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Orange Sweet and Sour Tofu

Serves 2

Orange Sweet and Sour Tofu

20 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

45 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 2 Teaspoon Arrowroot or Cornstarch
  • 2/3 Cup Fresh orange juice 1-2 Oranges
  • 1/2 Orange zest
  • 3 Tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoon Apple cider vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoon Agave nectar
  • 2 Teaspoon Chili paste (such as Sriracha)
  • 1 Clove Garlic Minced
  • 1 Package Extra firm tofu cut into 1” cubes
  • 1 Green onion Sliced thinly
  • 1/4 Cup Mint Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Black sesame seeds
  • 1 Cup Steamed Snap or Snow Peas (about 25)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. In a 9 x 9 inch baking pan, combine the cornstarch or arrowroot with 2 Tbsp of the Orange juice until dissolve.
  3. Add rest of orange juice, zest, soy sauce, apple cider vinegar, agave nectar, chile paste and garlic and thoroughly combine.
  4. Add Tofu. Place in oven and cover with foil.
  5. Let cook for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and toss tofu or seitan so that all sides are coated with sauce. Leave uncovered and place back in oven for 8-10 minutes.
  7. Remove and Add snap peas. Place in serving dish(es) and sprinkle with mint, sesame seeds and green onion
Cuisine: Asian Fusion |

Notes

Serve with Brown Rice or Soba Noodles

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http://foodsensenow.com/2016/03/orange-sweet-and-sour-tofu-or-seitan/

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Orange “Creamsicle” Energy Smoothie

Orange “Creamsicle” Energy Smoothie
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Ingredients

  • 8 Ounce Orange Juice Preferable freshly squeezed
  • 4 Ounce Vanilla Soy Milk
  • 4 Ounce Yoghurt (Plain or Vanilla Soy or Dairy)
  • 1 Ripe Banana
  • 1 Cup Fresh Pineapple
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1 Large Handful of Ice Cubes

Instructions

  1. Put all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.
  2. Enjoy!
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http://foodsensenow.com/2016/03/orange-creamsicle-energy-smoothie/

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My Good Friend Jared’s Granola

Jared used to surprise me with his terrific version of granola at my house in Richmond, Vermont. With the addition of fruit and almond milk, it is a great healthy meal.

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Morning Glory Muffins with Flax, Carrots, Apple and Coconut

Serves 8-16

Morning Glory Muffins with Flax, Carrots, Apple and Coconut

20 minPrep Time

20 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup pecans, walnuts or macadamia nuts
  • 2 1/4 Cup Whole spelt flour
  • 1/4 Cup Ground Flax Seed
  • 3/4 Teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1 1/3 Teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 3 Large Eggs At room Temperature
  • 3/4 Cup Coconut Oil Liquefied at temperature over 75 degrees
  • 1 1/4 Cup Coconut syrup or honey
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla extract
  • 2 Cup Carrot Grated, Raw (About 2-3 carrots)
  • 1 Large Apple You can keep peel on for extra fiber
  • 1 Cup unsweetened coconut flakes (optional)
  • Cooking spray for muffin tins or muffin papers

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Place nuts in oven and toast for 7 minutes. Cool
  3. In a large bowl, combine Spelt Flour, Ground Flax Seed, Baking Powder, Baking Soda, Salt and Cinnamon
  4. In medium bowl, whisk together Eggs, Coconut Syrup, Vanilla Extract and Coconut Oil
  5. Combine Egg mixture with Flour mixture. Do not over mix. Add Carrots, Apple, Coconut and Toasted Nuts.
  6. Fill muffin cups 7/8 of the way full and bake until toothpick comes out clean when inserted into middle.
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http://foodsensenow.com/2016/03/morning-glory-muffins-with-flax-carrots-apple-and-coconut/

Mock Calamari Salad

Serves 2-4

Mock Calamari Salad
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Ingredients

  • 115
  • 2 Count Coconut meat on the thicker side and opaque; julienned
  • 2 Cup Napa cabbage Jullienned
  • 2 Roma tomatoes Cut lengthwise into 8 pieces
  • 1/2 Medium Cucumber Cut in half lengthwise and cut into thinly sliced half circles
  • 1/2 Red onion Thinly sliced
  • 2 Thai Chiles or 1/2 jalapeno Thinly sliced
  • 1/4 Cup Cilantro leaves Coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Mint leaves Coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Raw almonds Coarsely chopped
  • 218
  • 2 Limes juiced About 1/4 cup
  • 1/2 Cup Braggs liquid amino acids (classic recipe would call for fish sauce)
  • 2 Tablespoon raw agave nectar
  • 1 Teaspoon Ginger Finely grated

Instructions

  1. Combine salad ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Mix dressing ingredients in a small bowl
  3. Toss salad with dressing.
  4. Divide onto 4 plates and sprinkle each plate with one quarter each of the cilantro, mint and almonds
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http://foodsensenow.com/2016/03/mock-calamari-salad/

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Miso-Honey Glaze

Here is a tasty chicken or salmon glaze. Or thin it slightly with more Apple Cider Vinegar for an Asian Slaw dressing. It will keep in your refrigerator indefinitely.

Miso Soup with Two Mushrooms

Serves 4

Miso Soup with Two Mushrooms

20 minPrep Time

20 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 6 Cup Water
  • 1/3 Cup Brown Miso Paste Use organic, non GMO Miso ( if possible )
  • 4 Ounce Firm Tofu Cut into small cubes (you could also use cooked leftover chicken)
  • 1 Cup Thinly sliced Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 Cup Thinly sliced Oyster mushrooms
  • 2 Teaspoon Sesame oil
  • 1 Sheet Nori Cut into small strips
  • 1 Green onion Thinly sliced

Instructions

  1. Bring water to bowl. Stir in Miso Paste, Tofu, Oyster and Shiitake Mushrooms. Reduce to low heat. Simmer for 2 minutes. Add sesame oil. Ladle into 4 bowls and garnish with Nori and Green Onion.
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http://foodsensenow.com/2016/03/miso-soup-with-two-mushrooms/

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Meyer Lemon Ice

Serves 4-6

Meyer Lemon Ice
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Ingredients

  • 3/4 Cup Freshly squeezed Meyer Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 Cup Freshly squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 3/4 Cup raw agave nectar
  • 2 Cup Distilled water

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in shallow pan. Place in freezer. Freezer for 4 hours Every 1/2 hour, stir with two forks. This will create a fluffy ice. Transfer to airtight container. Serve in glasses with blood orange segments and diced Mangoes
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http://foodsensenow.com/2016/03/meyer-lemon-ice/

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Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

5 minPrep Time

5 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 Cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tablespoon Maple syrup
  • 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 Clove Garlic Crushed
  • Salt and Pepper To taste

Instructions

  1. Combine ingredients in bowl and whisk together. Alternatively, you can also combine ingredients in a glass jar and shake (with a lid on, of course!) for a few moments to emulsify the dressing.
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http://foodsensenow.com/2016/03/maple-balsamic-vinaigrette/

Mango-Lime Salsa

Easy, versatile and vibrant salsa that can be used on chicken, fish or in a taco.