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Recipes and suggestions

With the variety of food you can find in BioBrots recommend a series of recipes and tips for a good and optimal consumption

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Vegetable proteins + TOFU

VEGETABLE PROTEINS In vegetable proteins we have pulses, nuts, seeds, cereals and some algae such as spirulina. It is important to consume them in more quantity and frequency than animal proteins thanks to their contribution of healthy fats and fiber. It is for this reason that throughout history, the man who is aware of this need has been developing products rich in amino acids of plant origin to further improve their contribution in low quantity of food. Tofu and seitan, some proteins that are concentrated with all the benefits of the plant world that originate in China. TOFU It is a vegetable protein that is prepared with soy, water and Nigari (coagulant of magnesium chloride extracted from marine salt crystals by evaporation of sea water). Known as vegan cheese, it is prepared by coagulating soy protein. Broken white color and soft texture, with a neutral-sweet flavor which allows you to dress it with all kinds of spices, medicinal herbs and other more intense flavors. It contains 10-14% high-quality proteins with the 9 essential amino acids, a good source of vitamins E and B9, except B12, and minerals such as calcium, iron and zinc. Benefits of TOFU · Digestive problems: gastritis, digestive ulcers and burns. · Decreases cardiovascular risk: Rich in polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fatty acids, especially linoleic acid, lowering cholesterol and saturated fat in the blood. · Memory: Rich in lecithin, being a great nutrient for the nervous system · Female hormone regulator: Rich in phytoestrogens, helping to change menopause (bumps, nervousness, insomnia ...) and irregular cycles. · Ric in Potassium; Being recommended in case of fluid retention, hypertension, muscle cramps (animal proteins are rich in sodium) · Slimming or debugging diets: Low in fat and carbohydrates · Vegan and vegetarian food. · Bone health: 100 mg of tofu provide 350 mg / calcium, similar to a glass of milk. · Anemia: 100 gr. of tofu provide 5.4 mg of iron, when 100 gr. Veal gives you 2,4 mg. To improve their absorption, it is necessary to consume citrus fruits or vitamin C. · Richness in vitamin E, being recommended in cases of dermatitis, dry skin, infertility. How to introduce it to food · Sautéed with tamarind and parsley or other herbs or spices · Sautéed with vegetables · Miso soup with tofu · Cream of vegetables with tofu, replacing the potato in a pan. · Desserts replacing cheese · Salads, always cooked 20 minutes minimum · You will find it in different formats: natural, fine herbs, smoked, nuggets, sausages ... Dare to try different ones and you will be amazed by its great taste. RECIPE TOFU TO THE PLANE Ingredients for 2 people: • 1 block of smoked tofu • Olive oil • 1 teaspoon sesame • 3 garlic cloves cut to sheets • A tablespoon of chopped parsley • 1 teaspoon of Tamari dessert Preparation: • Cut the tofu into sheets • In a pan with oil, sift sesame with crushed garlic and parsley for 1 minute. • Then add the tofu sheets and sauté round and go for 5 minutes. • The last minute add a teaspoon of Tamari dessert and leave to cook 1 minute. • To serve