Scrambled tofu is a highly polarizing brunch entrée.
Many people -- including myself -- love the fluffy texture and savory tones, while others gag just reading those two words on a menu.
In my experience, though, most carnivores who think tofu is the creation of demonic forces with bland palates end up changing their perception of the soy-based food after a few bites of a well-made tofu scramble.
The one kink is that, as delicious as it is, its preparation involves the chopping and dicing of many vegetables.
As wonderful a brunch dish it is, I often find it hard to motivate myself to prepare it on a lazy Sunday morning.
Imagine, then, how pleased I was to stumble upon Fantastic World Foods' tofu scrambler seasoning.
All you need to do is buy a package of extra firm tofu (found at most supermarkets' produce section), crumble it in a bowl, add the seasoning, mix it all up, and then heat everything in a slightly oiled pan.
Best part of all? Each seasoning packet clocks in at 800 milligrams of sodium, meaning that even if shared by just two people (that's quite a bit of scramble!), you are only getting 400 milligrams a piece.
The ingredient list is also a pleasure to read. Barley flakes, dried vegetables, and a variety of spices are the main ingredients.
There is no "onion flavoring" or "celery flavoring," but actual onions and celery. Imagine that!
In total, a tofu scramble prepared this way and shared by two adds up to:
1.3 grams saturated fat
400 milligrams sodium
4 grams fiber
21 grams protein
Accompany it with a slice of whole grain toast topped with a tablespoon of your nut butter of choice and you have a nutritious breakfast that is ready to be served before the coffee is done brewing.