Have you ever thought about how much meat your family consumes each week? I’m not just talking about red meat, I’m talking about chicken or turkey – any kind of animal product. I personally don’t consider meat to be a “health” food, nor should you. While there are many nutritional benefits to eating lean meats and red meats on occasion, I believe it’s important to add more plant-based recipes to your cooking repertoire.
It’s been an exciting journey for me to experiment with various plant-based recipes. I’ve been taught my entire life that meat should be the centerpiece of a meal – but I don’t believe this anymore. I believe plant-based meals can be just as satisfying and better for your health. Everything in moderation, right?
After making tofu for my family a few times, I am proud to say that it’s finally growing on us all. In fact, the other night I gave my kids a choice between chicken or tofu – and guess what – both kids chose tofu.
The tofu tastes delicious when marinated with the teriyaki seasoning and grilled in my grill pan (tofu takes on any seasoning you marinate it in). If you don’t have a grill pan, you could try cooking it on a regular grill (not sure if it will work) or simply pan fry your tofu.
Add additional seasonings to taste and give it your own flair of spices.
I also recommend buying organic, non-GMO tofu to ensure you’re giving your family the best quality tofu possible. Enjoy!