Turmeric Tofu With Veggie Stir Fry And Sweet Potatoes (Vegan)

tofu with sweet potatoes and veggie stir fry

Tofu is one of my favorite sources of vegetarian protein, but it took me a loooooooong time to get it right. By get it right, I mean cook it to perfection. Spoiler alert: The trick is to follow Minimalist Baker’s crispy tofu method which you can find here. Her tofu method in a nutshell: Cook drained, seasoned tofu in a cast …

How To Meal Prep 6 Meals In Under 2 Hours (With Recipes)

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Some weeks are a doozy. You know the ones. When every single day of the week, you have something going on. Doctor’s appointments, fitness classes, happy hours, date nights, errands, networking events… it never stops. Even though I’m not the most social person and have a bad habit of avoiding the doctor, I don’t like to waste my precious time …

9 DIY Sauces, Marinades & Glazes For Tasty, Fast Cooking

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True story, my mom used to put HONEY on lettuce to get me to eat it. We called it a salad, but it was literally just a few sweet, sticky lettuce leaves. But the lesson there is that putting stuff (like sauces, marinades and glazes) on food can make it taste better or different. The problem? It’s just another step to …

Beat Food Boredom Forever With 3 Easy Ways To Switch Up Your Cooking

Food is a lot like music. Hearing the same songs over and over and over again gets boring to a point where it almost hurts your brain. Have you ever had the distinct pleasure of listening to a Top 40 radio station for more than two hours? It mind-numbingly repetitive. After hearing Justin Bieber’s “Love Yourself” for the fourth time, that’s …

How To Avoid “Netflix Syndrome” When Choosing A Recipe

It’s 10:05 pm on a Sunday, and I’m scrambling to wind down for the night. Normally, that doesn’t involve writing. It’s usually just me spending 45 minutes scrolling through shows and movies on Netflix so I can spend 30 minutes watching something before drifting off to sleep. Netflix is not a chill experience for me at all, to be honest. …

What Vacations And Grocery Shopping Have In Common: How To Meal Plan

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You’ve probably never woken up on a Saturday morning and randomly decided to book a flight to your dream vacation spot for the very same day. If you have done that, bravo to you. I admire your spontaneity. Jetting off to the Caribbean right now without prior planning wouldn’t be the best beginning to a relaxing vacation. It’s the same for grocery …

How I Cooked 11 Meals For $60 In One Week

Recently I’ve been cooking A LOT and so far, it’s changing my life for the better in ways I didn’t think it would. First of all, I enjoy it so much that I want to challenge myself. That’s why this week, I took it up a notch and cooked as many meals as possible on the nights I wasn’t hanging out with friends. …

The Easiest Lunch To Prep And Bring To Work: Roasted Salmon & Veggies

Salmon, sweet potato and green veggies are a super meal. It has everything. When you eat at work, it I guarantee that people next to you are jealous of how it smells and looks. Roasted salmon and veggies is my go-to meal when: a) I’m feeling lazy b) Or maybe just super tired c) I have no idea what to cook …