Vegan Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

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A dish we normally eat once a week is spaghetti and meat sauce; however, since we have been eating vegan we needed to substitute the meat sauce, as well as egg pasta.

The pasta wasn’t difficult at all, our local grocery store carried a brand right next to all the other pasta noodles.

 

 

 

 

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As for the meat sauce, we decided to try Seitan (a wheat product).

The ground Seitan cooked up quite nicely, and even resembled the ground beef we were accustomed to.

We added seasons to the Seitan, seasons we were normally add to our ground beef, and hoped for the best.

 

 

 

And our end result was quite amazing, the Seitan tasted great, and end result looked pretty impressive as well.

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Vegan Waffle Breakfast

We are now on the third day of our vegan lifestyle change, and this morning we decided to give vegan waffles a try.

We’ve always made our waffles from scratch, but up till this point have used cows milk and eggs. This morning we tweaked that with almond milk to replace the cows milk, and apple sauce to replace the egg.

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After a few minutes in the waffle iron our breakfast was ready, and you couldn’t tell the difference between the vegan and the non-vegan waffles by look.

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What was even better is once adding little vegan butter spread and maple syrup you couldn’t tell the difference. They were delicious.


Recipe Mix

This will stay fresh for about 3 months, just add to a giant container and shake.

  • 3 cups of all purpose flour
  • 3 cups of whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 3 teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon of kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar

Waffle Recipe

This recipe will make about 2 1/2 waffles or 6 to 8 pancakes.

  • 1 cup of mix (see above)
  • 1/4 cup of apple sauce
  • 3/4 cup of almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil