Southwestern Scrambled Tofu

Tofu is bland boredom on a plate. As a result, it needs a lot of pizazz added to make it into something interesting. This scramble delivers the goods—many layers of spice add depth of flavor and will make your house smell wonderful!

Southwestern Scrambled Tofu
Servings: 6 (each serving 209 calories, 7 net carbs)

1/2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil… Read more

Chile Rellenos

Chile rellenos are a labor of love—I suggest making this recipe as a two-person project.

Chile Rellenos
Yield: 2 cups, enough to stuff 4 chilies (which equals 2 servings)

4 fresh poblano chiles (alternative: canned whole green chilies)

FILLING

—Tofu Version
6 ounces extra firm tofu drained and crumbled
1 tablespoon chia seeds + 3 tablespoons warm water … Read more

Grilled Tofu

Perfect summer fare! Add some veggies to the grill and you’ll have a feast.

Grilled Tofu

1 (14-16 ounce) package extra firm tofu
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
5 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon Sriracha sauce
1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/4 cup  low-sodium soy sauce… Read more

Tempeh-Mushroom Sauté

I use this mixture for a number of dishes: to stuff a baked potato, pile on pasta or rice, or mound over slices of polenta. Greens can be added, if desired. Tempeh can be left out, to make it lighter. Tomato sauce can be added to make it “saucier”… it’s all improv!

Tempeh-Mushroom Sauté
Serves 2

1 pound mixed mushrooms, … Read more

Tempeh Bolognese

This recipe comes together fairly quickly and is deeply satisfying…it’s also one of those “taste as you go” things, but I’ve tried to give a fair idea of proportions. This recipe also makes a GREAT stuffed baked potato topping!

Tempeh Bolognese
Serves 2

1 onion, finely chopped
1 celery rib, finely chopped
1 carrot, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced… Read more

Crispy Tofu

This is one of those core tofu cooking skills needed for most tofu recipes. Tofu is just a whole lot more interesting with a crispy exterior…at least in my opinion 😉

Crispy Tofu

1 block extra firm tofu
1 tablespoon organic oil (I use olive or sesame oil)
1 tablespoon tamari
1 tablespoon starch (potato starch, arrowroot, or corn starch)… Read more