Chickpea-Brown Rice Veggie Burger by Shira Bocar

capture_25012015_131215Shira makes a delicious vegetarian burger with chickpeas and brown rice as the main ingredients.  This combination creates a perfect protein.  She adds shallots, garlic, parsley, and an egg for a binder.  Vegans can easily find an alternative to the egg in this recipe.  Shira likes to cook vegetable burgers on a hot pan instead of a grill to get a nice sear on both sides.  In this video, she wraps her burgers in lettuce with onions, roasted red peppers, and mustard for her condiment.  This burger recipe is very healthy and delicious.  Try it.  Enjoy. Continue reading

Crispy Chickenless (Tofu) Nuggets (Baked & Fried) by Bhavna Patel

capture_24092014_102816In this video, Bhavna demonstrates that it’s as easy to get a crispy texture on tofu by baking as well as by frying the tofu.  Her technique is important for those who want to avoid the added fat in their meal that comes from frying food.  I’m sure her batter and breading technique can be used in many other recipes.  Both the the fried and baked tofu nuggets look delicious.  The baked tofu nuggets definitely have less fat in them.  Let’s try her recipe. Continue reading