Product Review: “The Neat Egg” Egg Substitute

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If you enjoy cooking and baking, you probably know that many recipes call for eggs. But what do you do if you’re allergic to eggs? Or are following a vegan eating plan? Or are having a hard time getting eggs at your grocery store?


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The Neat Egg egg substitute is a great solution. It’s a plant-based egg replacement that works in recipes where egg is needed as a binder. Chia seeds and garbanzo beans (aka, chickpeas) are the ingredients in this product, so it’s perfect if you’re looking for a vegan, kosher and/or non-GMO egg substitute. Simply combine a tablespoon of the mixture with 2 tablespoons of water and mix well. Each tablespoon serving provides 25 calories, 4 grams of carb, 2 grams of fiber and 2 grams of protein. Plus, it’s fat-, cholesterol-, sodium- and gluten-free. One package of The Neat Egg provides the equivalent of 18 eggs.

Learn more about “The Neat Egg” Egg Substitute on Amazon!

Want to learn more about eating well with diabetes? Read “Improving Your Recipes: One Step at a Time,” “Top Tips for Healthier Eating” and “Cooking With Herbs and Spices.”

Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES

Amy Campbell, MS, RD, LDN, CDCES

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A Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Good Measures, LLC, where she is a CDE manager for a virtual diabetes program. Campbell is the author of Staying Healthy with Diabetes: Nutrition & Meal Planning, a co-author of 16 Myths of a Diabetic Diet, and has written for  publications including Diabetes Self-Management, Diabetes Spectrum, Clinical Diabetes, the Diabetes Research & Wellness Foundation’s newsletter,, and


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