Are you trying to eat less meat and dairy and incorporate more vegan options into your diet?
Well I’m here to give you a few easy recipes you can do at home!
First we have a classic fried rice.
First I make my rice, one cup of rice and two cups of water.(whatever rice is your preference) I like to then get some Tofu (I don’t alway use tofu but it is a nice add if I want a little extra protein)
I wrap my tofu in paper towel and set a plate on top to get some of the liquid out.
As my tofu is draining, I chop up half a onion (I prefer purple) and about 4 cloves of garlic.
I put that into a bowl and add about a tablespoon of soy sauce, 2 tablespoons of Sriracha, a teaspoon of vegan Worcestershire sauce, a teaspoon of Dijon mustard, a teaspoon of lemon juice and 2 punches of parsley (fresh or dried).
Then I cut up half my block of tofu into cubes and put the tofu in the bowl. I mix it all together and I add water until my tofu is covered.
(The other half of the tofu I save for my other recipes.)
Let the tofu sit in the brine for at least 20 minutes, I like to let it sit for as long as possible!
While I wait for my tofu I chop up half a head of garlic, half a large purple onion, half a large carrot (small pieces), two stalks of celery, and some parsley and green onions for the topping.
Once my rice is cooked and my tofu is ready.
I heat up a pan with some olive oil and drain my tofu and cook it up on its own on medium heat.
Then I cook up my onions, garlic, carrots and celery for a few minutes on medium heat.
I add my tofu to the veggies and cook together for a few minutes.
Then in a separate pan I heat up some oil and I add my rice. I add soy sauce, Chinese 5 spice, garlic and onion powder, lemon juice and dried parsley. I do it all to taste!
I add the veggies and tofu to my rice mix and cook for a few minutes on medium heat.
I serve it with pepper, parsley, green onions and Sriracha on top!
And it’s ready to eat!
Next we have tofu scramble and potatoes.
First I cook my mini potatoes until fork tender.
Then I chop up half a purple onion, half a head of garlic, half a red pepper and some parsley.
I take my potatoes and add them to a pan at medium heat with olive oil and fry them. When almost fully fried add half your garlic and onions and parsley. I then add salt, paprika and pepper to taste.
In a separate pan at medium heat and olive oil I add the other onions and garlic. Once they start to cook I crumble my other half of my tofu into my pan. I cook that for a few minutes and then add salt, parsley, pepper, peppers and tumeric (add slowly and taste as you add). I cook for a few minutes.
Then I chop up some green onions for a topper. I grate some vegan cheese and add it to my tofu and mix until combined.
I pop some bread in the toaster, once that’s fine I plate everything and butter my toast, add my green onions to the top of everything and it’s ready to eat!! (Add ketchup if you desire)
Lastly, we have a cheap very easy meal!
I get a medium pot, fill it with water and wait until boiled. Then I take two packages of vegetable Mr Noodles. (Yes they are vegan!!)
Once they are cooked I drain the water, I add the seasoning packages.
Over the heated element(it’s off but still warm) Then I add about 2 teaspoons of soy sauce, a teaspoon of lemon juice. I mix.
Then I add 2 and a half tablespoons of peanut butter, I add 2 tablespoons of Sriracha. Mix it all together until combined.
I chop up some green onions and parsley.
I add green onion, parsley and black pepper to the top and it’s ready to go!!
I hope you enjoy these fun vegan dishes.