If you've been avoiding tofu because of its taste, texture or because you don't know how to prepare it, it's time to discover what a wonderful alternative to meat this versatile ingredient actually is.
Take a break from meat with this delicious meal any day of the week.
Cooking tofu along with a delicious Asian-inspired sauce and whole-wheat noodles in the Instant Pot means you have a one-pot, takeout-style meal at your fingertips at the end of the week, just when you need it the most.
An addictive sesame-almond sauce adds zip to crispy fried tofu and a medley of crunchy veggies, served up in lettuce leaves for an easy handheld dinner or lunch.
Ready, set, blend! Shake up your usual smoothie routine and drink yourself healthy.
A little tropical, a little nutty and a whole lot of fresh produce make this a meal you're going to want to have all summer long.
A quick soy-lime dressing adds serious oomph to this crunchy slaw. The beauty of a slaw made with heartier ingredients such as broccoli, carrots and radishes is that you can toss it in the dressing before leaving the house and it won’t get soggy. If you don’t have a portable grill, you can also cook the tofu in a skillet or grill pan before leaving the house.
This textured, complex salad is lightly dressed with our sweet and pungent Russian dressing, but feel free to add a little more if you like. Fennel gives it a gentle licorice note, while the Parmesan adds a satisfying umami touch. Don’t skip the Crispy Quinoa Topper, it adds a crunch that you won’t want to miss.
Pan-seared tofu pairs beautifully with fresh veggies and teriyaki-style noodles in this quick takeout fake-out. You can substitute whole-grain linguine or brown rice noodles.
What better way to utilize summer’s bounty than with seasonal vegetables on the grill? Veggie skewers can be made and marinated in advance and stored in the fridge until ready to roast or barbecue. Try our tofu, mushroom, pearl onion and pepper skewers marinated in a Bourguignon sauce.
Tofu is given a spicy-sweet flair with a wet rub that combines adobo chile, orange juice and honey. Combined with grilled vegetables including meaty portobello mushrooms and a classic spicy jalapeño guacamole, this taco is a hearty choice for a meatless Monday.
Tip: Dried fenugreek leaves (aka kasuri methi) are common in Indian cooking. Famous for their distinctive bitter flavor, kasuri methi are also a healthful source of vitamin C. Look for them in the ethnic section of your grocery store, or at a nearby Indian market.
While all of our recipes keep calories in check, we’ve collected 30 especially low-calorie meals that pack just 300 cals or less per serving! Toss them on your menu after a cheat meal and keep them around for your regular rotation. With recipes like mac & cheese, shrimp ’n’ grits and a loaded grilled cheese, they’re definitely satisfying!
The secret to rich desserts without the fat? Silken tofu. Unlike the firm tofu used in stir-frys, this softer type can be blended to a smooth, thick consistency – perfect for creamy desserts. Lightly sweetened with pure maple syrup and your favorite pumpkin pie spices, our mousse is so rich and delicious your family will never be able to guess the secret ingredient.