Beyond Popcorn Chicken

For a high-protein and delicious snack, it’s hard to beat these little popcorn “chicken” nuggets from Beyond Meat. We adore the Impossible chicken nuggets, but these plant-based bites are even better. For one, they are more flavorful (and, for the omnivores out there, they taste more authentically like we imagine real chicken meat would). Also, …

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Tofurky Chick’n

Tofurky’s products are always great, and it was fun to try the company’s shredded chick’n product, in sesame garlic flavor. (Other flavors include lightly seasoned, Thai basil, and barbecue.) There are two ways to cook the chick’n (found in the refrigerator at the market) — stovetop or microwave, and on this particular occasion (you guessed …

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Daring Cajun Chicken

We’d heard about the Daring brand of plant-based chicken, and when we saw it in our grocery’s freezer, we decided to try the Cajun-style chicken pieces. These vegan chicken pieces are, in a word, amazing. Cooked with a little oil in a skillet, they are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. The …

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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 …

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Alpha Foods Crispy Chik’n Patties

When we saw these chik’n patties near the Beyond Burgers at Costco, we thought we’d give them a try — and we are so glad we did. While the packaging makes these patties look rather generic, they are, in fact, incredibly good. We cooked them in the toaster oven, for maximum crispiness (it takes 13-15 …

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