Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Celebrating Memorial Day with Lemon Bars

In this post I have decided to implement a rating system, called the Vegan Gal Score.  This is for my own Type A personality purposes.  Please note that the Vegan Gal rating system is on a scale of 1 to 10.

I decided to try some new things yesterday.  I made "I Can't Believe It's Not Egg" Salad and traditional lemon bars.  For the salad, I was hoping to use tempeh as the main ingredient but after reading some comments posted by others, I decided to go with the traditional tofu.  I am interested consuming more fermented soy in my diet, so I will try tempeh in the future, although I've read that it takes a bit more added flavors to cut the tempeh taste.  More on the whole fermented soy debate at a later time.

So the eggless salad is great!  The green onions, relish, vegenaise and mustard really make this recipe.  Top it off with sprouts, tomato and a vegan croissant or toasted bread and you have a terrific meal!  Vegan Gal rating: 6.5

For the Lemon Bars, this was the first time I've ever made them vegan. Yummy!  Vegan gal rating: 8...maybe even an 8.5!

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