Are you looking to get on a health kick, cut down on your meat consumption and feel better about your body and well being? You might want to turn to tofu as a healthy alternative. Packed full of protein and countless other nutrients, tofu is a great way to fill up your stomach without piling on the saturated fats and adding it into any veggie-loaded dish can really transform your mealtime. The only trouble is that, being relatively low in flavor, tofu can be a tricky one to transform and once you’ve tried a few ingredient combinations, you might struggle to flavor up the food.
Worry no more. Tofu might be a blank canvas when it comes to flavor, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t do a great deal of experimenting in the kitchen. Are you ready to eat well and improve the state of your health? It’s time to go meat free.
How do you like your eggs in the morning? If you’re using tofu as a protein substitute, then you might like them served up in an entirely alternative way. While this dish doesn’t contain any egg products at all, it doesn’t scrimp on flavor or nutrient content, helping you to make the most out of your breakfast dish. Balancing bell pepper, onion, spinach and tofu, this dish is as healthy as they come and will help to get you going, no matter what you have on your plate.
Arguably one of the most popular foods in the health world at this point in time, avocados are packed full of healthy fats and nutrients and are guaranteed to push any hunger pangs you might have to the sidelines. These tofu snacks might look small but, packed full of flavor and healthy foods, they will keep you going for longer than you might have thought. Try whipping up a batch the night before and taking a box into the office. Your colleagues are guaranteed to love them and you might just become the most popular member of your team.
Looking for a taste of Japan? This tofu and mushroom miso soup serves it up by the bucketload. Bringing together tofu, mushroom, leafy greens and egg, the soup bowl is a lot more hearty than it appears and makes a great light lunch time bite. Chowing down on this recipe in the middle of the day will help you to keep going and boost your body’s working power, too. Feeling more hungry than normal? Try adding in a little extra tofu for good measure.
Thought that tofu was just good in cooked dishes? Think again. This healthy salad makes a great, fresh dinner for those evenings when you don’t have the time to whip up anything too complicated. Balancing salad greens, lentils, tofu and peanut dressing, the meal can be thrown together in a matter of minutes and will keep you going for a long time. Made too much? The salad works well as a leftover lunch time snack; just leave it in a seal tight container and let the dressing work its magic overnight.