Sea Cakes (Potato Nori Cakes)

vegan sea cakes (potato nori cakes)

This is another recipe that came from a craving.  I used to make salmon patties all the time and really missed them, so I tried to make something that was similar.  The kids called them sea cakes because I replaced the fish with seaweed.    I ground nori sushi wrappers in my spice grinder to get the seafood flavor.  I know it sounds a little crazy, but they are delicious.  Nori is easy to find in most grocery store, just look in the asian section.  The main ingredient is mashed potatoes with some carrots and onions for a little flavor and texture.  The panko bread crumbs give them a nice crispy outside.  If you like seafood, these are must try.


Cranberry Walnut Cake



It has been raining all day today, so I decided to bake.  I had some cranberry sauce left over from dinner a few nights ago and thought it might be good in a cake.  This is really more like a quick bread rather than a cake, but if I call it cake the kids think they are getting a big treat.  There is no oil in this recipe and the only sugar was from the cranberry sauce and a little maple syrup, so nothing to feel guilty about.  This cake made a great snack today when it was still warm.