Donald Pszczola

Donald E. Pszczola

The term “fast food” may be changing as health-promoting ingredients such as soy become more mainstream.

Sloppy Joes made with soy-containing veggie mix is only one example of a product that could be found on a healthy, fast-food menu. Other applications such as tacos, hamburgers, and pasta can help soy find its way into the mainstream.For example, in the downtown area of Chicago, there is a quick-serve restaurant, HeartWise Express, that specializes in low-fat, healthy fare. Menu offerings include soy-containing veggie burgers (370 cal., 8 g fat); Sloppy Joe made with a veggie mix, green peppers, onion, garlic (270 cal., 4 g fat); Killer Tofu Salad Sandwich, a blend of tofu, celery, onion, and seasonings on dark pumpernicke…

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Food Technology magazine Senior Editor and key member of the Food Technology editorial staff for 26 years.
Donald Pszczola