it sucks when you like really really good food but you are broke, or even just watching your spending. some people think that being vegan costs a shit load of money or something, but it really doesn't. produce is actually extremely cheap, most of the time, especially from farmer's markets and my local produce market. behold: bok choy. i paid 1.50 for this huge huge huge bag, it was probably about 2 pounds, maybe. but creating a very tasty dish is easy with it, when you add yummy things like miso paste, sesame oil, fresh ginger and garlic, a little agave, and some chili flakes. my go-to meal when i want comfort for cheap, is steamed and sauteed bok choy.
also, more cupcakes, because there is always room in my budget for cupcake supplies.
and last but not least;
my dad has become really good about veganizing food that he makes for everyone else. he is an amazing cook and will always put on a separate pot or pan for me, so i don't have to curse and grunt at everyone that gets to eat the delicious foods from my omnivore past. what a nice dad he is. so last night he made jambalaya, mine with tofurkey sausage of some sort, he didn't save the package. but it was so good, spicy and ricey and sausagey, very comforting. all i need now is the recipe so i can make it again!