Archive

Category Archives for "Food"

3 Ways to Press & Drain Tofu

Tofu

When you eat tofu out at a restaurant, it’s borderline perfection – chewy and dense on the inside, surrounded by a golden halo of crispy crust, bursting with flavour. How could anyone hate on this fantastic, delicious food? Then you try to recreate that dish at home…

Continue reading

Best Ways of Preparing Tofu for Cooking

Tofu Types

In addition to tofu’s impressive protein and nutrient content, it’s also an incredibly versatile ingredient. In this article, I’m going to show you several ways that you can prepare your tofu along with different dishes to pair those methods with.​

Continue reading

Preparing & Cooking Textured Vegetable Protein

Rehydrating TVP - Step 3

Textured Vegetable Protein, or TVP, is something of a wonder food. The perfect combination of incredibly versatile, inexpensive, and an A+ nutritional profile. Made from dried, de-fatted soy flour, TVP is a complete protein and provides a hefty amount of your daily nutrients.

Continue reading

5 Vegan Alternatives for Cream Cheese Lovers

Daiya Cream Cheese Style Spread

Growing up, bagels were practically their own food group, and a big chewy sesame bagel, warm from the toaster and practically frosted with luxurious cream cheese was an easy, tasty breakfast before I headed off to school. Harder than giving up cheese, harder than giving up ice cream, was giving up cream cheese for me…

Continue reading

But What About Honey? Can Vegans Eat It?

Do Vegans Eat Honey

There are a lot of hard-and-fast rules in the vegan community, things that we all know to be true. No food with faces. No food that once had a mother. No animal secretions. It’s all relatively straightforward, except for one very grey area that it seems we haven’t been able to come to an agreement on.

Continue reading

Is Chocolate Vegan? Can I Eat It?

vegan chocolate

With a name that translates directly to “the food of the gods”, Theobroma cacao, better known to us as “chocolate,” has been enjoyed for millennia as everything from a bitter brewed tea to a creamy cold treat on summer afternoons. In addition to its rich history, dark chocolate comes with..

Continue reading