Online shopping can help make sure you have the foods you need to enjoy the Holidays the way you like. We’ve already gone over how you can find every essential you need to host a plant-based Thanksgiving meal, but there’s still plenty of shopping to do.
Today, we focus on all the turkey-less turkey products to make your Thanksgiving protein dreams a reality. Whether you’re plant-based or just miss that classic Thanksgiving turkey flavor, you must read our list of Turkeyless turkey and other holiday thanksgiving meat replacers!
1. Wholesome Foods Imitation Meat
Source: Wholesome Foods Imitation Meat
Monet says: “So the beefless strips are bomb when you marinate them and make a beefless broccoli and rice . I love the texture of the beefless ones . I wasn’t too impressed with the fake chicken how ever I determined to not give up and update y’all on the taste and texture”
2. Field Roast Grain Meat
Source: Field Roast Grain Meat
Field Roast Grain Meat is made from grains with squash, apples, mushrooms and wheat gluten.
One user says: “This was pretty good although I overcooked it. Tasted like meat loaf.”
3. Orrington Farms Broth Base & Seasoning
Eric says: “I actually can’t tell the difference between this and real chicken stock. I use this to make vegan chicken tortilla soup. My girlfriend is Mexican and eats meat. She likes my tortilla soup it made with this stock. I split the recipe at the end and add chicken to one portion and no chicken to another. My girlfriend’s daughter is a chef at a local high highfalutin restaurant. Her daughter does not realize that I do not use real chicken stock in my tortilla soup. She loves the recipe I make and told me not to change a thing. I always have to make more tortilla soup than my girlfriend and I can eat because when the rest of the family finds out I made it they always want some. What would make this 5 stars for me? Less sodium. It is what it is.”
3. Gardein Turkey Cutlets
Source: Gardein Turkey Cutlets
One user says: “Really yummy. I made a basic red onion gravy with vegan butter and veggie stock and added these gravy packets in and it was really good. I also made mashed potatoes so we needed more gravy.”
4. Lightlife White Bean & Kale Veggie Deli Slices
Mary Says: “I love this stuff. It doesn’t taste like meat, but it’s really good. It kind of tastes like… ravioli filling? I put it in wraps with veggies, vegan mayo and dijon. It just has a really nice flavor. Removed one star because it doesn’t separate nicely. You kind of have to peel the slices off each other and it’s pretty much impossible not to rip them apart. I use a knife to separate them and that’s easier. It would almost be better if this came as a block and not sliced. Regardless, I like it a lot.”
6. Tofurky Deli Slices
Source: Tofurky Deli Slices
7. Gardein Meatless Meatloaf
Source: Gardein Meatless Meatloaf
Kathy says: “This does taste just like meatloaf. I like their beefless burgers way better though. I agree with some that the gravy is a bit off. It is vegan though so hats off to this company! I’d love to see some products from them without soy. Not sure the texture can be there though and texture is huge to me, as well as taste of course.”
8. Saucy Lips Handcrafted Gourmet Sauce
LC says: “Super tasty dressing. Low calorie and made from healthy (and few) ingredients.”
9. The Wizard’s Organic Gluten Free Vegan Worcestershire
The Wizard’s Organic Gluten Free Vegan Worcestershire is gluten free and organic. $13.95
Chelsea says: “We just use it in recipes. I’m not a worcestershire sauce expert, but we appreciate this vegan & gluten-free replacement to the traditional sauce. ”
10. Mr. Spice Steak Sauce
Source: Mr. Spice Steak Sauce
One user says: “It has a slightly odd flavor, not garlicly, more ginger flavoured. Its ok, but its not going to replace your A1. Similar to heinz steak sauce.”
Build Your Own Thanksgiving Turkey-Less Meals!
Of course, you don’t have to wait on the doorbell to get great un-Turkey meals this thanksgiving. Try making some yourself from these recipes, courtesy of the Food Monster App!
Gluten-Free Vegan Turkey
Source: Gluten Free Vegan Turkey
Portobello Steaks with Béarnaise Sauce
Portobello Steaks with Béarnaise Sauce by The Edgy Veg may appear to be rich and delicate, but it’s actually so rustic and it pairs perfectly with this succulent portobello recipe. The mushrooms are marinated in a smoky glaze that perfectly replicates steak. This is a hearty dish that is meat-eater approved!
Seitan Pot Roast
Source Seitan Pot Roast
This Seitan Pot Roast by Reah Parsons is tender and delicious. Potatoes, carrots, mushrooms, and onions are all swimming in a thick, rich gravy. Unlike traditional pot roast, this doesn’t take long to make at all. It doesn’t have to sit and simmer all day. This meal is ready in less than an hour!
Still need more Thanksgiving ideas? We’ve got plenty! Check out our Ultimate Thanksgiving Guide for all the plant-based Thanksgiving recipes you could hope for, from appetizers to desserts and everything in between. With the Food Monster App, you can take these recipes also on the go with you. With over 10,000 recipes right in the palm of your hand, you’ll always have something delicious and new to try. It’s available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. Full of allergy-friendly recipes, subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!
Lead Image: Gluten Free Vegan Turkey