We love bacon, but not the nitrates and nitrates*, salts commonly used to cure meat. So we tried vegan bacon, which doesn’t include either. We’ve enjoyed some tasty vegan bacon like Hooray Bacon, which is based on shiitake mushrooms. But our colleague Hannah Kaminsky created her own recipe for shiitake-based bacon and has shared it […]

Diet Tips

[1] Dutch Apple Pie, a year-round favorite. The pies are sold frozen (all photos © Raised Gluten Free). [2] Strawberry Rhubarb Pie is a popular spring and summer choice. [3] Who doesn’t love Blueberry Bliss pie? [4] Lemon Tart. [5] Berry Peach Pie, along with Apple Pie, is sold at nearly all Whole Foods locations. […]

Diet Tips

[1] Stellar Braids, vegan butter braids in four flavors (photos #1 and #2 © Stellar Snacks). [2] Crunchy pretzel braids with a side of crudités. [3] Monk fruit melons growing on a vine (photo © Clean Plates). [4] Vegan butter from Miyoko’s. Miyoko’s vegan cheese and butter were a Nibble Top Pick Of The Week […]

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[1] PigOut® Pigless Pork Rinds are a plant-based, vegan alternative, and just as crunchy and satisfying as the pig version (all photos © Outstanding Foods). [2] A fun snack with no greasy fingers: these Porkless Rinds are baked, not fried. [3] Want a crunchy garnish? Crumbled PigOut is great on mac and cheese, other pasta […]

Diet Tips

[1] A fish burger topped with sauteed mushrooms (all photos © Good Catch Foods). [2] Crab cakes in a ramen bowl. [3] A fish fillet bánh mì sandwich. [4] Fish stick kabobs with a harissa dip. [5] Make a tuna roll, with or without jalapeño.   You’ve probably read about plant-based burgers and chicken, developed […]

Diet Tips