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Why I Love Pulses #GlobalPulseDay

Beans, peas and lentils are highly nutritious and endlessly versatile. High in protein , fibre, and starch and low in fat. They are an excellent source of iron, B vitamins, potassium, riboflavin, niacin and folic acid. When sprouted , they have the added bonus of Vitamin C. Choose dried beans that are bright in colour […]

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Black Bean Chili with Frozen Tofu

Leftover tofu? Freeze it. Freezing tofu changes its soft texture to a chewy meatlike (ground chuck) coarse ingredient. It also increases tofu’s spongelike ability to absorb the flavours of ingredients or spices with which it’s cooked. Defrost tofu before using. Unwrap, place in a deep bowl and cover with boiling water and let stand for […]

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Stir-fried Tofu and Tempeh with Vegetables in Curried Cashew Nut Butter Sauce

I really like combining organic tofu and tempeh in a recipe. The contrasting textures are so satisfying. Cashew nut butter is so delicious, especially when combined with Asian ingredients such as toasted sesame oil, mirin, and good quality Fair Trade curry powder. Prep Time: 25 minutes Yield: 4 servings Ingredients: Sauce: ¼ cup cashew nut […]

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Green Gold Smoothie

I like to drink this Green Gold Smoothie because it cools me down as it energizes me. Refreshing on a humid day! I recently received a Breville the Boss blender and I’m amazed at how well it pulverizes my fruits and vegetables. Gotta love the self cleaning button! Ingredients: ⅔ cup carrot juice ⅓ cup […]

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Gluten & Dairy Free Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

These gluten & dairy free oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are delicious. Easy to prepare, everyone can enjoy these cookies. Use Fair Trade sugar and chocolate chips. Makes: 3 dozen (36 cookies) Preheat oven to 325⁰F Ingredients: 1 ¾ cups Bob ‘S Red Mill All Purpose Gluten Free Baking Flour 1 cup brown sugar ½ cup […]

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