Tempeh is a nutrient-dense soy product with a high amount of protein (approx 30 grams per cup), as well as various vitamins and minerals. Additionally, it boasts the ability to decrease total cholesterol, oxidative stress, and also curb appetite. Moreover, tempeh is a great probiotic and is known to stimulate the growth of many of the normal intestinal bacterial flora. It will definitely give you that “full” feeling that many newly converted vegetarians may be seeking. Furthermore, its a great meat alternative that can be dressed up to fool even the sharpest of taste buds. Check the recipe below to keep it plant based.