Comfort Food is Love – Barbecue Tofu with Chipotle Butternut Mac

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Last week, work took me to Omaha, Nebraska for a few days.  I can’t say too much about Omaha as most of my time was spent on a plane or in a meeting, but I did get to enjoy a fantastic dinner at Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s vegan restaurant, Modern Love. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to take a lot of photographs of my food as I was having dinner with a work colleague.

One of the dishes I had was the Mac and Shews – a to-die-for combination of vegan mac and cheese, pecan crusted tofu, barbecue cauliflower, and kale.  The mac was slightly sweet and reminded me of butternut squash.  The tofu was cooked perfectly, and the combination of barbecue, pecans, and mac and cheese was the definition of comfort food.

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Roasted Carrot Ravioli

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I had grand plans for my very first blog day.  I planned on getting up early, shopping for the freshest ingredients I could find, and leisurely cooking in a sparkling clean kitchen.  My plan was perfect, but I failed to take one thing into consideration – I couldn’t have any less motivation on Sunday mornings.  None.  I usually spend hours stretched out on the couch, snuggled up with Tonks, and drinking coffee into the late afternoon while watching episode after episode of Malcom in the Middle.

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