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Omelette Stacks

This morning was not a zombie apocalypse and it wasn't a Sunday hangover type morning, but it is Vegan MoFo and the prompt for today is Pantry Meal: Don’t go out and buy anything fresh for this meal, cook something just using the contents of your storecupboards!

I have a propensity to plan for the worst of the future. From the zombie apocalypse to Sunday morning hangover, I like to be prepared when it comes to noms because there are few things I love more than eating. I keep my pantry full and my tiny freezer stocked with foods that can be prepared quickly and easily. There's a shelf in my pantry that's just packed with jars of pancake mix, gravy mix, omelette mix, cheese sauce mix etc. (all housemade, of course). I keep these mixes in my upcycled Adams peanut butter jars and make labels out of tape that tell anyone looking in what the mix is and how much liquid to add to it to make it turn into food. My freezer is crammed with frozen fruit, veggies, and faux meats (because my mom gave me 5lbs of Beyond Chicken and 5lbs of Beyond Beef Crumbles).

My brunch was prepared from my pantry's omelette mix and cheese sauce mix. Once I added water to the omelette mix, I added in some frozen peas to the batter. While the omelettes were cooking, I cooked up some frozen Beyond Chicken and frozen kale to top my omelettes and put together a cheese sauce for drizzling.

I know you can see the bright bottom layer of fresh red cabbage, but I didn't go out and buy that for this challenge. I know exactly when I bought it - it was actually the cabbage I bought for Day 7 of Vegan MoFo for the color prompt and it's still packing the crunch. I'm a big fan of raw and cooked foods mixed together and I try to invite them both to every meal I have. But back to business, the greatest thing about cabbage is that shit holds up for weeks in the fridge.

Omelette Mix

1 1/2 c chickpea flour
1/4 c nutritional yeast
1/4 c ground flax seed
1 1/2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp cumin
1/2 tsp turmeric

1 tsp black salt 
  • Mix all of this shit together and store in an airtight container in your pantry until you're ready for omelettes.
  • When the mood or the zombie apocalypse strikes, combine 1/3 cup of your omelette mix and 1/3 cup of water and fry in a pan until it's cooked through and golden on each side. 
I know traditionally the fold is where all the cool fillings hangout, but these omelettes can be difficult to fold; so I like to make smaller, silver dollar sized omelettes and stack all of my cool ass fillings on top.

Up next, we have now entered in to the third week of MoFo and the best week so far: IT'S BUDGET WEEK. I'm like real good at eating vegan on a budget so I think I'm going to nail this.

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All the love,

Amber

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