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Vegan/Vegetarian Products You Love and Recommend Trying!

Discussion in 'Vegetarian Diet Forum' started by Marie 2, Jul 10, 2019.

  1. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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  2. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'd like to take a look at the ingredient list on the pack. If I see them in our supermarket I ust make sure I take a close look.

    Luckily the only foodstuff I'm allergic to is chili so I can eat all these things. Problem is, there's a lot of them I don't really want to eat.....
     
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  3. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    What is beyond meat made out of?
    The company's two flavors of Beyond Beef imitation ground beef product, Beefy and Feisty, are made from pea proteins, canola oil, and various seasonings. The soy and gluten-free pea protein mixture initially resembles a paste before being heated and processed by an extrusion machine.
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  4. Dark Horse

    Dark Horse · Well-Known Member

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    As BB is mostly carnivore, I suspect he was commenting that they're not chicken or beef rather than they're not gluten free.
     
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  5. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    Probably :(

    I have Beyond Meat burgers now and then, they are a bit expensive for a regular treat, and are only available in Tesco, where I don’t tend to shop. However, I’m passing a big one on the way home, and need to pop in to their internal Holland & Barrett so will pick up a pack for dinner so I can check the label.

    They’re an amazing alternative, they’ve got the taste and texture spot on.
     
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  6. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Hi WuTwo! Here are the ingredients! I hope you can read it ok. But I think if you can't you can pull it up by just putting it in search.

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  7. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Beyond Meat does have chicken strips and patties too, they are very good!
     
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  8. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks @Marie 2 - I see it uses pea protein. Good to know - my husband would eat them very happily, I think. I am trying to make his move to vegetarianism as easy as it possibly can be!
     
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  9. Marie 2

    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Yea, the fake meats really help with that! My husbands first love was the fake hot dogs! Of course back then there were no decent fake burgers!
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    beyond meat "chicken and beef"
    I don't think so ....they are pea protein no chicken or beef involved whatsoever.
    The tiresomeness of correct language..



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  11. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    It’s just words to tell us what flavour they are.
     
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    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I suppose, for complete accuracy, the words Chicken and Beef should be in inverted commas, but on a thread for vegan and vegatarians discussion, its really obvious that they are not made from any animal products.

    Thanks for pointing these products out to me people.
     
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  13. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Thanks for posting :)
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Exactly!
     
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    I like the Strong Roots spinach bites and cauli hash browns.
     
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    Now they sound interesting, thanks @Diakat :)
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Even though i am not vegetarian or vegan, this thread has been so informative and mostly great, so many top idea's. Top Banana award :) Thanks @Marie 2
     
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    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Cauli hash browns sound really good, I love cauli mashed potatoes!
     
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    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Thank you @Robinredbreast! I have found it full of ideas from everyone! Thanks everyone!
     
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  20. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    They sound good! We must get some over the weekend.

    My husband went to two supermarkets today - Sainsburys and Asdas - and each was in the process of expanding their vegan and veggie frozen food sections. Asda were putting Oumph out for purchase! Before you could only get it from Holland and Barrett.

    He was actually just mooching but I'm glad he was! Also he picked up some Kinnertons dark chocolate for me and I am so grateful. It's my favourite and although a bar won't last me a week, it'll last a good few days.
     
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