Coconut Crusted Tofu is hands-down, my favourite way to enjoy tofu. I used to be a ‘tofu-hater’ until I tried fried Coconut Tofu for the first time, and since then, I have played with a recipe until I created what is now my go-to favourite for Tofu night. Here is my recipe for Coconut Baked Tofu:
Ingredients: 1 Block of Tofu Marinade: 3 Tbsp Soy Sauce 1 Tsp Chili Sauce 2 Tbsp Lime Juice 2 Tbsp Brown Sugar 1/4Cup Water Coating: 2 Tbsp Whole Wheat Flour 2 Tbsp Corn Starch 1 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 Cup Cold Water 1/2 Cup Shredded Coconut 1/2 Cup Breadcrumbs Instructions: Cut tofu into cubes or rectangles. Press tofu between paper towels to squeeze out water. Mix the Soy Sauce, Chili Sauce, Lime Juice, Brown Sugar, and Water, in a shallow container. Add tofu and ensure that each piece is sitting in the marinade. Let sit for 1-2 hours, flipping halfway to ensure both sides soak up flavour.
Preheat oven to 350’ In a small bowl, mix together Corn Starch, Flour, Baking Soda and Cold Water. In another bowl, mix t…
Today I was writing about how lucky I am to be surrounded by so many supportive people, and it got me thinking. When I agreed to marry my now-husband, and move away from our family and friends, to live the military life, I didn't know what to expect. It was a big change, I was excited to be moving somewhere new with my husband and starting our family together; on the other hand, I was moving away from my support system, my family, my friends, my job. Everything I had spent twenty-five years growing with, that was once just a quick walk or drive down the road, was now a long drive down several highways, and a quick phone call away. That's scary, but do you know what? I am so happy I took that leap of faith with my husband.
I love our life where we are, in our home, with our own little family, with our new friends, in a new town - this is our life. This is not to say I don't miss our friends and family back in our hometown, because I do, but I make the most of what is give…
These toddler muffins taste just like chocolate chip banana muffins, except they are loaded with vegetables! I love the pink hue the batter makes, and I love eating them even more.
Here is my recipe for Sneaky Veggie Muffins:
1 Small Beet (Peeled)
1 Cup Spinach
2 Ripe Bananas
1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
2 Cups Whole Wheat Flour
1 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
3/4 Cup Chocolate Chips Instructions:
Preheat oven to 350'
In a blender or food processor, blend together the beet, carrot, spinach, bananas and oil.
Pour into a large bowl then mix in the flour and baking powder until combined.
Stir in the chocolate chips.
Scoop into non-stick or parchment lined mini-muffin tins, and bake at 350' for 20 minutes.
Let cool, and enjoy!