Category: Tofu and Soy Protein

  • Easy Easy Stir Fried Veggie Loaded Noodles

    When you combine stir fry and noodles, it’s really hard to disappoint anyone. Like really everyone in the house will want to be your friend. Try it. Let me know how it goes. Plus this stir fried veggie loaded noodles is quick and easy to make, packed with tons of veggies and proteins and belly warming. […]

  • Matar Tofu – Curried Peas and Tofu Triangles

    Peas – my family can’t seem to get enough of them. Here’s yet another rendition of Mattar Paneer, this time with chewy triangles of pan fried tofu. For other variations, try Matar Mushroom (Peas and Shitake Mushrooms) and Matar Paneer with Grilled Paneer (Peas and Grilled Paneer, a Farmer’s Cheese). To get chewy triangles of tofu […]

  • Holy Hot Avocados & Weeknight Dinners

    Holy hot avocados. Until this summer, I hated avocados (and guacamole). After a taste of my friend Christina‘s guac (just to be polite) this summer, I’ve converted.  Especially when they are hot. I toss cubed handfuls into eggs with cheddar cheese (green eggs no ham) and into stir fries. The few friends I’ve shared this […]

  • Baked Tofu – An Easy Weeknight Protein

    We almost always eat dinner together. Rajat and I have done that since we first got married. Even if one of us is working late, we wait for the other. Eating together as a family became even more of a priority after Surya started eating real food. It gives us a chance to sit down […]

  • Kung Pao Seitan & Spicy, Sweet Corn Fried Rice

    Back in the day before tofu was really mainstream and vegetarianism the new “in” thing, I was suffering away in Irmo, South Carolina deprived of all of the wonders of soy and wheat gluten.  Even worse, I was oblivious of my deprivation.  Then my brother moved to Washington, D.C. and Vegetable Garden on Rockland Pike […]

  • Pasta with Veggie Sausage, Kale and Garlicky Breadcrumbs

  • Tofu Medallions with Whole Wheat Spaghetti

    For those of you who don’t like tofu, I want to make a case for it.  If you are already sold on tofu, skip to paragraph 2 below.  Saying that tofu has no flavor is like saying an uncooked chicken breast tastes gross.  I’ve never had one, but I’m assuming you have to season and […]

  • Kadai Tofu: Tofu with a Rainbow of Bellpeppers

    Biting into a piece is paneer is a creamy, rich and chewy experience.  But it’s an experience that can be hard to come by – you can’t just pick up a block of paneer from your local grocery store (unless you live in Flushing, Queens and Patel Brothers is your local grocery store – in […]

  • Spicy Pesto 3 Ways – Basil-Mint Pesto Tofu Scramble

    For my third and final Spicy Basil-Mint Pesto dish, I only had about 2 tablespoons of pesto left.  I got a little creative, borrowed some elements from Rajat’s tofu scramble and came up with a hearty breakfast of spicy pesto mixed with scrambled tofu, potatoes, onions and tomatoes topped off with chipotle flavored tostada shells. […]

  • Soupy Soba Noodles

    Earlier this week, I posted a recipe for a really easy stir-fry sauce with the forewarning that it’s really saucy.  It was so saucy and flavor packed that I thought it might work well as a soup and gave it a shot with the stir-fry leftovers.  As we watched President Obama address the nation, the […]