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high-protein vegan stirfry.

People always think that vegetarians and vegans don’t get enough protein in their diet.  I beg to differ. With a whopping 30 grams of protein, this is just one of many healthy veg recipes that defies that assumption! (Bonus – it’s quick, easy & extremely tasty!) Keep reading for the recipe…

Serves 1-2

Ingredients:
– 2 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil
– 1/2 cup shelled edamame
– 4.5 oz. of extra firm tofu (approx. 1/3 block)
– 2 oz. rice noodles
– 1 Tbs. minced garlic
– Teriyaki sauce to taste
*Optional add-ins: slivered carrots, sliced peppers, broccoli, mushrooms, pineapple, toasted sesame seeds, grated ginger

Directions:
1. Cut tofu into cubes
2. Heat olive oil in a saute pan and add in tofu, flipping cubes onto a new side approximately every five minutes until all sides are golden brown
3. While tofu is cooking, cook edamame and rice noodles according to package instructions
4. Once everything is fully cooked, mix all ingredients together and drizzle with teriyaki sauce to taste

Pair it with a glass of freshly made carrot ginger juice to complete this exceptionally healthy meal! :)

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