I try not to rely too heavily on processed soy products (soy burgers and alternative meat products made from soy) but they are good to have on hand for quick meals. I also don't depend on tofu as my sole source of protein but I always keep a block of it in my fridge.
One of the best ways to prepare tofu is to scramble it, like eggs, in a frying pan. It cooks up beautifully and if you add tumeric for color, it will look exactly like scrambled eggs. Tofu is basically tasteless so it immediately adopts the flavors with which it's cooked or seasoned. If you play around with different spices, add lots of veggies like chopped fresh onions, garlic, peppers, spinach or even some meltted veggie cheese, no one will ever guess they are not eating real eggs!
Here is a basic recipe for scrambled tofu. Add whatever you want to the mix to make it special. I love adding onions, peppers and a spoonful of mild salsa. Sometimes I make this for breakfast, pile into a whole wheat wrap and roll it up. A delicious, healthy, Cynfully Good meal on the go!
- 1 pound firm or extra-firm tofu
- 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
- 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp turmeric
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp salt