New Plant-Based Foods In Store Now!
In this article, we discussed exactly what plant-based is and means. The means and lifestyle are an excellent way to add variety, essential vitamins, nutrients and real, whole, good-for-you foods to your diet. We’re happy to announce some great news for vegetarians, vegans and anyone interested in trying something new – an expanded plant based department in these locations!
Available in Commack, East Rockaway, Harlem, Huntington, Great Neck, Merrick, Oakdale, Syosset and Westhampton Beach.
A plant-based diet has proven to be an effective means of nourishment, one that is based on foods derived from plants including fruits, vegetables, tubers, whole grains, nuts, seeds and legumes. This means no animal products (meat, poultry, seafood, eggs, dairy) of any kind, which is easy with help from the items on this list!
Beyond Meat is an exceptional product offering a number of plant-based meat-alternatives that promises to “look, cook and satisfy” the way beef and other meat products do. “We are dedicated to improving human health, positively impacting climate change, conserving natural resources and respecting animal welfare” says the company; and with products ranging from beyond burgers to beyond chicken strips and even beyond meat crumbles, they are very much doing so!
Learn more about Beyond Meat and check out some amazing recipes for their products here.
Cheese lovers will love this one. Free of dairy, gluten, soy, eggs, peanuts, fish and shellfish allergens, all Daiya products are crafted for convenience for all. From school lunches to afternoon snacks to easy-pleasy dinners, we have the deliciousness to satisfy the most finicky eaters. Thanks to Daiya, pizza, mac & cheese, grilled cheese sandwiches and other cheesy-pleasures are all back on the menu!
Learn more about Daiya and check out some amazing recipes for their products here.
The Jackfruit Company
Jackfruit has exploded in popularity as a meat substitute due to its hearty filling and meat-like texture. This huge fruit is native to southwest India, but is in high demand amongst the vegan and vegetarian community. Where those interested were stuck cooking with canned jackfruit that requires soaking and cleaning, The Jackfruit Company has brought convenience to the forefront with their variety of prepared food products ranging from Jackfruit curry & teriyaki to pasta bowls and ready-to-use “naked” jackfruit for you do create whatever you wish (we hear the pulled pork-style is amazing!)
Learn more about The Jackfruit Company and check out some amazing recipes for their products here.
The mission statement of Parmela Creamery is to “accelerate the transition to plant based diets” – and they are doing a great job of it! Specializing in nut-milk cheeses, these products are made from the nut milk of cashews and almonds with filtered water, which is then cultured and shaped to mock the most famous cheeses. From mozzarella style to sharp cheddar and even pepper jack, enjoy Parmela Creamery cheeses in slices, shreds or spreads.
Learn more about Parmela Creamery here!
Reaching a creamy consistency can be challenging without the use of cheese, dairy or eggs. Enter GoAvo, an avocado-based mayonnaise alternative perfect for adding a creamy texture and delicious flavor to salads, sandwiches and anywhere else you might crave a nutritious and delicious topping. Each bottle contains ~85% avocado that is combined with grapeseed oil, white wine vinegar and lemon juice for a creamy texture and delicious flavor!
Learn more about GoAvo and check out some amazing recipes for their products here.
July 30, 2018