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Low carb vegan food

Discussion in 'Vegetarian Diet Forum' started by Mel dCP, Jun 3, 2019.

  1. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Great - I'll use my normal stuff. I press it under the heaviest chopping board with extra weights on top!. Comes out very solid.
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I must try making some when I break up from school!
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I thought it would be difficult but it's one of the easiest things I've ever done. Just make sure you get decent nigari.

    To start with I got some from Amazon and had three failures in a row. Was very disheartened. Then I got some from Ebay, direct from Japan. Brilliant!

    I use this method

    https://www.messyvegancook.com/quick-and-easy-home-made-tofu/

    Works every time! You can use anything as a mould for the tofu, as long as it has drainage holes. A colander is OK, just bear in mind whatever you use is the shape your chunk of tofu will come out as.
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Very fast curry!

    I fried off a load of sliced mushrooms and diced courgettes in a dollop of madras curry paste and added the Vivera “chicken”. After a couple of minutes I squeezed a whole tube of the tomato paste in, let it cook down and added the Alpro coconut yogurt. Chucked the spinach in, put the lid on, and let it wilt down for a few minutes - the liquid from that made a good sauce from quite a dry mix. Served and scoffed. Took maybe 15 minutes to cook on a high heat in a non stick wok. Omnivore husbeast that isn’t keen on green veg absolutely loved it!

    12g carbs
    21g fat
    31g protein


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    This looks delicious. Do you think aubergines would work in place of the mushrooms?
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Very much so, I use them a lot!
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks @Mel dCP - that looks scrumptious! I think it'd go brilliantly for Wednesday! (Tonight is vegan jambalaya with much reduced rice, and lots of extra veggies).
     
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    Mel dCP Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Meatless Farm burgers with pea shoot salad, soya yogurt dressing and a splodge of lime pickle. 9g carb if I add the pickle!

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