Swap the Meat for Whole Plant Substitutes

by PlantPure Team November 18, 2016

Swap the Meat for Whole Plant Substitutes

Whether you’re new to a plant-based diet and looking for meat substitutes, or looking for plant-based meat alternatives to share with family and friends, it can be helpful to find replacements to help keep you on track.  Fake meat in the frozen section, however, is often highly processed, and lacking in the nutrients that whole plant foods provide.  Not only is it possible to find whole food meat substitutes, but these foods will actually take on more flavor than “fake” meats.

1.) Green Jackfruit: Jackfruit is native to South and Southeast Asia, and is a sweet fruit when eaten ripe.  Green jackfruit however, has a meatier texture and takes on the flavor of whatever spices and seasonings it’s cooked with.  You can find jackfruit in most Asian markets, and health/natural food stores.

Barbecue Jackfruit

Jackfruit Tacos

Jackfruit “Crab” Cakes

Jacked-Up Vegan Ribs

2.) Rice Paper Bacon:

Smoky Oil-Free Rice Paper Bacon

3.) Mushrooms:

Bourbon Mushrooms

Portobello Mushroom Steaks

4.) Cauliflower:

Photo by Amy Johnson.

General Tso’s Cauliflower HEALTHIFIED

Cauliflower-Walnut Taco “Meat”

BBQ Cauliflower Bites

Cauliflower Popcorn “Chicken” *Try lining your baking sheet with parchment paper instead of spraying with oil

5.) Vegan Carrot “Lox”:


6.) Hearts of Palm:

Hearts of Palm “Crab” Salad – ** try replacing the mayo in this recipe with an oil free one (http://www.plantpurepods.com/recipes/recipe/tofu-cashew-mayonnaise/)

7.) Soy Curls:

“Chicken” Salad

BBQ Chopped Salad                 

8.) Plant-Based Burgers:

Edamame Burger

Mediterranean Bean Burgers

Black Bean Burgers

9.) Tempeh:

Photo by Mary Ross Fowler

Cuban Mojo Tempeh

Butternut Squash Tacos with Tempeh “Chorizo”

10.) Wheat Bulgur:

Lentil Bulgur Wheat Vegan Sloppy Joes

Vegan Plant-Based No Meat Loaf




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