CategoryRecipes

Do You Need to Boil Seitan? (Or Cook At All?)

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There’s a whole lot of confusion around seitan. It’s not a food that’s been popular until lately with the rise of plant-based meat alternatives. So let’s clear up a few common questions about it. Do You Need to Cook Seitan? The answer to this question stems from the fact that “seitan” only exists in a cooked form. If you ever buy seitan in the grocery store, it has always been cooked already...

5 Vegan Recipes High in Leucine and Lysine

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Leucine is one of the BCAAs (branched chain amino acids), which are especially important for building muscle proteins. Lysine, on the other hand, is an amino acid that vegans often don’t get enough of. The good news is that most good vegan food sources of leucine are also good sources of lysine, so you can take care of 2 important amino acids at once. The foods you should mainly focus on...

9 Vegan Recipes High in Methionine

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Vegans typically get a lot of their protein from beans, which are great, but are relatively low in methionine. In order to get a sufficient amount of all essential amino acids, you’ll want to include some foods and recipes that are high in methionine on a regular basis. I’ve compiled some recipes on this page that are high in methionine. They focus on vegan food sources high in methionine:...

The Best Vegan Alternatives to Sour Cream

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Whether you typically use sour cream when baking, or add it to soups and potatoes, you have a few options as a vegan. Sour cream is made using cream (dairy) with lactic acid. Since lactic acid can be obtained from non-animal sources, we can made plant-based sour creams that do a decent job replicating the traditional one. I’ve divided your main options into 2 main categories: Store-bought and...

8 Of The Best Vegan Bulking Recipes

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Obviously it’s a bit more difficult to bulk on a vegan diet, but gaining mass is still doable with a little extra work. To make it a little easier for you, I’ve compiled the best vegan bulking recipes on this page. 8 recipes with a high amount of calories and protein, the 2 ingredients for packing on lean mass. Before we get to the recipes, I’ve also compiled a list of about 20 vegan whole foods...