Silken Tofu Scramble

Today we’re Introducing our fertility-friendly silken tofu scramble recipe! This quick and easy dish is packed with hormone-balancing ingredients and contains flavors and nutrients. Tofu, our star ingredient, is a fantastic plant-based complete protein that supports reproductive health—accompanied by red bell peppers, sweet onions, and spinach, all loaded with fertility-supporting nutrients like vitamin C and folate. 

Basil leaves add a refreshing touch, while the spice blend of chili powder, cumin, and turmeric adds depth and warmth. If you’re feeling adventurous, a dash of hot sauce can add an extra kick to this delightful dish.

So Let’s get cooking!

Fertility Benefits:

  • Tofu: A rich source of plant-based protein, essential for hormonal balance.
  • Spinach: Loaded with iron and folate, key nutrients for fertility health.
  • Turmeric: Known for its anti-inflammatory properties, aiding overall reproductive wellness.

What You’ll Need to Make It: Ingredients

  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup Sweet Onion, chopped
  • 1 lb Tofu, extra firm, drained and crumbled
  • 4 cups Spinach, chopped
  • 1/2 cup Basil Leaves, chopped
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin, ground
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric
  • Hot Sauce (optional)

How to Make:

  • Prep:
    1. Dice the pepper, chop the onion, and chop the spinach.
    2. Drain and crumble the tofu.
  • Make:
    1. In a bowl, mix crumbled tofu with chili powder, cumin, and turmeric. Massage until spices are well incorporated. Set aside.
    2. Lightly oil a sauté pan, add onions and peppers, and sauté until soft.
    3. Add tofu and cook until warmed through about 5 minutes.
    4. Stir in spinach and basil, season with salt to taste.
    5. Top with hot sauce if desired.


  • Incorporate diced tomatoes or avocado for an extra layer of flavor and fertility-boosting nutrients.


  • Can I use another type of tofu? For the best texture in this scramble, extra-firm tofu is recommended.

How to Store and Reheat:

  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat gently in a pan.

What to Serve With It:

  • Whole-grain toast, added to a grain bowl or a fresh green salad complements this scramble perfectly.

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Will you try our silken tofu scramble recipe? let us know in the comments!

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Simple Tofu Scramble

Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Breakfast, Main Course, Snack
Servings 2
Calories 253 kcal


  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 cups sweet onion chopped
  • 1 lb tofu, extra firm drained and crumbled
  • 4 cups spinach chopped
  • 1/2 cups basil leaves chopped
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin ground
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • hot sauce optional



  • Dice pepper, chop onion and chop spinach.
  • Drain and crumble tofu.


  • In a bowl, add crumbled tofu, chili powder, cumin and turmeric and massage until spices are well incorporated. Set aside.
  • Spray sauté pan lightly with oil add onions and peppers. Sauté until soft. Add tofu and sauté until warmed through, about 5 minutes.
  • Add spinach and basil to pan and season with salt to taste.
  • Top with hot sauce if desired.


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Celine Thompson MS, RDN

I'm Celine, a registered dietitian and a certified fertility nutritionist who has overcome pregnancy losses and now empowers women and couples to take back control of their fertility journey by nourishing their bodies to restore fertility. I love mangoes, avocados, steak, salmon, rice and beans. I can eat these on repeat, Seriously! I love going down the rabbit hole of PubMed doing research with a good reality TV drama as my background noise. I'm a wife, boy mama, and also a dog mom. I'm on the mission to help you eat delicious food that nourishes your soul and body.

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