I made some gazpacho and it was perfect for a hot day:
We had black bean burgers (on a sprouted english muffin, since that's all we had) and my potato salad:
And for dessert we had Kathy's awesome Silk Chocolate Mousse:
Moving on, I made Gena's Hemp Hummus, which is really delicious:
Then I put some in a sandwich with my kale salad:
I don't have a picture of it, but I'm totally addicted to Angela's Tahini Lemon Dressing!! It is the best thing ever and so perfect for this hot summer weather!! I make large batches at a time now and it's great for dipping too, because it thickens up in the fridge :) Go make it...now!
I recently bought a Gardein product, because I had a coupon for it. We don't often buy this kind of thing, but once in a while is fine. I've heard good things about them, so we picked this up:
I heated them up in the microwave, like the package directions said. S liked them. He called them "smoky". They weren't my thing at all. The flavor of it was just weird. I didn't mind the texture, but...I don't know. I found the sauce to be a bit thick and gluey. Have you had these before? I guess I'd be willing to try another "flavor" if I had coupons or something for it. But I wouldn't go out of my way for them.
I made them with my pesto:
Lemony Spinach Avocado Pesto:
1 avocado (Hass)
2 cups packed raw spinach, washed
4 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp minced garlic
1 small tomato, chopped (if adding to pasta)
raw almonds, chopped small (if adding to pasta)
salt to taste
Scoop out the avocado, minus the pit, and put it into a food processor. Add the spinach, lemon juice, and garlic. If you have a small food processor, like I do, you may want to add the spinach a handful at a time. You can scrape it down and add the next batch of spinach, etc. Process until nice and creamy. Add the salt and process again. Add it to your pasta in a pot (if eating it with pasta) and add in the tomatoes and almonds. Let the tomatoes heat up and then it's ready! I liked it cold too. You can use it as a dip, with or without the tomatoes, and without the almonds.
And here a couple of finds from the store:
Coconut Bliss Ice Cream (If you want to win a coupon for this, and other items, enter today!!)
And the latest from Galaxy Foods-vegan cream cheese (yum):
So, don't forget to enter to win some cool vegan food coupons....contest ends tonight!
What cool summer foods have YOU eaten lately?