March Matcha Madness

If you’ve been reading this blog for a while (if you’re new, welcome!), you will know that I love matcha. Having previously posted brownie, pudding (chia and bread) and cookie recipes, treats made with this green tea powder is a match-a made in heaven. What you didn’t know is that I absolutely adore the pecan sticky bun found at Flour Bakery in Boston (There’s actually four bakeries, all owned by baking extraordinaire Joanne Chang). Anytime I am in Boston, I make sure I grab a sticky bun to bring home (well, probably only part of a sticky bun).

Not that I could ever improve upon this piece of pastry perfection, I tweaked the original recipe just a tiny bit, and you guessed it, it involves matcha.

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Meatless Monday: Tortilla Crusted Tofu Sandwich (It’s VEGAN!)

Happy Meatless Monday! I’ve decided to take the plunge and become a part-time vegan. What this means is that each day, I will abstain from eating any kind of animal products (meat, dairy, eggs, etc.) until 6 p.m. where I may have animal products for dinner.

For this first day back on the vegan wagon, I decided to make a tofu sandwich. Crushed tortilla chips, adobo, honey and lime coated tofu is fried and sandwiched in-between two slices of whole grain bread with freshly mashed avocado and sliced tomato. Continue reading