Friday, June 5, 2015

Sauteed Eggplant and Tofu with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Back at it with one of my favorites! I love this sauce because along with some cilantro and lime, it can make almost anything pad thai-esque. Here, I used sauteed diced eggplant and tofu slices. I had some chopped peanuts planned for a topping too, but completely forgot! 

I cooked the tofu in a saute pan with some olive oil, liquid aminos, and cracked pepper until browned. Same thing with the eggplant- just sauteed it with some olive oil, cracked pepper, and a little bit of water.

Spicy Peanut Sauce 

Serves about 2


  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1 Tbsp sriracha
  • 1 Tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp miso paste
  • 1 tsp agave nectar or maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • Cracked pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp water


Simply, combine all ingredients in a bowl. I added about 2 Tbsp more water this time to make it a bit thinner, since I usually use this sauce with wetter vegetable noodles.

Hope you enjoy!

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Chocolate Banana Split Protein Shake

This has been my go-to shake lately! I love this flavor combination. With 24g protein, it's filling enough for breakfast or a post-workout snack/meal.

Chocolate Banana Split Protein Shake

Serves 1

  • 1/2 frozen banana
  • 4-5 frozen strawberries
  • 1 scoop chocolate protein powder (I use Vega Protein Smoothie-- 15g protein per scoop)
  • 1/4 cup raw cashews
  • 1 Tbsp raw cacao powder
  • 1 medjool date
  • 1-1 1/2 cup unsweetened cashew or almond milk


Combine all ingredients in a blender. I like to top mine with freeze-dried strawberries and unsweetened coconut shreds. Enjoy!