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Baked Cajun Tofu

Tofu is a wonderful way to add protein, selenium, manganese, copper, and omega-3 fatty acids to your meal as part of a plant-based diet. It is relatively inexpensive, with a 14oz package costing around $3, give or take. Tofu is made from soybeans and if you get organic tofu, it will not be genetically modified. George Mateljan, the author of "The World's Healthiest Foods," lists tofu as one of the top 100 most healthiest foods.


14 oz. package Organic Extra Firm Tofu

2 tbsp Tamari

2 tbsp Cajun Spice Mix

1/4 cup Nutritional Yeast

1/4 cup Avocado Oil

(I prefer avocado oil when cooking because of it's higher smoke point. It also is not a hydrogenated oil and does not contains trans fats)

You will also need a large ziplock bag.


Open package of tofu, discard the water and packaging, and rinse the block of tofu. For this recipe, you do not have to let the tofu drain. Cut the tofu into rectangular cubes (cuboids!). Mix all of the ingredients together until well combined in a large ziplock bag. Add tofu to the bag and coat each piece evenly. Let the bag sit for at least 15 minutes to marinate.