Vegan Journey Starts Here: The Art of Tofu

Vegan Journey Starts Here

Our vegan journey began after my husbands heart attack. We agree that vegan meal plans are the heart healthy choice.

Fortunately I have vegan cook books and vegan friends to help our transition.

Eating vegan foods at eating places and at friends inspire me to get creative in my own kitchen. Tofu is one of my favorite things to experiment with because I think it is so versatile. From eating it in stir fry or making peanut butter pie. Tofu is something that is always in my fridge. One of my first vegan cookbooks is a review book from Robert Rose Inc. It has good information about tofu besides recipes.

My Vegan Journey Starts Here

I’m all for expanding my horizon of knowledge so I requested 125 Best Vegan Recipes by Maxine Effenson Chuch & Beth Gurney for review a few years ago. Courtesy of 125 Best Vegan Recipes by Maxine Effenson Chuck and Beth Gurney © 2014 Reprinted with publisher permission. photo credit Mark T. Shapiro

125 Best Vegan Recipes
Courtesy of 125 Best Vegan Recipes by Maxine Effenson Chuck and Beth Gurney © 2014 Robert Rose Inc. Reprinted with publisher permission. Available where books are sold.
photo credit Mark T. Shapiro

Getting Started

This book begins with an introductory page and information about a vegan kitchen and how to stock one.

Helpful tips and techniques are included in this book.

Useful Information

  • I love the information I gain about Tofu.
  • I’m now a walking wealth of knowledge about measuring, freezing, pressing to drain and preserving tofu.

Book Sections:

The Vegan Kitchen
Salads, Sandwiches and Wraps
Casseroles, Tofu and Legumes
For the Kids
Pastas and Grains
Strictly Vegetables
Desserts and Baked Goods

My Thoughts

The great things about this book is I can get creative by taking a marinade recipe for tofu and apply that to another tofu recipe. It is a whole new recipe to prepare.

The recipes are not time consuming either as the book was written for busy moms in mind.


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4 thoughts on “Vegan Journey Starts Here: The Art of Tofu

  1. We are enjoying this new venue to a healthier lifestyle. I am learning to depend a lot more on spices and herbs to really enhance our dishes. Good luck on your quest for a better dietary lifestyle.

  2. What a great book to start your journey with! I’m looking forward to hearing more and will be seeking your guidance regularly, I’m sure, as I work on finding a better dietary lifestyle for health reasons, too.

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