Have You Tried Tofu?

Most of us are looking for ways to eat a lighter and healthier diet. Have you considered adding tofu to your weekly menus? Tofu is popular with both vegetarians and meat-eaters because it is such a versatile food. Tofu is a wonderful source of soy protein and is also high in calcium and magnesium. It blends with a wide variety of flavors and can be cooked in a many ways. It has health benefits ranging from a reduction in blood pressure to a means of controlling diabetes.

Simple fried tofu is easy to cook and is a tasty substitute for meat. All that is necessary is a firm tofu cut into slices, olive oil to fry in, and soy sauce or other seasonings such as paprika, cumin, ginger or cayenne pepper.

 

Tofu recipes abound and it can be cooked in a variety of ways including grilling, baking, and  stir-frying. Tofu can be substituted for meat or chicken in many of your favorite recipes and can also replace cheeses in salads and sandwich spreads.  Check out this online guide for some yummy tofu recipes see the links below:

Savvy Vegetarian

Best Tofu Recipes