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Spice Encrusted Tofu with Vegan Beurre Blanc

Spice Encrusted Tofu with Vegan Beurre Blanc


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Ingredients
  1. 2 Bricks Extra Firm Tofu, 365 Brand
  2. 2 teaspoons ground Cumin
  3. 2 teaspoons ground Coriander
  4. 1 teaspoon ground Cinnamon
  5. 2 teaspoons Kosher Salt
  6. 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  7. u00bd cup dry White Wine
  8. 2 medium Shallots
  9. 2 teaspoons whole White Peppercorns, lightly crushed
  10. 3 whole Blood Oranges, juiced
  11. 8 tablespoons Earth Balance
  12. 3 tablespoons fresh Parsley, finely chopped
  13. 4-6 cups Arugula
  14. TofuXpress Unit
  15. TofuXpress Cutter
  16. Fine Strainer
  17. 1 Large Fry Pan
  18. 1 Medium Skillet
Instructions
  1. Press Tofu in TofuXpress, for 3 hours, or overnight. If you do not have two TofuXpress units, you will need to plan ahead and press 1 brick overnight...
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Faux Almond Float

Faux Almond Float

Almond Float is a popular Asian (I believe it’s Chinese) dessert, at least in Hawaii.nIt’s essentially a fruit cocktail with some floating cubes of almond-flavored gel.nOf course, the gel is usually a sugar and gelatin mix. So I thought, why not cut out some sugar and increase the protein by using tofu instead?


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Ingredients
  1. 1 block silken tofu
  2. 1 ~14-oz can of fruit cocktail mix, mandarin oranges, or other favorite fruit in syrup (traditionally it’s syrup, but water or natural juices are okay too)
  3. -OR- equivalent fresh fruit and juice
  4. Approx 1/3 – 1/2 cup (depends on preference) amaretto flavoring syrup (I used Da Vinci brand sugar free Amaretto)
  5. TofuXpress with #2 (light tension) spring
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Sour Cream and Raspberry Spread

Sour Cream and Raspberry Spread


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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups Sour Cream (not low fat)
  2. 1/4 cup Raspberry Preserve
  3. 1/8 Cup Chopped Pecans
  4. Xpress Cheesecloth
Instructions
  1. Line TofuXpress unit with Cheesecloth and fill with Sour Cream. Using Light Tension Spring #2 Attachment, press Sour Cream for 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Blend Raspberry preserve with Pecans.
  3. Remove Sour Cream Cheese and place onto a dish. Spread Raspberry/Pecan topping and serve with crackers.
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Crème Brulee TofuXpress-Style

Cru00e8me Brulee TofuXpress-Style


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Ingredients
  1. 1 lb Silken Tofu (Nasoya brand)
  2. u00bc cup Brown Sugar
  3. 4 tablespoons Brown Sugar set aside for use after baking
  4. 2 tablespoons vanilla or plain Soy Milk
  5. u00bd teaspoon ground Cinnamon
  6. u00bd teaspoon Arrowroot
  7. u00bc teaspoon Orange Oil
  8. Orange Zest
  9. Cru00e8me Brulee Torch (Wegmans)
Instructions
  1. Press tofu in TofuXpress unit using the Light Tension Spring Attachment for 1 1/2 hours.
  2. Preheat oven to 375.
  3. Using a Food Processor or Mixer, combine Tofu, u00bc cup Brown Sugar, Soy Milk and blend for a few minutes. Add remaining ingredients, Cinnamon, Arrowroot, Orange Oil, and Orange Zest. Blend well.
  4. Pour mixture into Ramekins and place in oven for 20 minutes...
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Yogurt Cheese (use the Light Tension Spring #2 attachment)

Yogurt Cheese (use the Light Tension Spring #2 attachment)

This recipe uses the Light Tension Spring #2 Attachment (purchased separately)


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Ingredients
  1. 2 cups yogurt
  2. Cheese cloth
Instructions
  1. Line TofuXpress with cheese cloth, leaving room on either side for later folding over the yogurt.
  2. Spoon in 2 cups of yogurt either homemade, or store-bought.
  3. Cover completely with cheese cloth and assemble TofuXpress top.
  4. Leave in fridge overnight for best results.
  5. If you really want your yogurt cheese to be super-dense, change out the Light Tension Spring Attachment and replace it with the original spring after about 4 hours of pressing.
Notes
  1. Serve with Cucumber, celery, radishes, crackers, bread...
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Marinated Tofu Cheese

Marinated Tofu Cheese


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Ingredients
  1. 1 14-oz package firm tofu
  2. Fresh or dried herbs (thyme, oregano, basil, bay leaves)
  3. salt
  4. lemon zest (optional)
  5. few cloves of garlic, peeled and slightly crushed
  6. optional kalamata olives and cherry tomatoes
  7. extra virgin olive oil (good quality)
Instructions
  1. I made this marinated tofu cheese by using 1 14-oz package firm tofu that I drained and pressed using TofuXpress overnight, which gave it a really nice texture. I cut the tofu into small cubes (about 1/2 inch) and sprinkled it with salt. I wanted to use fresh branches of thyme, fresh basil and oregano, but all I had were dried herbs...
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Tofu Ricotta Cheese

Tofu Ricotta Cheese


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Ingredients
  1. 1/3 cup Light Miso
  2. 1 brick (1 lb) Soft Tofu, Nasoya brand (not Silken)
  3. 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  4. 1 cup Water
  5. 1/3 cup Tahini (Krinos is a great brand)
  6. 1 tablespoon minced Garlic
  7. 1 tablespoon Nutritional Yeast
  8. 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice
  9. 5-6 sprigs fresh Oregano Leaves
  10. 5-6 sprigs fresh Basil Leaves
  11. Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Press soft Tofu in TofuXpress for 2 hours.
  2. In a blender or food processor, add Miso, soft Tofu, Oil, 1/2 cup Water (reserving rest for later, and all other remaining ingredients for Cheese Filling). Blend well. Add remaining water slowly to create the proper consistency, not too thick or thin...
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Pesto Tofu

Pesto Tofu


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Ingredients
  1. 1 package (brick) firm tofu
  2. 1/4 cup pesto (approx. 4 oz)
  3. 3 tbs olive oil
  4. 1/2 tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Place entire brick of Tofu in TofuXpress and press Tofu for a minimum of one hour, preferably two hours. Remove Tofu from TofuXpress and cut Tofu into 1 or 1 u00bd inch cubes. Place Tofu in bowl and add Pesto. Gently mix together and return to refrigerator for a 1/2 hour. Before serving, add olive oil and salt. Gently mix and serve. This may be made a day ahead.
  2. Serve room temperature or warmed.
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Mock Tuna Tartare

Mock Tuna Tartare


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Brick Tofu
  2. 1/4 cup Tomato Pesto
  3. 2 tbs Olive Oil
  4. Fresh Parsley
Instructions
  1. Place brick of Tofu into TofuXpress and allow to press for at least 3 hours or overnight. Dice Tofu into small squares and add Tomato Pesto and 1-2 tbs olive oil. (Add more Tomato Pesto if you prefer to achieve a consistency where the mixture starts to stick together and also consistently coats tofu. Place mixture into TofuXpress and allow to marinate for at least 2 hours or overnight. Use a crabcake cutter to form round pattie. Place onto plate, drizzle a teaspoon of olive oil onto side of plate, and add parsley garnish. Serve.
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Tofu and Coconut Curry Soup

Tofu and Coconut Curry Soup


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Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons canola oil
  2. 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  3. 1/4 cup red curry paste
  4. 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  5. 2 (13.5-ounce) cans light coconut milk
  6. 2 1/2 cups organic vegetable broth
  7. 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  8. 1/4 cup thinly sliced peeled fresh ginger
  9. 2 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce
  10. 2 cups thinly sliced carrot (about 4)
  11. 1 1/2 cups (1-inch) pieces green beans (8 ounces)
  12. 1 (14-ounce) package water-packed soft tofu, pressed and cut into (1-inch) cubes
  13. 3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add garlic to pan; sautu00e9 30 seconds or until lightly browned. Add curry paste; sautu00e9 1 minute, stirring constantly...
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