Switching to a plant-based diet? Try these easy meat swaps.

Ideally, adopting a plant-based diet means eating more unprocessed foods—like beans, tofu, tempeh, and nuts.

It’s easy to find those plant proteins in veggie-rich dishes with Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern, or other origins. But when you just want an easy stand-in for meat, poultry, or fish, here are some of our faves.


MorningStar Farms Grillers Prime (or Grillers Original)

Also try: Gardein The Ultimate Beefless Burger

Beef strips

Gardein Sizzling Szechuan Beefless Strips

Also try: MorningStar Farms Steak Strips

Breakfast sausage

MorningStar Farms Original Sausage Patties

Also try: Field Roast Apple Maple Breakfast Sausage


Gardein Chick’n Scallopini

Also try: Gardein Chick’n Strips

Breaded seafood

Gardein Fishless Filets

Also try: Gardein Crabless Cakes

Photos: Manufacturers.

The information in this post first appeared in the March 2019 issue of Nutrition Action Healthletter.

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