#LunchBreakLIVE with Seyka Mejeur and her fabulous husband Brian of For Goodness Seyks! This incredible vegan couple travel the world spreading the word about the joys of a plant-based diet! Today, they’re making VLT, a vegan BLT with tempeh!
See the recipe on their travel and goodness blog here: http://forgoodnessseyks.com/blog/
Here is some more info about Seyka and Brian directly from their website:
Plant-Based Mission for Goodness
Do you want optimal health? Do you love animals? Are you inspired by the art and fun of food? Do you want to make the planet a better place? Do you want to match your actions with your ethics for the sake of goodness? A plant-based lifestyle is the one for you!
For Goodness Seyks empowers people of all demographics to live a plant-based lifestyle, through love and education, for the sake of human health, planetary wellness, the well-being of animals and the pursuit of goodness.
Goodness Focused Founders
FGS founders, Seyka and Brian, are experts in plant-based diets and live the lifestyle every day. They have a large following of readers on various social media sites (ForGoodnessSeyks lifestyle Instagram, ForGoodnessSeyks_Foodie Instagram, For Goodness Seyks Facebook, and more) who look to them to provide unique insight into how to transform any restaurant into a healthy, ethical and delicious oasis.
Brian and Seyka have just completed a 21 Country Vegan Voyage where they have interviewed top chefs, enjoyed cuisine from around the globe, used vegan cruelty-free beauty products for travel, and blogged about how easy and fun it can be to travel vegan!
“Our goal is to change the world, for the sake of goodness. We want to make vegan, healthy and ethical options easier for people to understand and integrate into their lives. We are energetic, fun, kind, professionals who know how to bring wholehearted connection to the business side of life.”
Seyka “Seyks” Mejeur
- Seyka has been part of the vegan community for 12 years.
- Seyka is Yelp “Elite”, an “Ambassador” on HappyCow.Net, a “Local Guide” on Google Reviews, and regularly reviews on Trip Advisor. *
- Seyka has been cooking for 20 years. She has a love of food, environmental sustainability and protecting animals.
- Through ForGoodnessSeyks.com, Seyka and Brian are able to blog about plant-based food, travel and other matters close to their hearts.
- Seyka also is a seeker and promoter of incredible vegan cruelty-free beauty brands.
* Seyka’s reviews influence a business’ score to a higher degree and she is regularly sought out to test new vegan dishes and consult restaurants on vegan offerings.
Brian was an engineer at SpaceX and the Head of Operations at a drone data company. While working on cutting-edge rocket and drone technology, he’s developed his prowess for managing logistics for complex processes, attention to detail, and an aptitude for solving problems.
Until Brian met Seyka in 2015, he had a traditional western diet with a large intake of animal products. After he fell in love with Seyka, his diet began to evolve. Through learning about her passion and the facts concerning the consumption of animal products, Brian has transitioned to be vegan. His transition provides a meaningful perspective on the value of a diet focused on plants.
Cut the tempeh into bacon sized slices. Heat the olive oil in a skillet and brown the tempeh on both sides. While the tempeh is cooking, mix the liquid aminos, the pineapple juice, and garlic powder together in a separate dish. Once the tempeh is browned, add a tablespoon of water, followed by the liquid amino pineapple mix that you’ve created, coating the tempeh evenly and letting the sauce thicken on the tempeh. Turn the heat off and let the bacon rest in the pan.
Toast the sourdough slices for the sandwiches. Take the garlic clove and rub over the toasted sourdough to get the fresh garlic on the bread. Spread the mayonnaise on one slice of the bread. Add avocado on one side of the bread. Add sliced heirloom tomato to the sandwich liberally. Add a lettuce layer. Add a bacon layer, slice and enjoy!
You can make healthy, delicious VLT’s which are Vegan BLTs. These are crowd favorites and give me all the comforts of Grandmother’s BLT sandwiches, without any of the health compromises, harm to the planet, or harm to animals!
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