Friday, October 1, 2010

Happy Friday!

Today started out relatively productive! I caught up on e-mails and went grocery shopping all before 9:30am! :) I decided I would make some vegan "meatballs." I've seen a lot of bloggers make similar things because they freeze well and make great snacks or salad toppers too! I adapted this recipe from Life of Joy. Here's the recipe:

Vegan "Meatballs"

First bring 1 3/4 cups of water to a boil. Once boiled, remove from burner and add 2 cups of TVP. Let this sit while you saute your onion. Saute 1/2 of a large vidalia onion in olive oil until it yellows.

Stir in the TVP into the onions. Add:

1/2 tsp. chili powder
1 Tbsp. garlic salt
1/2 tsp. oregano
1 Tbsp. Bragg Liquid Aminos
1/2 tsp. dried parsley

Then I mixed in 1/4 cup whole wheat flour and 1/4 cup all purpose flour.

Once the mixture cools you can roll them in to miniature "meatballs." I baked them on 350 for about 25 minutes. Baking time depends on how crispy you want the exterior to be. However, test one when they come out of the oven to make sure the middle is cooked.

Now off to do work!


  1. p.s. where did you find TVP and liquid aminos?

  2. Thanks Britt! I found the TVP at a grocery store called Martin's. Here's a link to the TVP brand's website:

    I found the liquid aminos at Martin's as well. That grocery store has an amazing organic food aisle. I'm sure Whole Foods would have it too. If not, you can order it online:

    Thanks for checking out my blog!:)