Quick Vegan Fix A Delicious Chop Meal In 30 Minutes

Quick Vegan Fix A Delicious Chop Meal In 30 Minutes

Despite its Chinese name, chop suey is actually an American recipe, normally made with a mix of meat, vegetables, and bean sprouts. This vegan version uses tofu, bok choy, and spinach, to achieve a delicious meat-free meal. A meal like this has many health benefits due to it’s low cholesterol and high fiber content, and the ingredients are not very difficult to find at your local whole food store.

Many people enjoy living the vegan lifestyle because of the positive health benefits that it brings. Research has proven that a low fat diet can reduce blood pressure and the risk of stroke and heart attacks, as well as reducing the onset of diabetes. If you are looking for a lifestyle change that will improve your quality of life, why not start by cooking up the recipe below?

There are other things you can do to improve your health and physical well being, such as enrolling in a yoga class (for relaxation and light stretching exercises), getting an annual medical checkup from your doctor, and starting an exercise routine. If you’re like most people that don’t exercise on a regular basis, the experts recommend that you begin with a short, daily walk and gradually add distance once your stamina improves. You can also do some swimming if you have access to a pool, or join a health fitness club. Either way, you will like the improvements in your lifestyle that a combination of vegan food and exercise will bring to you. Now, for the recipe:

Vegan Chop Suey Recipe:

Yield 2 servings
Time 30 minutes
Tools
* wok or large saucepan with lid
* wooden spoon
* small bowl
* whisk

Ingredients
* package firm tofu, cubed
* 2 stalks celery, chopped
* 6-8 mushrooms, chopped
* 1 T olive oil
* 3 c bok choy, chopped
* 2 T miso
* 2 T water
* 1 t fresh ginger, minced
* 2 T liquid aminos seasoning, such as Braggs
* 3 green onions, chopped
* 2 c fresh spinach, chopped
* salt

Directions: Heat oil over medium-high heat, add tofu, celery, and mushrooms, and saut until tofu begins to color, about 5 minutes. Dump the bok choy on top, cover, lower heat to medium, and cook for 10 minutes.

Whisk together miso, water, ginger, and liquid aminos, pour over bok choy, and stir. Dump onions, spinach, and salt on top, cover, and cook for 5 minutes. Stir well and serve with rice or pasta.

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