen on processed substitutes anyway.
Thinking of doing 5 vegan days/2 vegetarian days a week going forward and see how I feel health and general relationship to food wise.