• Tofu in sweet chilli sauce

    Tofu in Sweet Chilli Sauce with Stir-fried Veggies

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr March 24, 2021

    Tofu, a great alternative to meat and chicken, is protein-rich, low-fat and cholesterol-free. Tofu in sweet chilli sauce is a delicious mid-week recipe for the family. It pairs perfectly with stir-fried vegetables and steamed rice. Let’s explore the Nutritional Highlights of Tofu in Sweet Chilli Sauce 1 | Protein: Protein is crucial for cell and tissue repair, immune and bone health. Aim to eat at least 25g of protein per…

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  • Tofu in Vegan Oyster Sauce | Somi Igbene

    Tofu in vegan oyster sauce (with rice noodles and veggies)

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr March 11, 2021

    Want dinner right now? Try this scrummy tofu in vegan oyster sauce. It pairs perfectly with rice noodles and steamed veggies. Tofu is an excellent source of plant-based protein, and when fortified, vitamin D and B12. Asparagus and broccoli provide folate, which is crucial for women, particularly during pregnancy.  Vegan oyster sauce? Yes, you read that correctly. Vegan versions of almost all meat-based food and condiments are available these days…

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  • Chinese Five-Spice Tofu with Noodles

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr November 8, 2019

    This sticky Chinese five-spice tofu will give your usual Chinese takeout dish a run for its money! It is big on flavour, yet kind to your waistline – what more could you possibly want? Do I even remember how to write a blog post? I know it seems as though my summer holiday extended all the way to November, it really wasn’t supposed to turn out like this. You may…

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  • Peanut & Tofu Curry

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr June 10, 2019

    Looking for a scrummy dish for meatless Monday? This peanut and tofu curry is just what you’re looking for! It is bursting with flavour, super simple to put together, and as always, nutrient-dense! Peanuts: Rich in healthy, monounsaturated fats with good levels of biotin, tocopherols, folic acid, vitamins B1 and B3, and trace minerals, magnesium, phosphorus and manganese. Tofu: Rich in protein, fibre, essential fatty acids, phytosterols and lecithin.

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