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No egg? No problem! Check out our list of common ingredients you can use in place of egg!
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Eggs
  • Eggs! (when replacing eggs, its important to consider if you're using them for leavening or binding)
  • 1 tsp baking powder, 1 tablespoon liquid, 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tsp of yeast dissolved in 1/4 cup warm water*
  • 1 and 1/2 tablespoon water, 1 and 1/2 tablespoon of oil, and 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pack gelatin mixed with 2 tablespoons warm water 
  • 1 part orgran powder to 2 parts water
  • 1 tbspn flax meal with 3 tbspn water
  • Pureed fruits (pumpkin, avocado, and apple) are popular for leavening put don't work as well for binding!
  • 3 tbsp chickpea flour and 3 tbsp water (works as both binder and leavener)
common uses for eggs
  • custards
  • pies, cream fillings and puffs
  • merangue
  • egg substitues (may contain egg whites)
  • puddings
  • ice cream
  • eggnong
  • eggrolls
  • meatloaf, meatballs
  • mayonnaise
  • breaded and batter fried foods
  • souffles
  • macaroni, pastas
  • (above suggestions also apply)
  • non dairy yogurt
  • silken tofu**
  • coconut milk (to replace whipped egg yolk for custards and creams)
  • raw cashews (soaked and ground until smooth)***
  • agar powder
non food sources
  • vaccines
  • shampoos
  • cosmetics
  • lotions
  • creams 
  • finger paints
  • consult your doctor and be sure to watch for the following words: albumin, globulin, lecithin, lysozyme, livetin, ovoglobulin, ovomucinoid, ovalbumin, ovotransferrin, vitellin, surimi, emulsifier, binder 
Last modified on Sunday, 11 May 2014 21:01
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