Fennel Me Baby

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I’m really excited about this because I made an awesome dip/paste that was divine!!

Fennel, Tofu and Quinoa Dinner Recipe:

Ingredients:
– 1 Fennel Bulb
– 1 cups raw kale
– 1 package tofu (14 oz)
– 1/2 red onion
– 1 cup red quinoa
– liquid aminos
– nutritional yeast seasoning
– half a pinky tip of ginger
– I cup Annie’s organic roasted garlic dressing
– vegan cheese shreds (optional)

Preheat over to 350 deg
1. Slice all tofu into cm width rectangular slices and layer the slices in between paper towels to soak up some of the moisture and dry it off a bit (15 minutes)

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2. Cut top and bottom off the fennel bulb (less off the bottom if you want to fan it out for decoration) and then to fan it out cut down and around the outside and fan it open with your fingers

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3. Break a few pieces from the fennel and dice into pieces with 1/2 a small red onion. Blend together the diced onion and fennel along with 1 cup of raw kale and 1 cup of Annie’s dressing and set aside

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4. Spray tofu with liquid amino spray and season lightly

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5. Rub olive oil on the fennel bulb and season with nutritional yeast and and palmful of vegan cheese along with any other seasoning you love then put in the oven. Set time for 20 minutes

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6. In a large skillet on medium/high heat sauté ginger in coconut oil and then add the tofu. On the uncooked side spread a little of the blended mixture on each piece

7. Start boiling water for your quinoa. 1 1/4 cup of water for 1 cup of quinoa (make sure quinoa is rinsed with cold water first)

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8. Check on your fennel which should be getting slightly light brown on the tips
9. Add quinoa to boiling water and cover on low heat and summer for fifteen minutes

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10. Flip the tofu which should be light brown on the under side

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11. When ready take fennel out of the oven and let cool. Once cool put the rest of the blended mixture into the center of the fennel
12. Now eat your yummy fennel with quinoa and tofu!Yay!

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The mixture of kale onion and the garlic dressing is super yummy! I’m going to make it again as just a dip or a vegetable spread. I loved it so much!

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