Copycat Chipotle Sofritas

Sofritas is actually fried tofu crumbles braised (aka cooked) in a spicy chili sauce. You can make Chipotle’s famous vegan protein option at home with ease if you follow this recipe step by step. If you are looking for a flavorful tofu recipe to …

Sofritas is actually fried tofu crumbles braised (aka cooked) in a spicy chili sauce. You can make Chipotle’s famous vegan protein option at home with ease if you follow this recipe step by step. If you are looking for a flavorful tofu recipe to add to burritos, tacos, or salad bowls, try this easy Sofritas...

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Vegan Mexican Rice Casserole

This is one of the quickest and easiest Mexican-style Vegan Rice Casserole recipe with the meatiest vegan ground beef ever, lots of black beans, and sweet corn in a spicy tomato-based sauce. You can make it in 30 minutes including baking and melting a …

This is one of the quickest and easiest Mexican-style Vegan Rice Casserole recipe with the meatiest vegan ground beef ever, lots of black beans, and sweet corn in a spicy tomato-based sauce. You can make it in 30 minutes including baking and melting a generous amount of vegan shredded cheese on top. If you love...

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The Meatiest Vegan Taco Meat

Do you know what is the meatiest vegan alternative to taco meat? Without a doubt it is TVP (textured vegetable protein). As it mimics both the texture and the taste of ground beef perfectly. If you are looking for real beef-like vegan taco meat, this i…

Do you know what is the meatiest vegan alternative to taco meat? Without a doubt it is TVP (textured vegetable protein). As it mimics both the texture and the taste of ground beef perfectly. If you are looking for real beef-like vegan taco meat, this is the closest you will ever get. If you are...

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Vegan Taco Soup in 20 minutes!

This is a super quick and easy Vegan Taco Soup with the meatiest Vegan Taco Meat ever. If you are craving a simple, delicious taco-flavored soup, make this one in 20 minutes! Serve it hot with tortilla chips, avocado slices, and sour cream. Do you also…

This is a super quick and easy Vegan Taco Soup with the meatiest Vegan Taco Meat ever. If you are craving a simple, delicious taco-flavored soup, make this one in 20 minutes! Serve it hot with tortilla chips, avocado slices, and sour cream. Do you also love Tex-Mex comfort food? We sure do. Check out...

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Real Meaty Vegan Meatballs

Are you looking for easy and meaty vegan meatballs? I mean both in texture and in taste. These meatless meatballs recipe will deliver. They are juicy, full of flavors, not mushy at all, and will not fall apart! Make these delicious tvp meatballs today …

Are you looking for easy and meaty vegan meatballs? I mean both in texture and in taste. These meatless meatballs recipe will deliver. They are juicy, full of flavors, not mushy at all, and will not fall apart! Make these delicious tvp meatballs today and serve them with a rich marinara sauce and spaghetti. Meatless...

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What Is Tempeh? All About This Hearty Plant Protein

Looking for a new way to perk up your meat-free meals? Tempeh is a plant-based protein made from fermented soybeans that’s easy to find, easy to cook, and well-worth a spot on your weekly shopping list. Nutritious, flavorful, and versatile, tempeh is o…

Looking for a new way to perk up your meat-free meals? Tempeh is a plant-based protein made from fermented soybeans that's easy to find, easy to cook, and well-worth a spot on your weekly shopping list. Nutritious, flavorful, and versatile, tempeh is on a steady rise in popularity, giving tofu a run for its money. Plus it's vegetarian (vegan, actually!) and gluten-free, meaning just about anyone can fall in love with it.

What Is Tempeh

Tempeh is made by cooking, hulling, and fermenting dried soybeans with a yeast starter—similar to sourdough starter but made with rice flour instead of wheat. The resulting mixture is drained and compressed into slabs that are typically sliced, cubed, or crumbled. What may appear to be white mold on the outside of tempeh actually is white mold: remnants of the fermentation (like the rind on Brie), and a natural, harmless, flavorless part of the process. Thanks, helpful white mold!

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Vegan BBQ Sauce

You will need only 5 minutes to make your own BBQ Sauce. It will be smoky, a bit sweet, but plain delicious. It is 100% vegan and gluten-free contrary to many store-bought condiment brands.  Condiments is not always worth making at home especially…

You will need only 5 minutes to make your own BBQ Sauce. It will be smoky, a bit sweet, but plain delicious. It is 100% vegan and gluten-free contrary to many store-bought condiment brands.  Condiments is not always worth making at home especially the tricky ones with hard to get ingredients or difficult technology like...

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Vegan Moussaka with 3 Vegan Mince Alternatives

What do you need to make the BEST ever Vegan Moussaka? I would say layers of roasted eggplant slices, a hearty tomato-based mince ragú sauce, and a creamy white bechamel baked together. We made this recipe with THREE different ground bee…

What do you need to make the BEST ever Vegan Moussaka? I would say layers of roasted eggplant slices, a hearty tomato-based mince ragú sauce, and a creamy white bechamel baked together. We made this recipe with THREE different ground beef alternatives. All came out scrumptious.   Do you also like casseroles? They are so great for...

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A Vegan Pantry Staple You Can Get at Any 7-11 in Japan

Even though—like miso and tempeh—it is made of fermented soybeans, sticky, earthy, funky natto does not receive the same love as its cousins. Slimy foods are just a little bit challenging to sell—no matter how high in protein or environmentally sustain…

Even though—like miso and tempeh—it is made of fermented soybeans, sticky, earthy, funky natto does not receive the same love as its cousins. Slimy foods are just a little bit challenging to sell—no matter how high in protein or environmentally sustainable.

Let’s get the technicals out of the way: Natto is boiled soybeans that have been inoculated with Bacillus subtilis and left to ferment for about a day. The culture is found in a type of straw that was used historically in Japan to store food. Like yogurt, natto’s origin was likely accidental, probably involving an epicure discovering that she liked the taste of soybeans that had been wrapped in straw. Somewhere between the discovery that fermented soybeans are edible and 2020, natto became a Japanese staple.

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Is soy sauce gluten-free? + 5 perfect substitutes

Regular soy sauce is sadly not gluten-free. However, the good news is that there are several alternatives and substitutes for soy sauce you can use instead. Do you want to see the list of suitable gluten-free products? Read on then.  Wha…

Regular soy sauce is sadly not gluten-free. However, the good news is that there are several alternatives and substitutes for soy sauce you can use instead. Do you want to see the list of suitable gluten-free products? Read on then.  What is soy sauce exactly? Soy sauce is a Chinese condiment and a staple in Asian cuisine...

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