Jitendra Sagili, Chief Research, Development, and Food Technology Officer of Greenleaf Foods, SPC, said, “Whole Foods is known for its high-quality, nutritious, and convenient meal options. And we are excited to work with and launch this innovation to satisfy their customers. This unique, versatile design is the result of collaboration with the Whole Foods Market’s culinary team that has a taste, color, and pull-apart texture that delivers on chicken experience.”
Since Greenleaf Foods is the owner of over 50 plant-based meat products through Lightlife and Field Roast, they are in the perfect position to provide Whole Foods Market with plenty of delicious plant-based options.
Tommy McDonald, the Executive Chef of Greenleaf Foods, SPC, said, “Chicken is the most popular animal protein in the U.S. because it can be used in a wide variety of different dishes. This product performs well in hot or cold food applications. And one of my favorite dishes is the new Whole Foods Market Classic Vegan-Chicken Salad.”
Make Your Own Plant-Based chicken at Home:
- Crispy ChickenTenders [Vegan]
- Fried Chicken [Vegan]
- Chicken Tofu Strips and Waffles [Vegan]
- Vegan Fried Chicken Tenders [Vegan]
- Savory Sweet Cluck−Free Strips Sandwiches [Vegan]
- Crispy Tofu Strips [Vegan]
Learn How to Cook Plant-Based Meals at Home!
Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
For those of you interested in eating more plant-based, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest plant-based recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! And, while you are at it, we encourage you to also learn about the environmental and health benefits of a plant-based diet.
Here are some great resources to get you started:
- Weekly Vegan Meal Plans
- Plant-Based Health Resources
- Vegan Food & Recipes
- Plant-Based Nutrition Resources
- The Ultimate Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition
- Budget-Friendly Plant-Based Recipes
- High Protein Plant-Based Recipes
- Plant-Based Meal Prep
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