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Alfalfa Sprouts, Tofu Salad

Posted Oct 19 2010 5:29pm
Based on the name, I don't think my salad could be any more "vegetarian". I don't know why alfalfa sprouts and tofu get a bad reputation...as if only vegetarians can enjoy two amazing foods which contain great nutrients?!?!?
Did you know that 1 cup of alfalfa sprouts contains 3g protein?
Or that 1 cup contains 25% of your daily intake of vitamin C?
I just love fruits and veggies.....there is so much goodness found in food straight from the earth. For me, personally, I know that my body loves food that contains little to no ingredients. Because of my plant-based diet (which is balanced with whole grains, healthy carbs, healthy fats, and quality protein), I experience very little sweet cravings and feel really in-tune with my appetite and every day nutrient needs. Even when I do enjoy something that is not in my typical diet, it is really easy to quickly feel satisfied. I can't say that my current daily diet happened overnight, but with meals like tonight....I can't help but love the food that I put inside my body. And Karel enjoyed the salad as well!
Enjoy!

Romaine lettuce
Firm Tofu (cooked in olive oil, seasoned with paprika and fresh basil leaves)
Cucumbers
Carrots
Onions
Alfalfa Sprouts
Green Apple
Tomato
Soy nuts (I buy mine at Big Lots)
Topping: shredded sharp cheese and salsa


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