Tag Archives: Vegetables

The Vegetable Tofu Loaf

IMG_6280I know what you’re going to say… tofu, really? I’m not a big fan of tofu either, but as I don’t eat meat – and barely any fish anymore – I need to find protein somewhere else. On the other hand, tofu can actually be pretty good when well-prepared, and this vegan recipe is concrete evidence of that fact

A few days ago, I came across this cooking idea I had scribbled at my yoga, mediation and detox retreat and remembered being blown away at the time as I had in mind that tofu could only be eaten fried or in ramen soups. I checked out a few recipes online to get the technique right, and made my own version with the vegetables I had in my fridge. Again, be creative and have fun cooking; you can use any vegetable you like although I wouldn’t use tomatoes or courgette as they’re very watery.

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What can veggies do for you?

Avocado

Reduces cholesterol, lowers risk of kidney failure and heart disease, prevents cancer, promotes skin health, helps reduce inflammation, improves digestion and fights constipation, helps with weight loss.

Good source of pantothenic acid, dietary fibre, vitamin K, copper, folate, vitamin B6, potassium, vitamin E, and vitamin C.

Artichoke

Improves liver function, lowers cholesterol, improves digestion, lowers blood pressure, promotes bones health, boost the immune system, rich in antioxidants.

Good source of vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, folate, vitamin B-6,B-12, A, E, D and vitamin K; and minerals such as calcium, iron, zinc, sodium, potassium, manganese, phosphorus and zinc.

Arugula / Rocket

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