11.26.2012

monday morning





what can i say?  i'm a creature of habit.
i make this about every 2 weeks.
i love steve for telling me about this egg-less egg salad.
having a big batch of it in the refrigerator makes me so happy.
i could eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

in a bowl whisk together...

1/4 c vegenaise
2 T chopped onion
1 stalk of celery
1 t dijon mustard
1/2 t salt
1/4 t pepper
1/8 t tumeric
1/4 t garlic powder

chop a block of firm tofu into small dice
mix, chill and serve.




here i am in a $1 sweatshirt and $1 pair of jeans.







have a fabo monday.

xo


27 comments:

  1. You look like a million...where in the world do you get sweater and jeans for $1 each?

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  2. You always impress! $2 - amazing. Loved your feedback on the below comments about curtains and color.

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  3. Sounds yum. Love your shoes!

    I bought a little black cardigan at Goodwill the other day for fifty cents ... I thought of you :)

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  4. Cheap never looked so chic! You absolutely rock those skinnies and that salad looks wonderful but I'd have to skip the celery (I know, I know, a veggie who hates celery, I'm a disgrace!) xxx

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  5. I have to try this salad- I also love having some yummy easy salad in the fridge. And those shoes! Are they new? So, so cute.

    Lately, I've been a discouraged thrifter. My local (Seattle)thrift stores have increased to retail prices. It's crazy. And odd. I think so many of us started shopping there they decided to see how high they could go. But I can't imagine paying $15 for a thrifted shirt. Oh well, it was fun while it lasted.

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    1. new-ish. i got them last year from payless.:)

      all our thriftshops are raising their prices too.:(

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  6. I love a good bargain! I buy all of my clothing (except unmentionables, lol)
    I get a ton of name brands for only $3.99 it is a deal!
    I will have to try your "egg" salad as everyone I try to make on my own is horrible! maybe it is because I always hated egg salad when I was a meat eater? Hmmm. Do you think that is it?
    Loved the cuffed jeans, that is how I wear mine sometimes too!
    Brandi

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  7. The sweater looks very comfortable. My kind of sweater!
    This is a great salad!

    I wonder, did you ever try this home-made vegenaise?
    http://thesunnyrawkitchen.blogspot.co.at/2012/09/raw-in-flash-video-ranch-dressing.html

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    1. just watched the video and the dressing sounds delicious. i bookmarked it and will make it for sure! thanks paula.

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    2. oops. this was the link towards the dressing, but there is a vegenaise also available on the website. it takes more nuts and less water what I remember.

      I will make use of the last days of your food-postings and mention that we had friends over for dinner and served a 3-course vegan dinner. :-) big step for me! maybe we were not as creative as you (the colour orange dominated - pumpkin, sweat potatoes) in various courses but overall it was very satisfying.

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  8. I have been loving my Tu-no salad so much! Much the same ingredients but swap out the tofu for slightly mashed garbanzos and add chopped pickle! Will have to try yours this week(:

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  9. Always lovely, always chic Janet.. Love the outfit and the oxfords v much... and that salad looks delish.. Happy Monday to you too! S X

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  10. Gosh, I wish I liked tofu! Crazy being a vegan and I don't like tofu, huh?
    But, I have tried almost this exact same recipe with cauliflower vs. tofu and it is very good.
    Give it a try!

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  11. Someone told me they made a faux egg salad using chick peas with the balance of the ingredients about the same as this one. That Steve; he's the bomb!

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  12. Janet you hunt down the best bargains.
    Our local thrift shops prices are way higher.

    you've got great style, those brogues are all the rage here

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  13. I hope you don't think I am terribly inappropriate or rude but I have a sincere question that I am truly curious about. You have a great body as your readers are always telling you, and I get that at any age we can be slim and toned with the proper diet and excercise, BUT breasts are just one thing that seem to have a mind of their own. You have the body of a 20 something, INCLUDING your perky breasts!!! HOW DO YOU DO IT? Yes, I am really asking. Why/how are your breasts so perky.:)

    Yes, I can ask the question but I am afraid I have to be anon, just can't bring myself to put my name to this particular question!

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    1. as i'm sitting here this morning drinking my tea i'm really laughing. perky breasts, me? that is so funny b/c sadly they are anything but. i wish i could tell you i'm wearing an amazing bra or had breast augmentation but nope, neither. wacoal discontinued my favorite wireless bra and so now i'm wearing a bali bra from jc penney. so there you go!

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  14. Janet, you look as good as a two dollar bill. I just could not resist.
    Rare and Unique. You are.
    pve

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  15. $2 never looked to good. I actually have some tofu in my fridge, I might have to try this for lunch today.

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  16. 2 bucks! Amazing. And that picture of the egg salad and oranges--Yum.
    -Suzanne in Illinois

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  17. I am sooo making this, it's always good to get ideas to jolt me out of a food rut.

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  18. I'll have to make up some tofu, and try making your tofu salad :)

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