3 posts in group russian

Tofurniki (Russian Vegan Syrniki or Cheese Pancakes)

Out of all the delicious Russian dishes I remember from childhood, I must say that Syrniki are by far my favorite. They are pancakes on steroids...and I LOVE PANCAKES!!! Why are they on "steroids"? Because they are heartier and creamier and much more delicious!!! Everyone has had pancakes up the wazooo. Blueberry....smores....chocolate chip....well revamp your pancake game and try something RUSSIAN!!! Syrniki translates to cheese pancakes. Generally, these beauties are made with some ... Continue Reading

Vegan Summer Borscht with Home Fries

Summa...Summa...Summatime! It's beginning to look a lot like...SUMMER!!! Yes...scorching heat is upon us and although we would have all preferred a smoother transition. Global warming is real and we get what we caused...grr. Anywhoo....summer weather always takes me back to my childhood. Filled with pool sessions everyday, jump roping, sleeping till noon, library book clubs and just overall FUN! So of course...we were still fresh immigrants when I was a kid so most of the things I ... Continue Reading

Russian Vegan Pelmeni

To celebrate Mother's day, I decided to include Momma Irena in my Cardio with Carrots hijinks. I give a lot of praise to my mom. She has undergone A LOT in her life.....and I sure didn't make it easier with my teenage and young 20's drama and problems. Somehow...she survived the mess of decade I put her through. So it was a great pleasure to bond with her over some cooking and fitness....both things WE LOVE to do but not in the same fashions lol. She loves her zumba and I love my deadlifts ... Continue Reading