1. Tofu Mayonnaise
“Whether therefore ye eat, or drink, or whatsoever ye do, do all to the glory of God.” 1 Corinthians 10:32.
Mayonnaise bought in the supermarket is laden with oil, vinegar eggs and thickener. As a vegan you can still have the delicious taste of mayonnaise in a healthy way to add that unique taste to your sandwich or salad by making your own using simple but healthy ingredients.
Our main ingredient is Tofu. It is a very versatile product that is made from the Soybean. It is an excellent source of amino acids, iron, calcium and other micro-nutrients, which have many health benefits.
To make our Tofu mayonnaise you will need the following
a. A blender or food processor
b. A spatula
6. oz. of soft tofu drained
11/2 tsp. lemon juice
2 Tsp. coconut or vegetable oil
½ tsp. of sea salt
Sugar to taste
Blend all ingredients in blender pausing to scrape down the sides of the blender with your spatula. Blend again until it becomes smooth and cream.
You can spice it up with Pimiento pepper, garlic or ginger. Use your delicious homemade mayonnaise on sandwiches, as a French dressing or on coleslaw. You can Store for up to two weeks in an air-tight container in the refrigerator.
By Sis. Karima
3. CORN MEAL HERBED TOFU STRIPS
I block firm tofu
I tsp cayenne pepper
I tsp onion powder
Three quarter cup cornmeal
Coconut oil for frying.
Wash tofu and evenly slice diagonally
Add salt to tofu
Incorporate other herbs & spices into cornmeal
Then coat tofu with cornmeal mixture
Then fry in hot oil, in a wide enough pan until golden brown on both sides
After frying place in paper towel and let excess oil drain
Then cut evenly into strips.
A sauce may be prepared to accompany it
By Sis. Vanessa
4. STIR FRIED TOFU WITH SPINACH
A breakfast or light dinner snack
Tofu (1 block firm)
Oregano (and any other seasoning you like)
(Use amounts to taste)
By Sis. Anesia