faux “meats”

KFC Launches Vegan Fried “Beyond Chicken” Nuggets!

Share Great news! KFC is launching vegan “Beyond Chicken” nuggets and boneless wings tomorrow, August 27th!  The new items are 100% plant-based and made by IPO superstar Beyond Meat. Beyond Meat already makes burgers, sausages and ground-beef (all of which are scrumptious!), and they’re working on vegan bacon, too! Vegan chicken samples will be given out for free with the purchase of… Read more →

Two MILLION Del Taco “Beyond Meat” Tacos Sold in Two Months! Here Come The Burritos!

ShareHot on the heels of the successful launch of Beyond Meat Tacos, Del Taco has just announced that starting tomorrow, June 20th, they’ll begin selling Beyond Meat Burritos! Here are the two new options (to make these vegan, be sure to ask for no animal products): Beyond 8 Layer Burrito: Made with seasoned plant-based crumbles, slow-cooked beans, guacamole, diced tomatoes, lettuce,… Read more →

KFC in Talks With “Plant Based Meat” Makers to Discuss Vegan Fried Chicken [by Jackie Day]

Share   It’s happening, folks! According to Business Insider, KFC’s U.S. President, Kevin Hochman has made several appointments to discuss what “alternative protein looks like in a chicken.” Hochman admits, it’s a new way of thinking for him: “If you would have asked me six months ago, I would have said no, to be completely honest with you, because, we’re… Read more →

MorningStar Farms Says It’s Going 100% VEGAN; Ditches Using 300 Million Eggs! [ by Jackie Day ]

Share   MorningStar Farms will produce only 100% vegan food by 2021, increasing easy access to plant based food across the United States and Canada.  The chickens of the world are happy about this, too, since it will eliminate the use of over 300 million egg whites each year!   The conversion will include products available to 25,000 restaurants and… Read more →

Vegan “Beyond Meat” Stock Soars SO High, Nasdaq Freezes Trading [ by Jackie Day ]

ShareI’m no expert in stock, but I knew something was either very good, or very bad, when the ticker for Beyond Meat [BYND] froze today on the stock exchange! I thought perhaps my computer froze, but then I remembered I wasn’t at home (where I have horrible internet), but rather at Starbucks, so I couldn’t figure it out! Refresh.  Refresh. … Read more →

Tyson Dumps All “Beyond Meat” Stock, Says It’s Making Its OWN Vegan Meat! [by Jackie Day]

Share Vegan company, Beyond Meat, is set to go public next week, without the backing of Tyson Foods.  Reportedly, there was a falling out after Tyson said they wanted to produce their own vegan meat. Tyson is using all of its resources to make “great tasting protein alternatives that are more accessible for everyone.” Noel White, Tyson CEO Tyson wisely… Read more →

Impossible Foods Admits to Misleading Consumers About Ingredients in “Vegan” Meatballs [by Jackie Day]

Share When Chris Cooney, aka: The Vegan Zombie, asked to try an Impossible Foods meatball at Natural Products Expo West, he expected to get a vegan treat from a proud-to-be 100% plant-based company. After eating what he assumed was vegan, things quickly spiraled downward. Cooney asked if the items were vegan, and to his surprise, was told the meatballs contained… Read more →

Thanks to Popular Demand, McDonald’s Launches a Vegan Burger in the USA!

ShareAfter a successful run of the McVegan Burger in Finland and Sweden, McDonald’s has launched a vegan burger in the United States! Even if you’re not a fan of McDonald’s, you’ve gotta admit: it’s a step in the right direction, and the animals are darn tootin’ happy about that! The McVegan Burger in Europe is made with a soy patty… Read more →

Did you hear? If you do THIS, everyone will go VEGAN. If you do THAT, no one will!

SharePlant-based vs. vegan. In your face activism, vs. armchair advocacy.  Single issue animal welfare groups, vs. multi-issue animal rights groups. A healthy whole foods plant-based diet vs. processed, vegan food that looks like meat. What side are YOU on? I’m hoping you’re cheering for all sides, but that’s not what I’ve been witnessing lately. Angry fingers waiving, social media tongues… Read more →

New Vegan Food At Trader Joe’s For The Holidays!

Share   As I mention in my book, The Vegan Way, Trader Joe’s truly IS a vegan oasis! Check out all of the new vegan holiday food that just arrived! I’ll try to keep the words brief, and let the photos do the talkin’! YUM!!!   Breaded Turkey-Less Stuffed Roast With Gravy It’s BACK! And Trader Joe’s still has vegan veggie… Read more →