Thanks to Olivia Rovelli for sharing her Slender Seven-inspired meatless Monday recipes!
Quinoa Tofu Stir Fry
1 cup cooked quinoa
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 celery stalk, diced
2 large carrots, diced
3 tablespoons low sodium (gluten free) soy sauce
¼ cup chopped cilantro
1 cup cubed plain tofu (Trader Joes’ firm tofu)
Prepare the quinoa according to the instructions on the package. Heat coconut oil on medium-low in a large shallow pan. Turn the heat to medium-high, add the vegetables and stir-fry for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the tofu and stir until hot. [Optional: add additional spices, including ground ginger, cayenne or agave for extra flavor.] Stir in the cooked quinoa and soy sauce, then cover and let steam for 5-10 mins on medium-low heat, until veggies are tender. Stir in the chopped cilantro and serve. Makes 2 servings.
Slender Silky Chocolate Pudding
16 ounces silken tofu (Nasoya Organic Silken Tofu)
1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
6 Truvia packets (or ¼ cup)
3 tablespoons agave nectar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tbsp cashew milk
¼ tsp sea salt
Add the ingredients to food processor or blender and pulse until creamy. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1-2 hours. Serves 2.