The holidays are packed with traditions, and many involve food, family and fun. But living a vegan lifestyle doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your taste buds for delicious, festive food!
Eat, Drink and Be Vegan
Let's get to the menu then, shall we? The centerpiece of many traditional holiday dinners in meat-based - your basic turkey, ham, roast, lamb choices - obvious no-goes for vegans. Here are three dishes that are sure to be a hit in your family this holiday season.
Prep time 30 min.; cook time 1 hr.
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 pound mushrooms
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1 (10.75 ounce) can tomato puree
1 (10 ounce) package frozen spinach, thawed and drained
2 teaspoons garlic salt
2 tablespoons Italian-style seasoning
1 (12 ounce) package soft tofu
2/3 (16 ounce) package instant lasagna noodles
1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. In a large skillet, saute garlic and mushrooms in oil until all the liquid is cooked out. Add 1/3 tomato puree to mushrooms and garlic, cook 2 to 3 minutes, and remove from heat.