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Food Fortification for Vegans

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A comprehensive guide showing how to use vegan, dairy-free alternatives to fortify food with calories and protein.

This colourful 24-page guide equips caterers with the knowledge they need to fortify foods for someone following a vegan or milk-free diet.

Packed with recipes, including light meals, mains, puddings, snacks and drinks, there are plenty of ideas and inspiration for fortifying dishes without dairy.

You’ll find the calories and protein calculated for each recipe; a table of protein-rich ingredients that can be used to fortify foods; and ideas for dairy-free fortification of snacks and drinks.

Chef Ollie Bragg who developed the recipes said: “Ensuring residents get enough calories and protein when appetite is low can be tricky. This can seem even more challenging when your go-to dairy fortification methods can’t be used. These delicious recipes will show you how to increase calories without compromising on taste.”

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Food Fortification for Vegans

Most care chefs will be familiar with fortifying foods. Often dairy products and whey protein powder are used. But fortifying foods for someone who is vegan, or with a milk allergy or lactose intolerance, may be a bit more challenging, leaving chefs, and even
dietitians stuck for alternatives. As the leading authority on nutrition and health advice for older vegans and vegetarians, Vegetarian for Life is here to help. 

This guide suggests a number of vegan alternatives that can be used to fortify meals, as well as various fortified recipes, drink, and snack ideas. For each recipe, we’ve included the calorie and protein content per serving.

Primary Audience

The publication primarily provides advice for professional chefs and those catering for older people.