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Archives for May 2014
According to a New Study, Soy Ingredients are a Growing Trend
Ankeny, Iowa, June 3, 2014—As American consumers discover the power of protein, new food products incorporating soy continue to proliferate. According to the newly released study, “Soy Ingredient Trends,” conducted by The Mintel Group market research firm for The Soyfoods Council, plant-based proteins such as soy are surrounded by a healthy halo. Last year, soy-based products accounted for 21 percent of all new product launches, up from 12% in 2008….
From Saveur Magazine, on Tempting Tempeh:
Though tempeh is often relegated in America to health food stores, in Indonesia, where it originates, this fermented soybean cake has been a dietary staple for centuries. Dense, firm, and protein-packed, with a whitish-tan color and an earthy, nutty taste, tempeh is sold in cakes wrapped in banana leaves in markets throughout Indonesia, where it stars in dishes like sambal goreng tempe, fried tempeh in spicy tomato sauce (see page 90 for recipe). To produce it, fresh soybeans are boiled and then milled to remove their skins.
Sambal Goreng Tempe (Fried Tempeh in Tomato Sambal) | Photo Credit: James Oseland
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Don’t let escalating beef prices keep you from eating one of America’s favorite foods during National Burger Month in May. The Soyfoods Council reminds you that beef-friendly Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) or Textured Soy Protein (TSP) can stretch your budget—and ground beef—without sacrificing flavor, texture or convenience. TVP and TSP are the same product. TVP is more often found in supermarkets….
In honor of Mother’s Day we invited mother, chef, and author Tess Challis to share how she incorporates soyfoods into her family’s health diet. Enjoy!
Kids Really Do Love Tofu!
By Tess Challis
I am soy excited to share some kid-friendly ideas with you today! Like many of you, I’m a mom who is constantly trying to find new ways to get her family to eat healthy foods. I’ve personally found soy to be a lifesaver on many occasions. Luckily, my 11-year-old daughter has always loved soy—especially the tofu dishes I make for her….