Day 14

There are several fantastic alternatives to traditional eggs that are perfect for sandwiches or scrambles. Let's explore some of these plant-based options:

  1. Tofu: Tofu is a versatile and popular choice for creating scrambles. Its mild flavor and soft texture make it an excellent substitute for scrambled eggs. Simply crumble firm or extra-firm tofu and season it with your favorite herbs, spices, and vegetables for a delicious vegan scramble. You can also slice tofu to create a protein-packed layer in your breakfast sandwich.
  2. Chickpea flour: Chickpea flour, also known as besan or gram flour, is another fantastic option for egg alternatives. It can be mixed with water and various seasonings to create a flavorful batter that closely mimics the texture of scrambled eggs. Pour the batter onto a heated pan, cook until firm, and then break it apart to create a fluffy and satisfying scramble.
  3. Vegan egg substitutes: There are also pre-made vegan egg substitutes available on the market, such as "Just Egg" or "Vegg." These products are typically made from a blend of plant-based ingredients like mung beans, legumes, or other plant proteins. They offer a convenient and easy way to recreate scrambled eggs or omelets. Simply follow the instructions on the packaging to prepare a delicious and cruelty-free alternative.

These alternatives provide a wonderful variety of options for your sandwiches or scrambles. Whether you prefer the tofu's soft and savory texture, the chickpea flour's fluffy and protein-rich scramble, or the convenience of pre-made vegan egg substitutes, you can enjoy a delectable and ethical meal without compromising on taste or texture. Experiment with different seasonings, vegetables, and spices to create your own unique plant-based creations and savor the goodness of a bird-friendly breakfast or lunch.

By choosing alternatives to eggs, you're making a positive impact on your health, the environment, and animal's lives.

Further Information

Visit the United Poultry Concerns website for more humane alternatives to eggs. While you're on the UPC website, heck out this article about so-called "Free Range" facilities for chickens and hens.

Shout Out

Isa Chandra Moskowitz is a celebrated figure in the world of vegan cuisine, renowned for her innovative approach to plant-based cooking. As a prolific cookbook author and chef, her influential works include Vegan with a Vengeance and Veganomicon, both lauded for their delectable and accessible vegan recipes.

Isa is also a successful restaurateur, co-owning and operating "Modern Love" restaurants in Omaha, Nebraska, and Brooklyn, New York. You can find a host of her recipes at her Post-Punk Kitchen website.

Recipe of the Day

Today's Recipe of the Day explores a delightful Chickpea Flour Frittatta. This classic favorite features chickpea flour as the base, creating a flavorful and satisfying dish that's both egg-free and packed with plant-based goodness.

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