Friday, November 12, 2010

Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

Regular lasagna made can be made even tastier, in my opinion, by layering in some roasted veggies. Practically any vegetable tastes better roasted, so I just pick whatever looks good at the supermarket. In this case I used two zucchini, three small carrots, an eggplant, and a red onion, I made the tofu ricotta from Veganomicon and used some marinara that Tony made.

A veggie layer...

The finished product, topped with some vegan cheese shreds and quick homemade vegan parmesan...

So, that's week 2 of Vegan MoFo! For me, anyway -- those of you who are blogging on weekends have my respect, but I can't seem to do it. This weekend we're going to New Jersey to visit friends and Tony is taking me on an actual date (our first in over a year, whoa!) Do you have any fun plans this weekend? Have a good one! I'll leave you with a survey I swiped from I Eat Trees and have been saving for a lazy today.

What is one food you thought you’d miss when you went vegan, but don’t?
cream cheese...thanks, Tofutti!

What is a food or dish you wouldn’t touch as a child, but enjoy now?


What vegan dish or food you feel like you “should” like, but don’t?

What beverage do you consume the most of on any given day?


What dish are you “famous” for making or bringing to gatherings?

Sweets -- I love to make dessert when I don't have to eat it all myself!

Do you have any self-imposed food rules (like no food touching on the plate or no nuts in sweets)?
Don't think so...

What’s one food or dish you tend to eat too much of when you have it in your home?

Better Made chips -- I bring them home with me whenever I visit family in Michigan and I can't stop eating them, especially the hot BBQ flavor

What ingredient or food do you prefer to make yourself despite it being widely available prepackaged?

What ingredient or food is worth spending the extra money to get “the good stuff”?

Stevia - it's pricey but I gotta have it in my tea

Are you much of a snacker?  What are your favorite snacks?

Salted almonds, cream cheese on crackers

What are your favorite vegan pizza toppings?

Pickled jalapenos, kalamata olives, fresh basil (not all at once!)

What is your favorite vegetable?  Fruit?

Veggie: Broccoli
Fruit: Strawberries

What is the best salad dressing?

Annie's Goddess Dressing

What is your favorite thing to put on toasted bread?
Vegan bacon, tomato, lettuce and Veganaise

What kind of soup do you most often turn to on a chilly day or when you aren’t feeling your best?
Anything with greens in it, like lentil chard soup

What is your favorite cupcake flavor? Frosting flavor?

Red velvet

What is your favorite kind of cookie?

My Granny's 7-layer cookies, I'll have to veganize them one of these days

What is your most-loved “weeknight meal”?


What is one dish or food you enjoy, but can’t get anyone else in your household to eat?

Eggplant (although I did sneak it into that lasagna, hahaha)

How long, in total,  do you spend in the kitchen on an average day?
1-2 hours


  1. Lasagna looks great! I lucked out. The boy only hates a few things so I never have to sneak stuff in. Although, it kills a part of me that I can't bake with raisins unless I want to eat the entire batch of something.

  2. I think Annie's Goddess dressing is the best, too! Some salad with that dressing and that lasagna you made would be fabulous!

  3. That lasagna looks so good. I haven't had lasagna in so long, I really want to make some right now.
    I'm doing Vegan MoFo on my blog too, and I'm trying to visit as many fellow MoFoer's as possible. I'm so glad I discovered your blog, it's wonderful!

  4. haha yes, dessert shared with others is best! i mean dessert for one is ok, but no one should be trusted alone with cake :P <3

  5. I wish I could have a bite of your lasagna! I make it much too seldom myself, but love it every time I get it somewhere. :)