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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 ūüėČ

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

Tempeh Stew and Dumplings

This meal is pure comfort food! It’s also nutritious, with plenty of vegetables and organic tempeh. ¬†Perfect winter fare.

Tempeh Stew and Dumplings
4-6 servings

Tempeh Stew
2 tablespoons olive oil
4 stalks celery, chopped
2 medium onions, chopped
4 medium carrots, chopped
1 parsnip, chopped
2 teaspoons dried thyme
4 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon smoked … Read more

Vegan Jambalaya

This is a meatless version of a much more complicated meaty recipe. It still features the spicy goodness and bounty of the original, though.

Vegan Jambalaya
Yield: about 3-4 servings

2  tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, diced
4 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
1 celery rib, diced
1 red bell pepper, diced
1 pound¬†Beyond Meat Grilled “Chicken” Strips… Read more

Tempeh Five Ways

“Tempeh¬†is a traditional soy product originating from¬†Indonesia. It is made by a natural culturing and controlled¬†fermentation¬†process that binds¬†soybeans¬†into a cake form. Tempeh is unique among major traditional soy foods in that it is the only one that did not originate from¬†Greater Chinese¬†cuisine.” –Wikipedia

Rich and nutty, tempeh packs 31 grams of … Read more

Basic Sautéed Tempeh, Two Ways

Tempeh is a great¬†source of protein, racking up 31 grams per cup. Packaged tempeh¬†needs a little cooking to finish off its semi-cooked state, so here’s a recipe that adds some browning and a bit of additional flavor. Now it’s all ready to add to your favorite dishes…

Sautéed Tempeh No. 1

1 to 2 tablespoons olive oil
1 … Read more

Coconut Tempeh with Mango

This recipe was the product of freezer scavenging that originally featured chicken. Now that we’re eating a plant-based diet, I’ve translated it into a tempeh version. I found some tiny cubes of frozen organic mango that my sweetie bought at our local co-op, along with a bag of small triangles of pineapple, and hmmmm…I sensed a tropical theme emerging…

Coconut Read more