Looking for an alternative to sauces made from soy beans? Well, I have one for you. Coconut Aminos. While soy products produced in the U.S. contains wheat, gluten and other allergens, Coconut Aminos does not. Coconut Aminos is dark, rich, salty, is slightly sweet contains flavor notes similar to soy. Coconut Aminos is made from the sap of the coconut tree with only sea salt added. It is also wheat, gluten and soy-free. As the name suggests, it is high in amino acid, containing 17 different types. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein, and are essential to our health and nutrition. Amino acids play a vital role in muscle repair, brain and nervous system function. They also assist in boosting the immune system and physical energy levels. Coconut aminos have been found to contain 14 times the amount of amino acids found in soy sauce. Coconut aminos is considered a raw food, as it contains natural enzymes, making it a living food.
Marinated Mushrooms & Onions
1/2 c. Mushrooms, sliced
1/2 Small Onion, thinly sliced
1/8 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
2. Tbsp. Coconut Aminos
In a small bowl, mix all ingredients. Marinate up to 1 hour.
Suggested Servings: Add to Veggie Wraps, Sandwiches, Steamed Vegetables or Gravies
Yield: 2-3 Servings
Regina Thomas Dillard is the author of "FEED: Living Food Recipes to be Made and Eaten with Love", and founder of Inner + Sanctum Wellness, a business dedicated to assist others as they embark on their holistic journey. All products are handmade and sourced from reputable organic and natural ingredients purveyors.