Chipotle Pepper Sofritas Recipe


So, there is a national chain that has some pretty delicious sofritas. We like them wrapped in a burrito, in a bowl, or on a salad. The name of the chain rhymes with, um, “a goat lay,” I guess. Anyway, the sofritas are quite delicious. Since they state on their website what is in the sofritas, it was pretty easy to experiment with making them! And, I did. I might add a little more onion and/or garlic next time, because Ms. VeganAsana Jr.2 thought it needed a little something else. This recipe makes quite a bit, so you can half … Continue reading

A+ Vegan Mac and Cheese


A guest post by Ms. TheVeganAsana Jr.2 ~Recipe adapted from After many attempts to get it right, the current winner in the battle for best homemade vegan macaroni and cheese is this easy recipe. Ingredients 8 oz. pasta 1 1/4 cup unsweetened non-dairy milk 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 heaping tablespoons flour 3/4 cup nutritional yeast 2 tablespoons non-dairy butter salt any seasonings you prefer Process Cook pasta and set aside Add oil and flour into a pot and whisk together. Cook for two minutes. Add non-dairy milk slowly while stirring. Cook until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat … Continue reading

Mala of the Heart – Book Review


New World Library recently contacted me to see if I would review the book Mala of the Heart for TheVeganAsana. Always happy to read something new, I agreed. Utilizing the idea of 108 beads on a mala (which itself comes from the significance of that number in a variety of domains), this book contains 108 poems or excerpts from poems that speak to issues of awakening, enlightenment, and peace. The poems are organized to correlate with the seven chakras of the body. Most poetry featured in this text is from the period prior to the 20th century. Rumi’s poetry is featured most … Continue reading