Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

I always put a treat in my husband's lunches.. usually a muffin or bar of some kind.  This is basically the same recipe as my carrot raisin muffins, except with blueberries.

1.5 cups whole wheat flour
1 cup rolled oats
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 tbsp ground flax seed
1 tbsp chia seed
2 cups fresh blueberries (or thawed frozen)
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cup oil ( or apple sauce)
1 cup almond, soy or coconut milk

- Whisk together dry ingredients in a mixing bowl

- Add remaining ingredients and scoop into prepared muffin tins

- Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes

Baked Tofu for Two

Baked tofu is a healthy, quick and easy meal to prepare.  You can get fancy with the marinade and side dishes. 

1 package extra firm tofu
1.5 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp sesame oil or olive oil
1 tsp Siracha (optional)
1 tsp agave (optional)

- Drain tofu and wrap in kitchen towel

- Place a plate or pot on top to weigh down tofu and let sit for about 30 minutes

- Cut tofu to desired size and thickness 

- Whisk together remaining ingredients in a medium bowl and add tofu, tossing to coat

- Let tofu sit for at least an hour ( You can prep it ahead of time and keep in the fridge)

- Spread tofu out in an even layer and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes