How to Make Tofu Taste Like Chicken (The Tofu Freezer Trick)

In this post, we'll share how we prepare and cook tofu to taste and FEEL just like chicken! The "Tofu Freezer Trick" is a life-changing method that is a staple in our vegan kitchen. Tofu is frozen and thawed creating a porous meaty texture that will blow your mind. Then, we soak it in a flavorful tofu marinade and slow bake it in the oven until the tofu is crispy on the outside and tender (NOT squishy) on the inside. Use this easy tofu trick to make everything from healthy tofu nuggets, crispy tofu sandwiches, stir fry tofu, and the BEST tofu chicken for salads. We've included 6 of our favorite tofu recipes that use this method to get you started!

Freezing tofu gives it a meaty, chewy texture that beautifully mimics the texture of chicken. In this post, we’re sharing all our best tofu tips, tricks, and marinades to create THE most mind-blowing vegan chicken – from lemon pepper tofu cutlets to the BEST EVER vegan chicken parmesan recipe. We call this process “the tofuRead more

10 Classic Chicken Recipes Made Vegan

These vegan chicken recipes will blow your mind! In this post, we’ll be going over the basics of how to make your favorite chicken recipes vegan. From simple vegetarian chicken soups and stews to creamy, cozy and dairy-free casseroles, this is your guide for making plant-based chicken dishes with great flavor AND texture.

These vegan chicken recipes will blow your mind! In this post, we’ll be going over the basics of how to make your favorite chicken recipes vegan. There’s everything from simple vegetarian chicken soups and stews to creamy, cozy and dairy-free casseroles. This is your guide for making plant-based chicken dishes with great flavor AND texture. Read more

Spicy Vegan Tater Tot Hotdish

Spicy Vegan Tater Tot Hotdish - a comfort classic made vegan and oh so delicious! #vegan #veganrecipe #hotdish #vegetables #tatertots // plantpowercouple.com

This Spicy Vegan Tater Tot Hotdish is the perfect winter comfort food. It’s easy to make in your cast iron skillet and a great way to use up whatever vegetables are in your fridge! It’s peppers, onions, corn, peas, and walnut meat in a thick flavorful gravy, topped with crispy tater tots. This post containsRead more

Vegan Chicken(less) Tetrazzini

This vegan tetrazzini recipe is easy to make and just as comforting as traditional tetrazzini without any of the dairy! It’s a freezer-friendly weeknight dinner. #vegan #vegandinner #tetrazzini #vegantetrazzini #vegancomfortfood #plantpowercouple #soycurls #cashews #tofu // plantpowercouple.com

This vegan tetrazzini recipe is easy to make, and the flavor will knock your socks off! It’s just as cozy and comforting as traditional tetrazzini without any of the dairy! It’s freezer-friendly and makes a perfect weeknight dinner. Go get your sweatpants, queue up the Netflix, and pour yourself a glass of wine, sister.  We’reRead more

Easy Vegan Chik’n & Rice Casserole

This easy vegan chicken and rice casserole is going to rock your busy winter weeknights. It's rice and veggies and gravy all cooked up and topped with meaty soy curls. Just dump, bake, and enjoy. #vegan #casserole #broccoli #soycurls #rice #veganrecipes // plantpowercouple.com

This crazy-easy vegan chicken and rice casserole is going to rock your busy winter weeknights. It’s rice and veggies and gravy all cooked up and topped with tender meaty soy curls. Just dump it and bake it and enjoy the hell out of it all season long. This post contains affiliate links. As Amazon Associates,Read more

Curried Pumpkin Soup

This savory curried pumpkin soup is an easy one-pot plant-based meal. Make it on the stove or in the slow-cooker with either canned pumpkin or fresh pumpkin and a few kitchen staples. It’s gluten-free, dairy-free (without coconut milk!), and includes an oil-free option. #vegan #pumpkinsoup #savorypumpkinrecipe

This savory curried pumpkin soup is an easy one-pot plant-based meal. Make it on the stove or in the slow-cooker with either canned pumpkin or fresh pumpkin and a few kitchen staples. It’s gluten-free, dairy-free (without coconut milk!), and includes an oil-free option. Make it today and freeze it for cozy fall dinners ahead! ThisRead more

Vegan Bacon Mac & Beer Cheese

This vegan bacon mac and cheese is made with an easy cashew-free vegan beer cheese sauce and topped with crumbled vegan bacon. The cheesy flavor and ooey gooey texture will blow your mind! It’s also easy to make gluten-free and includes an oil-free option. #vegan #veganmacandcheese #veganbacon #vegancheese #plantbased #vegandinner #veganlunchideas

This vegan bacon mac and cheese is made with an easy cashew-free beer cheese sauce and topped with crumbled vegan bacon. The cheesy flavor and ooey gooey texture will blow your mind! It’s also easy to make gluten-free and includes an oil-free option. This post contains affiliate links. As Amazon Associates, we earn a smallRead more

Creamy Vegan Garlic Sauce

This creamy vegan garlic sauce recipe for pasta or pizza is completely dairy-free and packed with protein! It’s also nut-free (NO cashews!), gluten-free, and includes an oil-free option. It’s easy to make and takes 20 minutes: Just roast your garlic, blend the ingredients, and pour over pasta, pizza, or garlic bread! #vegangarlicsauce #veganpastarecipes #veganpizzarecipes #silkentofu #tofurecipes

This creamy vegan garlic sauce is completely dairy-free! It’s also nut-free, gluten-free, and includes an oil-free option. It takes 20 minutes to make: Just roast your garlic, blend the ingredients, and pour over pasta, pizza, or garlic bread!

Vegan Feta Grilled Cheese with Spinach

This vegan feta grilled cheese with spinach is our fun take on a classic grilled cheese and pairs perfectly with tomato soup. The easy recipe uses either our homemade tofu feta or one of the many store-bought vegan fetas now available. It will impress the pants off your next lunch guests! #vegan #vegancheese #veganfeta #vegangrilledcheese #dairyfree #grilledcheese #veganlunch #veganrecipe #easyveganrecipe #vegandinner #vegansandwich

This vegan feta grilled cheese is our fun take on a classic grilled cheese and pairs perfectly with tomato soup. This recipe uses either our homemade tofu feta or one of the many store-bought vegan fetas now available! Not to mention, it will impress the pants off your next lunch guests! Feta has always beenRead more

Carrot Dogs

This is the BEST carrot dog recipe. It’s simple to make, and the marinade uses common pantry staples. Both the flavor and texture are so mind-blowing; you’ll be shocked you’re eating a carrot! #vegan #carrotdog #carrots #vegetarian #plantbased

These easy and delicious carrot dogs are pure vegan magic! They’re a long-time reader favorite, remarkably simple to make, and the marinade uses common pantry staples. Both the flavor and texture are so mind-blowing; you’ll be shocked you’re eating a carrot! Turning CARROTS into HOT DOGS?!  Oh, yes we did!  The carrot dog recipe isRead more