Vegetarians value soy for the richness of proteins, vitamins and minerals. In turn, people who are allergic to lactose find an alternative to milk in soy beverages. Drinks and soy desserts, tofu cheese, soy chops should be included in the diet due to the universal taste and richness of nutrients that lie dormant in soybeans.
From a health point of view, soy drinks are better than cow’s milk because they do not increase cholesterol, they contain only a small amount of saturated fatty acids. It is worth replacing a meat dish with a soy equivalent from time to time. Soy foods are nutritious, extremely tasty and healthy. They are a rich source of calcium, vitamins B and D. It can not be forgotten that soybeans are a great source of energy and in a very beneficial for our body form of complex carbohydrates.
The use of soy in a daily diet depends only on our imagination and openness to culinary experiments. For soybean gourmets and those who only discover its taste, we present recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert using Alpro soya products.
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Whole-grain crêpes with oranges
Ingredients \ n300 ml soy drink Alpro soya \ n1 egg \ n125 g wholemeal flour \ n1 grated skin with 1 orange \ n2 orange \ n4 teaspoons of sunflower oil \ n4 teaspoons of powdered sugar
Preparation \ nBright Alpro soya drink in a bowl, add egg, flour and grated orange peel. Using a mixer, mix to obtain a uniform consistency. Heat the oil in a frying pan and put the dough in a pan, pour in a pan, then fry the pancake for 30 seconds on each side. After frying all the pancakes, put each one in a quarter, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve with pieces of orange.
Ingredients \ n200 g frozen peas \ n200 g boiled or canned soya \ n500 ml vegetable vege \ n6 pcs spring onions \ n1 small bunch of basil \ nougue rocket \ n300 ml soy drink Alpro soya
Preparation \ nIn a saucepan, heat the vegetable stock together with frozen soy and peas, add finely chopped onions. Bring the whole to a boil and cook for five minutes. Add the basil leaves, rocket leaves and add the Alpro soya drink to the soup. Pour the whole into a blender and mix for a while to obtain a smooth consistency. The soup tastes great with small toasts.
Chicken and vegetable casserole
Ingredients \ n230 g of pasta (eg penne) \ n2 bacon slices \ n3 pcs onions spring onions \ n2 carrots \ n460 g boiled chicken \ n110 g canned corn \ n230 g grated cheese \ n2 tablespoons margarine \ n2 tablespoons flour \ n450 ml soy drink Alpro soya \ n115 grated cheese for preparing the sauce
Preparation \ nInsert the oven to 175 ° C. Cook and strain the pasta. Steaming carrots and cut into small pieces. Chop the onion and, with the cut bacon, fry in a pan for about 3 minutes. on medium heat. Then prepare the cheese sauce in a saucepan, melt the margarine, add the flour and heat for 1 minute on medium heat. Remove from heat, slowly add soy milk, stirring vigorously. Heat again over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce thickens, and mix with the grated cheese. Heat the whole on a very low heat until the cheese melts. In a large bowl, mix pasta, bacon, sweet corn and chicken divided into small pieces. Fill everything with cheese sauce and mix. Heat the casserole with margarine and put the mixed ingredients into it. Top with grated cheese. Bake for 25 minutes, until the cheese melts and begins to scald.
Vanilla dessert with roasted rhubarb
Ingredients \ n400 g of rhubarb, coarsely chopped \ n40 g of powdered sugar \ nsok of half a lemon \ n4 Alpro soya desserts flavored with vanilla \ nszka ground cinnamon
Preparation \ nInsert the oven to 175 ° C. Place the rhubarb on the baking tray lined with baking paper, sprinkle with lemon and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Bake for about 10 minutes until the rhubarb begins to soften. Leave to cool. Soy desserts put into glass bowls, add a spoonful of roasted rhubarb and sprinkle with cinnamon.
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Alpro is a leading producer and distributor of soy products on the European market. For over 30 years, the company has been systematically developing a range of products enjoying the recognition of customers in many countries. In the interests of the environment and the quality of the products, Alpro supports healthy, sustainable production and distribution methods, while maintaining the unique nutritional properties of soybeans. A large selection of Alpro soy products is available in hyper and supermarket chains as well as in smaller stores. Since June 2009, Alpro is part of the American group Dean Foods, which is a leading producer of dairy products and an absolute leader in the market of branded soy products in the United States.