Mock Chicken Salad That Will Make Your Tummy Sing

Mock Chicken Salad That Will Make Your Tummy Sing

mock chicken salad2The one thing I missed when I became a vegetarian over 20 years ago was chicken salad.  Then wouldn’t you know it, I got introduced  to the world of tempeh!  Tempeh is a fermented soy bean product that is super good for you, and it is actually considered a super food because of it’s healthy benefits.

 

I love the seasons of Spring and Summer because the weather is so nice and there always seems to be one party, picnic, or celebration right after another.  Since I am a vegetarian, the only way to insure that there will be food that I could eat, is to make a dish and bring it along.  I love eating healthy, but you don’t have to sacrifice taste for healthy food.

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Tempeh Recipes

Tempeh Recipes

 

tempeh recipes

Tempeh Photo courtesy of amychaplin.com

If you’ve never tried tempeh, you absolutely must try this nutty tasting vegetarian delight!  Tempeh is made by fermenting whole soybeans.  It’s even a healthier option than tofu because of the fact that it’s fermented.  Tempeh is pretty much a super food, and it’s packed with protein and fiber.  Those two qualities help you to feel full longer and that will definitely help you in your weight release efforts!   Other benefits include that it’s easy to digest, it’s low in sodium, and it contains natural antibiotics.  Because tempeh is one of my favorite foods, I am going to share some tempeh recipes with you.

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