Keto vegan tofu scramble

Keto vegan tofu scramble

This creamy, gently-spiced vegan tofu scramble is a perfect, protein-packed way to start to any day. Enjoy!

Keto vegan tofu scramble

This creamy, gently-spiced vegan tofu scramble is a perfect, protein-packed way to start to any day. Enjoy!
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2 servingservings

Ingredients

  • 13 oz. 375 g firm tofu, drained
  • ¼ tsp ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • ¾ cup 180 ml unsweetened almond milk
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tbsp 1 tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped (optional)
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Instructions

  1. In a large, non-stick frying pan, break the tofu into bite-sized pieces. Don’t make the pieces too small, as they break down further while cooking.
  2. Over medium heat, stir in the turmeric and nutritional yeast, until well combined. Cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the almond milk and simmer for an additional 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until the tofu becomes slightly creamy.
  4. Season to taste and serve garnished with chopped chives.

Serving suggestions

Serve the vegan tofu scramble with some vibrant veggies fried in coconut or avocado oil, for example, sliced tomatoes, baby spinach, red or green peppers, chopped kale, or asparagus. And of course, avocados work with anything.

Regarding soy

Products made from soy, like tofu, can provide a good source of protein for vegetarians and vegans who follow a low-carb diet.

While there has been some concern about the negative health effects of soy-based on studies in test tubes and animals, it's hard to find human studies showing anything but positive effects. A possible exception may be for people with thyroid issues, who may want to make sure to get enough iodine when consuming soy regularly. Good vegan sources of iodine include iodized salt or seaweed. Full DD food policy on soy

For people who choose to avoid animal products, the benefits of soy's protein seem to greatly outweigh any potential risks.

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2 comments

  1. carterjayne
    Hi. I have just joined DD & am vegan. Is there only a one week meal plan?
    Thanks
    Reply: #2
  2. Kristin Parker Team Diet Doctor

    Hi. I have just joined DD & am vegan. Is there only a one week meal plan?
    Thanks

    Yes, at this time there is only one vegan meal plan. You can find more stand alone recipes in this guide. You can use our meal planner tool to create your own custom meal plans based on your favorites from our recipe collection.
    https://www.dietdoctor.com/low-carb/vegan#recipes

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