Nutritional yeast is enjoying a sudden surge in popularity-here’s why.
You’ve probably seen a slew of trendy recipes that call for nutritional yeast, like cashew cheese, cauliflower mash, kale chips, and vegan pesto. If you’re not familiar with nutritional yeast, you may be wondering what it is, where to find it, why it’s good for you, and other ways to use it. Here’s the lowdown.
Nutritional yeast is a vegan diet staple:
Nutritional yeast, also referred to as “nooch,” has been used for eons in plant-based cooking, but it’s currently enjoying a surge in popularity. I was introduced to it in my college nutrition science program and began using it frequently after taking a plant-based culinary course years ago. Read more…