Soaking time!

Last night I soaked nuts and beans for today. Tonight, I got home from work and made soy milk from these beans. Then, I turned that soy milk into tofu. That’s right. I’ve got a brand new tub of fresh tofu in my fridge! The cup of cashews turned into something unexpected: I found a … Continue reading Soaking time!

Veggie Stir Fry

I didn’t get hungry until late tonight. I decided on a simple, yet unique dinner. This stir fry started out with a tablespoon of canola oil, chopped garlic and onion, sliced okra and brussel sprouts with carrots, homemade tofu, mushrooms, rice and leftover miso soup from this morning! For spices, I added fennel seeds and … Continue reading Veggie Stir Fry

Good Morning, Miso!

Planning meals is not one of my strong points. While surfing Google+ this morning I saw something that caught my eye and we even had all the ingredients. That’s spur of the moment cooking. So here’s what I found: “Easy miso soup recipe anyone can make. 4 cups water, 1/3 cup miso paste, I nori … Continue reading Good Morning, Miso!


This is the best oatmeal ever. It starts with using creamy homemade almond milk instead of water! I use four cups of almond milk and one cup of oats. After about 20 minutes on medium heat, the oatmeal starts to thicken. In the meantime, I prepare a dish with frozen berries and sprinkle brown sugar … Continue reading Oatmeal

Makin’ Mandoo

Okay, let’s review how our Sunday went: Made noodles Made tofu Baked a loaf of bread Made coconut milk Roasted soy nuts With all this going on, my lovely wife also found time to get creative with a mandoo idea. Now that we’re making tofu and brewing our own soy milk almost every other day, … Continue reading Makin’ Mandoo

Coconut Milk Casserole

This is a really nice vegan meal that takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. Ingredients: 2 cups broccoli 1 tablespoon canola oil 1/2 cup diced tofu Chopped onions Chopped garlic Rice noodles 2 handfuls fresh spinach 1/2 cup vegetable stock 1/2 cup cashews 1 can coconut milk Seasoning: salt/pepper, basil and fennel seeds Start … Continue reading Coconut Milk Casserole

Vegan Tofu-Bean Burrito

It doesn’t get any easier to make a super healthy, delicious, fast vegan lunch! Ingredients: 1 Chi-Chi flour tortilla 1/2 cup black beans 1/3 cup stir fried tofu 1 tsp onion 1 tsp tahini 1 tsp Sriracha sauce 1 tsp Wasabi sauce 1/2 cup fresh tomato 1/2 cup fresh spinach 1/2 cup brown rice Not … Continue reading Vegan Tofu-Bean Burrito