This bowl of soup is inspired by the weather–the April snow and ice storm we are experiencing this weekend. The white represents the snow (argh!!) and the spray of nutritional yeast and croutons represent the sunshine we should be experiencing at this time year. On a cold spring day–soup seemed to be the answer. Continue reading “Super Creamy Cauliflower Soup”
Piccata is traditionally made with chicken, but translates perfectly with tofu. I have been working on this dish for a while and hope you enjoy it as much as I do. Extra-firm tofu is dredged in seasoned chickpea flour, and then served with a lemon, white wine caper sauce. It is perfection. It is a great dish for spring and summer served with a side of fresh greens, asparagus and mashed cauliflower. Continue reading “Lemon Caper Tofu (Tofu Piccata)”
This sweet potato veggie burger took a little time to develop. It started with the flavour profile: sweet potato, maple and caramelized onions. Then came getting the texture right, which can be tricky; you need to get it in the middle of too mushy and too crumbly. The result is a sweet and savoury burger that is delicious any time of year, not just summer. Continue reading “Maple Pecan Sweet Potato Veggie Burger”
As I’ve mentioned before on the site, one of the most frequently asked question of someone that eats a plant based diet is “where do you get your protein?”. Without getting into the details of the oft-cited protein fallacy, I reply that protein is a macro-nutrient, and is not solely found in animal meat.
This simple graphic from the Meatless Monday organization that shows you just a few plant based sources of protein.
This recipe swaps out traditional rice for quinoa, which is a complete protein, and also includes broccoli and sprouted tofu, a trifecta of plantiful protein. Continue reading “Broccoli Quinoa Stir Fry with Tamari Tofu”