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Umami flavor boosters for meatless meals

Umami flavor boosters for meatless meals

If there’s one thing that discourages people from adopting meatless meals is the lack of the rich umami flavor that’s unique to meat and dairy foods like cheese.  Plant protein foods just don’t have that flavor kick.  Foods like legumes, quinoa, chia, whole grains and 

Eggs are on my protein radar screen

Eggs are on my protein radar screen

“I should eat more eggs.” I remind myself of this quite often. Why? Quality protein, convenience, cost, versatility and taste. What more reasons does a person need? Yet we’ve been taught to fear and shun eggs for decades, and some people still stick to those antiquated 

Don’t overlook these probiotic foods

Don’t overlook these probiotic foods

What do you associate with the term “fermented food”? yogurt yogurt yogurt How about “probiotic food”? What food do you think of? yogurt yogurt yogurt If you picked “yogurt” for any of your answers, you wouldn’t be wrong. We’re so focused on yogurt we forget