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Soy-Free Substitutes

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Taking out soy may seem daunting - it seems like it's in almost everything! The good news is that all of these things can still be made (and more than that, enjoyed!), by taking advantage of the growing marketplace for soy-free substitutes.  Here are some suggestions to get you started.
  Contain Soy Soy Free Alternative
Sauces, Seasonings and Spreads
  • soy margarine
  • soy sauce
  • teryikai sauce
  • miso
  • natto
  • shoyu
  • liquid amino acids
  • tamari
  • teriyaki sauce
  • earth balance soy free margarine
  • olive brine
  • balsamic/umabashi vinegar
  • chick pea/rice based miso
  • coconut aminos
  • apple cider vinegar
  • olive oil
  • coconut oil
Main dishes
  • tofu
  • tempeh
  • edamame
  • textured vegetable protein
  • soy nuts
  • soy sprouts
  • soy pasta
  • mushrooms (puffballs)
  • chickpeas and other legumes*
  • seitan**
  • hamburger
  • quinoa
  • quinoa or bean based pasta
Soy Dairies
  • soy milk
  • soy cheese
  • soy ice cream
  • soy yogurt
  • rice milk
  • almond milk**
  • coconut milk
  • hemp milk
  • coconut milk ice cream
  • daiya cheese
  • cashew cheese**
  • coconut creamer
  • walnut cheeses
  • almond milk yogurt**/coconut milk yogurt
Other Sources
  • asian cuisine
  • baked goods
  • canned meats/deli meats
  • processed meats
  • cookies
  • crackers
  • high-protien energy bars/snacks
  • instant coffee/hot cocoa
  • low fat peanut butter
  • nutrition supplements
  • thickening agents
  • hard candies
  • meats without preservatives
  • soy free baked goods [without textrued vegetable protein (TVP), glyxine max, vegetable gum, vegetable starch, vegetable broth, soy protein isolate, monosodium glutamate (MSG), mono-diglyceride, glycerine max, textured soy protien (TSP)]
Possible non food sources
  • paints 
  • inks
  • cosmetic make up
  • lotions
  • paper and textile finishes
  • soaps
  • adhesives
  • pet foods
  • contact manufacturers to identify safe medication & herbal supplement alternatives

*Individuals with a soy allergy may also be sensitive to other legumes
**May conflict with other allergies: seitn contains gluten, would not be suitable for those with a gluten allergy. almond milk is not suitable for those with a tree nut allergy
Last modified on Sunday, 14 May 2017 08:32
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