Tofu - GymBeam
Tofu is a plant-based alternative to meat and cheese that has gained popularity among vegetarians, vegans, and others alike. It offers high protein content, thanks to which it contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass. What's more, it does not contain any unnecessary additives, which makes tofu a popular pick among fans of a healthy lifestyle. You can use it in both hot and cold kitchen recipes.
Tofu – a plant-based alternative to meat and cheese that has high protein content and can be used in both hot and cold kitchen
Tofu is a plant-based alternative to cheese or meat that boasts high protein content. It therefore contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass and healthy bones. This makes it a popular choice among athletes and fans of a healthy lifestyle. Tofu is made from rinsed soybeans that are left to soak. They are then blended into a smooth paste. This paste is then cooked, strained, and further processed until the final product is obtained. Tofu can have a neutral taste, or it can be flavoured, such as with spices, as seen in the case of smoked or marinated tofu versions.
Tofu doesn't require heat treatment, so you can create delicious plant-based spreads, salads, or use it as a replacement for cheese and ham on sandwiches. However, you can also bake, fry, grill, or sauté tofu and serve it with any side dish. But that's not all, skilled chefs can transform it into vegan burgers, various sauces and vegetable mixes that will be rich in protein.
And let's not forget about those who are looking for something sweet. If you choose the unflavoured version, you can blend tofu with frozen fruit to create some delicious vegan ice cream. It can also be grated and added to dough to increase its protein content. The sky is the limit, and you'll surely discover many other ways to incorporate this plant-based delight into your meals.
However, tofu isn't exclusively just for vegetarians and vegans. People who consume animal products also incorporate tofu into their recipes. Plant-based alternatives can be a great addition to anyone's diet, bringing variety to every menu.
Tofu & its benefits
- a plant-based alternative to meat and cheese
- available in flavoured and unflavoured versions
- high in protein
- does not contain sugar
- contributes to the growth and maintenance of muscle mass
- can be used in both hot and cold kitchen recipes
- a great fit into sauces, mixtures and various side dishes
- the unflavoured version is also suitable for preparing sweet recipes
- does not require heat treatment
Unflavoured: water, soy beans 28%, coagulant (calcium chloride).
Smoked: water, soy beans 28%, salt, garlic, black pepper, coagulant (calcium chloride).
Marinated: water, soy beans 28%, marinade 8% (gluten-free soy sauce, dried onion, dried garlic, spices and herbs mix), coagulant (calcium chloride).
|Nutritional values (Unflavoured)||100 g|
|Energy value||653 kJ/ 156.6 kcal|
|- saturated fatty acids||0.7 g|
|- sugars||0 g|
|Nutritional values (Smoked)||100 g|
|Energy value||528.20 kJ/ 126 kcal|
|- saturated fatty acids||0.6 g|
|- sugars||0 g|
|Nutritional values (Marinated)||100 g|
|Energy value||608 kJ/ 145 kcal|
|- saturated fatty acids||0.8 g|
|- sugars||0.5 g|
*Recommended daily intake value of an average adult (8400 kJ/ 2000 kcal).
Store in a dry environment, out of sunlight at room temperature. Keep refrigerated after opening.
Allergen information: Allergens are indicated in bold in the ingredients.
|Lactose free|| yes
|Legal category of the product|| foodstuffs
|Product Labels||Vegan, XXL20|
|HS code||21069098: --- Ostatné|
|Brutto weight||0.24 kg|
|No artificial sweeteners||yes|
|GMO free|| Yes
|Number of pieces per package||5 pc.|
|Netto weight||0.20 kg|
|Distributor||GymBeam, s.r.o. Rastislavova 93, Košice 04001, Slovakia|
|Main category|| Ready to Eat Food
|Other categories|| Fitness Food
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Store in a dry place and protect from heat.
|Packaging (g)||Flavor||Rating||Price||Special Price||In stock|
|5 x 200 g||unflavored||€7.50||€5.95||
|5 x 200 g||smoked||€7.50||€5.95||
|5 x 200 g||marinated||€7.50||€5.95||
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