Nutritional yeast is a versatile addition to vegetarian and vegan cooking, with a pleasantly cheesy flavor. It is rich in vitamin B-12, and provides 8 grams of protein per serving. Add to sauces, scrambles, kale chips, crackers and biscuits, or sprinkle over vegetables, baked potatoes or popcorn.
Nutritional yeast is made from a specially selected strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae. One of the benefits of nutritional yeast is that it comes in large flakes that are described as having a cheesy and nutty flavor, making it a great vegetarian or vegan substitute. It also has good nutritional benefits of B12 vitamins and high protein content, making it a nutritious addition to vegetarian and vegan diets.