Trader Joe’s “7 for $30” Dinner #5 – Vegetable Stir-Fry with Tofu (for Lunch)

It’s FRIDAY!!!!!! As we head into the weekend, we decided we wanted to have a little fun tonight. We set plans to head into Manhattan’s East Village to try the limited-time by Chloe Vegan Guacamole Burger dumplings at Mimi Cheng’s Dumplings (more on that in a separate post). So, what would happen to our challenge?Read more

Trader Joe’s “7 for $30” Dinner #4 – Protein-Packed Tempeh Kale Salad with Lemon Dressing with a Twist

In preparing for this week’s challenge, we got a heads up that this recipe was the most incomplete. While we love the concept & approach of Spoon University’s recipes, there’s a lot being missed or confused. Nevertheless, we didn’t shy away from their Protein-Packed Kale Salad with Tempeh & Lemon Dressing. Instead, we made it workRead more

Trader Joe’s “7 for $30” Dinner #3 – The Farro Salad that Wasn’t

Did you know that we’re kitchen superheros???? NO?!?!?! Oh, well, we have to tell you about how we saved Dinner #3, Chickpea, Sweet Potato and Apple Farro Salad, in our 7 Vegan Meals for $30 from Trader Joe’s challenge from Spoon University! We’ve been following the meal “plan” from Spoon University to make 7 veganRead more

Trader Joe’s “7 for $30” Dinner #2 – DIY Sofrita Bowl

It’s Day 2 in our 7 Vegan Meals for $30 from Trader Joe’s challenge! That means, it’s time to share Dinner #2, the DIY Sofrita Bowl. Let me say that this was better than Chipotle!  This recipe by Spoon University took about 10 minutes to make, but was a little involved having to make sofritaRead more

Trader Joe’s “7 for $30” Dinner #1 – Black Bean & Butternut Squash Tacos

Being vegan doesn’t mean being expensive. If you read our recent “Trader Joe’s 5 for $20” challenge we did with Power to the Veg last month, you saw us make delicious dinners on a budget of $20. Following a recent Buzzfeed article by Spoon University, we purchased basic, mostly whole food ingredients and we made themRead more