White Bean Tofu Chili & Whole Wheat Honey Cornbread

By Kelsie White

White Bean Tofu Chili & Whole Wheat Honey Cornbread


Our cooking classes are back in-person! Here are the recipes from our class on March 16, 2023. We enjoyed a delicious White Bean Tofu Chili with Whole Wheat Cornbread and an Arugula Salad. These recipes are simple and easy to make, yet hearty and healthy. Enjoy!

White Bean Tofu Chili


  • 2 cans great northern beans
  • 1 package firm tofu, pressed
  • 2 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 small can diced green chilis
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons vegan chicken-style seasoning
  • 4 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • Salt to taste


  1. Press excess water from tofu with a tofu press. Alternatively, wrap the tofu in paper towel and set something heavy on it for at least 10 minutes.
  2. Strain and rinse beans.
  3. Dice onions. Add to a pot with olive oil and sauté until translucent. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 additional minutes.
  4. Pour vegetable broth into the pot. Crumble tofu and add to the pot. Add all remaining ingredients and stir well to combine.
  5. Bring to a simmer, cooking for 10 minutes.
  6. Serve with cornbread and enjoy!
Whole Wheat Cornbread


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup fine cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ⅓ cup honey
  • 1 cup + 3 tablespoons soy milk
  • ½ cup unsweetened applesauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Spray a 9×9 pan with non-stick cooking spray. Alternatively, you can use a muffin tin.
  3. Mix all ingredients together.
  4. Pour into the pan and bake for about 22-25 minutes if using a 9×9 pan, or 14-16 minutes if using a muffin tin. With either method, bake until an inserted fork or toothpick into the middle comes out clean.
  5. Enjoy!


Arugula Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing 


  • 1 bag arugula
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed
  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Wash and prepare all vegetables.
  2. Combine dressing ingredients into a small jar to container with a lid and shake well to combine.
  3. Stir together all ingredients and dressing.
  4. Serve and enjoy!

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