Day 2 Jamaica trip 2024

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I’m writing this post a few weeks after returning to Ottawa but the next few days I wrote while I was in Jamaica. It was a very busy trip but this was a day I got to stay at the resort. Jewel Paradise Cove while my friend figured out our plans for the remainder of the week.  The resort posts the activity schedule on the app, on tv’s in the room, and on a screen in the lobby. I had seen that there was a resort tour at 11:00. I have stayed in many resorts and it usually the company that you booked with doing these tours. I liked that there was no need to wait for a specific tour rep and the hotel was doing this. My friend was out up and early for the garden tour. I slept in and went for breakfast at 10:30. I wanted my friend to come in the hotel tour with me because I have no sense of direction but we later discovered we weren’t getting each others text messages and I thought she was still on the garden tour.  I had received my friends text that she was disappointed there were no plantai

Mung Bean ‘Eggs’ or Vegan Cheese Sauce




This is part 2 of the previous blog post you can see here 

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When I wrote the last  post I didn’t have black salt. I received my order from Amazon a few days ago. Black salt makes things taste like eggs and it also great for bloating, and I personally like the taste. 

This time I put the soaked mung beans, seasonings a little oil and some water in the magic bullet. I think I put too much water. Last time I whipped the mixture with a fork before cooking it in the pan. This time I poured from the blender into the pan. 

While it was cooking I thought this method would make a good vegan cheeze sauce. Just change the seasonings and thin it out with plant milk add vegan cheese. I only had baby bell cheese and coconut almond milk which wasn’t the best for a cheese sauce so i didn’t add much just enough to see if it would work. I will likely try to make a mung bean cheeze sauce in the future. 

I had already added seasoning to make the mixture taste like eggs so I added some vegan butter, plant milk, and baby bel cheese attempting to get a vegan scramble. It was holding together in a ball. I thought i could shape it into an omelette and so I put half the mixture on the plate at first in an omelette shape. After it had cooled a bit I was playing with it and it ended up being an egg patty shape. This will make such a good breakfast sandwich or a great stuffed patty for lunches. The texture looks so good. I put the patty in my fridge overnight and will eat it later to see if it firms up after cooling. I think this will be a great meal prep idea.


I cooked some of the mixture a little more to try and get a scramble. It tasted great especially with black salt added but if you want to make a scramble cooking the mixture like a pancake and then scrambling it gets a firmer texture. 



Mung beans with some spices and a few additions make a cheap and healthy meal. The same ingredients with slight variations to the seasonings and cooking method made three distinct dishes. I personally don’t follow recipes exactly I like experimenting but some of you have asked for a recipe. The original recipe is from VeganHacksPod which can be found here VeganHacksPod. Comment below or tag me on Instagram @LivingOttawaLocal if you try making Mung bean ‘eggs’.


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