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The first step to ethical eating is to go vegan and eat only plant-based foods, which will benefit animals, our environment and our health. If you have time to cook, the best and most nutritious foods will be those you make yourself from whole plant foods (including canned, frozen and fresh fruits and vegetables). You might also check out our Recipes page and our sister site VeganMexicanFood.com.
You might want to see if there’s a Farmer’s Market or CSA available in your area* as they generally have fresh (and often organic) produce for reasonable prices and you can support farmers by buying from them directly. Or if you can, grow your own food!
When shopping for packaged foods, you’ll want to read the labels to ensure your food item contains only plant ingredients (if unsure of an ingredient, you can consult the HappyCow Ingredients to Avoid list*). Hint: if the product has any cholesterol, then it is not vegan (plants do not contain cholesterol). Some products may be labeled as vegan, which means you typically don’t have to read the ingredients. Explore unfamiliar aisles at the supermarket (and unfamiliar grocery stores) – you may discover some great new vegan items to try!
When eating out, if available, your best option will be a vegan or vegetarian restaurant, but you may also have good luck at the following kinds of restaurants: Afghani, Burmese, Chinese, Ethiopian, Greek, Indian, Mexican, Southwest Asian (commonly referred to as Middle Eastern), Nepalese, Tibetan, Thai, Vietnamese. Just be sure to nicely ask your server about the possibility of animal ingredients to ensure you can get your dish animal-free (it may help to ask specific questions, such as “Is there any fish sauce or egg in the Vegetable Pad Thai?” at a Thai restaurant or “Is there any lard or pork in the refried beans?” at a Mexican restaurant). If you’re technology-oriented, you might search online to find some smartphone apps or websites to assist you in finding vegan-friendly restaurants in your vicinity.
If you would like to try vegan versions of popular foods made with animal products, we’ve put together a list of vegan products that we have taste-tested and recommend. From non-dairy condiments to mock meats, you’ll find an incredible array of delicious foods listed below.
Some important notes:
- Because of labor concerns, we recommend you choose carefully when purchasing the following products: chocolate, wine, soda.
- Because of deforestation and indigenous human rights concerns, we recommend you avoid vegan foods that contain palm oil. We have included products that contain palm oil marked with a
strikethrough(not recommended) as we were concerned that if we left them off, it might be unclear if we were aware of their existence.
- Some products might be more difficult to find than others, but do ask your grocer to stock them if they aren’t available.
- You can also buy some vegan food items through online retailers, so if you can’t get them locally, try searching online.
- We include company names (below) for your convenience in locating recommended products; however, we do not endorse any specific company (and some companies may produce other products that are not vegan or include non-recommended plant foods like palm oil or unethically sourced chocolate).
- If you know of other tasty vegan, palm-free foods that we do not have listed, please let us know!
- This certainly is not a definitive list of the companies we have listed below, but we wanted to be transparent about some of the companies. Daiya is owned by Otsuka Pharmaceutical, which is required by law to do animal testing; Gardein is owned by a subsidiary of Conagra, a huge food conglomerate with a list of environmental and labor issues, and also owns companies that kill animals for food; Stoneyfield is a dairy company that uses cows for milk; and Chao, Field Roast, and LightLife are owned by Maple Leaf Foods (packaged “meat” company).
Updated March 2019
Vegan Dairy Items/Condiments
Earth Balance – all contain palm oil
I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! It’s Vegan – all contain palm oil
Miyoko’s Kitchen – European-style cultured vegan butter. Sold in 8-oz blocks.
Smart Balance – all contain palm oil
WayFare – Three flavors of vegan whipped butter: Garlic, Salted, and Sweet Cinnamony (non-GMO)
Nutiva — Organic Coconut Oil with non dairy butter flavor, Organic Coconut Oil with non-dairy butter and garlic flavor
Ellyndale — Coconut infusions non-dairy butter flavor
Fora Foods — Faba Butter dairy free butter
Chao – Sliced cheese flavors: Creamy Original, Tomato Cayenne, and Garden Herb
Daiya – Soy free shreds come in two styles (
original and new cutting board style) of Cheddar, Mozzarella, and Pepperjack. Slices are available in Smoked Gouda, Mozzarella, American, Cheddar, Swiss, and Provolone. Blocks are available in Jalapeño Havarti, Medium Cheddar, Monterey Jack and Smoked Gouda. Cheeze sauce in Alfredo, Cheddar, and Zesty Cheddar. Cheeze sticks come in Cheddar and Mozzarella styles.
Dr. Cow – Organic, creamy aged cashew cheese in flavors like Truffle, Smoked, Cajun, Reishi Mushroom, and Plain. Other flavors of tree nut cheese include Aged Macadamia and Cream Cashew Nut Cheese with Tomato-Turmeric-Garlic, Cream Cashew Nut Cheese with Chives, and Plain Cream Cashew Nut Cheese.
Field Roast Chao – Non-dairy coconut cheese slices in Coconut Herb with Black Pepper, Creamy Original with Chao Tofu and Tomato Cayenne with Spicy Peppers (perfect grilled cheese)
Follow Your Heart – Soy free, nonGMO Vegan Gourmet Shreds: Mozzarella (it melts and is great on pizza!), Cheddar, Pizzeria Blend, and Fiesta Blend; Gourmet vegan cheese blocks: Mozzarella, Nacho, Monterey Jack, Cheddar, and Garden Herb; Soy-free slices in American, Provolone, Mozzarella, Garden Herb, Smoked Gouda, and Pepperjack; Shredded or Grated Parmesan.
Go Veggie – Vegan shreds in Mozzarella, Cheddar, and Mexican styles. Vegan snack-size cheese bars in White American and White Cheddar & Meatless Bacon flavors. The Vegan Grated Parmesan Style Topping is available in regular and soy-free. (Not all Go Veggie products are vegan – look for the purple vegan label on the package. The lactose free products contain casein from milk.)
Kite Hill – Soft-ripened almond milk Ricotta cheese (sweet with a buttery finish)
Kotatsu (formerly Punk Raw Labs) – Authentically fermented cashew milk cheese comes in Original, Herb, Smoked, Nacho, and Cashew of the Woods flavors.
Miyoko’s – Vegan cashew-based cheese wheels come in these flavors: Classic Double Cream Chive, Sundried Tomato Garlic, Garlic Herb, Rustic Alpine, Sharp Farmhouse, Smoked Farmhouse, Herbs de Provence, Winter Truffle, Fresh Loire Valley, and Black Ash. Flavorful soft roadhouse cheese spreads (in tubs) come in Biergarten Garlic Chive, Spicy Revolution, and Cheers to Cheddah, Miyoko’s also makes Fresh Vegan Mozzarella and Smoked Vegan Mozzarella Vegan. Wine and cheese party, anyone?
Parma! Vegan Parmesan made from walnuts, nutritional yeast, and other ingredients comes in a shaker bottle (great sprinkled on pasta, salads, and popcorn!). Comes in Original, Chipotle Cayenne, and Garlicky Green, and Better Than Bacon flavors.
Road’s End Organics – Cheese packets of instant sauces are great for mac ‘n’ cheese (comes in Cheddar and gluten free Alfredo and Cheddar styles).
Sheese – Soy-based cheese. Blocks in Cheddar with Caramelized Red Onion, Mature Cheddar, Mild Cheddar, Cheddar with Jalapeño & Chili, Cheddar with Garlic & Chives, Red Leicester, Smoked German, Edam, Gouda, Greek, and Wensleydale with Cranberries. Creamy style in Original, Cheddar, Chives, Garlic & Herb, Spring Onion & Cracked Black Pepper, and Sweet Chili. Grated Sheese in Mozzarella, Mild Cheddar, Mature Cheddar, and Hard Italian styles. Sheese Slices in Mozzarella, Mature Cheddar, Mild Cheddar, and Red Leicester styles. Sheese Wedges in Strong Cheddar, Blue French, and Blue English Styles. (May not be available in the US)
So Delicious – Dairy-free shreds in Mozzarella, Cheddar, and Cheddar Jack.
Tofutti – all contain palm
Trader Joe’s – Vegan Mozzarella Style Shreds
Treeline – Artisanal treenut cheeses made from cashews. Soft French-style nut cheeses in Scallion, Chipotle-Serrano Pepper, Green Peppercorn, and Herb-Garlic (perfect on crackers or a crusty baguette). Aged (hard) nut cheeses in Classic Aged and Cracked Pepper.
Violife – Offering an assortment of cheeses, they have two styles of dairy-free shreds (mozzarella, cheddar) and slices in a variety of flavors (cheddar, smoked provolone, mature cheddar). They also offer a feta block and a parmesan wedge.
VTopian – Artisan Cultured Wedges and Blocks. Decadent flavors: Aged White Cheddar, Caramelized Onion Camembert, Chive & Dill, Fire-Roasted Red Pepper, Macadamia & Cashew, Peppercorn Brie, Port Cheddar, and Smokey Cheddar.
UPrise – NOOCH IT! Cashew Grated Cheese (parmesan style)
WayFare – Vegan “cheese” spreads in these great flavors: Jalapeño Cheddar, Nacho Cheddar, and Cheddar (non-GMO)
Daiya – Creamy, soy-free, nonGMO cream cheese style spreads in Plain, Strawberry, Chive & Onion, and Garden Vegetable
Follow Your Heart – Vegan Gourmet cream cheese
Go Veggie – Rich and creamy vegan cream cheese in Chive & Garlic, Classic Plain, and Strawberry.
Kite Hill – Almond milk based cream cheese style spreads (soy free, nonGMO) in these flavors: Chive, Jalapeño, and Plain
Miyoko’s – Rich, cultured cream cheese in Plainly Classic, Sensational Scallion, and Un-Lox Your Dreams flavors.
Tofutti – “Better Than Cream Cheese” in Plain, Herbs & Chives, Garlic & Herb, and Whipped – great for bagels!
Trader Joe’s – Vegan Cream Cheese Alternative – plain
Violife – Spreadable cream cheese in original or chili peppers
WayFare – Dairy free cream cheese in these flavors: green olive, jalapeño, onion chive, original (non-GMO)
Yoso — Garlic Yoso Cashew Based Cream Cheese Style Spread, Plain Yoso Cashew Based Cream Cheese Style Spread
DIPS & SPREADS
Go Veggie – Vegan spread & dip minis – perfect for snacks. Available in Classic Plain and Chive & Garlic.
Heid Ho – Vegan Cheeze sauces in these flavors: Creamy Chia Cheeze, Spicy Chia Cheeze, Smoky Chia Cheese, Pure Ne Chevre and Black Lava Ne Chevre.
Trader Joe’s – Garlic Spread & Dip, Kale Pesto Spread. Five blends of hummus: Edamame, Eggplant, Organic, Smooth & Creamy Cilantro Jalapeño, Smooth & Creamy Classic
WayFare – Creamy dairy-free dips in these flavors: Bleu Cheese, French Onion, and Ranch (non-GMO).
Yoso — Plain Yoso Soy Spread
Miyoko’s — Biergarten Garlic Chive Vegan Roadhouse cheese spread, Spicy Revolution Vegan Roadhouse cheese spread, Cheers to Cheddah Vegan Roadhouse cheese
There are several good vegan yogurts on the market. Why not try them all?
Almond Dream – Almond based, low fat, non-dairy yogurt (from Hain Celestial) in Strawberry, Vanilla, Mixed Berry, Plain, and Coconut.
Amande – Made from almond milk; fruit-juice sweetened; soy, gluten, and GMO free. These flavors available in 6 oz cups: Blueberry, Strawberry, Coconut, Cherry, Peach, and Raspberry. Available in 24 oz size: Blueberry, Coconut, Vanilla, and Plain,
Califia Farms – Probiotic dairy-free yogurt drinks in Strawberry, Super Berry, Mango, and Unsweetened Plain.
Coconut Dream – Coconut-based nondairy yogurt (from Hain Celestial) in Plain, Vanilla, Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blueberry.
Coconut Grove Organic cultured coconut milk yogurt in Plain, Vanilla, Blueberry, and Strawberry.
Daiya – Coconut cream yogurt alternative (soy free) in peach, black cherry, strawberry, blueberry, vanilla bean, and plain. Greek yogurt alternative in plain, vanilla, black cherry, blueberry, strawberry, and peach. Or try Daiya’s Duets – a yogurt alternative base packaged with a crunchy topping – in delicious Chocolate Coconut, Cranberry Harvest, and Salted Caramel Crunch flavors.
Forager – Organic, kosher, gluten and soy free Cashewgurt single serving cups (made from cashew milk) come in Unsweetened Plain, Blueberry, Strawberry, Vanilla, Lemon, Cherry, and Coconut. Coconut Cashewgurt (made from a blend of coconut and cashew milk) comes in Berry Coconut, Lime Coconut, Coconut, and Mango Coconut, 24-oz size available in Unsweetened Plain and Vanilla Cashewgurt. Drinkable Cashewgurt available in Unsweetened Plain, Wild Blueberry, and Strawberry.
Good Karma – Flax milk yogurts (rich in Omega-3s) in Plain, Vanilla, Blueberry, Strawberry, and Raspberry. Drinkable yogurts come in Plain, Strawberry, Blueberry, and Good Greens with Pineapple. Lunchbox size flax milk cartons come in Lightly Sweetened Vanilla and Chocolate.
Good Plants – Dannon’s dairy-free almond milk probiotic yogurt alternatives come in Chocolate Coconut, Vanilla, Strawberry, and Lemon Meringue.
Kite Hill – Three types of artisan almond milk yogurts infused with probiotics for digestive health (soy free, nonGMO): European-style in plain, plain unsweetened, peach, vanilla, blueberry, strawberry, pineapple, key lime, and raspberry flavors; Greek-style in black cherry, mango, vanilla, plain, strawberry, blueberry, and peach flavors; and Kids’ Tubes in strawberry banana and wild berry flavors. Kite Hill also makes almond milk drinkable yogurts in three flavors: plain unsweetened, summer berry, and vanilla.
Nancy’s — Organic Soy Cultured Yogurt available in 24 oz tubs in Plain and Unsweetened Plain flavors. Probiotic Oat milk non-dairy yogurt available in single serving cups in Plain, Blueberry, Strawberry Hibiscus, and Vanilla flavors. Plain and Vanilla Oat milk Yogurt also available in 24 oz tubs.
Non-Dairy Chobani – Single serving coconut-based yogurt cups available in Blueberry, Peach, Slightly Sweet Plain, Strawberry, and Vanilla. Non-dairy yogurt drinks available in Mango, Slightly Sweet Plain, Strawberry, and Vanilla Chai.
Silk – Single serving cups of soy-based yogurt alternative comes in Peach & Mango, Tropical Pineapple, Vanilla, Strawberry, and Blueberry. Vanilla and Plain Soy yogurt also available in 24 oz tubs. Single serving cups of Almond milk yogurt alternatives come in Strawberry, Vanilla, Dark Chocolate Coconut, Plain and Mixed Berry Acai. Vanilla Almond and Plain Almond also available in 24 oz tubs.
So Delicious – Creamy cultured coconut milk yogurts in Blueberry, Chocolate, Passionate Mango, Plain, Raspberry, Strawberry, Strawberry Banana, Vanilla Cultured, Unsweetened, Unsweetened Vanilla, Key Lime, Peach, and Pineapple Brulée. If you prefer Greek-style, So Delicious offers these flavors: Plain, Vanilla, Blueberry, Strawberry, and Raspberry.
Stonyfield – Dairy free organic soy-based yogurts in Vanilla, Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blueberry.
Trader Joe’s – Cultured Coconut Milk yogurt alternative available in Blueberry or Vanilla. (Also look for seasonal flavors such as Apple Cinnamon and Nog.)
Yoconut – Coconut yogurt in Original, Vanilla, Chocolate, and Lemon Cream flavors. Available in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Alpro — Plant based yogurts in flavors: Simply Plain, Plain with almond, Plain with coconut, Plain with oats, Plain unsweetened, More fruit no added sugar mango, More fruit no added sugar cherry, Raspberry-cranberry and blackberry, Blackcurrent with elderflower and pomegranate, Blueberry and cherry, Pineapple-passionfruit and peach, No Bits: Strawberry with banana Alpro peach with Pear, Strawberry, Alpro Raspberry-cranberry.
Coyo — Coconut-based yogurts in flavors: Vanilla bean, Mango, Natural, Mixed berry, Chocolate
Provamel — Soy based yogurts sugar free: Coconut, Almond, Natural. Sweetened yogurts: Soya with vanilla, blueberry, red fruits, raspberry and vanilla.
Yoso — Creamy Coconut yogurts: Vanilla, Chocolate, Unsweetened, Mango, Lemon. Almond and Cashew yogurts: Strawberry, Unsweetened, Vanilla. Soygo yogurts: Blueberry, Plain, Raspberry, Vanilla.
Lavva — Pili nut based yogurts: Original, Pineapple, Vanilla, Strawberry, Blueberry, Mango, Raspberry.
Culina — Coconut cream yogurts: Plain and Simple, Bourbon Vanilla, Strawberry Rose, Blueberry Lavender
Follow Your Heart – Vegan Gourmet sour cream alternative is nonGMO
Tofutti –Better Than Sour Cream in Plain and Guacamole flavors
Wayfare – Vegan, non-GMO Sour Cream
Yoso — Yoso Soy Sour dip
Best Foods – Vegan dressing and sandwich spread
Chosen Foods – Vegan Avocado Oil Mayo made with aquafaba (from chickpeas).
Earth Balance — Mindful Dressing & Sandwich Spread comes in Original and Olive Oil styles.
Follow Your Heart Vegenaise – Vegan mayonnaise (refrigerated) — our favorite! Comes in Original, Organic, Organic Garlic Aioli, Grapeseed Oil, and Reduced Fat, and Soy-Free; Vegenaise Gourmet Dipping Sauce & Spread comes in Chipotle, Pesto, Roasted Garlic, and Sriracha; Other products include Vegenaise Gourmet Barbecue Fry Sauce and Spread; Vegenaise Horseradish Sauce; and Vegenaise Tartar Sauce.
Just Mayo – Original, Chipotle, Garlic, Sriracha (banh mi favorite), Truffle, and Awesome Sauce (tastier than tartar sauce) in 12 oz squeeze bottles. Original also comes in 30 oz size.
Hellman’s – Vegan Carefully Crafted Dressing & Sandwich Spread
Miso Mayo – For the truly adventurous–delicious with veggies and sandwiches! Comes in Original, Spicy Red Pepper, and Garlic ‘n’ Dill flavors.
Sir Kensington’s Fabanaise – Eggless mayo made with aquafaba (from chickpeas) in Classic, Chipotle, and Avocado Oil flavors.
Spectrum – Vegan Light Canola Mayo available in jars and squeeze bottles.
Trader Joe’s – Vegan Spread & Dressing
There are a many milks, in several flavors, made from plants such as soy, rice, almond, coconut, oat, pea, cashew, and hemp. Most large grocery stores have them in both refrigerated and shelf-ready packaging. Single serving sizes are available in many stores and are great to pack in school lunches.
Califia – Almond milk creamers in Vanilla, Unsweetened, Hazelnut, and Pecan Caramel. Better Half (rich almond and coconut substitute for half and half) comes in Original, Hazelnut and Unsweetened. Barista Blend available in Almond milk and Unsweetened Almond milk. Cold Brew Coffee drinks come in Black & White, Mocha, Café Latte, XX Espresso, Pure Black Unsweetened, Salted Caramel, Concentrated, Nitro, Mocha Noir, Full Shot, and Triple Shot blends.
Forager – Organic, dairy-free Half & Half.
Ripple – Plant-based Half & Half comes in Original and Vanilla. Barista Style that foams and froths is also available.
Silk – Creamers available in Original Soy, Vanilla Soy, Vanilla Almond, Caramel Almond, and Sweet & Creamy Almond.
So Delicious – Organic coconut milk creamers in Original, French Vanilla, Caramel, Barista Style French Vanilla, and Barista Style Original. Almond milk creamers in Caramel, Hazelnut, and French Vanilla.
Trader Joe’s – Coconut Creamer, Soy Creamer
For baking, egg can be replaced with DIY egg replacers made from flax seed meal, chia seeds, applesauce, mashed banana, silken tofu, arrowroot powder, or baking soda and vinegar. Also see ready-to-use egg replacers listed below. For breakfast and egg-centric dishes, tofu is a great texture match, just choose the desired firmness. You will want additional flavoring, however, as tofu doesn’t have a strong flavor – you may want to add nutritional yeast, garlic, salt and/or vegetable oil (e.g., for scrambled tofu). Don’t want to make your own? Try the egg replacers listed below.
Bob’s Red Mill – Egg Replacer. Good for baking cookies, cakes, muffins, quick breads, brownies, pancakes, and more. One package equivalent to up to 34 eggs.
ENER-G – Egg Replacer. Made from potato and tapioca starch, this powder can be quickly mixed with water to substitute for egg in baking recipes. It is not suitable for eating raw or for recipes where egg would be a primary element (e.g., quiche).
Follow Your Heart VeganEgg – Soy-based egg replacer can be used to bake cookies, muffins, and cakes and to make fluffy scrambled eggs and omelets.
Just Egg – Liquid egg replacer made from mung beans and turmeric. Scrambles and tastes like eggs. Use to make French toast, omelets, quiches, fried rice, and more!
NeatEgg – Made from chia seeds and garbanzo beans to be used in baking. One package equals 18 eggs. Available in stores in the eastern United States and online. Neat also makes plant-based cookie, brownie, and pancake mixes.
Orgran Vegan Easy Egg – One box equals 15 eggs. Use for scrambled eggs, quiche, frittata, and omelettes. Order online.
MAC & CHEESE/PASTA
Annie’s – Organic Vegan Mac in two styles: whole wheat shells & white cheddar or gluten free elbows with cheddar flavor sauce.
Chao – Creamy Mac ‘n Chao and Chili Mac ‘ Chao
Chickapea – Organic Vegan Mac made with chickpea lentil pasta.
Daiya – Boxed Deluxe Cheezy Mac in White Cheddar Veggie, Cheddar, and Alfredo style. (Bac’n & Cheddar and Four Cheeze with Herbs coming soon)
Kite Hill – Mushroom Ricotta Ravioli, Spinach Ricotta Ravioli, Ricotta Tortellini
Pastariso – Vegan Uncheddar Mac & Cheese – Gluten, dairy, lactose, soy free.
Road’s End Organics – Organic boxed pasta dinners include Cheddar Style Shells & Chreese, Cheddar Style Mac & Chreese, Cheddar Penne & Chreese (gluten free), and Alfredo Mac & Chreese.
Upton’s Naturals – Vegan Ch’eesy Mac and Ch’eesy Bacon Mac made with bacon seitan.
Annie’s – Organic salad dressings in Papaya Poppy Seed, Green Garlic, Goddess, French, and Asian Sesame. These Annie’s dressings are not organic: Lemon Chive Vinaigrette, Lite Goddess Dressing, and Tuscany Italian.
Chosen Foods – Dressing & marinades in Lemon Garlic, Orange Balsamic, Tamari Ginger,
Daiya –Blue Cheeze, Creamy Caesar, Homestyle Ranch (Coming soon: Creamy Italian, Honey Mustard).
Follow Your Heart –Reduced Fat Vegan Ranch, Reduced Fat Vegan Southwestern Ranch, Organic Italian Vinaigrette, Organic Vegan Caesar, Organic Miso Ginger, Organic Balsamic Vinaigrette, Low Fat Balsamic Vinaigrette, Vegan Lemon Herb, Vegan Creamy Garlic, Vegan Thousand Island, Vegan Honey Mustard, High Omega Vegan Bleu Cheese, and High Omega Vegan Ranch.
Just – Tasty dressings in Ranch, Caesar, Chipotle Ranch, Thousand, and Sweet Mustard flavors.
Trader Joe’s – These salad dressings can be found in the deli: Green Goddess, Almond Butter Turmeric, and Carrot Miso Ginger. These Trader Joe’s dressings can be found in grocery: Goddess and Tuscan Italian.
Fody — Easy on your gut foods, Low FODMAP line of dressings: Caesar Dressing, Garden Herb Dressing, French Dressing, Maple Dijon.
Vegan “Meat” Alternatives
BREAKFAST & SAVORY “SAUSAGES”
Amy’s – Meatless Veggie Sausages, Breakfast Burrito, Tofu Scramble Breakfast Wrap, Veggie Sausage Breakfast Sandwich, Breakfast Scramble, Tofu Scramble.
El Burrito – Soyrizo (soy-based Chorizo)
Field Roast – Grain meat sausages in three flavors: Italian, Mexican Chipotle and Smoked Apple Sage Apple Maple Breakfast sausage
gardein – Sausage breakfast patty
Lightlife – Gimme Lean Ground Sausage Style (in a tube), Smart Links Breakfast
Loma Linda – Little Links (in cans)
Organic Sunshine Patty – Breakfast patty
Sol Cuisine – Breakfast Patties
Soy Boy – Breakfast Links
Tofurky – Breakfast Links, Italian Sausage, Kielbasa, Beer Brats. Artisan sausages in Andouille (gumbo!), Spinach Pesto, Chick’N & Apple
Trader Joe’s – Soy Chorizo
Yves – Veggie Breakfast Links, Veggie Breakfast Patties, Veggie Brats, Veggie Brats Zesty Italian
Hilary’s — Spicy Veggie Sausage, Apple Maple Veggie Sausage
Loma Linda — Saucettes, Super-Links, Linkettes, Big Franks, Veja-Links, Simple Franks.
Amy’s – California Veggie Burger, Texas Burger, All American Burger
BeyondMeat – Beast Burger, Beastly Sliders
Boca Burgers – Vegan Original Burger
Don Lee Farms – Veggie Patties available in warehouse stores (like Costco)
Dr. Praeger’s – California Veggie Burgers and Tex Mex Veggie Burgers
Field Roast – Hand formed burger
Gardenburger – Vegan options: Garden Vegan, Flame Grilled, Black Bean Chipotle, Veggie Medley, California Burger
gardein – The Ultimate Beefless Burger, The Ultimate Beefless Slider
Lightlife – Smart Patties Black Bean Burger, Smart Patties Original Burger with Quinoa
Morningstar Farms – Roasted Garlic & Quinoa Burger, Spicy Indian Veggie Burger
Organic Sunshine Burger – Original, Garden, Barbecue, Southwest, Falafel patty
SoyBoy – Okra Courage Burger
Trader Joe’s – Meatless Burger
Wildwood Organics – SprouTofu Veggie Burgers in Original, Shiitake and Southwest
Whole Foods Market – Meatless Burger
Worthington Loma Linda – Vege-Burger, Redi-Burger (in cans)
Yves – Meatless Beef & Chicken Burgers
Hilary’s — World’s Best Veggie Burger, Adzuki Bean Burger, Hemp and Greens Veggie Burger, Root Veggie Burger, Spicy Thai Veggie Burger, Black Rice Veggie Burger
Hodo — Tofu Veggie Burger
Engine 2 — Italian Fennel, Tuscan Kale White Bean, Pinto Habanero, Poblano Black Bean.
Loma Linda — Redi-Burger
Amy’s – Black Bean & Quinoa, Bean & Rice
Daiya – Soy and gluten-free frozen burritos come in Santa Fe, Santiago, Tex-Mex and Tuscan flavors.
Engine 2 — Potato & Green Chili, Tempeh Ranchero, Bean & Vegetable Melody.
Field Roast – Frankfurters
Lightlife – Smart Dogs, Tofu Pups
Sol Cuisine – Sol-Dog
SoyBoy – Not Dogs, Vegetarian Franks
Tofurky – Hot Dogs, Jumbo Hot Dogs
Whole Foods Market – Meatless hot dog
Worthington Loma Linda – Linkettes, Big Franks (in cans)
Yves – Meatless Hot Dogs, Tofu Dogs, Good Dog, Jumbo Hot Dogs
Yeah Dawg — Meatless gluten-free hot dogs
GROUND “BEEF” SUBSTITUTES
BeyondMeat – Beefy Crumbles, Feisty Crumbles
Boca Burger – Boca Crumbles
El Burrito – Soy Ground
gardein – The Ultimate Beefless Ground
Gardenburger – Meatless Crumbles
Lightlife – Gimme Lean beef style in a tube, Smart Ground, Smart Ground Mexican
Neat – Soy and gluten free meat replacer in Original, Italian, Mexican, and Southwest blends. Use in burgers, chili, sloppy joes, meatballs, and more. One package equivalent to 1 pound of ground beef. Available online and in stores in the eastern United States.
Sol Cuisine – Organic Veggie Crumbles
Trader Joe’s – Beef-less Ground Beef
Upton’s Naturals – Seitan varieties in Chick, Chorizo, Italian, Ground and Traditional
Wildwood – Meatless Crumbles
Worthington – Vegetarian Burger
Yves – Meatless Ground Round Original, Meatless Ground Taco Stuffers, Meatless Ground Turkey, Meatless Ground Lettuce Wraps
Loma Linda — Vege-Burger
Lightlife – Smart Bacon and Fakin’ Bacon Smokey Tempeh Strips
Sweet Earth – Hickory & Sage Smoked Seitan Bacon
Upton’s Naturals – Bacon Seitan
Yves – Canadian Veggie Bacon, Veggie Bacon Strips
BeyondMeat – Chicken-free strips in Lightly Seasoned, Grilled and Southwest (excellent salad topper),
Boca – Chick’n Patties, Spicy Chick’n Patties
Gardein – Sven Grain Crispy Tenders, Sweet and Tangy Barbeque Wings, Chipotle Lime Crispy Fingers, Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n, Crispy Chick’n Patty, Crispy Marinara Chick’n Filets, Teriyaki Chick’n Strips, Lightly Seasoned Chicken Scaloppini
Layonna – Vegan chicken “steaks” – round patties, chunks and meatless chicken (mock of half chicken)
Lightlife – Smart Strips Chick’n Style Strips
Morningstar Farms – Grillers® Chik’n Veggie Patties
Tofurky – Slow Roasted Chick’n Shreds in Lightly Seasoned, BBQ, Sesame Garlic, Tandoori, and Thai Basil
Trader Joe’s – Meatless Orange Chicken
Viana – Chickin Nuggets, Chickin Fillets
Whole Foods Market – Breaded Chickenless Patties and Chickenless Nuggets
Yves – Heart’s Desire Meatless Chicken Strips
Loma Linda — FriChick
“MEATLOAF” & “RIBS”
Field Roast – Meatloaf, Quarter Loaves
Gardein – Southern BBQ Riblets, Home Style Beefless Tips, Meatloaf (better than mom’s, don’t tell mom!)
Morningstar Farms – Hickory BBQ Riblets
Sol Cuisine – T-Ribz
Viana – Veggie Gyros
Field Roast – Deli Slices in Smoked Tomato, Wild Mushroom, and Lentil Sage
Lightlife – Smart Deli Slices (ham, turkey, bologna), Smart Deli Pepperoni
Tofurky – Tofurky slices in Oven Roasted, Peppered, Hickory Smoked, Italian, Bologna style, Roast Beef style, Smoked Ham style and Pepperoni
Yves – Deli Slices in Meatless Bologna, Ham, Turkey, Salami, Pepperoni, Smoked Chicken and Roast without the Beef
Amy’s – Meatless Veggie Meatballs
Gardein – Classic Meatless Meatballs
Nate’s – Meatless Meatballs in Original, Zesty Italian and Savory Mushroom
Trader Joe’s – Meatless meatballs
Whole Foods Market– Meatless meatballs
Loma Linda — Burger, Tender Rounds
Sophie’s Kitchen – The New Vegan Seafood! Vegan Crab Cakes, Breaded Scallops, Breaded Fish Fillets, Breaded Shrimp, Breaded Coconut Shrimp, Smoked Salmon, Black Pepper Toona, Sea Salt Toona
Gardein – Mini Crabless Cakes, Golden Fish Fillet (veganized fish & chips!!)
Loma Linda – Fishless Tuna in Spring water, Spicy Tuno with Sriracha, Tuno Lemon Pepper, Tuno Thai Sweet Chili, Tuno Sesame Ginger.
Taste Above – Crab Cakes
Kite Hill – Decadent almond milk ricotta ravioli! Mushroom Ricotta & Spinach Ricotta
Rising Moon Organics – (not all varieties are vegan, look for the “V” on the front of the package). Organic vegan varieties: Garlic & Roasted Veggie Ravioli, Garlic & Basil Gnocchi, Spinach Florentine Ravioli, Butternut Squash Ravioli, Creamy Artichoke & Olive Ravioli
Soy Boy – Original Tofu Ravioli, Ravioli Rosa and Ravioli Verde (all made with Soy Boy organic tofu)
Engine 2 — Roasted Vegetable, Butternut Squash Kale, Cannellini Kale, Garbanzo Spinach
Soy Boy – Soy Boy Organic Baked Tofu in a variety of flavors: Tofu Lin (great in stir fry), Italian Tofu, Caribbean Tofu and Smoked Tofu
Tempt– Soy-free hemp tofu in Extra Firm Original, Chili Lime, Chorizo and Chimichurri (soy free tostadas!!)
Wildwood – Wildwood Sproutofu, organic, pre-seasoned/marinated tofu – ready to eat in Teriyaki Baked, Savory Baked, Royal Thai Baked, Aloha Baked (pineapple and pepper kebabs), Garlic Teriyaki Smoked, Mild Szechuan Smoked, Hickory BBQ Smoked, Pineapple Teriyaki, Moroccan Baked, Indian Curry Baked, Mongolian Baked (varieties vary by location)
Hodo — Spicy Sichuan Tofu, Braised Tofu, Tofu Nuggets in Chinese 5-spice, Tofu Nuggets in Thai Curry
Celebrate a compassionate holiday and start new cruelty-free traditions!
Field Roast– Celebration Roast with traditional bread stuffing, Forager Roast, 1 lb. Celebration Roast, Hazelnut & Cranberry En Croute
Gardein – Holiday Roast with cranberry & wild rice stuffing, Savory Stuffed Turk’y and Lightly Breaded Turk’y Cutlet (top with mushroom gravy and devour)
Tofurky – Tofurky Roast and Gravy (can’t beat the original!)
Trader Joe’s – Turkey-less Stuffed Roast
Vegans can have their pizza too!
American Flatbread – Vegan Harvest (best frozen vegan pizza available), Not a fan of vegan cheese? Try the Farmers Tomato Pie. (note: only these two pizzas are vegan)
Amy’s – (not all varieties are vegan, check the labels). Vegan varieties: Light & Lean Roasted Vegetable No Cheese, Vegan Margherita, Roasted Vegetable, Rice Crust Spinach, Rice Crust Dairy Free Pesto. Allso Vegan Cheeze Pizza Snacks and Margherita Swirls.
Daiya – All varieties are gluten free and vegan! Pepperoni, Supreme, Meatless Meat Lover’s, Spinach & Mushroom, Cheeze Lover’s, Margherita, Fire Roasted Vegetable and Mushroom & Roasted Garlic
Tofurky – Pepperoni Pizza Pockets, Pepperoni Pizza, Gluten Free Pesto Supreme Pizza and Italian Tofurky Sausage
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