Browse our dictionary of key ingredients you can use to cook healthy vegan food! Under construction. Feel free to contact us to suggest new words!
Eggs – standard eggs & backyard eggs
Entovegan – A person on an otherwise vegan diet who eats insects (e.g. critters).
Locavore – A person who eats only locally-grown foods
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-6 Fatty Acids
Turmeric – Orange spice with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects.
Vitamin B12 – Essential nutrient for brain health. Vegans MUST take B12 because the vegan diet is not rich in this nutrient. Some vegan processed foods contain additive B12, e.g. the so-called fortified plant-based milks. However, B12 supplemental tablets are a better guarantee.
Vitamin D – Essential nutrient that is largely made by the skin when exposed to the sun. Only a few minutes a day (longer in colder seasons, also longer for people of darker skin colors) can suffice for a daily dose of Vitamin D.
Xigua – A West African name for the local species of melon
Yoghurts From Plants