Ever wondered what 6 tonnes of certified organic soybeans looks like? And yes, this is a picture from our brand new food processing facility located at 65 Trillium Park PL in Kitchener! Tomorrow marks our 2 month anniversary in production; it has been truly amazing! We'll share more pictures in the coming months.
Our savory Tempeh Pasta Sauce recipe works best when matched with our Soy Basil Tempeh. No food processor required, just simply crumble the tempeh with your hands and you are ready to go. A meat-less but protein packed pasta sauce has never been easier. Make it often, make it quick, and make enough for the week! (more…)
This recipe is among one of our favourites here at Henry's Tempeh and we recommend it with either Taco Shells or Tortillas. Tempeh works extremely well as a ground-beef replacement and is commonly used as such in Tacos, but one can apply this recipe to other dishes as desired. And don't forget, how you eat Tacos is part of the tradition! (more…)
Vegfest Guelph is fast approaching! This years festival features a wonderful line-up of speakers, an amazing variety of vendors and exhibitors, vegan food, cooking demos, live music, a children's activity area and bouncy castle, and more! Don't miss out and save the date! And if you are looking to taste some of our delicious tempeh, head over to the Rescue Dogs vendor and they will take good care of you!
Some promising research from the University of Guelph! "Soy has essential amino acids, protein and is a good source of fiber and calcium. But, it turns out, soy also has the ability to naturally protect people from food-borne illnesses like listeria. A new study from the University of Guelph has found soy can limit the growth of some bacteria, such as listeria and pseudomonas, and it does it better than chemical-based agents." Read the full article here: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/university-guelph-soybeans-inhibit-microbial-pathogens-1.3552120
"Properly fermented foods are teeming with beneficial, health-promoting microbes, or probiotics. When you eat these foods regularly, they might help maintain or improve the population of good microbes in your gut. Eat probiotics in the form of fermented dairy products such as unsweetened yogurt and kefir (fermented milk), fermented soy foods such as tempeh and miso, or fermented vegetables such as sauerkraut, pickles and kimchi." Excellent article from Carrie Dennett at the Washington Post: http://www.journalgazette.net/features/Your-gut-holds-secrets-to-a-healthier-you-13277150