Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional Yeast

nutritional-yeastQ What is nutritional yeast, and why is it found in almost every vegan cookbook?

It is an offshoot strain of brewer’s yeast, which has been popular as a nutritional supplement in health food circles for many years. Nutritional yeast is an inactive yeast and dietary food supplement with a distinct, pleasant aroma and delicious cheesy taste. It is rich in highly-assimilated protein, B vitamins, phosphorus and other minerals. 
Nutritional yeast provides the following benefits:

  • Adds great flavor to your meals
  • Provides vegans and vegetarians with a reliable, non-animal source of vitamin B12.
  • Helps you prepare delicious alternatives to meat and dairy products.
  • Adds protein and fiber to your diet.
  • Naturally low in fat and sodium.
  • Contains no sugar, artificial colors or flavors.
  • Dairy-free Gluten-free.
  • Certified kosher (excluding Passover)
  • Guaranteed Candida albicans negative.

Ann Gentry

Author: Ann Gentry

Ann Gentry is a chef, restaurateur, food educator and visionary. She opened Real Food Daily in Los Angeles 1993, a totally vegan and organic restaurant that has since spawned another in West Hollywood. Please visit Real Food Daily to find out more about this truly unique restaurant and to learn more about Ann Gentry.

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