So if you though is was strange enough that fast food is fascinated with faux meat. Now it seems more restaurants want to invest in plant-based proteins as an alternative to animal products, which is now focused on the incredible edible egg!

Tim Hortons is testing a menu items using Just Egg, which is a plant-based scrambled egg alternative made from mung bean protein, canola oil, onion puree and turmeric to mimic the look, taste and texture of real eggs.

They feel it's just a natural response to the public demand for plant based protein products. So several of the chains locations are switching out chicken eggs and replacing them with the plant-based Just Egg on their breakfast sandwiches.

So the new question may be, which came first, the chicken, or the soybean?

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