thai noodle nourish bowl
trying to find new & exciting (maybe slightly more sophisticated) ways to eat peanut butter (...not just straight off the spoon)? Well, then this thai nourish bowl is the PERFECT (more sophisticated) way to get your nut butter fix, with the added benefits of so many nutrient dense vegetables, complex CHOs, protein & fat!
Ain't nobody got thai for high sodium, MSG, saturated fats and sugar, so this is an amazing homemade substitute to an ethnic favourite, that's wellth approved!
spicy thai peanut tofu cubes
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
1 PACKAGE OF EXTRA FIRM ORGANIC TOFU
1 tbsp organic peanut butter
2 tbsp ground chili paste
1 tbsp garlic puree
1 tbsp sesame oil
2 tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp fresh ground ginger
1 tbsp coconut oil
IN A BOWL, COMBINE All ingredients, except for the coconut oil & tofu, & whisk until WELL INCORPORATED.
REMOVE THE TOFU FROM THE PACKAGING AND PAT DRY WITH A CLOTH OR PAPER TOWEL.
CUT THE TOFU INTO BITE SIZED CUBES & ADD to bowl the bowl that you prepared the thai sauce in. Stir the tofu cubed until each piece is coated.
IN A CAST IRON PAN OVER MEDIUM HEAT, MELT 1 TBSP OF COCONUT OIL. ONCE MELTED, ADD THE TOFU TO THE PAN & BROWN the cubes on all sides. THIS SHOULD TAKE APPROXIMATELY 3 MIN ON EACH SIDE.
REMOVE FROM THE PAN & ADD TO YOUR FAVOURITE PLANT BASED MEALS!
BUILD YOUR thai noodle BOWL
CHOOSE A LEAFY GREEN: KALE, SPINACH, ARUGULA, LETTUCE
CHOOSE A PROTEIN: TOFU, SEITAN, TEMPEH, WILD SALMON, ORGANIC CHICKEN, GRASS-FED BEEF
CHOOSE A GRAIN: WILD RICE, zoodles, rice noodles, BUCKWHEAT noodles, potatoes
CHOOSE YOUR SIDES: onion, scallions, red & green bell pepper, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, ETC.
BRING ALL THE INGREDIENTS TO THE TABLE & CUSTOMIZE YOUR thai BOWL WITH ALL YOUR FAVOURITE TOPPINGS!