There's never been a better time to try to go plant-based with more and more delicious products hitting the shelves every week. First, you had Impossible and Beyond Burgers, then we got to try vegan or plant-based chicken, tunafish, and now every type of item you could ever yearn for, from vegan cheese to plant-based meals that get delivered or that you can buy at the store. Here, we taste and recommend our favorite healthy snacks, sips, and sauces, along with not-so-healthy indulgences. What to buy? If you're trying to eat more plant-based and follow a healthy diet, the choices are endless.
Check out our recommendations for the latest plant-based or vegan products to add to your grocery list or cart this week, from Lucy Danziger, Stephanie McClain, Hailey Welch, Caitlin Mucerino, Max Rabb, and Louisa Richards – aka the editors of The Beet –– since we are living the plant-based life and want to make it easier for you to do it too! Have a great, healthy plant-based week, from our kitchen to yours!
Lucy's Favorite Plant-Based Product of the Week
XFood Meal Delivery from Chef Matthew Kenney and PlantX, the e-commerce platform
One of our favorite plant-based chefs, Matthew Kenney, just solved the problem:
What's for dinner?" If you're ever in a quandary about what to eat that is delicious, plant-based, and clean tasting, all you need to do is have these meals at the ready. Pop one into the microwave and in a matter of minutes, about as long as it took me to uncork a nice Pino Grigio, you're eating restaurant-quality food at home. And at a fraction of the price.
I happen to love chickpeas and when I microwaved the Chickpea Tikka Masala on Rice, the amazing thing was that by adding a tiny bit of water to the rice (as instructed) it turned out fluffy and perfect, not starchy or heavy. The sauce had settled on the bottom so with a simple stirring (I would suggest plating) you can make your meal look as if you slaved all day or ordered in from your favorite Matthew Kenney restaurant. The fact that these are now available is a real game-changer.