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.

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18 Surprising Tofu Benefits

  1. Good source of protein 

  2. Contains all 8 essential amino acids

  3. Great source of iron and calcium 

  4. Great source of manganese, selenium and phosphorous 

  5. Good source of magnesium, copper, zinc and vitamin B1

  6. Soy protein is believed to help lower levels of bad cholesterol 

  7. Naturally gluten-free

  8. Low calorie 

  9. Contains almost no cholesterol 

  10. Can help protect against some cancers, heart disease, and osteoporosis 

  11. May offer relief for some symptoms of menopause

  12. Lowers risk of obesity, diabetes and heart disease

  13. Can enhance skin and hair, while helping maintain a healthy weight

  14. Studies suggest that genistein, the predominant isoflavone in soy, has antioxidant properties that may inhibit the growth of cancer cells

  15. Soy protein has been found to enhance renal function and improve kidney health

  16. Helps reduce bone loss and increases bone mineral density 

  17. Very low levels of sodium 

  18. 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!

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