Chef Toni Okamoto

Toni Okamoto

Posts: 37 // Recipes: 63

"They say you are what you eat, so I strive to be healthy. My goal in life is not to be rich or wealthy, 'Cause true wealth comes from good health and wise ways... we got to start taking better care of ourselves " - Dead Prez

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How To Make an Easy Vegan Meal: Chickpea Sandwich

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Easy, delicious, low-cost Chickpea Sandwich!

I recently started a series of videos to help provide inspiration for easy, quick, low-cost meals. This is one of my favorites! It’s Terrence’s Chickpea Salad, using fresh onion and garlic instead of powders. If you don’t have the fresh onion and garlic, the powders are equally delicious in this recipe. What... more

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Garlicky-Ginger Tofu Triangles

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

I am so excited to let you know that I have teamed up with Michelle ...

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Peach Banana Bread

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Average Rating: (4.7 / 5)

My local farmer’s market is amazing! At closing time, you can often find $5 fruit ...

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Say Yes! To Vegan Soulfood: Evolving the Soulfood Tradition for the Plant Based Kitchen

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I’d like to give a special “thank you” to Afya for writing this beautiful article about Vegan Soul Food. If you don’t have it already, please pick up her latest book A Vegan Soulfood Guide To the Galaxy. -Toni   By Afya Ibomu Soul food in general is comfort food prepared... more

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Toni’s Interview on Big Fat Vegan Radio

By: Toni Okamoto | 6 Comments | Category: Blog

  Huge thank you to Laura and Big Fat Vegan Radio for this awesome interview. Check it out: http://bigfatveganradio.com/?p=875 more

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Guacatillo

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I always forget how much I love Guacatillo. They serve it at my absolute favorite ...

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Plant Based on a Budget Challenge – 1 Person – Week 4

By: Toni Okamoto | 10 Comments | Category: Blog, Meal Plans

Welcome to the Plant Based on a Budget Challenge! First off, thank you very much for considering this challenge. We’re hoping to show that a plant-based diet can be done without breaking the bank, and we really hope it works out for you! There’s no specific day to start just... more

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Barley and Celery Soup

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Average Rating: (3.9 / 5)

This is one of my favorite soups right now. It’s super cheap and filling to ...

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Persimmon Bread

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Average Rating: (5 / 5)

I’ve been very lucky to have been given several bags of free persimmons this year. ...

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Sharing is Caring

By: Toni Okamoto | 1 Comment | Category: Blog

Although Plant Based on a Budget is not a non-profit (we make zero money and only spend our own on keeping this blog running), I believe that it is a valuable resource worth supporting. In 2013, myself and the wonderful contributors of the blog poured ourselves into providing thoughtful articles, tasty... more

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