Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Coconut crusted tofu with mango salsa and green rice

Take you taste buds on a tropical taste adventure!

Coconut Crusted Tofu

1 block of tofu-sliced into 1/2 inch pieces
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup coconut flour
1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp sea salt
pinch cayenne

Mix the breading in a bowl.
Heat oil in cast iron pan.
Dip the tofu ( both sides) in the flour. Place in hot pan. Allow to golden.
Drain on paper towels on a plate.

Green Rice

1 tbsp sunflower oil
1 cup rice (of your choice)
1/2 bunch of cilantro stems- minced
1 small onion-minced
1 3/4 cup water
pinch of salt

In a small pot with a tight fitted lid, heat pot add oil.
Cook onion and stems together for a few minutes
Add rice and saute for a few more minutes.
Add water bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer.
Cover and let cook for 20 minutes. Turn heat off and let stand for 5 minutes.
Fluff with a fork.


  1. Still looks good! I love mango salsa! I'll check back for the recipe ^_^

  2. Okay, this has just been Pinned and I *will* be making this for dinner soon!!!

  3. I promise I will fix this soon Becky :/

    Thanks Cara! I still have yet to get into pintrest.....

  4. 3 Studies REVEAL Why Coconut Oil Kills Fat.

    The meaning of this is that you literally kill fat by consuming coconut fat (in addition to coconut milk, coconut cream and coconut oil).

    These 3 studies from big medicinal journals are sure to turn the traditional nutrition world upside down!