Monday, January 9, 2012

Scrambled tofu for breakfast

I'm on day five of my new "eating philosophy," as I'm calling it, since "diet" is such an awful word. So far, I'm pleased with my progress. Since I'm not shooting for the perfect vegan award, I don't feel like it's impossible to be successful at what I want to accomplish.

This past weekend, I had a birthday dinner for my husband's step dad to attend, which consisted of a caprese salad (tomato, mozzarella and basil) and almost 2 slices of the best dang cheese pizza in the world. I couldn't have given it up, wouldn't have wanted to. And I didn't feel guilty eating it because the rest of the day had been entirely vegan. On Sunday night, we went to dinner at a friends' house and they served pasta with alfredo sauce and bread with parmesan, so of course, I had those too. But again, I did well the rest of the day and I felt okay splurging a little bit on a delicious dinner with good friends.

Life, after all, is best served with a good dose of moderation, yes?

So this morning, I'm back to my happy plan....I like that. I think that's what I'm going to call it because it makes me feel more alive, more energetic and more HAPPY!

As previously mentioned, I am having scrambled tofu for breakfast.

I've never really used tofu as such a direct substitute for eggs before, but it actually tasted really good. I crumbled some extra firm tofu into a pan and sautéed it with some sun-dried tomatoes, fresh spinach and salt, pepper and a little garlic. I ate a mandarin, a slice of sprouted wheat toast with Earth Balance butter and a soy latte along side it. It was pretty dern delicious.

I'm actually kind of excited about this new plan of mine. It's the first I've ever had that I think I may actually be able to make work. I mean, it makes sense: put food into my body that helps it perform better. What makes more sense than that?

1 comment:

  1. This looks nice. Must try it. I'm a big fan of tofu my self