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

Life-Changing Chicken(less) Bouillon Powder

Make your own vegan chicken-style bouillon powder with 7 ingredients, 1 food processor, and less than 10 minutes. Use it to make THE most flavorful chicken-free broth for soups, stews, seitan + tofu marinades, etc. #vegan #veganchicken #veganrecipe #easyveganrecipe #nutritionalyeast #turmeric #plantbased #plantpowercouple // plantpowercouple.com

Make your own vegan chicken-style bouillon powder with 7 ingredients, 1 food processor, and less than 10 minutes. It’s a staple ingredient in our kitchen and will up-level your entire cooking game. Use it to make THE most flavorful chicken-free broth for soups, stews, seitan + tofu marinades, etc. This vegan chicken bouillon powder isRead more

Budget-Friendly Vegan Pantry Staples

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Whether you’re a veteran vegan or just beginning a plant based diet, this collection of vegan pantry staples showcases basic, affordable, vegan must haves for creating your plant based shopping list on a budget. Perfect for creating easy meat free pantry meals and beginner vegetarian cooks. This post contains affiliate links. As Amazon Associates, weRead more

Easy Vegan Mashed Potatoes

This is our go-to vegan mashed potato recipe for everything from holiday gatherings to our favorite comfort food dinners (like shepherds’ pie + bangers and mash)! It requires only 4 basic ingredients and has a consistently creamy dreamy texture. #vegan #mashedpotatoes #veganmashedpotatoes #potatorecipes #veganrecipes #comfortfood #easyveganrecipes

This is our go-to vegan mashed potato recipe for everything from holiday dinners to our favorite comfort food meals  (like shepherd’s pie + bangers and mash with cashew gravy)! These buttery vegan mashed potatoes require only 4 basic ingredients and has a consistently creamy dreamy texture. Make these dairy-free potatoes as-is or customize them withRead more

Homemade Vegan Onion Bagels

This homemade vegan onion bagel recipe is just as delicious as it is fun to make! Peppery onion plant-based bagels are fantastic served as a vegan bagel sandwich for breakfast with tofu scramble or lunch with dairy-free cream cheese and all the fresh vegetables. In this post, we’ll walk you through how to make your own egg-free bagels at home with step by step photos and instructions!

This homemade vegan onion bagel recipe is just as delicious as it is fun to make! Peppery onion plant-based bagels are fantastic served as a vegan bagel sandwich for breakfast with tofu scramble or lunch with dairy-free cream cheese and all the fresh vegetables. In this post, we’ll walk you through how to make yourRead more

Easy Dairy-Free Veggie Cream Cheese

This easy vegan cream cheese recipe has had me up and dancing for joy around the kitchen every morning this week! It's bursting with flavor, has a soft creamy texture you have to taste to believe, and requires very minimal effort on your part. #vegan #tofu #coconutoil #dairyfree // plantpowercouple.com

This easy vegan cream cheese recipe has had me happy dancing around the kitchen every morning this week! Dairy free veggie cream cheese requires zero cashews, is bursting with flavor, has a soft creamy tofu based texture you have to taste to believe, and requires very minimal effort on your part. Roll up your sleevesRead more

Coconut Bacon Salt

This vegan coconut bacon salt is like bacon-flavored salt. It's great on everything from tofu scramble to salads to pancakes! You'll basically want to sprinkle this coconut bacon salt all over your entire life. #veganrecipe #coconut #vegan // plantpowercouple.com

This easy plant-based bacon seasoning known as coconut bacon salt is the perfect smoky topping for a tofu scramble, salad, or baked potato! It’s a completely vegan bacon-flavored salt that’s easy to make and undeniably delicious! This post contains affiliate links. As Amazon Associates, we earn a small commission from qualifying purchases (at no costRead more

The Best Vegan Burger Sauce

This is the BEST vegan burger sauce recipe! It’s tangy and flavorful with just a hint of spice and a touch of sweet. It’s like a vegan version of the Big Mac sauce! Perfect as a vegan burger condiment or sandwich spread; great for dipping fries or for making a vegan burger salad! It’s easy to make with simple ingredients you probably have in your house right now.

This is the BEST vegan burger sauce recipe! It’s tangy and flavorful with just a hint of spice and a touch of sweet. It’s like a vegan version of the Big Mac sauce! Perfect as a vegan burger condiment or sandwich spread; great for dipping fries or for making a vegan burger salad! It’s easyRead more

Sausage-Style Walnut Meat

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This vegan sausage-style walnut meat recipe is easy to make in your food processor with fresh California walnuts and a few plant-based kitchen staples. The smoky savory flavor is just incredible! Walnut sausage is the perfect no-cook vegetarian topping for pizzas, baked pasta dishes, or vegan breakfast tacos. Thank you to our friends at CaliforniaRead more