Meat-Free Alternatives

Food Love: Ingredient Focus
6 Meat-Free Heat & Serve Meals

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April 5 2021


Juicy, flavorful, and easy, these meat-free alternatives satisfy your cravings while saving your diet.

  1. BOCA Veggie Burgers

    BOCA Veggie Burgers are soy protein burgers containing 13 grams of protein and 60 percent less fat than ground beef hamburgers. Cook in a skillet for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally. Or microwave on high for 1 minute, turn, and microwave for another 35 seconds.

  2. MorningStar Farms Veggie Dogs

    Each MorningStar Farms Veggie Dog has 50 calories and 94 percent less fat than the leading chicken and pork hot dogs. Place in boiling water for 8 minutes or stick them in the microwave for 2 minutes 30 seconds.

  3. MorningStar Farms Veggie Bacon Strips

    These MorningStar Farms Veggie Bacon Strips are cholesterol-free and have only 40 calories per serving. Cook in a skillet on low to medium heat for 8-10 minutes, turning occasionally, or heat in the microwave for 1-3 minutes depending on the amount of strips.

  4. Lightlife Original Tempeh

    Heat and serve this savory, subtly nutty soy-based protein. Lightlife Original Tempeh is made from soybean, water, and brown rice. Saute on the stove for 4 minutes per side.

  5. Gardein the Ultimate Beefless Burger

    Gardein the Ultimate Beefless Burger is a non-GMO vegan burger that has more than two-thirds less fat than lean cooked ground beef. Brush your frozen burger with oil, then grill or saute each side for 5 minutes. Or microwave for 3 minutes, turning once halfway through.

  6. Quorn Naked Chik'n Cutlets

    Quorn Naked Chick'n Cutlets are meat-, soy-, and gluten-free, but they're still an excellent source of protein. Fry for 8 minutes or until golden brown on the stove or heat in a microwave for two minutes.