Vegan Eggs: realistic plant-based eggs hatched by science

Forget bland tofu scrambles and rubbery omelets. Vegan eggs have come a long way, offering a variety of tasty, cruelty-free options that replicate the texture and function of traditional eggs without the animal products.

Why switch to vegan eggs?

  • Compassionate Choice: Ditch the animal exploitation and embrace a kinder way to enjoy “eggy” dishes.
  • Healthier You: Many animal-free eggs are packed with protein, fiber, and essential nutrients, often with less fat and cholesterol than their animal counterparts.
  • Allergy Ally: Say goodbye to egg allergy struggles! Vegan eggs provide a safe and delicious way to indulge in all your favorite egg-based treats.

Plant-Based Egg Options

  • Tofu Scramble: The classic, customizable option. Crumble firm tofu, spices, and veggies for a hearty, protein-rich breakfast.
  • Chickpea Flour Omelet: This gluten-free wonder uses chickpea flour (besan) to create a fluffy, savory omelet perfect for fillings.
  • Vegan Liquid Eggs: Just like regular eggs, in liquid form! Made from soy protein, they’re ideal for baking, omelets, or even fried “eggs.”
  • Vegan Egg Powder: A versatile pantry staple. Just mix with water for instant “eggy” binding in baking, quiches, or even savory sauces.
  • Aquafaba: The magical chickpea water! Whip it like egg whites for meringues, macarons, and heavenly angel food cake.

Beyond the Basics

Craving specific egg styles? Fear not!

  • Whole Eggs: JUST EggFollow Your Heart, and Orgran offer liquid and powdered versions for all your baking and cooking needs.
  • Egg Yolks: Vegg‘s powdered mix mimics the taste and texture, while Spero Foods’ Scramblit adds richness to scrambles.
  • Egg Whites: Spero Foods’ Egg White provides pure protein power, while Puris Pea Protein steps in for baking needs.

Where to Find Your Vegan Egg Fix

  • Online retailers: Amazon brings the world of vegan eggs to your doorstep.
  • Health food stores: Explore your local haven for a variety of brands and options.
  • Restaurants: More and more restaurants are embracing vegan eggs, offering delicious egg-free dishes.

Vegan eggs are no longer an afterthought. They’re a culinary revolution, proving that plant-based eating can be just as satisfying and flavorful. So go forth, explore, and discover your perfect vegan egg match.

Hello! I'm Kristina

Kristina Reynolds is the Founder & CEO of Glutto and an alumna of the University of California, San Diego. She writes articles & posts for Glutto Digest with insights from fellow industry experts. Furthermore, she is the author of The Fittest Food Lovers: How EVERY BODY Can be Incredibly Fit and Still Enjoy Food, a collaborative philanthropic book with proceeds going to charities that fight world hunger.