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Healthy meal prep for fit bodies: next-level tofu

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Athletes know that planning out meals in advance is one of the keys to success in achieving wellness goals. That’s why we created our healthy meal prep lunch series along with breakfast options like elevated oats and smoothies, cauliflower toast, and fruit pizza. This week, creative ways to use scrambled Tofu.

SUNDAY PREPARATIONS:

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Shop for the ingredients and allow two hours to cook. View the shopping list here.
2.

Prepare the tofu.

press tofu

FIT CHEF HOW-TO: PROPERLY PRESS TOFU

Removing the excess water from tofu is critical to achieving the desired consistency for scrambles, says Lauren Blake, RD, Columbus, Ohio-based founder of Whole Living Lauren. To do so, fold a dishcloth in half over a cutting board. Place tofu (the extra-firm kind is best) on top of the cloth and cover with another folded dishcloth. Add a bowl or another heavy object such as a cookbook on top of the tofu to weigh it down, and allow the tofu to sit for 30 minutes. Uncover and press dry with a cloth or paper towels.

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