Holiday Meal Fun 2013

If you happen to be celebrating Christmas today I hope you have a merry one – if it’s just another day, I hope it’s awesome too! We’re in Orlando this week, but the day before we left I whipped up a little mini dinner for JC and I. Or, it was supposed to be a mini dinner, but those plans didn’t quite work out, as I started making potatoes, acorn squash, green beans, vegan bigos (a traditional Polish fried sauerkraut stew) and a very large bowl (but smaller than usual) of Sałatka Jarzynowa (another traditional Polish dish – this time a cold salad with lots of vegetables) that has become an important part of my holiday celebrations. I also cooked up the Vegetarian Holiday Roast we picked up from an Ohio Whole Foods on a previous visit to the USA a couple of weeks ago. It’s made by Five Star Foodies, a company based out of Cincinnati, and since it wasn’t something we could buy in Toronto we wanted to give it a try. This roast was pretty amazing, and I’ll have to get into it a bit more on a future lazy vegan Friday post. But it’s a couple of pieces of seitan, stuffed with onion celery stuffing, and wrapped in yuba (tofu sheet). They also provided a thick cooking gravy. But I also made a huge pot of my own. Another item we picked up while in the USA (though this might actually be available in Canada as…

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