Savory Ingredients


We really enjoyed creating these flavorsome dishes. We hope to inspire you and to give you useful tips to get the best from our ingredients



“Non dairy” rich ice cream Engevita® Bland contributes to adding richness to the texture and taste of this vegan ice cream by providing perception of dairy notes, balancing its sweet profile. The inactive yeast also brings appeal by adding a little tint to the ice cream.
“Veganaise” egg-free mayonnaise Yeast extracts are useful to improve the taste profile of sauces. For example, in this simple preparation, High-Lyfe® 530 A helps to round the flavor with enhancing salt perception and intensity, while reducing excess acidity.
2023 IFE Recipe Cheese flavored pea puffs Vegan pea puffs to enjoy a guilt-free meaty experience with our Toravita® 300 that masks typical bitterness of the brown pea. The  yeast extracts Savor-Lyfe® CA provides full body cheesy and savory profile to this flavored snack.
2023 IFE Recipe Salty and tasty pea puffs Very flavored snack with the perfect combination of Toravita®300, which is an outstanding bitterness masking ingredient, and Whole-Lyfe® 970 A a savory and nutty flavor donator that delivers roasted and meaty profile.
2023 IFE Recipe Vegan Cheese block Try this tasteful and healthy plant-based aged cheese with creamy and fatty perception. You won't believe it's vegan!
Almond based cheese alternative Engevita® Bland Flakes and Whole-Lyfe® 985 A  will contribute to the overall dairy and cheesy profile of this vegan alternative to dairy products.
Battered Cauliflower Bites Engevita® Garlic-Parmesan Style Powder included in the pre-dust adds a savory and mouthwatering touch to the preparation. Yeast extract as Prime-Lyfe® 170 A complements the base notes of the tempura batter mix.
Buffalo chicken wings with Valentina sauce Buffalo chicken wings, sensational food experience
Cheddar Cheese Sauce Yeast extracts and autolyzed yeast, like natural flavors, can help to develop complex and mouth-watering taste. Check this cheese-based recipe with tasty and balanced notes!
Cheese Puffs Thanks to the rich and intense profile given by yeast extracts, MSG can be avoided, in line with clean label needs.
Creton – Rillettes Add Taste and spiciness perception with Engevita
Crispy chicken, delicious! If you are looking for a natural ingredient to round-up the flavors of your preparation, Toravita® 054 is the ingredient for you. It is a natural umami taste provider, try it in this crispy chicken recipe!
Crispy Coated Fried Chicken Did you know that Engevita® Toasted Flakes can increase the crispiness of your breadcrumb? Try it on your favorite fried chicken!
Delicious Red Curry Increase the savoriness of your dish by Lake States® Type B! Adding much flavor to the sauce, this torula yeast enhances the spiciness and umami. The inactive yeast also optimizes the cohesion of the sauce, contributing to its richness by binding fats and preventing syneresis.
DULCE DE LECHE Creamy, dairy, delicious with Engevita nutritional yeast
Egg-free Falafels Lakes States® Type B Torula yeast is an excellent water binder and can help in recipes to substitute eggs. See as an example the egg-less version of these flavorsome falafels! Additionally, its unique flavor profile adds intensity to the spices mix.  
Enchilada Sauce The combination of inactive yeast and yeast extracts increases meatiness and rounds up flavors in all your favorite preparations, enchilada included!
Fat-Reduced egg-less mayonnaise Fat reduced vegan mayonnaise with Engevita bland powder
Garlic noodles If you are looking for a natural ingredient to round-up the flavors of your preparation, Toravita® 054 is the ingredient for you. It is a natural umami taste provider, try it in this pasta dish!
Gazpacho, mild and tempting Sometimes tomato based soups are quite acidic. In this recipe, Toravita® 600 helps to reduce the acidic bite associated to the vinegar while maintaining the freshness and taste of the garden vegetables. The result is a smoother mouthfeel and pleasant balanced flavor
Hot fudge sauce Increase chocolate dark notes with Intense-Lyfe® 440 A! Here's a gourmet sauce to try, gluten free!
IFT 2023 – Recipe Cheez Puffs Vegan White Cheddar We developed  a perfect combination to enjoy a guilt-free cheesy experience in your vegan snack. Toravita® 300 effectively masks the typical bitterness of the brown pea. The result is a pleasantly neutral snack, to be flavored as desired. Savor-Lyfe® CA adds a pleasant and mature cheese flavor note, though free from ingredients of animal origin.
IFT 2023 – Recipe Creamy Cilantro-Lime Sauce Silky smooth and perfectly flavored lime, cilantro, garlic sauce. This sauce is ultra-creamy without any dairy or mayonnaise. An allergen free version is created by the addition of Engevita® Bland Flakes. The yeast brings body and emulsification properties.
IFT 2023 – RECIPE PLANT BASED TACO MEAT We achieved success in creating a soy-based meat substitute by incorporating Savor-Lyfe® BEC for a robust beef-like flavor, along with Toravita® 300 to mask undesirable tastes from the soy base.
IFT 2023 – Recipe Roasted Tomato Salsa Made with tomatoes, white onions, and jalapenos this finely chopped salsa is great on nachos, tacos, or enchiladas. Savor-Lyfe® 401 B brings roasted notes and enhances the tomato profile of this salsa.
IFT 2023 – Recipe Vegan Soft Ice Cream Toravita® 301 is a dependable and animal-free source of protein. As a natural masking agent, it effectively reduces the undesirable off-flavors commonly found in pea protein. A tailor-made yeast ingredient provides the desired content of vitamins and minerals. A product by Revala OÜ.
Instant Carbonara Sauce Make your quick recipes delicious with yeast-based ingredients
Instant Crème Brulée Autolyzed yeast Whole-Lyfe® 985 A helps to increase mouthfeel and creaminess in your favorite preparation. Can’t wait to taste it!
Instant French Onion Soup No time and full taste? Yeast extracts can help you to add flavor and color to your instant preparation, such has this flavorsome soup!
Jackfruit tacos filling Yeast extracts like High-Lyfe® 562 A are a very good way to balance existing flavors and reduce the added salt. Try this flavorful filling for a plant-based snack!
Japanese Style rice, with eggs If you are looking for a natural ingredient to round-up the flavors of your preparation, Toravita® 054 is the ingredient for you. It is a natural umami taste provider, try it in this oriental-style dish!
Juicy Meatballs Toravita® 030 adds mouthfeel and contributes to a soft, rich and juicy texture, also a potential substitute of fat or meat portions. The spices and herbs in the recipe are enhanced and the yeast contributes to the overall pleasant flavor profile.
Mini chicken spring rolls Savor-Lyfe® CI is not only suitable for plant-based preparations, but it can help amplify the flavor of chicken-based meals!
Mouth-watering baked beans In this application, the yeast-based ingredients contribute to taste, color, and nutritional value. Savor-Lyfe® SSC yeast extract replaces the Soy sauce, thus reducing sodium content and eliminating allergens. The Engevita® Toasted inactive yeast increase the sauce viscosity, binding the beans. The taste of maple syrup, less perceptible in this version, is compensated by umami and meaty taste, thanks to the vitamin B present in Engevita® Vege-Regime.
No-Cheese Nacho dip sauce Engevita® mineral and vitamin yeast can improve the food nutritional profile
Organic Mac’n’veg-cheese In this organic recipe Bio-Engevita® provides readily, dependable, natural fiber source and high quality protein, easily assimilated. Furthermore it will provide a delicate nutty and cheesy note to the sauce, while enhancing the mouthfeel releasing creaminess and flavor richness. Bio-Engevita® Nutritional yeast is available in powder or in flake form. Bio-Engevita® is organic certified and produced in accordance with EU regulation for manufacturing organic yeast (equivalent to USDA NOP as of June 2012)
Pea-based vegan burger For this meat plant-based application, we worked both with inactive yeast and yeast extract flavor. Toravita® 300 masks the bitter and beany flavor notes of vegetable proteins while adding pleasant umami flavor and balancing the spices in the recipe. Savor-Lyfe® BEC contributes to building the meaty flavor, by its animal-free "beef extract" notes.
Phosphate-free emulsified sausage “Lyoner style” Our selected yeast-based ingredients, such as Lalvita® 2190 and Toravita® 033 can play a role in the substitution of phosphates in meat products. Check as an example the recipe of this emulsified sausage, "Lyoner style". It also tastes better!
Pick ‘n’ mix – your – spreadable vegan cheese How to personalize with natural ingredients your vegan cheese-analog spread
Plant-based “Bolognese” style sauce The combination of yeast extracts and inactive yeast gives just the right taste and juiciness to this plant-based alternative ragout sauce. In this recipe, Toravita® 000 helps to bind the flavors as well as providing texture enhancement by retaining water syneresis. The torula yeast reveals the flavors of the tomato by supporting with low sodium, natural amino acids. Dark yeast extract Savor-Lyfe® BEC participates in this synergistic effect by bringing a juicy and meaty flavor note to the sauce.
Plant-based Bacon A vegan version of the bacon! don't miss it
Plant-based burger Texturized proteins burger recipe, with yeast-based ingredients
Plant-based Cheddar Style Sauce Our new Savor-Lyfe® CC contributes to the taste foundation of cheese analogs and other cheese flavored preparations with mild and creamy flavor notes. Enjoy this vegan and natural cheddar flavor sauce with snacks, vegetables and any other plant-based food.
Plant-based cream cheese style spread Savor-Lyfe® CC contributes to the taste of cheese analogs and other cheese flavored preparations with mild and creamy flavor notes. It gives a pleasant creamy sensation, balances and enriches the taste. It's vegan, natural and a perfect solution for this type of spreadable fresh cheese analogues.  
Plant-Based Crispy Chik’n Bites Our Torula yeast-based Toravita® 300 is a natural ingredient and a great tool for flavor houses and plant-based meal developers, to modulate the perception of the undesired bitter notes. Savor-Lyfe® CB is a perfect flavor donator for meat alternative preparations, adding a full-bodied, round chicken taste to the meals. Toravita® 054 contributes to craveability while avoiding greasy fingers. With a state-of-the art preparation, Savor-Lyfe® CB will enhance the chicken base notes of your crispy bites.
PLANT-BASED DELI HAM (EMULSIFIED) Savor-Lyfe® PH 04 adds cooked meaty flavor and Toravita® 301 masks the undesired notes of pea protein. No doubt you will enjoy these delicious slices of juicy, meaty pea-based ham (to put in your sandwich, omelette or salad).
Polpettine, plant-based “no meat” balls For this meat plant-based application, we worked both with inactive yeast and yeast extract flavor. Toravita® 033 aids the texture by creating a strong bonding among ingredients contained in this recipe. This results in helping the forming of the balls and therefore enhancing chewiness and resistance creating better bite satisfaction. Additional to contributing to the colour, Savor-Lyfe® BEC yeast extract plays a role in the color and flavor, giving a meaty feel to this dish.
Prawn chips, tasty! Add a tasty flavor and round-up existing notes with natural ingredients, such as Toravita® 054
Sodium-reduced Alfredo sauce Kitchen salt reduction
Sodium-reduced baked sweet potatoes Salt reduction supports a healthier diet
Sodium-reduced Bechamel sauce High-Lyfe® 530 A is very effective for salt reduction, allowing a pleasant long-lasting and umami perception!
Sodium-reduced black bean soup Reduce salt and add umami perception for a healthier and tasty soup! With Prime-Lyfe® 171 A and High-Lyfe® 530 A.
Sodium-reduced quick bechamel sauce Toravita® 028 SD and 029 SD offer a solution for salt-reduced needs, without taste impairment. The two products combine the Torula yeast umami donation with the use of alternative salts, not containing sodium. The unique production allows masking unwanted notes typical of ammonium or potassium chloride.
Sodium-reduced stir-fried zucchini Lallemand Bio-Ingredients Toravita® 054, less salt without flavor impairment
Spreadable Vegan Cheese A tasty and cheesy vegan preparation with a combination of Torula based yeast ingredients.
Sweet & Spicy Gochujang Crispy Chickpeas Intense sweet & spicy taste for this incredible crunchy, salty and healthy snack, with a well-balanced seasoning mix of exotic spices and the savory soy notes of our Savor-Lyfe® SSC. The addition of Toravita® 054 allows up to 30% salt reduction in final recipe without compromising the salty perception.
Sweet and Sour sauce If you are looking for a natural ingredient to round-up the flavors of your preparation, Toravita® 054 is the ingredient for you. It is a natural umami taste provider, try it sauces and dips!
Tasty Barbecue Chips Seasoning Add a tasty bacon-like meaty and smoky flavor to your snacks and other meals with Bakon®! PS, it is vegan!
Vegan “chicken” nuggets Lallemand ingredients, such as Lyfe® yeast extracts, contribute to the taste foundation of plant-based meals. Check this meat-free recipe!
Vegan Alfredo style sauce A creamy and flavored non-dairy Alfredo style sauce using our new yeast extract Savor-Lyfe®CA to add more taste to your pasta, rice, veggies.
Vegan Mozzarella style cheese block A North American style plant-based mozzarella where beany notes and gritty mouthfeel are replaced by a great body and richness. It's creamy and has a delicious fatty perception of vegan cheese.
Vegan snack potato croquettes A perfect combination of two nutritional yeasts, Engevita® Toasted Flakes and Lake States® Type B that donates tasteful end product and grant crispy breadcrumbs to snack coating.
Vegan Yakitori Style & Citrusy Yuzu-Infused broth noodles This dish embodies the delicate balance of flavors and textures that defines Japanese culinary excellence. The addition of Toravita® 054 in the broth helps to mask the bitter off notes typical of dried citrus. The Toravita® 054 emphasize the ginger, the yuzu and chicken notes. Savor-Lyfe® SSC imparts the distinctive ethnic flavors of soy sauce, without containing the typical allergens found in soy sauce (soy and gluten) The result is a savory round well balanced full brothy experience.
Veggy “no meat” loaf Combine Toravita® and Lyfe® ingredients to characterize your plant-based loaf with meaty and succulent flavors.
Walnut & Mushroom pate’ Whole-Lyfe®  985 A Yeast autolysate can help the mouthfeel rich sensations while it is possible to reduce fat content!