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This certainly has been a week of rip offs…. (((sigh)))

First I get to the medical facility, unpack and spend the night then the next day before dinner I’m told my insurance decided I don’t qualify.

So back home I went. I think I have found another solution which does not require me to be overnight away from home. Which is nice.

Then today, I drive an HOUR to Whole Foods. JUST to get Candle Cafe’s frozen meals and a few other items I can only find at WF.

WHERE WERE THE ENTREES???  I looked everywhere. I also couldn’t find seitan but then found it after I asked the cashier. It was in a weird location.

I inquired about my missing morsels and apparently “…if they’re not there, there’s no label, then we don’t carry that any more and replaced it with new items….we can order something for you by the case if you like…”

WHAT????

So I sent CC a message via their website advising them of this situation and asked if I could buy online. I’ll let you know what the gig is as soon as I hear.

The other rip off has been happening for a couple of months. My favourite stir fry dish that’s vegan (and I add to it see my “Road Tests” or “To Eat or Not to Eat” tabs) is this Peanut Stir Fry by Snapdragon Foods. I could not find it at Fresh Market, Wegmans and Whole Foods. I have searched high and low.

I finally succumbed and ordered a bunch of their vegan box stir fry stuff for an $11 shipping charge. I felt this was reasonable since I no longer have to drive all over the planet searching for them. Watch…..now I’ll find them back on the shelves.

I love these products because I add all sorts of things to them to make them more healthy and to add variety.

Anyway…that’s my deal for this week.

Have a fabulous weekend!

V

 

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I‘m serious…this stuff even I could eat every day… even the veganized version I make for the girl child.

I use it as a base and go on from there. But I do intend to get the spice mix down so I can just make a jar of it and have it handy all the time because that’s what makes it R A W K….

Tonight (forgot to take a photo) I made it in a frenzy because I forgot to make dinner. Just lost track of time. I made the entire meal in about 15 minutes. I will post tonight’s version on my Road Tests Page….

I buy it whenever it’s on sale. They sell it at Wegman’s and Fresh Market (FM). FM is a little pricier but closer to me than the nearest Wegman’s. I usually buy it at 2/$5.00  You can also order online from the Snapdragon Company along with their other (I’m sure) delicious choices. I have a feeling that their “Indonesian Peanut” variety is the same as the one pictured here but used for a different demographic.

I also want to make my own seitan. I have a mix so I’ll start from there. No, this isn’t a random remark, it’s relevant because I use it in this dish a lot. If I can deal with the mix, then I think I can handle doing the real thing but first things first… I tried the easiest method i.e., buy at Wegman’s in vacuum sealed pouches (I buy cubed for convenience, it’s the same price)… second is the easier method i.e., the mix. But I’m not quite sure third will be considered easy but I will have to let you know.

I’ve not been around for quite some time. Been super busy with health issues and boring stuff like that. But I did make an amazing veg lasagna with fake ricotta cheese. Now that is an interesting product and one, I might add, that needs UBER improvement. I dealt with it and I think it came out okay in the end.

Now I am off to post the recipe….

TTFN

~V~

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