First things first: What even *is* aquafaba?
It's a fancy word for the liquid inside a can of chickpeas. Turns out that the stuff that you might normally just throw away is a ~magic juice~ of sorts: It acts as a binding/thickening agent, is a vegan-friendly egg substitute, and lends itself perfectly to everything from breakfast staples, to condiments, to whipped desserts — along with almost any other recipe where you might want to go egg-less.
So, how do you even eat this stuff?
Working it into recipes is super simple. First, just drain chickpea liquid into a bowl.
Then whip it up!
It will eventually become light and fluffy, like this:
So now that you know how easy it is to make, let's dive in to some recipes!
1. Chocolate Mousse
4. Pizza Crust
6. Whole Wheat Bread
7. Tempura Vegetables
8. Peanut Butter Brownies
9. Cauliflower "Bread" Buns
10. S'mores Parfait
The perfect vegan dessert if you love chocolate + marshmallows. Get the recipe from Mindful Avocado.