Five Reasons to Celebrate National Soyfoods Month in April
Ankeny, Iowa, March 25, 2011— April is National Soyfoods Month, which makes it the ideal time for exploring the flavor, texture, healthy profile, versatility and convenience of soyfoods. Ingredients such as soymilk, edamame, tofu and textured vegetable protein fit your budget and your cooking style.
To help you celebrate this season of soy, The Soyfoods Council offers a variety of recipes on its website at www.thesoyfoodscouncil.com. As more Americans explore plant-based protein, they’re attracted by the nutrition profile and versatility of soyfoods. One serving of soyfoods can provide approximately 7 to15 grams of heart-healthy protein. Options range from frozen fresh edamame and canned soybeans to a variety of tofu styles, soymilk, and soy-based veggie burgers. Soy flour adds nutrition to baking recipes, while Textured Vegetable Protein enhances toppings, chili and more. For protein with crunch, soy nuts are a great snack, and can be added to your favorite cookie or trail mix recipes….