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Spring Challenge Day 8- Felix’s Root Vegetable Tofu Quiche

Felix is 11, He loves lego and drawing. He doesn’t cook as much as the girls but when he does he is very serious about it. “Felix what will you make for spring challenge this year? “Mama can we make a quiche?” “Sure but the special ingredients are root vegetable” “O.k!” Felix’s Root Vegetable Tofu […]

Spring Challenge Day 28- Miso Soup With Tofu And Green Peas

Miso soup with tofu and green peas   [youtube][/youtube] Recipe by Ingrid. Song sung by Ingrid. -She is quite the girl that Ingrid! xo                

Spring Challenge Day 19- Miso Soup With Soba Noodles And Snow peas

Miso soup with soba noodles and snow peas 6 Cups filtered water 1 large onion, diced 1 -1 inch piece wakame, soaked and diced 2 cups snow peas, de-stringed 1/3 Lb soba noodles broken in half 2-21/2 Tbsp brown rice miso   In a large pot bring water to a boil, add onion and wakame. […]

Spring Challenge Day 15- NO MORE MISO

Are you sick of miso soup ? Do you want to take a day off? Why not, go ahead! 🙂 Here are some other spring dishes that are lovely instead!    Kale and Tofu Salad (O.k I snuck in some miso) 1lb firm tofu, sliced into 8 rectangles sesame oil 1 lg bunch lacinato kale 1 […]

Spring Challenge Day 9- Miso Soup With Red Radish

  Miso Soup With Red Radish   2 Cups filtered water 1-1 Inch peice of kombu, soaked and diced 1/2 onion, diced 6-8 Radish, sliced into thin rounds.Greens optional 2 Tsp white miso, dissolved into a little hot broth   In a small pot bring water, kombut and onion to a boil. Turn heat to […]

Spring Challenge Day 30 – Seaweed Nut Crunch

Seaweed Nut Crunch 1/3 cup corn oil 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 cup sliced almonds 1 cup sesame seeds 6 sheets nori seaweed, torn into little pieces 1 tsp. shoyu Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pour corn oil and maple syrup into a large skillet. Bring to a frothy boil and add sliced almonds, stir […]

Spring Challenge Day 28- Noodles in Broth

Noodles In Broth -Also Ingrids 11th Birthday!   I told Ingrid I would make anything she wanted for her birthday supper. She requested her favorite “Noodles in Broth” ! 1 8-Ounce package udon or soba noodles A 3-inch strip kombu 2 Dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in 1 cup water for 15 minutes, destemmed, and sliced […]

Spring Challenge Day 25- Basic Miso Soup

[youtube][/youtube] Basic Miso Soup 2-Inch piece of dried wakame 2 Dried shiitake mushrooms 5 Cups spring water 1/2 Medium onion, sliced into half moons 1 Inch daikon, thinly sliced 4 Teaspoons barley miso, aged at least 2 years 1 Scallion, thinly sliced for garnish Soak wakame and shiitake mushrooms in 1 cup of the spring […]

Spring Challenge Day 24- Arame Tofu Dumplings

Arame Tofu Dumplings 1 Block tofu, pressed for 10 minutes 1 Inch piece ginger, peeled and grated 1/2 Cup soaked arame 2 Tablespoons umeboshi vinegar 2 Tablespoons shoyu 1 Tablespoon mirin 2 Scallions, finely chopped Dumpling wrappers (available in most health food stores-try to get the ones without eggs) Sesame or safflower oil for frying […]

Spring Challenge Day 21- Hummus

Hummus (Hoummous, Houmous, Hummous….) 1 Cup chickpeas, soaked overnight with 2-inch peice kombu or 2 cans precooked chickpeas Spring water 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt 2 Tablespoons umeboshi paste 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1 Clove garlic, minced 1 Tablespoon tahini 2 Tablespoons lemon juice If you are cooking the chickpeas:discard soaking water. Slice kombu into strips […]