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Does bean/pea milk made by just blending cooked beans/peas come out just as well as making it by blending soaked beans/peas and boiling them?

So I am vegan and make my own bean and pea milk using mostly Northern White beans and green split peas(finding the yellow ones is a bit hard). I have not made soymilk yet. Anyway, the way I make the ...
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Alternative to legumes when composing vegan daily menu

What is the alternative to the legumes when composing vegan daily menu? The assumptions are, that you need to provide full mix of exogenous amino acids every 24 h to prevent muscle decrease (correct ...
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How to prepare beans and pulses

I have been buying 'Quick Soup Mix' in my local health food store for many years. (Green split peas, Whole green lentils, Yellow split peas, Red split lentils, Pearl barley, Barley flakes) The ...
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Which type of bean causes the least amount of flatulence without soaking?

If you wanted to cook unsoaked beans, which type of bean would have the least chance of producing flatulence? For instance,I put some pinto beans in an instant pot for 30 minutes after eating a 1/2 ...
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Vegan bean burrito? [closed]

Is it possible to make a vegan bean burrito? If not how would it be possible to theoretically make one? I’m specifically am wondering about refried beans in the burrito.
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Which foods benefit from soaking before cooking?

I’ve heard that it’s important for health to soak beans when cooking them from dry. Some people also soak rice or chickpeas. I don’t think I’ve ever heard of somebody soaking lentils. Why do we soak ...
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Why is green gram, also known as mung bean, not a popular protein source?

I have been going through protein sources for vegans here and in other forums in the internet. I don't see any of them listing green gram as on of items despite having around 25g protein in 100g ...
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What bean provides the best source of essential amino acids?

One of the answers at Which essential amino acids are the most likely to be deficient in a vegan diet? suggests beans are the best source of essential amino acids requirements in vegan diets. Is ...
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