Apart from green smoothies, tofu scramble is one of my favorite “go-to” breakfast recipes. Tofu scramble is the vegan alternative for the classic egg scramble. If you prefer a cheesy scramble but still want to keep it vegan, sprinkle some nutritional yeast at the end and stir well. Nutritional yeast is a good source of Vitamin B12 for vegans and these days it’s available in almost all grocery stores here in North America.
It’s been a while since I prepared idlis using idli rava. For those who are not aware of idli rava, it is finely cracked boiled rice. It’s available in almost all Indian grocery stores in Canada and USA. This idli rava with urad dal is used to prepare idli batter instead of the traditional method of soaking boiled rice, raw white rice and urad dal. You still have to ferment the batter but it’s less work because you don’t have to grind the rice. I have used this method to prepare the batter for these colorful cocktail idlis.
Over the past couple of months I have been reading Raj’s wonderful blog and have been following his Facebook group and have gained invaluable insight about nutrition and fitness. It’s a long way to go but I’m glad that I have at least found “the” path. I’m gradually incorporating some of his principles in my(our) routine, starting with food. He does advocate eating meat (and at least eggs for vegetarians) which is not an option for our family (although I’m thinking of including eggs for my kids), so I’m trying to stick to his other rules, the most important being including a lot of vegetables, going easy on grains (including whole grains), avoiding unhealthy oils and simply eating real food.