vegan caprese waffles

2 eastern kingbirds

sitting on the picket fence

a first-time sighting

13 4-inch waffles, 120 calories

2 c halved small tomatoes, 2 oz cut up vegan mozzarella, 3/4 c grated vegan parm, 1/4 c cut up basil, 1/4 c namaste egg replacer, s&p, red pepper flakes, 2 c white whole wheat flour, 1 c water

mix, cook 1/4 c batter on greased nonstick iron

vegan crispy parm tofu & broccoli

add the parmesan,

pepper & flour right on

the lined baking sheet

source, 2 servings, 500 calories

1 lb frozen cut up broccoli, thawed & squeezed dry; 2 lbs pressed & cubed extra firm tofu, 1/2 c flour, 1/2 c grated vegan parm, black pepper

arrange tofu & broccoli on lightly-oiled parchment-covered baking sheet, toss with rest, 450 F until browning, broil, top with kimchi, balsamic glaze & sriracha

mushroom & thyme beans & greens bowl

an oyster mushroom

sauteed with thyme until it

smells like last autumn

source, 1 serving, 350 calories

1 large quartered oyster mushroom+2 t dried thyme+pinch sea salt; 2 T lemon juice, 1 c cooked spinach, 1 c cooked alubia blanca beans

brown mushroom mixture in lightly greased pan, add lemon; serve over beans & spinach, top with sriracha & herbs