Thursday, June 3, 2010

Tofu Guisado…

Hey loves!!!!! I hope you guys are having a wonderful Thursday…the weekend is almost upon us!

Thanks for all the sweet comments in regards to my new adventure…it is great to see that ya’ll love to volunteer too =)

One of my Dominican dishes that I love is Pollo Guisado but not because of the chicken. I love the gravy and veggies over rice. I decided to make my own version but with Tofu instead…

Tofu Guisado

First I heated up a little bit of Oil and added some Splenda and Garlic. When it heated up, I tossed in slices of Extra Firm Tofu. (be careful when you do this because Oil will start flying out because of the water in the tofu)


I browned the Tofu; flipping a couple of times.


I then added Onion and Peppers and sautéed a little longer; until the onions browned too.


I then added some Tomato Paste, Salt, and little bit of water…and cooked a little longer.


I served it with some Brown rice and Spanish Style Black Beans (both homemade)

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This didn’t taste exactly like Pollo Guisado but I am definitely going to make it again.


More Eats…

Last night for dessert I had Protein Cookie Dough with sliced Strawberries and Fat Free Cool Whip


And later on in the evening, I had a Banana and Chocolate Protein Muffin


This Morning for Breakfast I had a mini Veggie and Cheddar Cheese Frittata with a Banana and Chocolate Protein Muffin


And my usual Cafe con Leche


For Lunch I had a Low Carb Wrap with Tofu Salad (Tofu, 2 Laughing Cow French Onion Light Wedges, Hot Sauce, Honey Mustard, Garlic, Salt, and Mixed Greens) with a side of Strawberries


Unfortunately, I do not have any workouts to report because my alarm didn’t go off this morning and I overslept BUT I will do something this evening =)

Have a great day loves!



  1. i love that you are making the tofu salad for your wraps! i never get sick of it!

    that tofu dish looks so good and love how everything is homemade! those beans look KILLER :) you are rocking with these tofu recipes girl!

  2. what makes the guisada taste so good is all teh chicken grease! mmmm! lol. just kidding. it looks great! maybe adding some sofrito to the gravy might bring that nostaligic taste.

    looks great!

    Miss you!

  3. That tofu looks delicious, especially with the rice & beans on the side! Hmm, I may just have to steal that idea for my dinner tonight...

  4. Your tofu looks great as always! I love that you wrapped your wrap in tinfoil like Naomi! I still have yet to try that!

  5. Ok so I thought this toast said Tito Guisado at first (umm that be three beers speaking) and I was all excited about boy talk! But tofu is still fun too!!

    How do you make tofu salad? I've seen it mentioned before but never made it before.

    And again, damn you and your baked goods!!

  6. That tofu dish looks so good, and I am not even normally a fan of tofu but I want to try it! :)

    jen @

  7. You are the tofu master! I want to try this guisado...never had it before.

    Your pictures of the double muffin action look awesome! Natural sunlight I see :P

  8. That is the cutest breakfast ever! Is it just me or does anything baked in a muffin shape just look amazing... I LOVE the look of your tofu dish! Yum.
    saw your tweet about sleeping in- hope you caught up with your day! waking up late always throws me in a spin!

  9. The tofu looks amazing! I love tofu when it gets all crispy on the outside and soft and creamy on the inside. Mmmmm!

    There's a Lily picture up for you today...wanted to be sure you didn't miss it ;)

  10. Its been way too long since I've made tofu! Now I am craving it! You dish looks wonderful :)

  11. One of these days I'm gonna follow you around and eat everything that you do-your eats always look yummy!

  12. I love eatin rice and beans, I may have to try eating it with tofu soon.

  13. I've never had pollo guisado before, but that tofu version looks damn good! I would also love it wrapped in lettuce!

  14. I'm always intrigued by your protein cookie dough. Can I find the recipe somewhere on your blog? I'm sorry if I've missed it!

  15. That tofu dish looks awesome. I have never prepared my tofu that way, but I love the browning. Those little muffins look great too.

  16. ugh oil flying burns are NOT fun. but kind of worth the ridiculous awesomeness of that fu.

    can we talk about the ridicularity of strawberries right now! the ones i've been eating have been SO red and SO juicy :)

  17. I wish I liked tofu more! I just don't cook it well. Your dish looks fab. Hope you have a great weekend lady!

  18. You never cease to make tofu actually look GOOD! That meal looks fabulous, black beans and all.

    Have a great weekend Mari!!

  19. mm that tofu looks great!! i love sauteed onions too :) yum!

  20. Hey doll- love the dominican/Mari twist! I still can't believe that you are eating tofu and baking muffins. I mean that in the most proud mama way. Hope your volunteering went well this morning!


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