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    16 Reasons It's Time For Tempeh To Take Over Your Life

    You can keep your soggy tofu, it's tempeh time.

    Q: Yeah, I've totally heard of Tempeh. ...What exactly is it, though?

    A: Tempeh is a soy-based food with a firm, crunchy texture and a ton of protein. It is usually infused with additional grains such as flax seeds, barley and millet. While it's an excellent substitute to meat, there's no reason it can't thrive on it's own.

    TLDR: It's meat-free tempeh-tation.

    1. Buffalo Tempeh Spanish Rice Bell Pepper Kale Wrap

    2. Vegetarian Tempeh Burgers with Caramelized Onions and Mushrooms

    3. Collard Wraps with Tempeh Sweet Potato Hash

    4. Tempeh Meatballs with Marinara Sauce

    5. Smoky Maple Tempeh BLT

    6. BBQ Sriracha Tempeh with Black Rice

    7. Tempeh Tacos

    8. Sate Tempeh with Herbs and Spices

    9. Vegan Tempeh Sushi

    10. Seared Bean Sprouts with Tempeh and Sesame Orange Sauce

    11. Garlic Parmesan Tempeh Wings

    12. Arrabbiata with Broccoli & Tempeh

    13. Beer Waffles with Smokey Tempeh & Summer Relish

    14. Brussels Sprout & Tempeh Stir-Fry

    15. Smokey Tempeh Sliders

    16. Teriyaki Tempeh and Shiitake Mushrooms with Sriracha Soba