Friday, June 4, 2021

Breaking Bad

Lorelei Lab: "Dad, Mom's having a tasty sammich and she's not sharing!"

Dad:  "But Lorelei - it's one of her homemade dairy-free hippie veggie burgers* made out of sawdust and carrots.  You won't like it.  You HATE carrots."

*recipe in comments

Lorelei - "I knew the pitiful look would work, see, she's breaking me off a chunk of it to eat!  Yum!!" (I just know those orange bits in there are cow cheese!)

Dad:  "I TOLD you, you wouldn't like it!"


  1. Veggie Burger (makes 4 very filling patties) Vegan and pet safe for sharing.
    1 to 1 1/2 cups of finely minced or grated veggies of choice. I often use carrots, baby spinach, green beans, and broccoli.
    2 TBSP sauce made out of 1 tsp Bragg’s Liquid Aminos, a dash of honey and water
    1 1/2 cups quick oatmeal
    1/4 cup sesame seeds (sesame seeds are safe for pets in small quantities.)
    1/4 tsp celery seeds (pet safe)
    1/4 tsp dried herbs (thyme and sage is nice)
    dash of Himalayan pink salt
    1/8 tsp white pepper (white pepper is pet safe)
    2 flax eggs (recipe will follow)
    Olive oil to cook in skillet
    Flax egg
    Combine 1 TBSP of flax meal (or finely ground flax seeds) with 1/4 cup of boiling water and let stand until thickened. Double the amount for this recipe!
    Start by sautéing your veggies for a minute or two in a bit of olive oil and the Bragg’s Sauce, just to sweat out the juices. I find this makes the patties juicier and also makes sure that the veggies aren’t raw in the burger itself. Set aside.
    In a large bowl, whisk together oatmeal, sesame seeds, herbs, spices and seasonings. Then, add the sauteed veggies, making sure to scrape all the Bragg’s sauce and the veggie juices off the bottom of the pan, and mix everything together.
    Boil your water and make your flax eggs. Let stand until the texture is similar to that of an egg : thickened but not stiff. Incorporate the “eggs” into the veggie mix with a spatula. Make sure that the liquid coats all the ingredients.
    Separate the mixture 4 equal parts, form patties.
    In a hot skillet with olive oil, cook on each side for about 5 minutes or until the patties brown.
    Serve as you like!

  2. BOL! Human food can be pretty yucky sometimes. Why wouldn't they just eat bacon and cheese all day long??

  3. Hari OM
    Yummeroonies... sorry it wasn't to your taste, Lorelei. But for me - oh yeah!!! Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

  4. Heh, heh...that last image definitely falls in the "be careful what you want" category. Love it. And love the recipe. Thanks for sharing!

  5. The pictures say it all!
    But this really IS a wonderfully healthy sandwich. My pups would love it.

  6. Lol! Sounds like conversations I have had with Hailey.

  7. LOL, BOL! Your recipe sounds yummy (for us humans.)

  8. I will let you know what kind of sandwich I like thank you.

  9. Gurl, I would leaves that too...yuckers!!!! Ma says that she would likes to try! butts she doesn't cook, so I guess we are both outta luck! 🤣
    Ruby ♥


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