The actual egg substitute looks like protein powder, but it comes packaged in an egg carton, which I found adorable.
TBH, when you first open the packet of powder, the smell is really off-putting. It smells really pungent, like sulfur.
To prepare the "eggs" you combine the vegan egg powder in 1/2 cup of ice cold water and whisk it vigorously.
Next, add them to an oiled skillet on medium heat. They make a sizzling sound upon hitting the pan and begin to firm up quickly. I followed the directions and started scrambling them immediately.
The vegan eggs take longer than regular eggs to cook. I scrambled them on-and-off every 30 seconds for about 7 minutes, at which point they looked like the consistency of real eggs.
At a glance, these looked crazy similar to real eggs, even more convincing than the JUST eggs I had previous tried. When I moved them around with a fork, they were fluffy and delicate.
The taste is another story... The vegan eggs were extremely bland, and the only flavor was really from the salt and pepper I seasoned them with. They also had a gummy texture that I didn't like. Whereas real eggs are creamy and light-as-air, these tasted almost like plastic.
And now, a side-by-side:
If you're looking to try vegan eggs, I'd strongly suggest JUST's product, which was much tastier and a convincing alternative to the real thing.
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