I recently had my doctor’s appointment for my routinary check up. There are quite reminders that she asserted and she emphasized on my weight and having high sugar.
(Note: This article is not about medical advice.)
I think I really need to make a very wise decision on my health considering I’m getting older and I observed that I am indeed having a massive change on my weight. I love to eat cereal and oatmeal in the morning since it is easy to prepare and I think the healthiest food I could grab in our pantry for breakfast. I am using my 2-year old daughter’s whole milk on the fridge and sometimes I drink 2 to 3 glasses a day instead of putting on my cereal because I thought it is healthy. On the contrary, I have read in an article from Peta.org about what cow’s milk does our body bad.
So I asked master Google for best milk alternatives, Soy Milk ranked as number 1. This reminded me of a Filipino staple snack made from tofu (bean curd based) when I was back in my motherland.
I remember when I was a kid, I usually go outside early in the morning, waiting for “Mamang Magtataho” (Taho Vendor) because I badly wanted to have a cup of my favorite breakfast. Heedless about going to school, all of a sudden I will get a scold or not, get my hair pulled by my grandmother, a short funny moment. Oh, I miss my Grandma.
Anyways, this article is actually to give you the health benefits and give an overview preparation of Taho. This will help you better understand why Taho is a good alternative for dairy milk.
Ingredients of Taho
Taho is made of silken tofu (soybeans), arnibal (caramelized brown sugar and water) for flavoring, and sago (mini tapioca pearls). Basically, it is soybean. It is best served warm and is usually consumed by Filipinos early in the morning or as a snack in the afternoon. It has been in the Philippines for a long time now. Up to this point of writing, it still listed as one of th