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Vitamin B12 - One of the most vital nutrients to humans

Vitamin B12 - One of the most vital nutrients to humans

Yes! We’re talking about one of the most critical nutrients to humankind, Vitamin B12. It’s inside the soil. It flows in freshwater streams. It is found in very few plants on the planet and is one of the most challenging nutrients to obtain. Even on a meat-based diet, it is quite challenging to obtain your RDA for this nutrient. The consequences of being deficient are too grave to ignore, and they only manifest years after one has been deficient. It is not just vegans, but everyone that needs to be educated and made aware about the importance of Vitamin B12.We...

What is vegan ghee

What is vegan ghee

Whether you’ve temporarily gone dairy-free, are planning to try out veganism, or have just signed up for Veganuary, something captured your interest and got you looking for vegan ghee. Well, that’s one good step towards a plant-based diet! If ghee features in most of your traditional dishes, or is a daily staple in your house, you’re bound to be left high and dry if you’ve completely gone plant-based or are just test driving veganism. Whatever be the case, we are here to show you that going vegan doesn’t mean having to drastically alter your food habits or completely revamp your...

Benefits Of Veganism

Benefits Of Veganism

There’s a world of benefits just waiting to uplift and stimulate you the moment you take that first step towards veganism. A diet that is gentle on the planet, animals, and fellow human beings. While there are a ton of benefits that veganism bestows comprehensively upon the planet and its inhabitants, we will solely be focussing on the benefits to human beings. You’ll notice how veganism not only positively affects your health, but lifestyle as well. A whole new world opens up with a lot of possibilities. You’ll learn a lot about health and nutrition. You’ll also be much more...

Vegan Diet For Beginners

Vegan Diet For Beginners

Being a vegan is a conscious, ethical choice that encompasses animals, plants, the planet and us non-human animals as well. A decision to go vegan can stem from being exposed to the glaring ill-treatment of animals in slaughterhouses, the treatment of the planet for the continuity of animal agriculture, or the treatments meted out to humans working in these industries. That decision can also be taken due to one's own deterioration in health, that arises out of unhealthy food and lifestyle habits, along with being completely out of touch with the planet. If you’d like to give veganism a go,...

Ginger, Beans Tofu Stir Fry

Ginger, Beans Tofu Stir Fry

This protein rice Asian Flavour is a delight for everyone. This can be served as either lunch or dinner. Easy to store can be carried even while you travel. Ingredients 1 block of firm Tofu 180 gram of Rajmudi Rice /Brown Rice 200 gram of green beans, roughly chopped  1 large carrot, finely chopped 2 garlic cloves. crushed  2 tbsp sesame oil 60 ml Soy Sauce 2tbp fresh ginger grated 2 tbsp jaggery powder 1 tbsp cornflour (optional) 1 lime juice to garnish fresh coriander to garnish salt to taste Method  Preheat the oven for 200 degree Dice tofu to 1-inch...

Vegan Milk: Types, Benefits, and Brands

Vegan Milk: Types, Benefits, and Brands

Vegan milk, also known as plant milk, nut milk, and non-dairy milk, is a beverage that has been consumed for centuries in various parts of the world for a variety of reasons. Some choose to drink it due to health reasons such as an allergy to lactose or dairy milk while others drink it for the nutritional benefits it offers. Lately, however, as more of the world goes vegan, people have begun to realize the darker aspects of dairy such as the cruelty towards cows, the harm it causes to the environment as well as to an individual’s health. As...

Spinach Banana Smoothie

Spinach Banana Smoothie

Serves: 1 person  Interesting way to start the day with a plant-based iron-filled smoothie!!! Raw spinach and banana smoothie. Eating a raw meal is a good way to provide enzymes and the required nutrients for the body. Ingredients: 3 to 4 spinach leaves. 2 bananas. 1 Chikkoo(optional) 1 Dates (soaked Kimia or medjool dates variety) 1/2 cup Almond or Coconut Mylk. To garnish:  Use seasonal fruits (grapes & pomegranate) Flaxseeds Method:  Clean the spinach leaves under running water. Peel off the bananas and chop big chunks. Remove the seeds of the Chikkoo. Blend all the ingredients to smooth and then...

Choosing the right vegan milk

Choosing the right vegan milk

Vegan milk is made from plants such as soybeans, almonds, oats, walnuts, cashews, rice, hemp seeds, peanuts, and coconuts. Each plant milk serves a specific purpose. Some are great for making coffee and tea, while others are more suitable to be turned into probiotics, like curd and buttermilk. Some are suitable for making chocolate bars, while others are more suited to cakes, bakes, and pastries. Some are good for making vegan butter, while others are good for making coffee creamer, and so on and so forth.We, at Vegan Dukan, strive to bring you a wide assortment of plant-based, and nut...

Tofu Dip

Tofu Dip

Serves : 100 gram of Dip Ingredients: 100 grams of Tofu 5 to 6 cloves of garlic Salt, as per taste Preference 7 -8 black peppercorn  10 gram Mint leaves/ corianderLeaves-handful 5 tablespoon Coconut Milk or as per the creamy consistency required for the dip Method: Take all the ingredients and blend it in a mixer till you get a dip like smooth consistency. Use this fresh  tofu dip for your sweet potato wedges or  baked veggies About Author: With a background in computer science, Kirti Yadav is a married 38-year-old entrepreneur and mother of a 5-year-old daughter residing in Karnataka,...

21 sources of protein for vegans

21 sources of protein for vegans

One of the most frequently asked questions to vegans is about their protein intake.  Protein is known as one of the building blocks of life. This is because it is essential for growth and development, along with cell repair and creation. Proteins are formed by amino acids. They are necessary for growth and maintenance of tissues, to facilitate biochemical reactions. They also help in maintaining pH values of blood and other bodily fluids, in transportation and storage of nutrients, and in providing the body with energy. Mock meat: Mock meat is a processed, plant-based product designed to imitate the taste and...

Soy Milk: Nutrition, Benefits, Myths And More

Soy Milk: Nutrition, Benefits, Myths And More

Native to Asia, soy has been a staple of traditional Asian diets for centuries. In fact, research suggests that soybeans were being cultivated in China as early as 9,000 BC. Nowadays, soy is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world. It’s one of the most commonly used alternatives for animal-derived products, especially by vegans. One of the most commonly used soy-derived products is soy milk. Soy milk comes with plenty of health and nutritional benefits thus making it one of the most popular alternatives for cow’s milk. However, soy milk and other soy products are also the subjects of much controversy...

Mock Meat Curry

Mock Meat Curry

This mock meat curry using Good Dot Vegetarian Bytz makes for a delicious and nutritious addition to your next meal. This aromatic dish pairs well with rice or roti and it’s loaded with protein, contains zero cholesterol and will cut your fat intake by 80 percent! What You’ll Need: 250 g Good Dot Vegetarian Bytz 3 Tablespoons Emkay Vegan Ghee 3 Finely chopped onions 2 finely chopped tomatoes ¼ teaspoons cumin seeds 2-3 chopped green chilies 2 teaspoons ginger-garlic paste ¼ tablespoon red chili powder ¼ tablespoon coriander powder ¼ tablespoon turmeric powder ¼ tablespoon garam masala 3-4 cups water...

Proteiz Curry

Proteiz Curry

A simple yet delicious curry featuring Good Dot Proteiz. This mock meat is not only a great source of protein, but it’s also rich in calcium and contains zero cholesterol!  What You’ll Need: 100g Good Dot Proteiz 4 Tablespoon Emkay Vegan Ghee 3-4 finely chopped onions 2 finely chopped tomatoes 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 2 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste 3 chopped green chilies 1 tablespoon red chili powder ¼ tablespoon coriander powder ¼ tablespoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon garam masala powder 3-4 cups water Salt as per taste Coriander leaves for garnishing Instructions: Add 100g proteiz into 1 litre of water...

Proteiz Bhurji

Proteiz Bhurji

This mock meat dish features Good Dot Proteiz. It’s a great, delicious way to incorporate more protein and calcium in your diet. Simple and easy to prepare, it’ll make for an unforgettable meal! What You’ll Need: 100 g Good Dot Proteiz  4 Tablespoons Emkay vegan ghee 3 finely chopped onions 2 finely chopped tomatoes ½ chopped yellow bell pepper (capsicum) ½  chopped red bell pepper (capsicum) ½ chopped green bell pepper (capsicum) 2 teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon turmeric powder ½ teaspoon garam masala 2 chopped green chilies Salt as per taste Coriander leaves for garnishing Instructions Add 100g proteiz...

Oat Milk: Nutrition, Benefits, Recipe And More!

Oat Milk: Nutrition, Benefits, Recipe And More!

As veganism increases in popularity, so does the demand for plant-based alternatives. For a time, the most known alternatives were soy and almond milk. Nowadays, the variety in these plant ‘mylks’ has become endless with options such as cashew milk, hemp milk, flax milk, and oat milk. Oat milk has quickly become the new trend, renowned for its rich and creamy texture! It’s a welcome change to all the nut-based milks and is often well fortified with nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, A and even B12. This article addresses the following topics about oat milk: What is Oat Milk...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Benefits, Deficiency, and Foods

Omega-3 Fatty Acids: Benefits, Deficiency, and Foods

Omega-3 fatty acids, AKA omega-3 fats or n-3 fats, are essentials, meaning the body is unable to make it from scratch and thus obtains it from food. It offers various health benefits including maintaining a healthy heart, brain and blood vessels. What most people think of when they hear omega-3 is fish. In fact, fish oil supplements have become a booming business for precisely this reason. However, consuming fish is not only unhealthy, but it is unsustainable and it is estimated that we will face fishless oceans by 2050. It is entirely possible to avoid this travesty while fulfilling all...

Healthy and Easy Fried Rice Recipe(Vegan Fried Rice)

Healthy and Easy Fried Rice Recipe(Vegan Fried Rice)

Filled with sensation flavors, this capsicum and soya vegget fried rice is as healthy as it is mouthwatering. It is an extremely simple and easy dish to make for lunch or dinner and is loaded with a hefty amount of protein! Ingredients 2 cups of basmati rice  1 chopped capsicum 2 chopped onions 2 chopped green chilis 30 ml Emkay Lite Ghee 50 grams of Soya vegget  Salt as per taste 1 tablespoon of cumin seeds 2-3 tablespoons of chopped coriander leaves 1 tablespoon of lemon Preparation of Rice Take rice in a colander and wash it properly Soak it...

Mock meat recipe using Soya Vegget

Mock meat recipe using Soya Vegget

Soya vegget is rich in protein and acts as an excellent substitute for meat. With its delicious taste and meaty texture, you won’t even realize that its made from soy! The fact that the dish has zero cholesterol, low fat and is easy to digest makes this soya vegget curry and rice a great, healthy and nutritious option for lunch or dinner. Ingredients 100 g of Soya Vegget (1 packet) 100 g of green peas 2-3 spoons of ginger-garlic paste 30 ml of Emkay Lite vegan ghee 1 teaspoon of cumin seed 2-3 chopped green chili 1 teaspoon of chili...

18 Frequently asked questions about vegan

18 Frequently asked questions about vegan

What is the difference between a vegan and a vegetarian? A vegetarian lifestyle consists of all plant products as well as dairy products like milk and insect-derived products such as honey and silk. On the other hand, vegan diets avoid all animal-derived products from dairy to leather; meaning it is fully plant-based. It’s a common misconception that it’s harmless to animals if products such as milk, honey or silk are used. In reality, all cattle such as cows and buffaloes end up in slaughterhouses within one-third of their life span upon being deemed ‘unproductive;’ in other words, their ability to...

A Vegan’s Guide To Calcium: Everything You Need To Know

A Vegan’s Guide To Calcium: Everything You Need To Know

Since childhood, we’ve been told that a glass of milk will give you strong bones. But, little did we know that that seemingly innocent glass of milk comes at a pretty high cost. With the dairy industry pushing promotional propaganda our way claiming that dairy is the best source of calcium, we were left none the wiser until the rise of veganism. While obtaining plant-based calcium is entirely possible, it’s still considered an area of controversy. One of the most asked questions about vegans is how do vegans get enough calcium? Due to heavy advertising by the dairy industry, it...

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