Mmm cabbage

Aside from being delicious, cruciferous vegetables are supposed to be quite good for one’s health, and lately I have been trying to incorporate a wider variety of them in to my diet. This week has been all about cabbage.

The dish pictured below was thrown together using ingredients I had on hand. I thought it turned out pretty well!

cabbage, shredded lettuce, red onion, kidney beans, nutritional yeast, corn, pickled ginger, avocado and hummus.

Coleslaw: shredded cabbage, shredded lettuce, kidney beans, red onion, corn, green onion, nutritional yeast, pickled ginger, avocado, hummus, a little bit of lemon garlic dressing and capers.

This next dish was inspired by a number of simmered Nappa cabbage recipes, as well as Diet, Dessert and DogsAsian Inspired Nappa Cabbage Salad:

shredded Nappa cabbage, grated carrot, tofu cubes, soy sauce, miso paste (soy overkill!) and sesame seeds.

Simmered Nappa cabbage: shredded Nappa cabbage, grated carrot, tofu cubes, soy sauce, red miso paste (too much soy?), sesame seeds and a delicious math assignment.

Unfortunately, this week has also been full of stress! Thankfully I have learned how to manage some of that stress with yoga. How do you cope with stress?

On a partially unrelated note, I have been accumulating a few links over the last week and I thought I might share some of them, as we are touting ourselves as a vegan food and lifestyle blog:

– Aly

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14 Responses so far »

  1. 1

    yoga is a great stress reliever, as is running for me. I don’t like it, but always feel better after. Take care!

  2. 2

    VeggieGirl said,

    CABBAGE!!!! Love how you used it in these dishes…. yum!!

  3. 3

    VeggieGirl said,

    Hang in there with the stress!

  4. 4

    YUMMY!! Is that your yoga mat rolled up back there? It’s the same color as mine :)
    Those creepy crawlies photos are amazing!
    P.S: Your math assignment does look delicious! :P

  5. 5

    Ricki said,

    Stress. . . the bane of my existence. Unfortunately, I usually handle stress by eating chocolate–not highly recommended. In the days when I managed to meditate for 40 minutes every day, that was an incredible stress-reliever. And I’ve heard that yoga is great, too!

    I love what you did with the cabbage–I’ve actually never had napa cooked, so will give it a go!

  6. 6

    Vegannifer said,

    I’m envious of the ways you used cabbage. I gave my CSA cabbage away to my mom because I never know what to do with cabbage.

  7. 7

    I hope you find yourself with less stress! hang in there… and you just reminded me, I really need to eat more leafy things, like cabbage!

  8. 8

    miss v said,

    cabbage is so awesome. thanks for the great ideas!

  9. 9

    Shelby said,

    I’ve never had cabbage, it looks really good in these pictures though!

  10. 10

    Yummy cabbage ideas!

  11. 11

    Aly said,

    Thanks everyone :)!

    River: Yes, it is!

  12. 13

    shellyfish said,

    Oh no, evil stress. I am an aspiring yogini, but I am also beginning a Sophrology class to help me relax more. I hope the stress will leave you alone!

  13. 14

    I heart cabbage. And that coleslaw sounds so yummy. I’ve never had coleslaw with kidney beans in it, but it sounds perfect!


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