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Kung Pao Tofu
January 17, 2020

Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao Tofu redefines the term plant-based dinner. With crunchy cashews and lots of veggies doused in a healthy dose of spicy Kung Pao sauce, it’s a vegan dinner that hits the spot.

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Holly Erickson & Natalie Mortimer

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