Italian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Mushroom n Olives Lasagna (VEGAN)

This one-dish lasagna is super healthy and has a unique flavor with the addition of green olives. Mushrooms and swiss chards round off the veggies and tofu is used as the protein making it a completely VEGAN offering. By using readymade lasagna sauce, the assembling of the dish takes under 30 minutes and just 30 minutes… Continue reading Mushroom n Olives Lasagna (VEGAN)

Appetizer

Paneer (tofu) pizza

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE It was one of those Fridays when the kids wanted to get pizza. So we picked a new restaurant which was serving fusion offerings. One such flatbread/pizza we tried was paneer pizza. The dish was very simple, flatbread topped with paneer pieces marinated in curry seasoning. The dish was embellished with… Continue reading Paneer (tofu) pizza

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Stir-fried veggies in a Ginger broth

A bunch of crisp veggies frolicking in a Gingery broth. Warm and Soothing 😇Grab a bunch of crisp vegetables, bring in tofu or any protein …. this dish is really very simple and easy to prepare but is full of flavor. Get this dish to the dinner table in under 10 minutes. The trick is… Continue reading Stir-fried veggies in a Ginger broth

Appetizer, Asian

Asian veggie rolls

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE Who is not a huge fans of the simple and fresh spring rolls or veggie rolls prepared in a variety of Asian cuisines. We all have enjoyed them as Thai Basil rolls or Vietnamese fresh rolls. Here we are venturing into our maiden attempt making them at home. The truth - it… Continue reading Asian veggie rolls

Indian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Tofu n peas in a black pepper and cilantro creamy sauce

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE There is a very popular Indian dish called Paneer kali mirch - it is a mildly spicy dish with just black pepper for spice. However, it does have a lot of other flavors such as ginger, garlic, and cardamom. Today’s recipe focused on black pepper and cilantro as the 2 leading flavors.… Continue reading Tofu n peas in a black pepper and cilantro creamy sauce

Appetizer, Mexican

Tofu tacos with cabbage slaw and tartar sauce

Tuesday is always taco day. There are a million and one varieties of taco that can be prepared and enjoyed. Watching these zillion cooking shows, one thing that struck me as a very popular form of taco are “fish tacos”. They are typically served with a slaw and a tartar sauce. I have never tried… Continue reading Tofu tacos with cabbage slaw and tartar sauce

Fusion, Sides and Snacks

Turmeric Tofu with roasted corn – easy stir-fry

VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE, NUT-FREE  This dish incorporates fresh swiss chards and mint - both harvested from my own backyard - 😇😜and adds tofu to make it a well-rounded dish with plenty of turmeric to take the stage as the main flavor. Today, the market is flooded with turmeric tablets and articles on the goodness of turmeric… Continue reading Turmeric Tofu with roasted corn – easy stir-fry

Appetizer

Colorful Tofu sliders

These little babies are colorful and so enticing that you will not be able to stop with one or two ….. scrumptious yet light. Make it a big meal with slider buns or keep it simple by just consuming the tiny tofu babies as appetizers. I served them on a thick cut french baguette roundelle… Continue reading Colorful Tofu sliders

Asian, Lunch, Dinner and Entrees

Vegan Pad Thai

Pad Thai is the essential noodles dish that is a must when we enjoy Thai food. It is one of our favorite cuisines, I must say (after Indian of course)! Pad Thai is made with rice noodles which is naturally gluten-free. It makes use of fresh crisp vegetables such as broccoli and peppers. Add a simple… Continue reading Vegan Pad Thai

Appetizer

Baked Taquitos

Taquitos are Mexican appetizers which are small taco size tortillas rolled with some sort of filling inside. It is then flash-fried to a crunchy texture. Often served with salsa, it also goes very well with more substantial guacamole. Today we will make a healthy option of the same - presenting baked taquitos - made with sprouted… Continue reading Baked Taquitos