This weekend, I had the pleasure of interviewing Chef Mani Mania, a professional pastry chef and hardcore vegan. Her company, of the same name, aspires to liberate people’s mind, body and soul from unhealthful living through the promotion of a plant-based, vegan diet. Read her interview below, and visit her site at http://www.chefmanimania.com.
With Pizza Huts’ new vegan pie in the UK, and McDonald’s curious McVeggie burger, big restaurant chains are hopping on the vegan bandwagon. But is this a good thing?
You won’t even miss the meat in this delicious tofu rendition of one of America’s favorite meals.
8 oz small pasta shells 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 2 tsp nutritional yeast 1 tsp turmeric (optional for yellow coloring) 3 tbsp Earth Balance vegan butter 1/2 tsp sea salt 1/4 tsp red pepper 1/4 cup lemon pepper Panko flakes 1/4 tsp paprika 1/4 cup Daiya cheddar style cheese shreds Cook pasta accordingContinue reading “Creamy No-Cheese Mac”
This healthy tofu meal is full of flavor and is to sure to be a hit even among your meat-eating friends. The key to firm tofu is to buy the super firm variety at your local grocer or to soak in hot salt water for twenty minutes.
For the cake: 1 and ½ cups whole-wheat flour 1 tsp baking soda 4 tablespoons cocoa powder ½ tsp salt 2/3 cup sugar 1 and 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/3 cup coconut oil 2 tsp white vinegar ¾ cup cold water For the mousse: 1 package silken or firm tofu (such as 12.3 oz Mori-NuContinue reading “Chocolate Fudge Cake”