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The Tofu Cobb

The Tofu Cobb


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Ingredients
  1. 1 medium Shallot, minced
  2. 1 clove Garlic, minced
  3. 2 tbsp Worcestershire Sauce (substitute Vegan)
  4. ½ cup Balsamic Vinegar
  5. 4 tbsp Dijon Mustard
  6. 2 tsp dried Oregano
  7. ¼ cup Avocado Oil (may not need entire amount)
  8. ¾ cup Grapeseed Oil
  9. 1 brick Extra Firm Tofu, Nasoya brand
  10. 2 cups Grape or Cherry Tomatoes, sliced lengthwise
  11. ¼ cup Bacon Bits (substitute Vegan)
  12. 2 Avocados
  13. 2-3 heads Boston Lettuce, rinsed and torn into large pieces.
  14. Sea Salt
  15. Fresh and coarsely Ground Pepper
Directions

Dijon Dressing Phase 1
  1. Combine Mustard, Oregano, Shallot, Garlic, Worcestershire, and Balsamic. Blend well and let stand. (This can be prepared a day ahead and refrigerated).
  2. Press Tofu in TofuXpres...
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Honey Mustard Kale Salad with Spicy Tofu

Honey Mustard Kale Salad with Spicy Tofu


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Ingredients
  1. 1 brick Extra Firm Tofu, Nasoya brand
  2. 4 cups thinly sliced Kale, washed and dried
  3. 2 Granny Apples, sliced into matchbook strips
  4. 1 Shallot, minced
  5. 3 tablespoons Braggs Apple Cider Vinegar
  6. 4 tablespoons Olive Oil (one tablespoon will be used to pan fry Tofu)
  7. 3 tablespoons Dijon Mustard (try Kozlik’s at Sur La Table)
  8. 2 tablespoons Honey (try Star Thistle Honey at Sur La Table)
  9. Zest of 1 Lemon
  10. 2 tablespoons 5 Spice Powder
  11. 1 teaspoon Kosher Salt
  12. 1 teaspoon ground Ginger
  13. 1 teaspoon ground Coriander
  14. u00bd teaspoon ground White Pepper
Instructions
  1. Press Tofu in TofuXpress for 2-3 hours, or overnight...
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Raisin and Cashew Cabbage Salad (use Light Tension Spring #2 attachment)

Raisin and Cashew Cabbage Salad


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Ingredients
  1. 1 cup Red Cabbage
  2. 1 cup Napa or other Green Cabbage
  3. 1/2 cup shredded Carrots
  4. 1/4 cup Raisins
  5. 1/4 cup Cashew pieces
  6. 1 tbsp Safflower Oil
  7. 1 tbsp Sesame Oil
  8. 2 tbsp Brown Rice Vinegar
  9. 1 tbsp Mirin (Rice cooking
  10. wine, sweet)
Instructions
  1. Combine all liquid ingredients in a large bowl and mix well. Add remaining ingredients and coat well. Place mixture into TofuXpress and allow to press for 1 hour. Add additional mixture.
Notes
  1. This recipe uses the Light Tension Spring #2 attachment (sold separately)
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Crunchy Avocado Salad Sandwich

Crunchy Avocado Salad Sandwich

Healthy! Crunchy! PLUS Avocados! What’s not to love? Don’t forget the tomato pesto and dandelion greens!


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Ingredients
  1. 1 Avocado, sliced
  2. 1 cup chopped Dandelion greens (or any green of your liking)
  3. Gluten-Free Rye Crackers (or any cracker you prefer, just needs to be sturdy)
  4. Tomato Pesto
Instructions
  1. Determine how many crackers will be needed to line the bottom of the TofuXpress. Double that amount for the top layer of the sandwich and that is how many crackers you will need.
  2. Coat crackers with a thick layer of Tomato Pesto.
  3. Line bottom of the TofuXpress with crackers, placing the uncoated side of cracker down.
  4. Line the crackers with half of the sliced Avocado.
  5. Place choppe...
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Raw Portabella Salad

Raw Portabella Salad


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Ingredients
  1. 1 package of sliced Portabella mushrooms (approximately 1 u00bd cups)
  2. 1 sweet Vidalia Onion
  3. 1 Red Bell Pepper
  4. 1/4 cup Teriyaki Sauce
Instructions
  1. Place Portabella mushroom slices into TofuXpress. Coat with half of the Teriyaki Sauce. Assemble the TofuXpress and press for 2 hours or overnight. Do not dispose of the juice that forms on top of the TofuXpress as this will become part of the salad dressing. When done pressing, pour juice into mixing bowl and remove mushrooms from the Tofuxpress and place in the same bowl. Coarsely chop mushrooms and stir to coat mushrooms in juice.
  2. Finely slice the onion and the pepper. Slice into quarters...
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Pressed Corn Salad

Pressed Corn Salad

Let this light salad be the signature dish of your summer. It’s full of fresh corn and scallions and tangy flavor the whole family will enjoy.


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Ingredients
  1. 3 Cobs uncooked Corn
  2. 3 Scallion stalks
  3. 1 tablespoon Liquid Aminos
  4. Juice from 1/2 Lime, add any pulp
  5. Slice Corn off of cob with a knife.
  6. Slice Scallions thin.
Instructions
  1. Add all ingredients into the TofuXpress and toss to coat.
  2. Press Corn mixture for 1 hour in refrigeration. Do not drain off juice! These are the nutrients that also make the marinade.
  3. When done, pour juice into bowl for serving. Add pressed corn and stir to coat.
Notes
  1. This recipe uses the Light Tension Spring #2 attachment (sold separately)
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Tofu and Cabbage Salad with Peanut Dressing

Tofu and Cabbage Salad with Peanut Dressing


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Ingredients
  1. Salad
  2. 1 tbsp sesame oil
  3. 1 lb block firm tofu, cut into 1/2-inch strips lengthwise
  4. 1 medium head green or red cabbage, shredded or chopped (about 2 1/2 cups)
  5. 3 medium cucumbers, peeled, seeded and cut into bite-sized cubes
  6. 2/3 cup chopped green onions
  7. Peanut Dressing
  8. 1/2 cup plain nonfat yogurt
  9. 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  10. 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  11. 1/2 tsp soy sauce (light or regular)
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat.
  2. Press tofu and cut into strips, then sautu00e9 until light brown (about 4 minutes per side).
  3. Combine vegetables in a large bowl.
  4. In a medium bowl, mix dressing ingredients with 2 tbsp water (puree in blender for...
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Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad

Wild Rice Salad with tofu in a Sesame Soy Vinaigrette


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Ingredients
  1. 3 C. cooked Brown & Wild Rice Fusion (about 1/2 a 10oz. bag)
  2. 1 (14oz) block firm tofu, pressed for at least two hours and cut into 3/4u2033 cubes
  3. olive oil spray (I use a Misto sprayer)
  4. 1/2 C. Sesame Soy Vinaigrette
  5. 1 small English cucumber, cut into 3/4u2033 pieces
  6. 1 C. grape tomatoes, halved lengthwise
  7. 1 C. cilantro leaves, loosely packed
  8. 2 green onions, sliced thinly on the bias
Instructions
  1. Put the cooked rice in a medium-sized mixing bowl.
  2. Heat a medium (10u2033) skillet over medium heat. Spray lightly with olive oil, then add the tofu, tossing occasionally until nicely browned.
  3. Add the tofu to the bowl with the rice...
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Tofu Tomato Salad

Tofu Tomato Salad

Protein packed healthy salad with Pressed Tofu, Tomatoes, and more!


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Ingredients
  1. 2 Bricks Tofu, Firm or Extra Firm (Nasoya)
  2. 1 cup loose Basil leaves, coarsely chopped.
  3. 10-12 Campari Tomatoes (larger than Cherry Tomatoes, but smaller than regular sized Tomatoes)
  4. 1/8 cup Balsamic Vinegar
  5. 1/4 cup Olive Oil
  6. 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning spice blend (Found in spice aisle)
  7. Sea Salt
Instructions
  1. Press each Tofu brick in TofuXpress for 1 hour.
  2. Cut bricks into 12 squares. (We used the TofuXpress Tofu Cutter). This will yield 24 squares.
  3. Slice each tomato in half, length-wise.
  4. Wisk the Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar.
  5. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine Tofu, Tomatoes, and Basil...
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