Vitamin B-12 helps maintain energy levels, cognitive function, and it’s an essential vitamin for our bodies. Nowadays many foods available on the market are fortified with vitamin B-12 to not only provide what we need, but still stay healthy, and cruelty-free. Certainly, there are products that are readily available on the market like these 14 plant-based foods and Drinks Fortified with B-12:
- Hapi Water: Orange Peel,
- Eden Foods EdenSoy Extra,
- Bragg Nutritional Yeast,
- Living Harvest Tempt Hemp Milk,
- Beet Performer Beet Juice,
- Luna Bar: Nutz Over Chocolate,
- Coconut Dream Enriched Coconut Milk,
- Daiya Cheddar Style Cheezy Mac,
- Califia Farms Unsweetened Almond Milk,
- B-Fresh Gum,
- Sunshine Blueberry Lemonade,
- Nasoya Vegan Mayonnaise,
- Marmite, and
- Cashew Dream Enriched Cashew Milk.
But what if we tell you that you can make these 10 recipes that use ingredients that are fortified with B-12?
1. Breakfast Sandwich with Tempeh Bacon
You must try this Tempeh Bacon Breakfast Sandwich loaded with all the goods: creamy avocado, almond butter, sautéed kale and tempeh bacon, served on a perfectly toasted English muffin.
2. Coconut Spirulina Superfood Smoothie
You want to boost energy and protein intake with real food? Don’t miss this Creamy Coconut Spirulina Superfood Smoothie recipe. Guess what? This recipe don’t need protein powder. It is a “balanced” creamy Superfood smoothie with coconut milk, spirulina, fruit, avocado, ginger root, and a pinch antioxidant-rich spices!
3. Tempeh and Spelt Bowl
Roasted root vegetables, earthy grains, maple dressing, and tempeh infused with apple cider and Dijon mustard. Delicious Tempeh and Spelt Bowl!
4. Raw Sprouted Buckwheat Bars
These Raw Sprouted Buckwheat Bars are so healthy! The health benefits of buckwheat consumption include lowering blood pressure and diabetes, improving blood flow, and the prevention of gallstones, heart disease, heart failure and breast cancer among others. The nutritional content is impressive. Often, it’s fortified with B-12.
5. Peanut Butter and Marmite Rolls
These Marmite Peanut Butter Rollsare a great breakfast or a quick snack you can grab while you’re on the go. The fluffy light dough is filled with marmite and peanut butter and then baked.
6. Cheesy Chia Seed Soup
This Cheesy Chia Seed Soup is warm, flavorful organic broth, full with good fats, fiber, micronutrients and nutritional yeast with its signature cheesy flavor. Packed with b-vitamins is a satisfying breakfast, quick lunch or warm, light dinner. It is a great lunch if you’re on the go!
7. Pulled Soya Lasagna
Soya is the secret ingredient that makes the texture of this Hearty Lasagna. Also, soya is a great source of B-12!
8. Mac and Cheese
This recipe for vegan mac and cheese is pretty damn near close to the real mac and cheese, but healthy! Don’t be intimidated by coconut milk because it doesn’t taste like coconuts.
9. Vegan Bangers and Mash
You can make this Vegan Bangers and Mash yourself instead buying some package of plant-based sausage! Yes, they require some effort, but the result is highly rewarding. You’ll just need to let them sit overnight in the fridge so plan accordingly. You can make different sizes for hot dogs or breakfast sausages. Shape them longer and skinnier for hot dogs and grill or pan-fry them in BBQ sauce. For breakfast sausages, make small patties or smaller sausage links and panfry them in a light coating of maple syrup.
10. Cheezy Spiced Kale Chips
These Raw Cheezy Kale Chips are so much cheaper than the store-bought version! You can make these at home for a cheezy, crispy treat! This recipe requires a dehydrator. However, if you don’t have a one there are easy steps to make them in your oven.