“Don’t Pity the Tofu” Bowl



½ cup brown rice, dry

¼ cup wild rice, dry

1 cup carrot, grated

1 cup purple cabbage, grated

½ cup green onions, finely diced

½ (350g) pkg. of extra-firm tofu

½ cup almonds

3 cups mixed greens

1 cup pea shoots

2 tbsp oil for frying


½ cup tahini

3 tbsp soy sauce or tamari, gluten-free

2 tbsp sesame oil

¼ cup + 2 tbsp water

Pepper to taste

Yields 1 cup dressing


Cook brown and wild rice as directed on package

When rice is cooked place in the fridge to cool

Preheat oil over medium heat in a small frying pan. Cut tofu into 1-inch cubes, fry until golden brown and set aside to cool.

To prepare the dressing, using a blender, add tahini, tamari, sesame oil, water, and pepper. Blend until smooth and set aside.

In a large salad bowl add mixed greens, brown and wild rice, cabbage, carrots, green onion, tofu, almonds and pea shoots. Add dressing and gently mix ingredients. Bon appétit.