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Spring Challenge Day 22- Miso Soup With Deep Fried Tofu

  Miso soup with deep fried tofu     This recie is similar to the miso soup with croutons recipe,  just substitue tofu instead of croutons. 2 1/2 Cups filtered water 1- 1Inch piece of wakame, soaked and diced 1/2 onion, diced 1/2 Pound extra firm tofu, cubed sesame oil 2 Scallions, thinly sliced on […]

Spring Challenge Day 8- Miso With Arame And Tempeh

  Miso With Arame And Tempeh   4 Cups filtered water 1/3 cup dried arame, soaked 1 80z piece of tempeh, cut into cubes 1 small onion, diced 11/2Tbsp brown rice miso, dissolved into a little hot broth sesame oil   Rince arame and place in a large pot with the water and onion. Bring […]

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 23- Scrambled Tofu

Scrambled Tofu 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 Medium red onion, diced 1/2 Teaspoon umeboshi vinegar 1 3-inch peice burdock, sliced into matchsticks 1 Medium carrot, sliced into matchsticks 6-8 fresh buttom mushrooms, sliced 1 Pound firm or extra-firm tofu 1-2 Tablespoons of shoyu Kernels from 1 ear corn 1 Teaspoon curry or chile powder […]

Spring Challenge Day 22- Black -Eyed Pea Croquettes

Black -Eyed Pea Croquettes 2 Cups black -eyed peas, soaked overnight in spring water 1/2 Teaspoon sea salt 1 Tablespoon shoyu 1 Teaspoon ground cumin 2 Cups safflower oil for frying Dipping Sauce 1/2 Cup barley malt 1-2 Tablespoons organic dijon mustard Chopped parsley or cilantro for garnish Place soaked beans in food processor. Add […]

Spring Challenge Day 16-Hambulghur Helper

Hambulghur Helper Toasted sesame oil to fry tempeh, plus 1 tablespoon 8oz Tempeh, sliced into bite sized cubes 1 Medium onion, diced 1/8 Teaspoon sea salt 1 Large carrot, cut into matchsticks 2 Cups bulghur wheat 1 Cup whole wheat rotini or elbow noodles 5 cups spring water 3 tablespoons of shoyu 2 Tablespoons mirin […]

Spring Challenge Day 13- Lisa’s Mango Laasi

Lisa’s Mango Laasi 1 Mango, pitted and chopped 1 Cup soy milk(unsweetened) 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla 1/2 Teaspoon ground cardamom 1 Tablespoon maple syrup Blend all ingredients together. Yum!   – We used almond milk because we were out of soy milk. Also the kids didn’t like the smell of cardamom so we omitted it. What a nice […]

Spring Challenge day 11- Christina’s Chickenless Chicken Salad

Christina’s Chickenless Chicken Salad 1 Pound extra-firm tofu Shoyu Spring water 3 Celery stalks, diced 1 Small red onion, diced 1 Red bell pepper, roasted over an open flame, peeled, seeded and diced 1 Teaspoon each basil, sage, rosemary, oregano 2 Teaspoons paprika 1-1 1/2 Cup Tofu Mayo Preheat oven to 400o. Lightly oil a […]

Spring Challenge Day 9- Tempeh Burritos

The next group of recipes are under the catagory of conversion!   Tempeh Burritos 1- 8oz Package tempeh 2 Cups water 1/2 Cup shoyu 3 Tablespoons mirin 1 Dash brown rice vinegar Toasted sesame oil or light sesame oil 1 Small onion diced 1/2 Teaspoon salt 1/2 Teaspoon chili pwder 1/2 Teaspoon garlic powder Whole wheat tortillas […]

Spring Challenge Day 26-Fried Tempeh With Apricot Mustard

Fried Tempeh with Apricot Mustard light sesame oil 8 ounce block of tempeh, cut into 1-inch triangles apricot mustard 4 tablespoons stoneground mustard 4 tablespoons unsweetened apricot preserves grated zest of 1/2 lemon 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice sea salt 2 teaspoons brown rice syrup 1-2 sprigs fresh parsley, finely minced Place enough sesame oil […]