What I Eat in a Day | Easy Vegan Recipes | Episode 3 | The Edgy Veg

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The Edgy Veg has been hard at work in the kitchen putting together another “What I eat in a Day” video. This one features all vegan Breakfast Burritos for brunch, a fresh take on the classic rice bowl for a late lunch, and by request some epic Jamaican patties for dinner.

Candice and James got off to a late start and decided the best way to kick off the day would be a Breakfast Burrito brunch. Candice opts for canned beans because it really is a bit of a hassle to buy dried beans and soak them for hours. She takes a can of black beans and puts them in a skillet, ordinarily she would add cumin but she is actually out so she uses chili powder, paprika, and some garlic powder instead. She heats that up mixing it together well. After that she moves on to her egg replacement, which in this case is going to be a tofu scramble. In another skillet she breaks up her tofu to get a consistency similar to scrambled eggs.

She mentions that a lot of people like to use black salt and turmeric to season their tofu when using it as an egg replacement but she decides to use some veg powder she had left over instead and mixes that up in a food processor. She pours this over the top of the tofu while it’s cooking to give it a more “eggy” flavor. Once the tofu is done Candice gets all her Breakfast Burrito ingredients together. She has one halved avocado, some vegan lunchmeat, her scrambled tofu, vegan cheddar slices, tortillas, the beans she cooked earlier, and some Tabasco. She combines all this together into a delectable looking Brunch Breakfast Burrito.

For lunch Candice decides it’s time to take a good look at what’s in the fridge waiting to be eaten. She finds some baked sweet potatoes, left over brown rice, kale, coriander, tahini, a lemon, and some garlic. She bakes the kale for a bit then combines the lemon, garlic, coriander and tahini in her food processor blending it well. After that she builds her brown rice lunch bowl topping it with the dressing blend she just made.

For dinner Candice takes the bold move of making beef style Jamaican Patties. She has already added the necessary spices to her pan and throws in some veggie meat crumbles as well. She pulls out the dough she made earlier, which actually takes hours to create, and then gets to work frying up her vegan filling. The idea with the filling is to get a smooth consistency that will work well inside the Jamaican Patties. After she simmers the filling for 30 minutes it’s finally time to start constructing the patties.

She creates some smaller tortilla sized round rolled out dough pieces and brushes them with what oil. She puts her filling in the center and folds the rounded dough in half making what looks very much like an apple turnover. Then she takes a fork and creates the edges brushing the Jamaican Patty again before putting it in the oven. When those are done she pulls them out noting that they are the right consistency but she may have over-kneaded her dough a bit. You can find the complete recipe for Candice’s Jamaican Patties on her blog and keep an eye out for a video featuring them specifically soon as well.

That concludes this “What I Eat in a Day” video, thank you so much for watching. If you have suggestions for future recipes, or anything else you’d like to add please feel free to leave your ideas and comments below.

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I’m The Edgy Veg, a gal on a journey to revolutionize the food we define as “vegan”. Instead of salads days in and day out I choose to re-purpose familiar favorites, by recreating childhood cravings for an audience with sophisticated palettes and food-nerd obsessions with nostalgic fare. Connect with me on the interwebs here:

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gladys mejia says:

Loving these!😋

Jess Grimes says:

Jackfruit enchiladas!!! Xoxo

Joe Serrano says:

AWESOME eats my dear buddy, ah, the Jamaican patties looked IRIE when ya took 'em out of the oven, although wished ya would have tried one,…..but I know they were too hot! Uprated, thanks for sharin' and how about an imitation broiled lamb chops? :)

Apurva says:

ahh you look like cece drake from pll

lane aloha says:

How much do you spend on grocerys per week?Can you make a video where you shop for food??

Vegssica says:

She is so good at wrapping burritos….

Sabrina says:

can you adopt me so i can try all your delicious food :):):)

Zenmasterzzz says:

I love these, hope to see a lot more in the future!

MandalovesMCR says:

Could you try flamin' hot Cheetos?? I've been craving them.

Nyssa Sweet says:

Please do more vegan desserts?!?!

natdesjardins24 says:

vegan cheese ball recipe please! :)

TheJazzygirl2012 says:

I love your what I eat in a day videos !!!:)

Gabriela says:

You're so dedicated to these videos and it really pays off!! You have made it soooooo much easier for me being vegan with the amazing videos you put out ! <3

Bernice Lee says:

can you do a video on your ginger shot recipe? LOVE your videos and personality SOOOO MUCH! (:

chubby_pandas9 says:

dinner at 11 o'clock??? geez haha

Andrea Velez says:

Could you do a vegan version of those cream filled chicken balls from Tyson??? please 😜💙

sweetiepie9411 says:

Very very kind of you to make the requested Jamaican beef patties ❤️❤️

Lexy Medina says:

Vegan French macaroons please!?

Melissa Cruz says:

You and your videos literally make me feel so proud to be a [newly] vegan person (3rd week this week)! So glad I made the transition :) Also, so glad your videos exist! Your humour is everything. Love from MTL!

HelloHarvardYo? says:

All I hear is "The more you eat the more you fart?" and I'm like am I really going to subscribe because of that? I'm debating, I kind of want to.

Breanna And Baby (xxhelloxxkitty1) says:

Really wish I wasn't so lazy so I can cook like you

tamcon72 says:

I was actually frowning during the Jamaican patty part: We ain't got that here and I had no idea at all, at all what it was. Now I'm looking forward to the recipe! Recipe testing 'til all hours shows real dedication to your viewers, so thanks so much for filming all your food and explaining your cooking processes : )

Cameryn Seymour says:

Please make vegan hot Cheetos omg

kim andersen says:

can we please have some more tofu recipes? I would appreciate that very much. Thanks for a lovely channel

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