Entries by Tiffany Wu

Orange Tofu (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Orange chicken was one of my favorite dishes to enjoy growing up in my family’s Chinese restaurant. Since transitioning to a plant-based diet, I wanted to recreate this popular dish and utilize tofu as the protein source. I recommend using Twin Oaks extra firm tofu because its hearty texture produces crispy cubes of golden brown […]

Teriyaki Cauliflower Bites (Vegan)

These teriyaki cauliflower bites are full of flavor and are a healthy plant-based alternative to chicken wings. Cauliflower contains high amounts of vitamin C and is a good source of dietary fiber. Baking the cauliflower instead of frying it reduces the fat and calorie content of the dish. After the cauliflower has been baked, it […]

Pistachio Pesto (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Pesto is one of my favorite pasta sauces because it requires only a few ingredients and comes together in a flash. Pistachios are full of heart healthy fat and add a rich, slightly sweet flavor to the pesto. I like serving this pistachio pesto with Banza chickpea pasta, which can be found in the Co-op’s […]

Chocolate Mousse (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Makes 1-2 servings Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this velvety, easy to make chocolate mousse recipe. This plant-based chocolate mousse starts with a base of high in fiber avocado and protein packed silken tofu. A combination of cacao powder and chocolate chips create a decadent mousse rich in chocolaty flavor. Serve this chocolate mousse with some […]

Tofu Noodle Soup (Vegan)

Makes 4-6 servings There are few things more comforting than a big bowl of hot soup on a chilly winter evening. This tofu noodle soup is my take on the classic chicken noodle soup and is loaded with nourishing ingredients. The foundation of the soup begins with a mirepoix, which is a combination of onions, […]

Garlic Herb Hasselback Potatoes (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Makes 4 potatoes Bake them, mash them, steam them….the possibilities with potatoes are endless! These garlic herb hasselback potatoes are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. I like to use gold potatoes for this recipe because they have a buttery flavor and delicate skin. Avocado oil has a mild flavor and helps […]

Black Bean and Vegetable Soup (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Makes 4-6 servings What’s more comforting than a hot bowl of soup on a cold Winter night? This hearty black bean and vegetable soup features a simple ingredient list and can be made in as little as 30 minutes. Black beans are an affordable and delicious way to incorporate more nutrients into your diet. Did […]

Linguine with Creamy Beet Alfredo (Vegan)

Fresh beets are a wonderful treat this time of year and they make for a delicious and creamy alfredo sauce when roasted and blended with cashews. Their sweet, earthy taste adds freshness to the sauce while keeping it from becoming too heavy. When blended, the red beets create a vibrant fuschia colored sauce. Even picky […]

Maple Ginger Tempeh (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Makes 2-4 servings Have you ever wondered how to prepare tempeh? Try something new this season by making this savory maple ginger tempeh. Tempeh is made from cooked and fermented soybeans and is often used as a meat substitute. It is high in protein and calcium and has a nutty flavor. I find that steaming […]

Potato and Kale Soup (Vegan and Gluten Free)

As the weather gets cooler, warm up with a steaming bowl of potato and kale soup. Creamy potatoes and tender kale combine to create a nutritious and hearty soup full of fiber and vitamins A and C. The addition of unsweetened soymilk adds richness while still keeping the soup light.   Ingredients: 2 tbsp. olive […]