Tag Archives: tofu

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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Tangy Tofu Spread

This Tangy Tofu Spread spreads easily whether it’s in a pita or in a celery cavity and it’s luscious texture makes you want to go back for seconds! A great way to use up a piece of leftover tofu. Tahini is very high in calcium and flavours the dip with a Middle Eastern tang that […]

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Cooking with Canola Oil

The name “Canola” is a contraction of “Canadian” and “ola”, which means oil. Canola oil is clear, with little colour. It is lower in saturated fat than any other oil and contains cholesterol lowering Omega-3 fatty acids. I like to use it for baking and stir frying. Here are recipes I’ve developed for the Canola […]

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Apple Pie Blueberry Muffins

Frozen berries work really well in this apple pie blueberry muffin recipe. I like mixing and matching the colours of the fruit. Moist and flavourful, these muffins are a hit. You can use either honey or maple syrup as the sweetener, I like combining them. You can drink the leftover apple juice that the currants […]

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