Loma Linda’s new Plant Based mostly Protein Meal Options and Plant-Based mostly Meal Starters present fast, heat-and-eat comfort and are simply ready in 60 seconds. They’re additionally non-GMO, gluten free and pack 6g-9g of plant-based protein per serving.
Readers who’ve been vegetarian or vegan for a very long time doubtless bear in mind the early variations of meat alternate options. I’m not speaking about straight-up tofu, tempeh and seitan. I’m referring to these alternate options we could have turned to after we have been attempting to determine “the place to get our protein” or learn how to eat like we used to, however with out placing a creature on our plate. Name them Mock Meats or Faux Meats, maybe. Bear in mind? Initially, it wasn’t doubtless you’ll discover these meals wherever however on the native meals co-op, or possibly on the underside shelf someplace within the grocery retailer. On-line wasn’t an possibility, since we didn’t have the web again within the previous days.
Are you with me? Do you see how issues have modified?
We’ve an extended option to go, sure, however it’s 1,000% simpler to search out vegan meals at this time. There are tons of types, some healthful and a few not a lot. But it surely’s fairly exhausting to not discover one thing. And for that, I’m so grateful.
Again to the early variations of meat alternate options. There on the cabinets, a few years in the past, you in all probability noticed some objects, such scorching canine in a can. These have been more than likely courtesy of Loma Linda, an organization that’s been making sustainable meals since 1890. Even in case you didn’t strive the recent canine – and I by no means did – you’ll have thought it was fairly fascinating/odd/uncommon/cool that somebody got here up with mock meat in a can. And it’s fairly wonderful to see an organization hold on for over a century and nonetheless provide you with new product traces. Not too way back, Loma Linda launched a brand new line of Plant-Based mostly Protein Meal Options and Plant-Based mostly Meal Starters, and requested Stylish Vegan to supply a overview.
The merchandise are non-GMO, gluten free and include 6-9 grams of plant-based protein per serving. All could be ready in 60 seconds within the microwave, making them fairly good choices for fast meals that received’t break the financial institution (value is $2.99-$four.49 per pouch).
There’s a actually nice selection on this line. Choices embrace Tikka Masala, Thai Inexperienced Curry, Pad Thai, Hearty Beef Stew, Taco Filling, and even a Chipotle Bowl. The Chipotle Bowl was fairly tasty by itself and I’m positive it could possibly be enhanced with some greens and guacamole. The Beef Stew wasn’t chunky like I bear in mind beef stew, however it did have that look and scent.
The taco filling is intriguing. I like the thought, the style was good, however the texture was a bit off. In a pinch, it might be high-quality.
Meals in pouches is useful
It’s not the identical as recent meals, however it may be nice for tenting. It’s useful to maintain in your desk at work, and typically it’s obligatory in case you lose energy. So, possibly it isn’t a part of your day by day weight loss program, however it’s not one thing you must fully write off. And if will get somebody you already know to strive a meatless meal, it’s so price it. Purchase a pouch to your desk or give one to your die-hard meat-eating hiker buddy. See what occurs.