vegan mofo 2011

Vegan MoFo: Pumpkin Oatmeal

It’s motherfucking pumpkin season, folks. Every year around this time, I gorge on the sweet squash by inserting it into as many concoctions as possible. The amazing flavor and lovely color herald the fall holidays, my favorites. So when I woke up this morning with a headache brought on by far too much wine last night, I needed something sweet, bright, and comforting. Hence this pumpkin oatmeal was born:

Pumpkin Oatmeal for One

1 cup water
¼ cup rolled oats
¼ can pumpkin puree
¼ tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. agave nectar (or maple syrup, or sugar, or whatever)
assorted pumpkin-esque spices (allspice, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg—OR just some pumpkin pie spice)

Put water in saucepan and bring to a boil. When it’s boiling, add everything else, and reduce the heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until it’s as runny or dry as you like. Add raisins or nuts or something if you’re nasty. Eat away your hangover.

Vegan MoFo: Boca Chik'n Patty!

I hope you love this beautiful picture. The yellow walls go great with the yellow lighting. I’m a regular Ansel Adams over here. But these, my friends, are the important ingredients you need to gather!:

  • Boca Chik'n Patty
  • Bun (I prefer whole wheat) 
  • Relish 
  • BBQ sauce 
  • Vegenaise 
  • Ketchup 
  • Mustard

You can ATTEMPT to make this without one of these ingredients but I really don’t know if the recipe will work. First you put the patty in the toaster oven for like ever. Flip it at some point. Towards the last minute, you can add your bun to toast a little. Once patty and bun are ready, put them on a plate and get ready to assemble! Carefully top with relish, BBQ sauce, Vegensaise, ketchup, and mustard, and WHAM BAM! You are ready to eat your delicious burger!