Being vegan can truly be a challenge not just because of the social pressure, but because it can be difficult to get the wholesome protein and nutrients in your diet. It can also be a tough path to take when following recipes that contain non-vegan ingredients. To help you with this challenge, we bring to you a guide to help you select vegan ingredients.
- Substituting meats
Meats, such as pork, beef, mutton and chicken, can be very difficult to replace. However, an excellent substitute for meat is tofu, used widely in Asian recipes. You can opt for tofu, which is actually rich in protein and calcium, and marinate it and use it however you like. Any service offering healthy food delivery Sydney will also deliver tofu, if you think you may not be able to find it.
- Substituting milk and milk products
While it may not seem like you can replace the goodness of milk, there are actually several alternatives available for animal milk that are vegan, gluten free and often organic. Soy milk, Almond milk and Coconut milk are some common alternatives, while hemp milk, made from hemp seeds, oat milk, and rice milk can also be used.
- Substituting eggs
Particularly for baking recipes, replacing eggs may be very tough for vegans. To replace eggs, soft tofu is often used while cooking, especially in heavy egg dishes. For baking, unsweetened apple sauce can be a perfect alternate, as well as mashed bananas. Similarly, flax seeds are also suitable for the same purpose.
Use these substitution tips to help you completely live life the way you want, without compromising on taste.