Food Focus: Tofu (& other soy products)

What is tofu? Tofu is the common name for soybean curd, which is produced from the aqueous extract of the soya bean. It originated in China and has since become an increasingly popular source of plant-based protein.1 Tofu Nutritional Breakdown4* Nutrient AmountCalories70 kcalCarbohydrate1.7 gFat4.2 gProtein8.2 gDietary Fibre1 gSugar0.6 gCalcium201 mgIron1.6 mgMagnesium37 mgPhosphorus121 mgPotassium148 mgSodium12 mg*per 100g … Continue reading Food Focus: Tofu (& other soy products)

Protein Pancakes

Carbohydrates make up more than half of our daily energy intake, but not all carbohydrates are treated equally. These protein pancakes utilize oats and bananas as major sources of carbohydrates, which provide fibre and other essential micronutrients to your diet. This recipe is also conveniently gluten-free, and as always, vegan! One of the best things … Continue reading Protein Pancakes