Top 5 Plant Based Foods You Must Try

LIFESTYLE | 03.16.21


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For about a year now, I have been getting more into plant based meals. I'm so excited to share some of my favorite items. Now, I know what you're thinking. How can you give up beef? It's easy! I stopped eating beef and pork for an even longer period of time and I must say I don't miss it one bit! Here's a list of foods you should try that won't disappoint!

1. Light Life Plant Based Ground

I don't know about you, but I love a good taco! This plant based ground is perfect for tacos and has the same beef like texture. Beyond Beef is also a good brand to get but I'd pick this one out of the two. Season it like you would regular beef and you're good to go.

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2. Pure Farmland Plant Based Meatballs

Who doesn't love meatballs? There are so many variations of flavors you can add! My personal favorites are honey bbq or teriyaki. I guarantee these will be a hit for dinner or a gathering. People will not know the difference. I add a special ingredient to add that beef like flavor and add a few seasonings as well. Comment below if you want to know the special ingredient.

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3. The Original Boca Chicken Pattie

You know I had to have a chicken option! It's no Popeye's or Chic-fil-a, but it is really good if you're craving a chicken sandwich. The only meat I eat is seafood, chicken and turkey. Therefore, when I was on this health journey, I made sure to find good chicken substitutes. About 50% of my meals are plant based so far and I'm working on increasing that number. The patties are thin so I would recommend purchasing a thinner sliced bun.

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4. Morning Star Farms Veggie Grillers Burger

Have you ever heard those jokes about vegetarians just having grilled vegetables at the cookout? Don't get it twisted! Vegetarians eat just as good. I kid you not, this burger tastes like it just came off the grill. I haven't even tried it yet on an actual grill to warm it up because it tastes so good as is! 

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5. Vegetarian Better Than Bouillon No Chicken Base

I absolutely love this stuff! It's not exactly a food but it's so flavorful and tastes amazing. I personally like to add it to my kale or greens. What I love most about it is that it lasts way longer than regular chicken broth because a small amount goes a long way. 

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Are you thinking about switching to a plant based diet? Have you tried any of the items mentioned above? Let me know and comment below.

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