Looking for something fresh, as well as quick and easy to nosh on this summer? Check out this Banh Mi Spring Roll recipe from minimalistbaker.com What is Banh Mi? Banh Mi is a Vietnamese snack consisting of a baguette, filled with a variety of ingredients, typically including meat, pickled vegetables, and chili peppers. This is a flexible alternative as this recipe substitutes a baguette and meat with tofu and rice paper rolls. Bon Appetit!
2 cups vegetables (carrots, daikon or red radish, julienned)
3/4 cup unseasoned Rice Vinegar + 1 cup water
4-5 Tbsp sweetener (i.e. agave nectar, sugar or honey if not vegan)
1/2 tsp sea salt
1 lime, juiced
1 block extra firm tofu
1 Tbsp soy sauce
12 spring roll rice papers
1 large bundle cilantro, large stems removed (or sub basil or mint)
Sriracha or chili garlic sauce
1/2 cup peanut butter (I use all natural crunchy)
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. chili garlic paste
3-4 Tbsp. brown sugar, depending on preference of sweetness
1 lime, juiced
1/3- 1/2 cup hot water
FOR GARNISH / SERVING
1 green onion, thinly sliced and added to dipping sauce (purely aesthetic)
Leftover vinegar sauce OR peanut butter or almond butter sauce for dipping
It is said that life begins at the end of your comfort zone. When you want something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done. Why not try a new class!! Why not try our Balanced Yoga class with the incredible Marcy. This class begins September 11th.
This 75 minute class blends the dynamic energy of a flow class to strengthen, stretch, and get the body and mind invigorated. Then moves into stillness with poses that focus on lengthening, elongating, and releasing the fascia to loosening blockages. Held in a warm room to encourage blood flow and ease throughout the practice. The purpose of this class is to create a sense of unity and balance within the body, mind, and soul.
See you on the mat Mondays at 12:30 !