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Mini Seitan Log

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It took me a few months to get used to cooking for one person, and after a week at my internship, it’s pretty clear I need work on learning to cook for one very busy, rarely-home person. I hate wasting food, but I had to throw a few things away last week. True, it was only some leftover brown rice and roasted veggies, but I hate wasting food.

Something I’ve been playing around with recently is halving recipes. Saturday’s muffins turned out pretty well, and on Sunday, I made a mini version of a seitan log.

ugly logYes, this is basically the ugliest thing ever (and dirty hippie food at that), but it’s tasty, nutritious, and easy to throw into salads, pasta dishes, sandwiches, and more. As I’ve mentioned before, though I’m not a vegetarian (or a dirty hippie—I totally wash behind my ears now), I really do love certain vegetarian foods, and seitan is on that list of weird-but-good.

It was much prettier when chopped up and thrown together with some veggies, marinara sauce and spaghetti squash… 

Here’s the recipe…

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