Recipe: Soy-Free “Soy” Sauce With A Secret Healthy Ingredient

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Soy-Free “Soy” Sauce
(gluten/dairy/soy/corn/egg free)

I love Asian food. Hubby and I used to get Chinese take-out every Sunday after church. It was like one of our things. Then I started having allergic reactions to soy sauce and teriyaki sauce, and was diagnosed with a soy allergy. Bummer. It’s been about 7 months since I’ve had an Asian sauce, but now finally I have come up with my own “soy” sauce recipe. And, it’s dangerously close to the real thing! Honestly, just smelling it you would never know the difference! Plus it has a secret healthy ingredient.

Ingredients:
1 cup vegetable stock (Mine is homemade and therefore doesn’t have any allergens.)
2 teaspoons rice vinegar
2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon brown sugar
2 teaspoons honey
1/4 teaspoon minced ginger
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon onion powder
1/8 teaspoon black pepper

And the secret ingredient: 1 flax “egg” (1 tablespoon ground flaxseed + 3 tablespoons water). This ingredient makes it super healthy, but doesn’t alter the taste.

Making It:

  1. Make your flax “egg” and let it rest.
  2. Mix all of the ingredients together, then add the flax “egg.”
  3. Whisk.

This sauce is really easy to make and can be used in any recipe that calls for soy sauce!

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