Being the boring adult I am, I was asleep before the new year came in this morning. Mostly because I had a stupidly early workout with my trainer. Waking up and taking the "cold" truck to the gym sucked. It was 25° and the windshield was frozen inside. Made me grumbly as my van can be started… Continue reading Happy New Year’s Day – Vegan Hoppin’ John!
For our New Years Day dinner last night I made a new version of Hoppin' John, keeping it vegan for a second year. The big change is I served it over baked barley, my first time to try that. The barley is very good tasting, great texture but wow does just a tiny bit fill… Continue reading Vegan Hoppin’ John over Baked Barley
This version of Hoppin' John is taken from my standard recipe, just minus the animal based products. And oddly enough? I liked it better this year! It doesn't have to have the liquid smoke, the bit called for does give the hint of bacon smokiness though. Vegan Hoppin' John Ingredients: 1 Tbsp olive oil 1… Continue reading Vegan Hoppin’ John
For dinner tonight I did a vegetarian version of Hoppin' John (which if you have read this blog before you will notice I happen to love!). I always have dried vegetables on hand due to recipe testing for TrailCooking so in a pinch when I have no desire to drive to town, I just grab… Continue reading Barley Hoppin’ John