Plentiful Plants

Daily eats of a Torontonian student

Holy Mole de Tofu! June 22, 2009

Breakfast started the day simply with a pile of blueberries, raspberries, cherries, and strawberries.

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As well as a big glass of Chocolate Mint Vitasoy.

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For lunch I brought along left over Tropical Kale salad with an amazing side of tofu.  Sandwiched in the tofu slices is raw mole made from the recipe in Raw Food, Real World, and it is amazing!  It doesn’t taste quite like the mole I’ve had in Mexico, but it’s still really good.  And the recipe was so simple compared to some other that I’ve seen with about a billion ingredients in them.  It’s more chocolatey and bit sweeter than regular mole, but I kinda like it that way.  The only complaint I have about the recipe is the fact that I now have almost 1 litre of sauce hanging out in the fridge!  I definitely need to package some up for the freezer, so it will be nice to have this tasty sauce on hand for a long time to come.

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Snacking was accomplished with a carrot and a handful of super sweet strawberry tomatoes.

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For dinner I had all the ingredients handy to make some more almost raw sushi rolls, but then I did a rather horrible job of slicing them up.  My knife was just not cooperating.  The tasty nuggets are stuffed with jicama rice, green onion, red pepper, asparagus and avocado.  With a splash of soy sauce.

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And for dessert, a pile of perfectly RIPE papaya.

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3 Responses to “Holy Mole de Tofu!”

  1. Julia Says:

    Hi there!

    I’ve recently gotten addicted to reading your blog. Your meals look so unbelievably tasty (even the simple stuff!), and your photographs so beautiful and fresh!

    I’m using your blog to stay motivated about eating healthy and am trying to incorporate more raw foods especially with all the amazing summertime produce.

    Don’t stop posting!!! =)

    Julia

  2. Krista Says:

    I love Vitasoy’s Christmas flavours….

    Great looking papaya! I almost thought it was cantaloupe!

  3. Marianne Says:

    I think your sushi looks pretty good in the photo, even if your knife was misbehaving 🙂

    And I love mole sauce! A raw mole sounds intriguing.


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