Soyfoods Giveaway

April is National Soyfoods Month and I partnered with the Soyfoods Association to bring you this giveaway.

Included in the giveaway:

Westbrae Original Soymilk and SoyDreams new Almond, Cashew & Hazelnut Drink

One box of SoyJoy Bars

Five coupons for WholeSoy & Co. Yogurt

Did you know that:

Soyfoods are rich in nutrients and promote healthy eating.

Soyfoods are also a great source of iron, fiber, vitamin B-12, magnesium and zinc.

Fruit soy smoothies with soymilk or soy yogurt are a fun way to ensure proper calcium, and soy burgers or soy crumbles in place of ground beef are a great way to reduce calories, cholesterol and saturated fast.

Soy meat substitutes, such as soy ground, cook up in a fraction of the time it takes for traditional meats, and it’s ideal for pre-made meals that can be stored in the freezer or refrigerator.

Cooking with soy also provides an excellent opportunity for families to spend quality time together because unlike traditional meats, there is little concern about cooking through or cross contamination, so kids can be more involved in the meal preparation.

Soyfoods make delicious meals. They are great as a staple ingredient or used as a substitute in a favorite recipe.

Here are some of my favorite recipes using soy:

Peanut Sauce Baked Tofu

Pumpkin Honey Tofu. This turns out like spongy pumpkin “bread”. Very soft, chewy, and pliable infused with pumpkin flavor.

Here’s a post with Tofu Preparation & Cooking Tips for how to create bread-like tofu, crispy tofu, firm tofu, and other preparation tips.

Apple Glazed Vegetable & Edamame Stir Fry

Mango Ginger Maple Tofu

Spinach & Artichoke Dip (Fat Free, Vegan) Use soy-based cream cheese

Fig Butter & Cumin Tempeh Stir Fry – This was a 4 minute meal. Tempeh is so versatile and no pressing (or cooking if you’re really in a hurry) is required.

Salsa Verde Pepperjack Tofu (Microwave & Vegan) Use soy-based cheese along with the tofu

Avocado, Cream Cheese, and Salsa-Stuffed Puff Pastries Use soy-based cream cheese

To enter the Giveaway, comment below to enter:

1. What’s your favorite recipe using soy or your favorite soy-based food? (links welcome)


How do you incorporate soy-based foods in your diet? (links welcome)

2. For a second entry, Twitter Follow @AverieCooks and and then tweet the following:

“I entered the Soyfoods Giveaway & want to Win Free Food from @AverieCooks @SocialSANA”

3. For extra entries and you must leave a separate comment for each:

Facebook Like LV&Y/AverieCooks

Facebook Like Soyfoods Association

Twitter Follow Soyfoods Association

Pinterest Follow Me & Re-Pin Something of Mine

Instagram Follow Me

Stumble Follow LV&Y & Stumble This

or post this Giveaway on your blog

Contest ends Sunday, March 18, 2012 and winner will be chosen randomly. Open to continental U.S. residents only.


  1. I love using edamame as a snack or in dishes (like this sesame chicken dish: and I love soy milk in my coffee. I’m kind of afraid of tofu, so I should probably try it and get it over with!

  2. Would love to win – one of my fav recipes right now is: OH She Glows Tofu strips:

  3. i use spi for a protein powder. but i looooooooooove uising silken tofu mixed with honey as a sweet sauce for desserts or icings….. :)

  4. my favorite way to enjoy soy is tofu straight up. there’s a place in oklahoma city (Thanh’s Tofu)that makes their own tofu and it is by far the best i’ve ever had – so fresh! they’ll also fry it for you and then you can eat it on the way home. mmmm.

  5. I love chocolate soy milk and drink it on a daily basis!

  6. I like Averie Cooks on Facebook!

  7. I follow you on Instagram!

  8. I love a little soy milk on my cereal or oatmeal! The other day I made a mexican stir fry with soy crumbles, peppers, red onions, cilantro, black bean salsa and a drizzle of enchilada sauce! So yummy.

  9. I love making tofu croutons for salads!

  10. I eat tofu a few times a week and if I’m out I’ll get soy milk instead of cow’s milk in coffee

  11. I toss edamame into stir frys all the time, love making tofu nugs (baked and dipped in ketchup like a chicken nugget), and also love tofurkey on salads, in wraps, or as a faux turkey sandwich! :)

  12. I was hugely into soy milk until I discovered almond milk. My favorite way to enjoy soy is edamame. :)

  13. Tofu dippers are my favorite. Just roast and dip!

  14. I’ve made a chocolate silk pie using silken tofu before and it came out so good! That’s probably been my favorite thing I’ve ever made with soy.

  15. I actually really like plain, pan-fried tofu!

  16. I like you on facebook.

  17. I follow you on twitter & tweeted!

  18. i follow you on instagram!

  19. i follow you on pinterest & repinned!

  20. I love regular soy milk. Mmmm:)

  21. I’ve loved soymilk ever since I was a little girl! Drink it pretty regularly :) Unsweetened + cereal, or a little in my tea is my routine hahah =]

  22. I love making extra beany soy milk in the Vita. It happened once because I had about 2 cups left and didn’t feel like eating them, so I just tossed em all in the blender with water and stevia. The milk has a strong taste, and is green which is cool! I’ll be making some to celebrate this weekend.

  23. I follow you on Instagram.

  24. I like making tacos with soy protein!

  25. Love tofu! Cubed in salads/wraps!

  26. I love tofu! My favorite thing is to eat a whole block with just a little salt on it. Simple, yet effectively pleasing =]

  27. I like you on Fbook!

  28. This is a FABULOUS giveaway. Kaylin is lactose intolerant. Although there is a chance she could outgrow it, I’d like to sample some non dairy products now so I have some ideas for items I can buy as she gets older. I get soy cafe au laits and love them! ;)

  29. I really like baked, breaded tofu slices served with an orange 5 spice sauce. (:

  30. I like the Soyfoods page on Facebook!

  31. I follow Soyfoods on twitter!

  32. I love soy lattes and also edamame hummus!

  33. I like putting tofu or edamame in stir fry! I make sauce with teriyaki, ground ginger, tahini, soy sauce, PB, and freshly squeezed OJ.

  34. The bf makes the BEST homemade SPICY chili –we actually prefer it over any meat-based version — with soy “meat” crumbles. We make a big batch of it, chock full of veggies like tomatoes and red bell peppers and fiber/protein rich beans, every winter and freeze portions to eat throughout the cold months. YUM!

  35. My favorite soy food is tofu! I love how it’s so versatile and soaks in the flavors of whatever you cook it in!

  36. I am following you on StumbleUpon

  37. I liked your page on Facebook!

  38. I am following you on Pinterest and pinned one of your tofu recipes!

  39. I like using tofu to make puddings

  40. I like you on facebook

  41. My favorite recipe using soy.. I love warming some extra firm tofu in a skillet and then dumping it in squash soup. YUM!

  42. I like you on FB.

  43. I made a tofu stir fry and tofu curry this afternoon.

  44. I love using silken tofu to make desserts or pump up the protein in my smoothies.

  45. yumm anything tofu really but i loveee silken with peanutbutter and some maple syrup, sucha good dessert with some chocolate avocado mousse ughh!

  46. facebook like you

  47. also repinned my fav donuts, your cinnabon ones !

  48. I loooooove edamame! It’s the perfect appetizer while out for sushi :)

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