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I’m taking tofu from bland to better in this super Simple Cumin & Coriander Spiced Tofu & Veggie Bowl with all the extras, now grab a spoon and dig in with me?!
Last Thursday started warm and sunny, with a moving truck backing down our driveway! Yes, last Thursday was moving day. It was the culmination of what has been a crazy September for us. You see, on September 1st, I worked with a real estate agent and had my house listed for sale, and on September 4th, an offer came in. With a closing date of September 29th looming on the horizon, the process of negotiations, appraisals, inspections and looking for another condo began. While I had faith that things would work out as they were meant to be, I was stressed because it looked like the closing on my house was a certainty and the closing on the condo was an uncertainty. And, my two doggos sensed that.
Our adopted older dog, Tawny, had been with us on our last move. But, for our adopted younger dog, Ollie, this was a first – and boyoboy was he stressed. The day before our move, I was a bit worried about him, so, when I passed a Dollar General, I figured I’d buy him a few toys to keep him distracted, and that’s when I happened on Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® super-premium food and treats for dogs, inspired by recipes from her own kitchen. Rachael Ray’s Nutrish recipes are made with simple, wholesome ingredients like real meat or fish, and do not contain poultry by-product meal or fillers. I decided to treat Ollie and Tawny to some Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® dog food and grabbed a couple packets of food and a packet of dog treats, along with some dog toys.
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Ollie came to us as a puppy who had barely lost his teeth. He was one of three puppies that had been found abandoned in a park. When my daughter and I ran into him at the county animal shelter, I was reluctant to bring him home as he was one huge puppy. I managed to convince my daughter to wait 24 hours before we went back for him – hoping someone else would adopt him as his two sisters had been adopted while we were there looking at him. But, when we got back to the shelter 24 hours later, he was still there. While I was still reluctant to adopt another dog, my daughter promised to train and take care of him and help him make our home his furever home. And, she stuck to her promise. Over the past 5 years, Ollie has brought us both so much joy with his TV watching antics, his incredible loyalty, and sassy, spunky personality (just like my daughter’s)!
Now, you might be thinking what on earth does this Simple Cumin & Coriander Spiced Tofu & Veggie Bowl have to do with Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® or Ollie, well, this was the last meal I cooked in our old house and it’s based on Rachael Ray™ Nutrish® Chicken and Veggies. Only, instead of chicken I used tofu as my daughter is a vegetarian. Wholesome, delicious ingredients like onions, garlic, carrots, celery, beets, eggs and peas also make up this bowl. When you give this super simple dish a try, I’m hoping you find it as super tasty and hearty as my daughter and I did no matter if you are moving or staying put!
Happy Monday, Y’all ~ don’t forget to enter the sweepstakes cos ya never know – right!?
Simple Cumin & Coriander Spiced Tofu & Veggie BowlPrint
- 3 tbsp olive oil
- 1 red onion diced
- 2 cloves garlic smashed and diced
- 2 carrots diced
- 2 celery stalks diced
- 1/2 cup frozen peas
- 1 block extra firm tofu dried well and cubed
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1 tsp coriander
- 1 tsp smoked paprika
- salt and pepper to taste
- cilantro to garnish
- 1/2 cup cooked brown rice
- 1/2 sauteed in olive oil and salt and pepper and diced beet
- 1/2 an avocado diced
- 2 boiled eggs diced
- Add olive oil to a pan and add red onion and saute for about 15 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Add in garlic, tofu, cumin, coriander, paprika and saute till tofu is well cooked and browned.
- Toss in carrots, peas and celery and cook a couple of minutes.
- Season with salt and pepper and garnish with cilantro.
- Serve with cooked brown rice, sauteed beets, boiled eggs, and avocado.