Cajun Red Beans N’ Rice

Makes 4 servings

1 cup onion- diced

3 garlic cloves – minced

1/3 cup bell pepper- diced

1 can red beans- drained and rinsed

1 cup rice

2 cups veggie stock

1 TBsp hot sauce

1 TBsp Cajun Seasoning

2 bay leaves

Cajun Seasoning:

2 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp smoked paprika,cumin,thyme,salt,black pepper,onion powder

Sautée onions, peppers, until soft. Then add seasoning, beans, stock, rice, hot sauce and bay leaves. Boil then simmer covered on low for 20 minutes. Remove from heat and fluff with fork.

Buffalo Seitan Bites

Makes about 2 dozen

Seitan dough:

1 cup vital wheat gluten

1 cup veggie stock

3 TBsp flour

2 tsp onion powder

2 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

1/2 tsp poultry seasoning

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

Mix all and form a ball. Let rest 20 minutes.

Sauce:

1 cup Buffalo sauce

1 cup milk of choice( I used almond milk)

1/2 cup flour

Form a log then cut in thirds then halves then halved again. Press flat. Put on a cookie sheet lined with parchment. Cover will foul tightly. Put in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes then flip them and put in for another 10 minutes. Remove and let cool then combine milk and hot sauce. Dredge in flour then milk mixture and repeat. Sautée in hot pan for a few minutes until warmed through. Add more hot sauce to serve.