Jackfruit Tinga

Jackfruit Tinga and Spanish Rice | Seitan Beats Your Meat

The first time I had tinga was in a burrito from one of my favorite restaurants in Chicago, Quesadilla La Reina del Sur. It’s an awesome vegetarian/mostly-vegan Mexican restaurant that makes all types of traditional Mexican dishes with soy-based meats and vegan cheese, and serves fresh juices and smoothies. If you’re ever visiting Chicago, Quesadilla […]

Rainbow Pancakes

Vegan Rainbow Pancakes A couple of years ago, I made rainbow pancakes for a photo* for pride month over at Kelly Peloza Photo. I’d always thought about posting a recipe and tutorial on SBYM (because that stack of pancakes is 100% real—no camera trickery!). Now that recipe videos are a big thing, I realized that […]

Avocado Toast Houses

Avocado Toast House | Seitan Beats Your Meat

Upon learning that avocado toast is the primary reason millennials are not homeowners, I knew some self reflection was in order. I, a person who was born smack in the middle of the birth year range that classifies millennials, am an avid consumer of avocado slices on toasted bread. I also rent my apartment without […]

Homemade Giardiniera Recipe

Homemade Giardiniera I love olives, pickles, and all sorts of pickled and brined vegetables in between. Giardiniera is no exception, especially living in Chicago where this condiment is on grocery store shelves and restaurant menus everywhere. However, I never tried making homemade giardiniera until recently, even though is wicked simple once you have all of your […]