Easy Baked Tofu with Gluten-Free Coconut Panko Breadcrumb Crust

February 16, 2018

Before we discuss this golden brown and crispy, easy baked tofu, I want to address the subject of soy. Soy gets a bad rap. Tofu, soy milk, edamame, miso, and tempeh are high in nutrients including protein, fiber, iron, magnesium, and potassium. The most significant confusion about soy is that many people think it contains estrogen.…

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Easy Cape Malay Curry with Tofu

April 2, 2017

Last month I had the opportunity to teach plant-based nutrition on the Holistic Holiday at Sea all vegan cruise. It was such a fun time and I encountered so many inspiring people. Some were just getting started on a plant-based diet. They were sick of being sick and wanted to take their health back. Others have…

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Braised Tofu with Mushrooms, Dried Cherries & Garlic Sauce

July 9, 2015

Braised Tofu with Mushrooms, Dried Cherries & Garlic Sauce Giving up an old part of ourselves can be depressing. That even applies to making new food choices. When you make the decision to no longer eat foods that are not healthy for your body, you are experiencing the highest form of love. Love for thyself. Once…

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Beer Battered Vegan Fish n Chips

January 29, 2015

Vegan Fish n Chips with Red Cabbage Slaw As promised, here is my contribution to Seattle Super Bowl fans who want to celebrate the flavors of Seattle without the animal protein. Today I made a beer battered vegan fish n chips with red cabbage slaw. As many of you know, Seattle is famous for their seafood…

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Pasta Frittata with Corn & Mushrooms & Serendipity

August 18, 2014

August 18, 2014 – National Serendipity Day It was one of those days. I was in a bad place. My life as I knew it felt over and I didn’t know what to do so I went to the movies. It was such a happenstance that I choose the movie “Forks Over Knives.” I hadn’t…

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Grilled Tofu & Vegetable Shish Kebab with Cold Rice Salad

June 25, 2014

Grilled Tofu & Vegetable Shish Kebab with Cold Rice Salad Everything we choose to consume will directly or indirectly affect our organs, and some foods we consume will affect us more than others. Here are five of the most important organs in our body, and the foods that can put us on the fast track to…

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Vietnamese Vegan Pho Noodle Soup

June 7, 2014

Noodle houses are all the rage here in Los Angeles because who doesn’t love noodles? My personal favorite is Vietnamese style noodle soup, but it is very difficult to find vegan pho. A traditional pho consists of noodles in a light sweet broth usually accompanied by basil, lime and chili. You can judge how good a…

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Grilled Tofu Kebobs & Seeds of Life

June 10, 2013

Did you know you can transform whatever you are eating by sprinkling some seeds on it? I never used to eat seeds before I was vegan and I can’t believe I have been missing out on these little, yummy concentrated sources of vitamins, minerals, protein, and healthy fats. Seeds also add crunch, flavor and texture…

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Asian Rice Noodle Salad with Tofu

April 20, 2013

Asian Rice Noodle Salad with Tofu Today is World Kidney Day and awareness events are being held around the globe. They call it the “silent disease” because you don’t usually feel anything until it’s too late. World Kidney Day encourages people to be screened to detect any problems early on. More than 10% of people, or…

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