Get Out of Jail Free: The Vegan’s 100 List

You knew it was coming.

Yup, today I’m using my MoFo version of a Get Out of Jail Free card and filing out that Vegan’s 100 List that’s been making the rounds. It’s not even that I don’t have anything about which to blog, but more that I didn’t have time this morning, I’m at work now (I work super part-time… three hours today!), and after work I need to get ready and then head up to my brother’s college for an end-of-term party tonight. Coming up in the near future will be posts about super awesome banana-oat muffins, super-garlicky baba ganoush, and possibly Chocomole. But for today, my list! Which is bound to be pretty pathetic. I’m a new vegan, but that’s really no excuse, since I was effectively vegan for ~9 months before making the official switch. Ah well. I’ll think of it as inspiration. Also. Sorry for the commentary, but I can’t resist adding my two cents. It makes posting the list a little less of a cop-out, though, right? Heh.

Rules:
1) Copy this list into your blog or social networking site profile, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out or italicize any items that you would never consider eating.
4) Optional extra: Post a comment on this post linking to your results.

1. Molasses (Regular and blackstrap. We used to eat it on pancakes… my cousins were weirded out by that!)
2. Cactus/Nopales
3. Scrambled Tofu (Duh.)
4. Grilled Portobella Caps
5. Fresh Ground Horseradish
6. Sweet Potato Biscuits (No, but these sound delicious!)
7. Arepas (…um?)
8. Vegan Coleslaw (I was never a huge coleslaw fan. Maybe a vegan version would change that?)
9. Ginger Carrot Soup
10. Fiddlehead Ferns
11. Roasted Elephant Garlic
12. Umeboshi
13. Almond Butter Toast (I suck.)
14. Aloe Vera
15. H and H Bagel NYC
16. Slow Roasted Butternut Squash
17. White truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Freshly ground wasabi
20. Coconut Milk Ice Cream (Heck yeah!)
21. Heirloom tomatoes (Love ’em.)
22. Orchard-fresh pressed apple cider (I’m pretty sure, at least…)
23. Organic California Mango
24. Quinoa
25. Papaya Smoothie
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet or Habañero pepper (It counts if it was in salsa, right?)
27. Goji Berry Tea
28. Fennel
29. Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies (OMG. I just realized I’ve never made straight-up vegan chocolate chip cookies! WTF.)
30. Radishes and Vegan Buttery Spread
31. Starfruit
32. Oven fresh Sourdough bread
33. Sangria made with premium fruit and juices (Okay… premium? Really?)
34. Sauerkraut
35. Acai Smoothie
36. Blue Foot Mushrooms
37. Vegan Cupcake from Babycakes NYC
38. Sweet Potatoes and Tempeh combo
39. Falafel (I fell in love with falafel in Berlin… mmm.)
40. Spelt Crust Pizza
41. Salt and Pepper Oyster Mushrooms
42. Jicama Slaw
43. Pumpkin Edamame Ginger Dumplings
44. Hemp Milk
45. Rose Champagne
46. Fuyu (aka persimmons)
47. Raw Avocado-Coconut Soup
48. Tofu Pesto Sandwich
49. Apple-Lemon-Ginger-Cayenne fresh-pressed juice
50. Grilled Seitan
51. Prickly pear
52. Fresh Pressed Almond Milk
53. Concord Grapes off the vine
54. Ramps
55. Coconut Water fresh from a young coconut
56. Organic Arugula (I’ve eaten a lot of salads in my day, so I’m going to assume that at least one of them included this!)
57. Vidalia Onion
58. Sampler of organic produce from Diamond Organics (Um?)
59. Honeycrisp Apple (Just yesterday!)
60. Poi
61. Vegan Campfire-toasted S’mores (Sigh.)
62. Grape seed Oil
63. Farm fresh-picked Peach (It counts if it was from a farmer’s market, right?)
64. Freshly-made pita bread with freshly-made hummus
65. Chestnut Snack Packs
66. Fresh Guava
67. Mint Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies (Okay, I love mint and I love chocolate and I love oatmeal, but together? I dunno… I’ll have to try it!)
68. Raw Mallomar from One Lucky Duck, NYC
69. Fried plantains
70. Mache
71. Golden Beets
72. Barrel-Fresh Pickles
73. Liquid Smoke (I just bought a bottle, though!)
74. Meyer Lemon
75. Veggie Paella
76. Vegan Lasagna
77. Kombucha
78. Homemade Soy Milk
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Lychee Bellini
81. Tempeh Bacon (Okay, honestly? I wasn’t a fan. But back then I didn’t really like tempeh all that much, so… maybe I should try it again.)
82. Sprouted Grain Bread
83. Lemon Pepper Tempeh
84. Vanilla Bean
85. Watercress
86. Carrot you pulled out of the ground yourself
87. Vegan In-Season Fruit Pie
88. Flowers (Dried hibiscus is icky.)
89. Corn Chowder
90. High Quality Vegan Raw Chocolate
91. Yellow fuzz-free Kiwi
92. White Flesh Grapefruit (I love grapefruit. SO MUCH.)
93. Harissa
94. Coconut Oil
95. Jackfruit
96. Homemade Risotto
97. Spirulina (It was in an Odwalla bar… hehe.)
98. Seedless ‘Pixie’ Tangerine
99. Gourmet Sorbet
100. Fresh Plucked English Peas

Well, that was fun… and embarrassing. I’ll see you all tomorrow with something more substantial, I promise! Wish me luck tonight – my college didn’t have a Greek system, and I’ve never been to a frat party! Yikes!

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3 thoughts on “Get Out of Jail Free: The Vegan’s 100 List

  1. Pingback: Food Frenzy Friday « La Vida Vegga

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