Do you also regularly choose a veggie meal? Or shouldn’t you think about putting a meat substitute on the table? A recent study revealed the 4 most important reasons why people opt for a vegetarian meal.
1. Variation in meals (43%) 2. Contribution to the environment (including oceans) (40%) 3. Animal welfare (38%) 4. Health (34%)
Test your knowledge with this online test and see how much you know of the veggie eating habits of the Belgians and the Dutch.
Did you get six or more of the eight answers right? You’re right on par with Belgian and Dutch vegetarian eating habits!
If one compares women and men, 48% versus 22% say that contributing to animal welfare and better nature and the environment (45% vs. 31%) is a reason to eat veggie more often or to stop eating meat and fish altogether.
Women also indicate more often, 10% compared to 3% of men questioned, that not liking meat/chicken/fish is a good reason to eat vegetarian food.
In our recipe database you will find a lot of inspiration to quickly and easily conjure up the tastiest vegetarian and vegan dishes.
Organic seitan from Bertyn is easy to use in vegetarian dishes. In classic dishes you can use seitan as a meat substitute. A meat substitute without cholesterol, with more protein than meat or fish and low in fat. Ideal on your veggie day. On this website you will find a lot of recipes for seitan.view our recipes
Recipe suitable for: 4 people | Difficulty: Average | Preparation time: 10 minutes | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Total preparation: 25 minutes |View recipe
Recipe suitable for: portions | Difficulty: Average | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Preparation time: 50 minutes | Total preparation: 65 minutes |Type: Main dish, StewView recipe
Recipe suitable for: 1 people | Difficulty: Average | Preparation time: 30 minutes | Total preparation: 30 minutes |Type: Appetizer, Lunch, Main dish, Tapas & snacks, Salad, Tapa & snackView recipe
When they discuss the various kinds of meat substitutes, and Attila tries the prepared seitan, he says: “Wow – that’s really good!”. Attila Hildmann also talks about the consistency of seitan: “Seitan has become extremely crispy and has a meat-like consistency. It’s amazing!”