Showing posts from October, 2013

Super easy, super-firm, super yummy baked tofu

Baked tofu is delicious. Packs a mean protein punch and is way too expensive I'm stores. . Making it is a snap and you get to customize it to YOUR taste buds and save a few pennies in the process. This recipe takes about 5 -10 minutes to assemble and about 30-40 minutes to bake. No pressing, no marinating, and some fairly straight forward ingredients.  I mean, you guys have tahini at this point in your life right? ;) Of course my version is oil free and adapted from a recipe I started with from Vegan Eats World .   Super easy, super-firm, super yummy baked tofu Preheat oven to 425 degrees  Take: 30 oz giant-ass block of super firm tofu & cut into half inch rectangles Whisk all of the following together in a large glass casserole dish- 1/4 cup of soy sauce or tamari 4 TBL veggie broth/miso broth 2 TBL maple syrup or agave 4 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp garlic granules 1/2 tap cayenne pepper 1 TBL tahini Add each piece of tof

i'm not bullet proof and the degustation of kales and hot chiles

So I haven't written anything here in like forever. Honestly the last 6-8 months I have been getting less and less strict about what I eat. I can't call myself vegan anymore. Even if that is how I have eaten 80-90% of the time lately. I also hadn't limited the fat intake as much and let my exercise routine go to shit. I haven't been sleeping much and I have been dancing and having a lot of "fun". I started to get this nagging mild nausea this summer and it was really starting to bug me. I decided it was time to spot check my blood sugar and low and behold its skyrocketed back to my diabetic levels. This really bummed me out.... I had also gained some wight back. I didn't care about that so much. But I care about my blood. I started to get that anxious feeling of worrying about your health that was all too familiar for me. I guess after 2 years of having reversed my diabetes and maintaining 60-70 pound weight loss I was starting to feel bullet proof