Some of us are trying to bulk up to get ready for our next race. Others are just trying to compensate for a new meat-free lifestyle. Maybe you just happened to go crazy at Costco last week and bought a whole case of tofu. No matter what it is, tofu is a great way to add protein to your diet without breaking the bank. It’s not just for vegetarians who need a meat alternative. It’s a great budget-friendly way to add more flavor and depth to your dishes. Check out these methods of eating more tofu:
If you’re looking to add more protein to your diet, then add some tofu to your breakfast smoothie. This is great if you're nervous about the texture of tofu.
Next time you’re preparing breakfast at home, use tofu instead of eggs to make a scramble or omelet.
If you’re dairy sensitive at all and looking for an ice cream alternative, try out this tofu-based ice cream next time you reach for a sweet treat.
Add some more protein to your dinner by adding in tofu as a ground meat or parmesan substitute in your pasta sauce.
Instead of adding an egg, replace it with a ¼ cup of silken tofu in your next baking recipe.
Add some tofu to your next vegetable or bean soup to add some extra protein and texture.
Use tofu as a substitute for ricotta cheese in between your layers of pasta.
Add some baked or grilled tofu on top of your salad like croutons.
Add some firm tofu to your next grill party menu for a delicious treat!