Vegan? We got you.
18 Reasons Why Tofu is Awesome
At Timoti’s we welcome families and friends of all diets, and do our best to accommodate to all preferences. Though wild caught fish may be our motto, we have plenty of tasty, homemade, veg-friendly options for lunch or dinner. One popular item is our tofu, which can be combined into a variety of menu items, and cooked your way. Check out our vegan options below as well as 18 reasons why tofu is pretty awesome.
18 Surprising Tofu Benefits
Good source of protein
Contains all 8 essential amino acids
Great source of iron and calcium
Great source of manganese, selenium and phosphorous
Good source of magnesium, copper, zinc and vitamin B1
Soy protein is believed to help lower levels of bad cholesterol
Contains almost no cholesterol
Can help protect against some cancers, heart disease, and osteoporosis
May offer relief for some symptoms of menopause
Lowers risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease
Can enhance skin and hair, while helping maintain a healthy weight
Studies suggest that genistein, the predominant isoflavone in soy, has antioxidant properties that may inhibit the growth of cancer cells
Soy protein has been found to enhance renal function and improve kidney health
Helps reduce bone loss and increases bone mineral density
Very low levels of sodium
Significant levels of vitamin C, thiamin, riboflavin and vitamin B6
Our Vegan Options:
Chopped Salad Box: fresh greens topped w/ beets, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, toasted pecans, feta, figs, croutons & T’s fig vinaigrette. Try as a wrap!
Tofu Tacos: blackened, grilled or fried w/ black bean mango salsa, tomatoes, romaine, cabbage, jalapeño aioli & cilantro in a corn or flour tortillas.
T’s Wrap: choice of protein w/ black bean mango salsa, pepper jack, greens, tomato, cilantro. – ask for it without the jalapeño aioli and get the fig vinaigrette instead!
Rice Box: tofu over coconut rice w/ avocado, greens, pico fresco, black sesame seeds & T’s Poké Sauce
Baja Box: tofu over coconut rice with avocado, greens, black bean salsa & tomatoes – ask for it without the tangy cilantro ranch and get the fig vinaigrette instead!
+Hush puppies, fries, coleslaw, seaweed salad, cucumber salad, and black bean salad!