Smoky Potato Scramble

I do eat more than just home fries and scrambles. Even though I just made one a few nights before, I came across a picture on Facebook. Did it ever look good. I knew I had to make it. So I did what most would do and ask which book it’s from or if the recipe was online? This creation is printed in the Vegan Dinner by Julie’s Kitchenette (page 44)

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This is a one pot meal! If you are making mashed potatoes make cook a few extra potatoes for this dish, or left over cooked potatoes will work, that way you don’t need to boil the potatoes first therefore making it a two pot dinner 🙂

It has everything you could want – moist, with a nice crunch to the potatoes,  a nice onion, garlic flavour with a hint of smokiness. It’s truly yummy! You must try this. Trust me: you can never have enough potato/ scramble recipes.

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What herbs do you like in your scramble?

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30 Minutes Exercise Done!

20 minute walk

10 squats

Some tummy ‘ups/ins’….luv these things…can do them standing/sitting/laying down

Stretching (hip flexors)

Up/down 4 flights of stairs 3x

Butt/thighs isometrics a few times

Woohoo…done!  🙂

 

Holiday potatoes and a scramble

I do love my potatoes and tofu scramble. They go hand in hand. My comfort food, my don’t have to think food, satisfying and I love the left over food.

I’m still working my way through Laura’s Vegan Ease book. I seriously can’t believe how many potatoe dishes that are the star of the meal, and not just cubed into the dish.

I made her holiday Rosemery smash spuds. Such an easy and simple yet had an elegant feel to them. I think next time I might add a splash of freshly squeezed lemon juice after they’ve been cooked, and I didn’t have crushed Rosemery but I would recommend it- unless you like little pineneedle like herbs in your dish. I really don’t mind. But next time I will take that extra step. Sharon Palmer has an interview and the recipe on her site. Make them – seriously.

I didn’t have any English muffins, but wanted to try her method of making tofu scramble for her tofu veg-muffin (this would make an excellent breakfast, served with a side of hash browns or home potatoes of course). This dish is pretty good! Moister than what I normal make- but in a good way. I’m use to making a version of Isa’s tofu scramble, which is more dry (I don’t follow her recipe, I just wing it now). I did like the way Laura’s scramble held up the next day. (My way is more dry and maybe I should add water before I re-heat, but I can be lazy)

Another two great dishes from The Vegan Ease! Seriously, the dish is tastier than what I could make it look like  I’m only using my iPhone to snap pics.

What are your favorite brunch foods?

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30 Minutes Exercise Done!

This  how I got it done today!

15 minutes vacuuming.

4x up/down 4 flights of stairs

15 minutes scraping snow off sidewalk (leftover remnants from the other day)

10 squats – and, no, not while I was outside scraping sidewalk 🙂

Some tummy ups/ins <- luv these things

Woohoo!  Done!