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 […]

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 […]

Cheeseburger Pizza

Vegan Cheeseburger Pizza! Upton’s Naturals recently had Kelly Peloza Photo (i.e., me) create some recipes and photos using their seitan, so I thought I’d share some of my favorites on Seitan Beats Your Meat (see, it’s meant to be!) Upton’s is an important vegan fixture in Chicago: they’ve been making seitan and prepared foods for […]