Sweet Earth Chik’n

We haven’t yet seen this Sweet Earth chik’n locally, so when we were at a Whole Foods out of town, we eagerly swept this plant-based chik’n into our cart. These little strips of faux chicken are perfect for any recipe, and especially if you’re serving omnivores. We got the plain version, but Sweet Earth offers … Read more

Trader Joe’s Vegan Bolognese Sauce

Pasta is a great staple for vegans (contrary to popular belief, not all pasta is made from eggs! especially when you buy dried pasta, whole-wheat pasta, etc.). If we’re not making our own sauce, we usually choose already-plant-based tomato sauces … so this vegan Bolognese sauce from Trader Joe’s was a great find. This is, … Read more

Impossible Chicken Nuggets

You can imagine our joy when we saw these vegan Impossible Chicken Nuggets at our local Trader Joe’s. We immediately bought a vast quantity and cooked them up as soon as we could. They are in the freezer section and can be microwaved, cooked on a skillet, or cooked in the oven. We used our … Read more

Lightlife Smart Bacon

In our continuing quest to find the best vegan bacon, we’ve come across one that is our current favorite: Lightlife Smart Bacon. This faux bacon gets crispier than any of the other versions (if you stop just short of burning the slices), and they also have a good bacon-like flavor (though Be Leaf is definitely … Read more

Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon

Now that have discovered the Just Egg folded eggs in our local grocer’s freezer, we are eating egg sandwiches daily, and always looking for a new faux meat produce to add. While we enjoyed Be Leaf Vegan Bacon, we are still on a quest for a more perfect version. We saw Sweet Earth’s Benevolent Bacon … Read more

Be Leaf Vegan Bacon

Be Leaf vegan bacon is made from soy and wheat protein, and when we saw it next to the Just Egg folds in the freezer we had to try it on our next breakfast sandwich. We haven’t had much experience with vegan bacon, but we were hopeful as this product smells just like what we … Read more