With so many egg replacements available for your favorite recipes, there’s no reason to support the offensive and polluting egg industry. Eggs serve several purposes in baking and cooking. They contribute to the structure, flavor, color, and consistency of baked goods.
As the demand for compassionate, plant-based foods continues to grow, we’re seeing more and more egg replacements products hit the market!
By avoiding eggs and consuming more plant-based foods, you will not only decrease your intake of animal protein, cholesterol and saturated fat. You will also increase your intake of protective fiber, antioxidants and phytochemicals. There are commercial products out there, but this guide is focused on simple (happy!) solutions of egg substitutes.
Chickens can distinguish between more than 100 faces of their own species • Chickens form complex social structures known as “pecking orders,” every chicken knows his or her place on the social ladder • Chickens have full-color vision • Chickens experience rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, which means they dream just like we do • Chickens have pain receptors that give them the ability to feel pain and distress • Hens defend their young from predators • Mother hen begins to teach calls to her chicks before they even hatch • Chickens have more than 30 types of vocalizations to distinguish between threats • Egg substitute doesn't hurt anyone!