Tag: low carb

Main Dishes

Vegan Seitan with a Homemade Marinade

Seitan is a great meat substitute for vegans and vegetarians. It becomes similar to the look and texture of meat when cooked. Seitan is also called wheat gluten or wheat protein. Although it is made from wheat, seitan has little in common with flour or bread. Seitan is high in […]

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Quick & Easy Veggie Stir-Fry

I randomly get cravings for stir-fry: 1) because I love vegetables 2) it involves a lot of vegetables :). You can pair all the veggies with a protein source like tofu or use a soy meat product. I like the items Quorn sells, and for this recipe I used Quorn […]

Appetizers, Snacks

Buffalo Tofu “Wings”

These buffalo tofu wings are perfect for FOOTBALL SUNDAY! Recipe adapted from Eating with Em (who has some fantastic recipes, check her out!). I made slight variations, described below but regardless these “buffalo wings” have the perfect texture! Crunchy on the outside, yet soft on the inside, and tossed in […]

Appetizers, Snacks

Classic Hummus

Hummus is a popular Middle Eastern dip and spread. The heart of every hummus recipe is chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) and tahini (which is essentially ground sesame seeds). It is a great, healthy, low carb, plant-based protein filled snack. This homemade hummus recipe is SO easy, you’ll never […]

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Gujarati Bhinda Shaak (Okra)

It’s funny, I never liked bhinda growing up. But now I love it! “Bhinda” is the Indian name for okra. Okra is a vegetable that belongs to the same plant family as hibiscus and cotton. It is incredibly nutritious. Okra contains potassium, vitamin B, vitamin C, folic acid, and calcium. […]

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Tandoori Tofu Veggie Skewers

Dazzle your party guests with this appetizer. The best part about this plate is you can make it the night before and stick it in the oven the day of serving. The longer it marinates, the better. This dish uses tofu as the protein source but feel free to substitute […]

Appetizers, Main Dishes

Eggplant Parmesan Stacks

I love eggplant! My husband hates it, and he also does not like eggs (P.S. he will love that I am sharing all this personal information). This pretty much means eggplant parmesan is out of the dinner plan for us unless I want to eat the same dish over and […]

Breakfast, Main Dishes

Turmeric Tofu Scramble

This is a staple around here, and I love this dish especially because it’s so versatile. I’ll batch it for the week and throw it into salads or wraps, serve with rice, etc. In other words, MEAL PREP! The flavors really settle in the next day as well. It can […]