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Dairy & egg-free workshop

We had an online cooking demo where we showed how to veganize many recipes, and demonstrated how to make some of your own staples.

Here are the recording, the recipes, and more.


Replacing eggs

Here is our favorite ways to substitute 1 egg in almost any recipe:

  • 1 tablespoon of ground flaxseeds + 3 tablespoons water It makes a thick and gelatinous egg replacement perfect for binding.

  • ¼ cup unsweetened applesauce It adds moisture and is very versatile. Add ½ teaspoon of baking powder if you want a lighter texture.

  • ¼ cup soy milk + 1 tsp apple cider vinegar It makes vegan buttermilk and works great in cupcakes.

  • ¼ cup blended silken tofu Perfect for recipes where eggs are the main ingredients like scrambles, quiches...

  • 2 fl oz Just Egg Even better than tofu!

For an egg wash, mix 2 Tbsp plant-based milk with 1 tsp agave syrup and brush on top of breads and pastries before baking.


Tofu Scramble

A quick breakfast for two.


Ingredients:

  • 16 oz firm tofu, optionally pressed

  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast

  • 1/4 tsp turmeric

  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt (use black salt aka kala namak for a eggy taste)

  • 2 Tbsp plant-based milk

  • olive oil


Heat olive oil in pan over medium heat, and mash tofu in it.

If tofu not pressed, cook for a few minutes until most of water has evaporated.

Stir in nutritional yeast, turmeric, garlic powder, and salt. Cook for 5 minutes.

Add plant-based milk and mix.

Optionally, add sautéed vegetables (examples: bell peppers, mushrooms, spinach)

Serve immediately.


Variant recipe from my friend Davy: www.clorofil.org/post/tofu-scramble


Mayonnaise

Egg-less version of the classic mayo.

Cooking video and recipe: www.clorofil.org/post/mayonnaise


Deviled Eggs

Sometimes, you have to think out of the box like Isa Chandra Moskowitz in this amazing recipe: www.theppk.com/2013/03/devilish-potatoes/


Dairy Alternatives

There are so many alternatives to dairy that we can’t list them all, here are some of our favorite products:


Milk, cream, and béchamel


Yogurt

Cooking video and recipe: www.clorofil.org/post/yogurt


Nacho Cheese

Delicious nacho cheese dish by Angela Liddon: www.yourhealthboss.com/recipes/life-affirming-warm-nacho-dip


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