Soba Noodles with Glazed Tofu and Stir Fried Veggies (Gluten Free and Vegan)

I got my inspiration for this recipe from a few different places. First and foremost, DreamyLeaf’s Teriyaki Glazed Tofu Steaks recipe — she posted a picture on Instagram and though I’ve never been a big tofu person, I almost started drooling just looking at it. I also had some inspiration from a meal I had at Canteen in Toronto, where I had my first taste of soba noodles. And, as usual, I just kind of threw my own random tastes and ideas in there, as well.

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tomato mushroom spinach salad

Super Easy Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach Salad

Three awesome things about this salad. One, it’s super freakin’ easy.  Two, it looks beautiful.  Three, It’s healthy and paleo!  You might be thinking – well, it’s a salad, so of course it’s healthy – but you’d be wrong.  There are plenty of salads out there that’s not and usually it’s due to the dressing.  This salad, not the case!

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asparagus

Super Easy Asparagus Stir Fry with Garlic

Yuck!  Asparagus!  You mean that mushy gross green stuff?  If that’s what you’re thinking… you have got to try two different ways of making asparagus!!! One is oven roasting them, and the other?  Stir fry it!  These two methods will make the asparagus tender and yummy, and not mushy.  Here’s the easiest way you can make some Asparagus Stir Fry.

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bokchoy

Easy Stir Fried Shanghai Bok Choy with Garlic

What the hell is Bok Choy?  Think of it as the Chinese cabbage in terms of how common it is eaten.  However, don’t think of it as the Chinese ‘cabbage’ when it comes to taste, as it is nothing like the American cabbage!  Usually, this healthy veggie (which is packed with Vitamin A and C) is stir fried in traditional Chinese dishes and makes a great side dish.  Here’s how we make it at my house!

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Simple Oven Roasted Asparagus

Asparagus is very healthy for you, however, some people don’t like the taste.  The good news is I’ve noticed that more often than not it’s because they haven’t tried asparagus cooked right!  Overcooked asparagus is mushy and gross! So if you don’t know exactly how long to steam it, I would avoid that.  How to guarantee delicious asparagus?  Roast it in the oven! It’s so simple too.

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stir fried chinese cabbage with dried shrimp

Simple Chinese Stir Fry Cabbage with Dried Shrimp (Paleo, Gluten Free, Keto)

When i was little, I thought it was strange that many of my friends growing up didn’t like eating cabbage.  My mom has always stir fried it with dried shrimp (蝦米) giving it a crunchy and tasty flavor, and I loved it!   Maybe it was because not many people made it in this manner!  So let me share this healthy (the dried shrimp has some great health benefits as I’ll explain later) and paleo (also gluten free) side recipe with you!

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