Smart Swap: Just Mayo, the vegan option

For this week’s snack swap, I’m sharing with you the best tasting vegan mayonnaise . .. (not only for vegans)!

I discovered Just Mayo  at the International Restaurant and Foodservice Show in NYC last month, and boy was I impressed.

I tried both the original and chipotle mayo and could not get over how creamy and rich it was. Guilty: I did multiple tastings to make sure there I didn’t taste any egg ….

The classic recipe for mayo contains eggs, oil, mustard, vinegar, lemon juice, with variations here and there, but the egg yolk is key to bringing everything together.

Hampton Creek was on a mission to find something plant-based that would have the same emulsifying properties as an egg. The result was Beyond Eggs, an egg replacer made with pea protein.

Their vegan mayonnaise, Just Mayo, is an egg-free mayo made with Beyond Eggs

just mayo snack swapUnlike Hellman’s, it is non-GMO, cholesterol free, dairy free, egg free, gluten free, soy free and contains no artificial colors or flavors.

You can use it on sandwiches, potato salads, dips, and even cakes! Check out their website for some recipe ideas.  Just Mayo is available in most Whole Foods Markets all over the city.

I have to say, after trying Just Mayo, I am no longer a Hellman’s girl….

Happy Snacking (mayo-ing sounded weird),

Joanna

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