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Healthy Meat Substitutes that are Cheap and Easy!

1. Mushrooms

Mushrooms can be a good source of B-vitamins and vitamin D, which are nutrient concerns for vegans. They're also contain glutamate and add savory flavors to a variety of dishes!

Great for substituting red meat in tacos, sandwiches, and burgers. Try our Portobello Asado taco recipe.

2. Tofu

Tofu is cholesterol-free and rich in b-vitamins, fiber, and protein. In fact, it contains all nine essential amino acids which makes it a complete protein!

It's a versatile ingredient and can be easily added to a variety of meals. It’s good for vegan scrambles or cooked in sauce and served over rice or veggies.

3. Cauliflower

Cauliflower is high in vitamin C and folate, which are two important nutrients. It's versatile and can pair with many different flavors. Making it a great swap for dishes that incorporate powerful sauces.

Try our recipe for cauliflower buffalo wings!

4. Beans

Beans are full of folate and fiber. They may also reduce the risk for heart disease, diabetes, and cancer.

Black beans are good for vegan meatballs, burger patties, and more.

While, garbanzo beans are great meat swaps for tuna salad sandwiches or chicken noodle soup!


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