These Thai-inspired peanut noodles are not only delicious, but also vegan and gluten-free using organic, whole-food ingredients. The creamy peanut sauce is perfect balance of tangy and sweet with a little kick from ginger and chili pepper. The sauce is tossed with gluten free sweet potato noodles, baked high protein organic tofu, and seasoned roasted broccoli, then the whole dish is topped with fresh cilantro, a squeeze of lime, and an addictive peanut-chili crunch for a little extra kick. Turn up the heat on any weeknight with this good and good-for-you dish!
Lena Elkousy is a plant-based holistic foods chef, health coach, and yoga teacher. She started her restaurant culinary career in LA in 2004, and then worked as a private chef and caterer for high profile clientele beginning in 2008 in Malibu and Hollywood. Lena began her journey into the world of culinary healing upon moving to New York and studying health coaching through the Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2012. She believes that food is fuel, and not all calories are created equal— putting in calories that “burn clean”, and have anti-inflammatory properties will make you feel energized, and improve your digestion, mood, and overall health. She cooks with functional foods—meaning that the ingredients have nutritional benefits and have been prepared in a way in which these are bio-available, and are seasonal, local, organic, and carbon-neutral. She has healed herself and witnessed many clients and friends recover from “chronic” and “auto-immune” illnesses, which are more frequently than not caused by inflammation triggered by toxins in food and/or unknown food sensitives. By eliminating many of these toxins and allergens, using as many fresh, medicinal ingredients as possible, and making everything from scratch, Chef Lena’s food is nutrient rich, delicious, creative, and makes you feel good. Lena is Egyptian American, and has been traveling internationally with culinary adventure and curiosity her whole life, and this adventurousness is reflected in her unique cuisine. Lena has also been studying and practicing yoga for over a decade, and teaching since 2014. She leads retreats domestically and abroad, encompassing her passion for holistic lifestyle through yoga, cooking workshops, nutrition, nature, and mindfulness. She loves spending her free time gardening and traveling. Lena is currently based between NYC and the UK.
Jo-Ann · 11/29/23
10/10, wouldn't change a thing. Very spicy but perfectly so, and the peanut sauce was to die for. Definitely getting this one again.
Lauren · 11/24/23
Kasey · 11/23/23
I really enjoyed this. I don't like spicy food but this was just right and the tofu was perfect.
Sharyn · 11/22/23
This one was so delicious! It packed a lot of flavor and great textures. I don't really even like tofu, but it was a perfect protein in this meal. My only complaint is that my lime was too dried out and I couldn't squeeze on the fresh lime juice, but otherwise, I loved this one!
Samantha · 11/22/23
This was so good. Genuinely spicy too.
Chaya · 11/10/23
would love a larger portion!
Tricia · 10/25/23
This dish doesn't even need the sauce but it is even better with some. I will be ordering it again. Note, I had to heat it in the oven for 40 minutes.
Nicole · 10/25/23
Black Pepper, Broccoli, Cayenne Powder, Crushed Red Pepper, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Garlic, Garlic Powder, Ginger, Himalayan Salt, Lime Juice, Limes, Maple Syrup, Organic Cilantro, Peanut Butter, Peanuts, Rice Wine Vinegar, Shallots, Sweet Potato Starch Noodles, Tamari, Water
Recommended for special occations.
1. Preheat to 350F
2. Remove sleeve and peel back film
3. Pour sauce on top
4. Heat up for 12 mins or until heated through
Don't you worry is time is an isue we got you covered!
1. Remove sleeve and peel back film to vent
2. Pour sauce on top
3. Microwave for 2 mins
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