5 Simple Ideas On How To Use Beans & Legumes To Replace Meat And Dairy

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When first transitioning into a plant-based diet, many people have trouble getting creative with meal preparation.

As a result, you might be thinking about buying that new impossible burger or beyond meat product because you are craving a good burger.

However, these processed “vegan” products can add up the cost to your grocery budget.

Here we’ve got 5 Simple Ideas On How To Use Beans And Legumes To Replace Meat And Dairy. These ideas are not only healthier but will also satisfy your old cravings and save you money! ⁣

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⁣"TUNA" WRAP/SALAD

Use chickpeas with pickles, chopped celery, onions and lemon juice with vegan mayo to replace fish.

Mayo can be easily made from cashews, coconut milk, lime juice and vinegar.

Vegan Tuna Salad Wrap
Recipe by I AM Vegan Babe in Canggu, Bali. Available in our Cookbook.
⁣OMELETTE

Mix potato/cassava flour with white Kidney Beans or Mung Beans and coconut yogurt, turmeric powder, cayenne pepper and oil to create the consistency and replace eggs.⁣

Potato Head Eggless Omelette
Recipe by Potato Head Beach Club in Seminyak, Bali. Available in our Cookbook.
BEAN NACHO BOWL

Use Black Beans with garlic, onion, olive oil, eggplant, capsicum and tomatoes plus smoked paprika to replace beef.

vegan nachos captain coconut bali vegan book
Recipe by Captain Coconuts in Gili Air, Lombok. Available in our cookbook
"MEATBALLS"

Use Tempeh and Lentils or Black Beans with flax seeds, quinoa, bread crumbs, garlic and onion powder to replace beef, pork and chicken.

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⁣BURGER PATTIES

Mix Black Beans, Kidney Beans, Green Peas, Chickpeas or Lentils with rice/oats/flax seeds, carrots, onions/shallots, garlic and some other vegetables like eggplant and bell peppers + your favorite herbs/spices.

No more sacrificing cows, chickens and pigs!

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We would love to remind you that cooking is an art, not a science. Don’t get too hung up on the measurements and have fun being creative!

For all of the ideas above, add salt & pepper as needed.

How many meat & dairy replacements have you tried?

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