Why Soy is Good For You + 5 Recipes to Try

Soy is a truly wonderful legume, versatile and healthful. Follow along and let's discover its top 3 health benefits, plus how to use it in the kitchen!



Soybeans pack a punch of precious nutrients including quality proteins, fibres, iron, and calcium. If you're on a plant-based diet, they're your number one friend!


Better Fats

Did you know that swapping meat with soy helps lower bad cholesterol? Stick to wholesome soy products like edamame and tempeh for maximum benefits!


Good Mood

Soy contains isoflavones, plant compounds with an impressive array of health benefits. For example, they help with mood swings, anxiety, and depression.

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Recipes You Can Try

When it comes to cooking with soy, you can choose between miso, edamame, tofu, and tempeh. Discover how to use each of them in the following 5 recipes!


Silken Tofu Waffles

Silken tofu is soft and creamy, perfect for smoothies, desserts, and even waffles! See it in action in this high-protein waffles recipe.


Miso-Marinated Tofu Bowl

Miso is a thick paste made from fermented soybeans, great for sauces, spreads, and soups. Try it as a marinade for tofu bites in this glorious lunch bowl.


Buffalo Tempeh "Wings"

Minimally processed, tempeh is one of the healthiest soy products. This cake of fermented soybeans is perfect for meat-free dishes like these vegan buffalo "wings"!


Easy Tofu Pad Thai

Stir-fries and firm tofu go hand in hand. Sear the tofu bites in a wok until golden and add them to this easy pad thai for a satisfying midweek dinner!


Spicy Edamame Bowl

You can eat the green immature soybeans right from the pod. You can also use them for hummus or tip them into salads, like this 30-minute buddha bowl!

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