Yummy Bread Salad


So I was really sick this past week. After eating food that was not homemade for two days (and by not homemade I mean store bought pizza and broiled chicken) I had to "resort to" something so simple that my kids could really help with most of the work and it didn't require me to cook! After thinking for awhile I remembered last summer I used to make this often and recalled how super easy it was to prepare. I had my kids crumble the bread (which they REALLY enjoyed) and I basically chopped a little spinach, tomatoes and tofu and amazingly dinner was done! Plus, this serves 8 so if you make it for lunch you can use the rest at dinner!


1 8 oz pack WestSoy tomato basil baked tofu
or any 8 oz pre-marinated tofu cut in small cubes
1 pound loaf fresh or day old - torn into 1
inch chunks
3 cups chopped fresh spinach
3 roma tomatoes, diced
1 cup tomato juice
1 cup olive oil
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
salt and pepper to taste


In a large bowl, mix together the balsamic vinegar, tomato juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Combine with the chucks of bread, tomatoes, tofu, and spinach just before serving.

My Favorite Veggie!!!!

One of my favorite food, brussel sprouts!

The Ultimate Spinach Sandwich


I eat mostly vegan meals these days and miss having warm sandwiches for lunch, so I started playing around with garlic - which is my favorite. I discovered my all time comfort food sandwich! It has few ingredients and can be made in 5 minutes flat!


1 bunch washed spinach
5 cloves garlic or less
2 slices bread


Warm a a little oil up in a pan on med heat while you slice up your garlic. I don't mince the garlic but rather keep them in large pieces since I love the taste of garlic!

Next place your garlic in the pan and gently fry.

Place your bread in the toaster.

Now that your garlic has been frying for about 45 seconds place your spinach in with the garlic and gently mix it around. Turn the heat down a bit and the spinach will start wilting down.

Take out your lightly toasted bread and spread your chosen mayo around, we use Vegenaise . Once the spinach is all wilted, place on the bread. Cut and serve warm!

This sandwich goes great with raw baby carrots or possibly some homemade baked fries!

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