This is something people either seem to have known about forever, or they find the concept so weird that when you mention it they just look at you funny and back away slowly.
Slice up some apples, grab some peanut butter, and use the apple wedges to scoop up the peanut butter. There’s a bit of an art to manipulating the peanut butter, but it’s one worth mastering because omnomnomnomnom.
a potato, wash it if you need to. Stab a bunch of holes in the top or
slice a cross halfway through it. Microwave on high for a few minutes
then stab it with a knife to see if it’s soft inside, it’s different
depending on the size of the potato and the power of the microwave.
Once you know the rough time, you can just do that.
- vegan butter/marg, hummus, crushed garlic or garlic salt, cashew
cream cheese, brewers/nutritional yeast, chopped fresh chives or spring
onion, the list goes on
Instant couscous like you can get in most supermarkets is super quick and easy to make. It tastes like pasta (because it’s made of the same stuff), and you can flavour it however you want.
Boil water, pour a cup of boiled water for every half cup of couscous, leave it for a couple of minutes, add a pinch of salt if you want, and fluff it up with a fork.
For flavourings (if you want them) you could just add a dab of vegan butter or margaraine, a teaspoon of mustard, or a splash of whatever stirfry, curry, or pasta sauce you have in the cupboard.
Instant noodles are awesome. The instant noodle cups are rough on the environment, so I try to avoid the ones with the styrofoam cups at least, or use noodles you can cook on the stove or in the microwave instead.
Sometimes finding your preferred noodles that don’t use animal unfriendly oil can be a bit of a challenge, but they’re out there! And there’s a whole range of noodles to choose from that cook almost as quickly as the instant variety (my favourite are these awesome ones made from sweet potato starch that are so springy you could use them for slingshots if you weren’t busy nomming them because they’re AMAZING with peanut sauce).
The flavour options can vary too. I’ve come across a fair few ‘chicken’ noodle packets that were accidentally vegan. If you just got plain noodles, or you’re mixing it up a little, here’s some of the easy sauces I like to use.
Sweet chilli sauce - make sure you drain the noodles for this one
Soy sauce - combined with sweet chilli sauce it’s really frickin’ good. You can drain the noodles or keep the water, either’s good.
Veggie stock - one cube to a cup of noodles (with water)
Barbecue sauce - just a little bit sweetens the noodles up nicely. Drain the noodles.
Peanut butter and soy sauce - A tablespoon of peanut butter, a splash of soy sauce, heat in the microwave (to melt the peanut butter) or stir straight through hot drained noodles, nommy. Add a bit of chilli if you like it spicy.
Frozen mixed veggies will also cook in roughly the same time as the noodles so long as they’re small, if they’re bigger, just put them in a few minutes earlier and then add the noodles to the boiling water.
You might find you like nuts and seeds in noodles, I prefer them in noodle dishes with thicker, more complex sauces, but that’s a personal preference.
Small TVP chunks will cook in roughly the same time as the noodles, and they flavour easily.
Sandwich type constructions
The humble sandwich. Cultures all around the world have developed technology to wrap some kind of delicious bread type scaffolding around other types of deliciousness. Pita pockets, Tortillas, Bagels, Burgers, Subs, the list goes on.
Some easy things to stuff in your bread type scaffolding:
Fresh tomato slices, fresh Basil (optional), and hummus. It’s super simple and it’s delicious. Also great toasted.
Banana sandwiches. I don’t know if this is a New Zealand thing only or what, but seriously, dry bread, or margaraine, or whatever, and banana slices. That’s all. It’s divine.
Avocado and tomato. With a sprinkle of salt and a splash of lemon juice if you’ve got it. Also fabulous toasted.
Tabbouleh. If you can get it easily ready made from the supermarket, this goes great on any kind of bread related construct. Also goes fabulously with hummus.
Falafel. Microwave a few spoonfuls for a minute or two, add to bread, add tomato sauce, barbecue sauce, mustard, hummus, whatever. Devour.
Cracker type things
There’s all kinds of crunchy crispy nommy things out there - rice or corn cakes, rice crackers, water crackers, the list goes on.
Stuff to put on them or dip them in
Peanut butter - surprisingly nommy on corn/rice cakes
Hummus - unsurprisingly nommy on everything
Fresh tomato (awesome with fresh basil)
Olives - There’s two kinds of people in this world. The ones who love olives, and the unlucky ones who don’t have the joy of olives in their lives.
Sliced banana - especially good on rice/corn cakes
Sticks, chips and dips
Stuff to dip with -
Toasted pita bread
Mini spring rolls (raw or cooked)
Stuff to dip in -
Hummus - it comes in a million flavours
Pesto (just need to find a vegan one, or make your own :) )
Salsa - home made or store bought
Sweet chilli sauce
Much like the humble sandwich, perhaps even pre dating it, we like to put stuff on bread, all kinds of bread.
Peanut butter - seriously. Just go buy some peanut butter and eat it
Bananas - yep, sliced bananas on toast is amazing.
Fresh tomato - Add salt, pepper (if you like it), and it’s divine
Avocado - mashed on toast with a fork, a pinch of salt, and some lemon juice, it’s divine.
Marmite - So about half the western world will know what I’m talking about. The rest will be dazed and confused. Google it. It’s awesome. Half of you will instantly hate it. Half of you will become helpless addicted to the magnificent mountain of b vitamins that is marmite. Also related to vegemite.
Baked beans - Heat em up, pile em on.
They’re cheap, they’re crunchy (cept for the giant soft ones, which are awesome in their own right), and they’re little edible bows. what more could you want? They’re usually vegan friendly, but it’s worth checking the bag just in case.
Yep. Grab some veggies, I quite like cauliflower and broccoli, put them in a covered microwave safe bowl and heat on high power for a couple of minutes. Then add whatever sauces you like (there’s a whole bunch listed here)
If you don’t have a microwave or don’t want to use one, just add about two cm (just under an inch) of water to a pot, add the veggies and cover. Bring to the boil on high heat, let it boil for a couple of minutes, then drain the water and the veggies should be cooked and nicely crisp.
Hi friends! I am back in business (even tho it’s been like 3 days lol) with another fic bout our golden maknae Jungkook!
As always, feedback is greatly appreciated
Word Count: 1.4k
Warnings: Jungkook. that is all
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“Hi mum.” You called up the stairs, dropping your school bag in the hallway.
“Hi, love, how was school?” You heard her call back. You sighed, recounting the extremely average day you had endured for 8 hours. Nothing exciting seemed to happen in your life anymore; you went to school, you came home, you read. And the school cycle was the same thing every goddamn day; maths, gym, english, lunch, geography, history, home. The best part of the day was when Beckie Olivers had her lunch dumped over her favourite Juicy Couture sweater when the skateboard nerds rushed past her. She screamed the cafeteria down.
1. Ketchup or mustard?
2. What type of cloud are they most like?
3. Galaxy or universe?
4. What is their favourite era?
5. What, to them, was the worst song of 2016?
6. Black and white or white and black?
7. Soft bed or firm?
8. If they were a composer, who would they be?
9. RV or hotel?
10. Who is their favourite Jonas Brother?
11. What is their least favourite colour?
12. Describe their happy place.
13. What was their most recent dream?
14. What are their triggers?
15. College ruled or wide ruled?
16. Kindergarten or senior year?
17. Ants or scorpions?
18. What would their autobiography be called?
19. North, south, east, or west?
20. Missouri or Minnesota?
the sushi place near me has the fattiest (my fave) and best salmon.
so i usually just eat their salmon sashimi that has red onion slices and like a honey mustard mayo type sauce on it. or i just eat plain ‘ol sashimi. but today i tried this seared salmon that had roasted garlic smeared all over it. alksdjflklkasdf i almost cried.
but i also really like unagi and anything with crab salad in it.
Bought a new bullet journalling book for when school starts in April. I figured it would be easier to bring and carry around with a tiny one rather than the current one i have hehe. This is how it look so far.
Its a basic mustard color leather type notebook with elastic band from daiso! I like how small and cute and basic it is. I also added a little panda sticker to make it cuter!
<b>What she says:</b> I'm fine<p/><b>What she means:</b> Josh can float around like he's emo aladdin and Tyler suddenly looks like Colonel Mustard but in a good way and my brain cannot handle this<p/></p>
Meet Nina: The group’s seer. Nina is the logical and cautious one of the group. Always thinking things through and calculating each of her steps. In actuality, Nina is best in service when her eyes are closed and she really listens. Seeing beyond means she has the ability to go to other realms in her mind. Only time will tell what else she is capable of seeing.