Seitan is a common meat substitute that is primarily made of dehydrated gluten. How healthy can it be for us if it’s made from gluten? It is a great source of protein that provides about 21 grams in one serving. It is also low in fat and carbs because the starch it has is washed away in the production of this vegan protein.
The problem with seitan is it is an extremely processed food nonetheless. Portion control and moderation is encourage in its consumption. Those who have a gluten sensitivity should steer clear of this type of protein.
Secret: Seitan can be used in a variety of ways! It can be baked and sliced into meat slices like meatloaf, can be used as a ground beef substitute, and it can be cooked and used as a fajita meat.