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11.25.2010

Seitan Salad Sandwich {Happy Thanksgiving!}

It has been a quiet day here in our home. It feels kind of strange not being with family and celebrating over mountains of food, but I am still thankful.

I am glad that I can still say Happy Thanksgiving because it is all about being thankful. Even though I can be thankful every day of my life, I am specifically thankful for:
  • the hope I have in God who gives me strength to live each day
  • my husband
  • my mother
  • my sister
  • my father
  • my in-laws
  • my sis-in-laws
  • health
  • joy
  • marriage
  • zumba
  • my job
  • provisions
  • singing
As you can see, I can be thankful for these things every day but I have chosen to really remember the wonderful things in my life.

I hope that you all are able to take a second and be thankful for the wonderful blessings in your life.

I leave you with a simple recipe that can be prepared tomorrow after all your leftovers.

Seitan Salad Sandwich

serves 2

4 slices of Ezekiel bread, toasted

1 cup seitan roast, chopped in 1/2 inch pieces
1/4 cup celery, diced
1/4 cup dried cherries, chopped
1/4 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
3 Tablespoons Vegenaise
salt and pepper to taste

In a small bowl, place chopped seitan roast and the rest of the ingredients and mix well.

Toast Ezekiel bread and divide mixture between two plates and 4 slices of bread. Enjoy!

5 comments:

Monet said...

Hi sweet woman,
We also had a quiet thanksgiving this year, which allowed me to meditate on all the things I'm thankful for too. This is a simple yet delicious vegetarian sandwich. Thank you for sharing. I hope you have a great holiday weekend!

Tracy Wood said...

I really enjoy reading your blog and hearing about your singing events! I just nominated you for A Stylish Blog Award. :)

HiHoRosie said...

I love you thankful list! Mine is similar. :) Your sandwich looks great! I still have yet to try seitan.

Jenny said...

Happy belated Thanksgiving! I'm thankful for all of those things, too. I don't really have personal experience with zumba, but I guess I can be thankful for it, anyway. :) fun sandwich!

Brian said...

i'm seriously thinking i want to do your seitan roast for christmas, but now i know what to do with the leftovers. i'll be talking to you beforehand for sure.

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