chickpea tofu

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I found this on Instagram here. #Burmese #tofu is a #soy-free, #gluten-free food made from #chickpea flour, water, salt and #turmeric.
On my first go, I nixed the additives and just used chickpea flour and water. The result was a cross between scrambled eggs and silken tofu. I found that it was great cut into cubes, dipped in a little flour and fried up. I’ve used it as salad toppings, on rice, in place of scrambled eggs and as the egg part of a quiche. Also, I’ve found that it’s really filling for the amount of calories, plus it’s a great source of protein and iron.

Burmese Tofu
Yields 8

Burmese tofu is a soy-free, gluten-free food made from chickpea flour, water, salt and turmeric. This variation uses vegetable stock to infuse a deliciously savory flavour.
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Ingredients
2 cups chickpea flour (chana or besan will work)
6 cups of water, divided
1/4 teaspoon turmeric (recommended for flavour but not necessary)
2 cubes vegetable bouillon (or sub out 4 cups of water for veggie broth) or a teaspoon of salt

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Instructions
Line a rectangle pan or casserole dish with parchment paper.
In a large pot, boil 4 cups of water or vegetable stock. Add the boullion cubes if using.
Meanwhile, combine the chickpea flour, turmeric (if using), and 2 cups of cold water. Whisk until smooth.
When the 4 cups of water/stock comes to a ROLLING boil, carefully stir in the chickpea mixture.
Turn off the heat and continue stirring vigorously for five minutes. The mixture will turn from matte to glossy and will become super thick. If you are using a gas stove OR it does not seem to get thick within a couple minutes, turn up the heat to medium-low.
Pour the mixture quickly into your prepared pan and spread out evenly with a spoon.
Let cool to room temperature before chilling in the fridge for an hour.
After chilling, cut up the tofu as desired for easy storage.
Eat cold, heated up, fried, or however you like! Enjoy!
Source: www.marylinonline.com\
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Chia Pudding Class

How to make Chia Pudding with Mango and Goji Berries – a short 5 video series, each video is only 1-3 min. long.

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I made a quick little Chia Pudding Class (video series) for you all to learn how easy it is to make this yummy, healthy Chia Pudding. It’s a 5 video series, each one is only 1 to 3 minutes each. Click the 12 Benefit image (or here) to watch how to make Mango Goji Berry Chia Pudding.

Incase you are wondering why this is such a healthy dish to eat, here are 12 Health Benefits of Chia …

12 PROVEN HEALTH BENEFITS OF CHIA PUDDING

… not to even mention the health benefits of Goji Berry, mango and Cashews!

  1. Chia Seeds Deliver a Massive Amount of Nutrients With Very Few Calories.
  2. Chia Is Loaded With Antioxidants.
  3. Almost All The Carbs Are Fiber.
  4. Chia Seeds Are High in Quality Protein.
  5. Help You Lose Weight
  6. High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids
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  8. Lower The Risk of Heart Disease and Type 2 Diabetes
  9. High in Important Bone Nutrients
  10. Cause Major Improvements in Type 2 Diabetics: lower blood pressure and inflammation.
  11. Improve Exercise Performance as Much as a Sports Drink
  12. Easy to Incorporate Into Your Diet
  13. Mango, Goji Berry, Cashew Chia Pudding is Delicious and So Easy To Make!!!

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Take My Chia Pudding 3 Minute Videos Series

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My Clear-Cut Garden

Heres the Story of My Clear-cut Garden

Last summer 2015 they clearcut (or what they may call selective cut) a forest on the edge of my property. It was sad to see all the destruction. Meantime, I have been craving an edible garden of my own, yet have not been able to find a sunny enough spot in my forest home. Soooo … I decided to collect water all winter 2015-16 and give it a try up at the clearcut.

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bee in squash flower

Carry Water – isn’t that a Zen Koan?

I carry water, forest soil and forest mulch to my garden almost daily to build up some good soil and attempt a garden in the forest clearcut. Its making me fit and strong and giving me joy to watch my garden grow. So far I have:

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before-tomato plants clearcut garden
for the AFTER picture, to see the progress after 12 days in august with no watering, just lots of mulch …

AFTER 12 DAYS. Baby #tomatoes in my #clearcutgarden #organicfoodbliss. Find my BEFORE post to see how FAR THEY GREW  after 12 days of no watering covered in lots of forest mulch leaves. I am using hashtag clearcutgarden if you want to follow along.  the clear-cut garden story will be on my blog in my bio organicfoodbliss.com . . . . . .  #garden #nature #gardening #plants #organic #homegrown #fresh #mygarden #vegetables #growyourown #greenthumb #green #realfood #eatclean #healthy #jerf #vegan #wholefood #nourish #eatrealfood #healthyliving #vegetarian #cleanfood #healthyeating #plantbased #rawfood #rawvegan BEFORE! Baby tomatoes in my #clearcutgarden #organicfoodbliss. Find my AFTER post to see how they did after 12 days of no watering covered in lots of forest mulch leaves. . . . #garden #nature #gardening #plants #organic #homegrown #fresh #mygarden #vegetables #growyourown #greenthumb #green #realfood #eatclean #healthy #jerf #vegan #wholefood #nourish #eatrealfood #healthyliving #vegetarian #cleanfood #healthyeating #plantbased #rawfood #rawvegan 🍅 Like

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Clear Cut Garden after no watering for 12 days

Here’s my kale before and after 12 days without water while I was gone on a spiritual retreat in August. I just piled up lots of forest mulch leaves before I left. They are so healthy looking.

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AFTER kale clearcut garden – not watered for 12 days in August
Kale and squash starts in the shade of the forest ( so small compared to Kale in sunny clearcut)
Kale and squash starts in the shade of the forest, (so small compared to Kale in sunny clearcut)

Use Hashtag #clearcutgarden for Pics of my Clearcut Garden

To follow my and the plants progress, you can see my pictures I take of my garden in the clear-cut forest, click here or search with hashtag #clearcutgarden on my Organic Food Bliss Instragam.