Going towards a plant based / vegan diet, most people struggle with those final “giving ups” like cheese and eggs, they aren’t meat, but they are animal byproducts and the world is changing in how we view these, so it’s understandable why the struggle is real. Then, you discover that there’s options to substitute them from your life, and suddenly it doesn’t seem so bad!

It’s not just vegans looking for egg substitutes, as eggs are also a common food allergen!

Tofu, amazingly enough, can mash into scrambles using a simple potato masher and pan fried to create an egg-like consistency very similar to scrambled eggs. Using turmeric, it gets a warm yellow color and the addition of nutritional yeast, you get an amazing savory cheesy taste that will blow your mind.

Servings: 2
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Cook Time: 5-8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pack (14oz) extra-firm tofu, drained
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • Chives, for garnish

Equipment

  • Potato Masher
  • Non-stick frying pan

Method

  • First, drain your tofu, and pat dry. If you don't have the extra firm variety, press the tofu first, using paper towels and a heavy object on top.
  • Once the tofu has been prepared, break it up into bite sized "scrambles" using a potato masher.
  • In a non-stick frying pan on a medium-high heat, heat up your olive oil and add in your tofu scrambles. Let cook for 4-5 minutes.
  • Add in your turmeric, salt & pepper & nutritional yeast, and continue to cook for another couple minutes.
  • Serve along home fries, sliced tomatoes & garnish with chives.
Sarah Nicole

Since successfully losing 100lbs by changing her relationship with food and her body, Sarah has taken her passion for food and balanced it between cucumbers and cupcakes. When she's not bustling her way around a kitchen, you can find her working out or winding down at home with her 3 kids and pug. Follow Sarah's journey on Instagram @TheBirdsPapaya.

My favorite thing about the holidays is time spent with family, however, my second favorite thing has to be the delicious food!
So curiosity has hit its peak, and maybe you've decided that you just might try that vegan diet, but...
Looking for a new way to serve up an easy, yet impressive appetizer for your next meal or potluck?
Cupcakes are the most delicious, sweet treat that are just super photogenic.
Hey Vegans! We haven't forgotten about when it comes to BBQ season.
When you're looking for a healthy snack on-the-go, it's easy to reach for things you shouldn't - like chocolate, cookies and...
This is the part where I bashfully admit that this recipe came after a craving for cookie dough, and dietary restrictions don't...
Several years ago in my early efforts to change my eating habits, I had a renewed mind to be more health-driven rather than just...
There's been studies that show that cheese is as addictive as drugs.
So either you or a someone at your holiday dinner is gluten-intolerant or celiac, and/or perhaps vegan or working towards a...
While many people will be spending their day in a Halloween candy coma on November 1st, this day also marks another special...
Plant-based lifestyles are becoming increasingly more popular. For some, this stems from animal rights and a personal decision to...
Advertisement
Food
Vegan Ideas And Recipes For Healthy Meal Prepping