is a Plant-Based Lifestyle?
consider a Plant-Based Lifestyle?
to begin a Plant-Based Lifestyle.
If you're new to the plant-based lifestyle you may be looking for substitutions you can use in your old non-plant-based recipes. Thankfully, there are plenty of plant-based products you can use in place of animal ingredients that will make cooking a breeze and delicious! Below are several examples on how to replace animal ingredients with plant-based ingredients, including cooking without oil!
Cooking without oil
Here are a few tips that I have picked up along the way:
Splashing a bit of broth, a flavored vinegar, soy sauce, wine, juice, or any liquid can replace the brushed-on oil
Using parchment paper or a silicone pad for roasting and baking prevents foods from sticking
Make sure there is enough water or broth on the bottom of the pan to keep from sticking or burning
For stir-frying or sautéing, use a splash of liquid (above) and make sure there is enough liquid to keep from burning.
Dairy milk = almond / soy / rice milk
Fresh cream = coconut milk / cashew cream
Ice cream = frozen blended bananas
Butter = olive oil / plant options like "Earth Balance"
Grated parmesan = nutritional yeast
Honey = maple syrup / agave syrup
Ground beef = TVP (textured vegetable protein)
Ricotta cheese = tofu
Chicken or beef = tempeh / seitan
Scrambled eggs = tofu
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