Category Archives: Mayim’s Vegan Table

Rainbow Smoothie from Mayim’s Vegan Table

Hello VegCooks!

I only tried one more recipe from our April VegCookbook, Mayim’s Vegan Table, last week, the Rainbow Smoothie. I really like the idea. Aren’t the ingredients pretty?

Rainbow Smoothie Ingredients

And it was tasty too:

Rainbow Smoothie

Before we go into a round-up, I wanted to let you know that one of our fellow VegCookbook Club members, Janet of the taste space, is hosting a giveaway of a copy of our February VegCookbook, Oh She Glows.

To enter, leave a comment on her post, Ange’s Glo Bars and Oh She Glows Cookbook Review + Giveaway, and tell her your favorite Angela Liddon recipe, or the one you most want to make. She will randomly select a winner on May 4th.

VegCookbook Club Story Swap:

Evesfca was so excited about our May VegCookbook pick, More Quick-Fix Vegan, that she jumped right in and tried the Pumpkin Brownies, and the Vegetable Fried Rice & Quinoa.

Janet from the the taste space shared links to her reviews on vegansprout for two recipes she also tried from More Quick-Fix Vegan: the Chai-Spiced Rice and Chickpeas and the Lemony Chickpea-Spinach Soup.

What did you VegCook last week?

Huge VegCookbook Club Round-Up: Oh She Glows and Mayim’s Vegan Table

Hello VegCooks!

I’m so sorry that the round-up of all of your beautiful VegCooking has been delayed.  Here’s a big ‘ole list of what we’ve been cooking together from our March VegCookbook, Oh She Glows, and our April VegCookbook, Mayim’s Vegan Kitchen, since our last round-up on March 7th.

For some reason, not all of the photos tagged with #vegcookbookclub are visible on statigr.am (the site I link to so you all can click through and see the VegCooking photos on Instagram). You’ll have to search for #vegcookbookclub on Instagram on your phone to see all of the photos.

I’ve posted photos of what I’ve been VegCooking at the bottom of the post.

VegCookbook Club Story Swap

March VegCookbook: Oh She Glows

April VegCookbook: Mayim’s Vegan Table

What I’ve Been VegCooking:

April VegCookbook: Oh She Glows

Apple Pie Oatmeal

Apple Pie Oatmeal

I LOVED this recipe. I must have made it 5 or 6 times last month. I didn’t include the shredded coconut or hemp seeds ’cause I didn’t have them, and they were kinda pricey. Now that the weather is warming up, it doesn’t appeal to me as much, but I’ll definitely start making it again in the fall.

Loaded Savory Oatmeal and Lentil Bowl

Loaded Savory Oatmeal and Lentil Bowl
This was also extremely delicious.  I wish I had doubled the recipe. YUM!

Maple-Cinnamon Apple and Pear Baked Oatmeal

Maple-Cinnamon Apple and Pear Baked Oatmeal

I liked this too, but nothing could compare to my beloved Apple Pie Oatmeal!

Crispy Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Crispy Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

These were also *very* good (basically, everything in this cookbook is yummy). I’ve never made gluten-free cookies before, so it was great to have a delicious vegan and gluten-free cookie option for potlucks. Everyone at the gathering I brought them to had a variety of dietary needs and likes, and they all liked them.

Beet Salad with Hazelnuts, Thyme and Balsamic Reduction

Beet Salad with Hazelnuts, Thyme and Balsamic Reduction

Another winner, although it took me much longer to make it than I expected after roasted, peeling and slicing the beets, toasting the hazelnuts, and making the balsamic reduction (so fancy!). This is definitely a weekend dish, at least for me.

Creamy Vegetable Curry

Creamy Vegetable Curry

This was good, but the “Creamy Curried Vegetables” in How It All Vegan is still my favorite curry recipe.

Classic Green Monster Smoothie

Classic Green Monster Smoothie
I liked that this recipe made a lot.  I put some in a jar, thinking I would finish it the next day, but it was too delish. I drank it all at once!

Luxurious Tomato-Basil Pasta

Luxurious Tomato-Basil Pasta
Yum! If I make this again, I’ll definitely double the recipe because it went to fast.

May VegCookbook: Mayim’s Vegan Table

Mac N Cheez

Mac N Cheez

This was a fine recipe, but I’m just not a “fake” cheese fan.  I keep trying recipes that use things like Daiya Cheese, but I just don’t like it. I prefer nut, or nutritional yeast cheese alternatives.

Green Smoothie

Green Smoothie

This was a perfectly good green smoothie, and I liked that it made a lot.

Almond Butter Smoothie

Almond Butter Smoothie
This was very yummy because it was sweeeeet!

What have you been VegCooking?

Our April 2014 VegCookbook: Mayim’s Vegan Table

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A big thanks to everyone who voted in our poll. You chose Mayim’s Vegan Table by Mayim Bialik for us to cook from together in April.

You can learn more about Mayim on her website, www.mayimbialik.net and follow her on Twitter at @missmayim. You can download the first chapter of her cookbook for free here.

She doesn’t seem to have recipes on her website, but here are some articles about her cookbook that include recipes:

If you’re a newbie here, you can read about how to participate in the VegCookbook Club on our About and Love Notes pages. If you have any questions, feel free to email me at britt AT brittbravo DOT com.

P.S. Sorry I’m so behind on the weekly round-ups for our March VegCookbook, Oh She Glows!