The Wonderful World of Tempeh
Now that we’ve all learned about fabulous (and personal faux meat fave) seitan *praise seitan*, I thought it would be fitting to explore the tasty grandeur of tempeh, too.
Question: So what is tempeh?
Answer: Fermented soybean cakes … may sound funky, but it’s delish!
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Reasons to fall in love with tasty tempeh:
- It’s loaded with protein, fiber and vitamins
- It has a firm texture
- It’s easy to digest (aka won’t make you farty)
- It absorbs flavors easily
Some recipe ideas: Tempeh Reuben, TLT Sandwich, Tempeh “Chicken” Salad, Barbecued Tempeh, Tempeh Fajitas
You can buy tempeh online, at most health food stores, and well-stocked grocery stores—give it a try! All these fun meat substitutes make veganism hella fun and easy peasy.
How do you like your tempeh?