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The Vegg: A Vegan Alternative for Eggs

The Vegg: A Vegan Alternative for Eggs

By Sarah Shultz for Diets In Review | Image via Vegg website We have tofurkey, chik’n , and many other faux meat products, and now vegetarians and vegans can add another imitation animal product to their shopping list: fake egg yolks. The Vegg is a vegan egg yolk made entirely from plants that is intended to look and taste like a real egg yolk. The Vegg’s creator, Rocky Shepheard, came up with the idea of a vegan egg after reading an April Fool’s Day article about a vegan fried egg and becoming disappointed when he realized it was a prank. He set out to make his own, and two years later he had a product on his hands. To cook a Vegg, which is sold in powder form, you must mix it with water and blend. It is made out of nutritional yeast, black salt, sodium alginate to thicken, and beta carotene for color. From there, the Vegg can be used as an egg substitute in omelets, fren...

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