Sunday, December 17, 2017
Potato Barley Soup & Things
1/4 C Barley
4-6 C Water *
4 T Vegan "No Chicken" Powder **
1/4 Onion, Minced
1/4 C Parsley
2 T Vegan Butter
* I started with 4 C but ended up with 6 C Water because it was so thick.
** I used a vegan "no chicken' powder. All it contained was onion, garlic, corn starch, turmeric, sunflower oil, salt, yeast, celery seed.
For this specific vegan powder I used enough to work with 4 C water because that is what I started with. The brand was Frontier Co-Op and a friend of mine a while back gave me a pound of it and I never opened it until this weekend. The date was still good on it so I figured why not. It was alright. A little salty for my usual tastes. The soup was still tasty but next time I will probably go lighter on the ingredient - that is - if I use it again at all. I usually just use water - which you could totally do here instead of using the vegan stock, broth, powder, etc. In that case I would probably just add some Bragg's Liquid Aminos, onion, garlic, etc.
Another thing I wanted to share with you today was these crunchy cookies from Simple Mills. I found them at the Buffalo Whole Foods the last time I went. They were pretty good while they lasted but I don't think I would buy them again unless they were on sale. I think they were $4.99. They did last me a while, however. They looked different from what the package looks like here. They were pretty small but a nice crunchy snack regardless.
I'm already sick of winter and it's only really bee a week. This past week we have had 3 back-to-back-to-back snow storms. BLAH! I'm sure I will be doing more cooking today so I will have more vegan foods to share with you tomorrow. In the meantime, I will be catching up on blogging buddies posts and such. What did you do this weekend?