Monday, April 15, 2013

Berry Muffins-National Soyfoods Month


Berry Muffins-Recipe Below


April is National Soyfoods Month so it’s the perfect time to learn about the place for soy in a healthy diet and easy ways to incorporate it into everyday meals.

Packed with protein and fiber, soyfoods are a tasty way to reduce calories, saturated fat and maintain your weight. Many soy products like veggie burgers cook and thaw faster than traditional meat sources so that means more time and convenience—who couldn’t use more of both?

The Soyfoods Association of North America (SANA) provides information about the health benefits and nutritional advantages of soy. SANA offers fun recipes and convenient ways to incorporate soy into meals for everyone – from athletes to families. SANA is dedicated to spreading the word about soy, especially during National Soyfoods Month in April!

Soyfoods aren’t just for vegetarians anymore. In fact, dishes made with soy are quick, tasty, and often healthier than traditional protein sources. Since April is National Soyfoods Month it’s the perfect time to tell your readers about the benefits and ease of cooking with soy!



Here are just a few ways that soy can help make your life easier and healthier: Take this mixed berry smoothie up a notch with creamy and delicious WESTSOY Soymilk made from whole organic soybeans: Berry Smoothie WESTSOY Soymilk

Need a snack on-the-go? Grab some gluten free SOYJOY bars to fuel up with nutrients in seconds. SOYJOY bars

On those busy weeknights, add some Wildwood tofu to the standard stir-fry for more protein or this spinach fettuccini to your favorite pasta sauce. Wildwood Tofu

Packing lunches with the same snacks can get a little boring, but honey roasted soy nuts are a sweet and crunchy snack packaged in individual sizes, perfect for the lunch box. Honey Roasted Soy Nuts Packed with protein and fiber, soyfoods are a great way to reduce calories, cholesterol and saturated fat. They also serve as a great source of iron, calcium, vitamin B-12, magnesium and zinc.
April is SoyFoods month! Explore the site for recipe ideas and ingredients!

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Berry Muffins
Adapted from
Soyfoods

Ingredients
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup soy flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2/3 cup sugar
2 large egg whites
3/4 cup vanilla soymilk (I used original soymilk)
2 tablespoons soy oil
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen unsweetened raspberries
1 cup blueberries


Place paper baking cups in muffin tin or coat well with cooking spray. Preheat oven to 375°F. Combine flours, baking powder, and sugar in a large bowl. Combine egg whites, soymilk, soy oil, and applesauce in a small bowl. Add to dry ingredients, stirring just until moistened. Fold in raspberries and blueberries.
Fill prepared muffin pan, filling two-thirds full. 

Bake at 375 for 20-25 minutes or until toothpick in center comes out clean. Enjoy!





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