If you are new to Vegan eating and cooking, Meat Substitutes may be a challenge for you. I know it was for my husband (by the way, he went back to eating meat …. but that is a different story). Meat just has the density that most vegan food does not. Now days, there are lots of option for finding Vegan Meat Substitutes … and they can tastes really good!
Just as a side note, watch carefully when you purchase Meat Substitutes as many contain Gluten!
Meat Substitute Market Beefs Up
… a U.S. product database found that 110 new meat substitute products were introduced in 2010 and 2011. And according to SymphonyIRI Group, a market research firm, frozen meat substitute sales reached $267 million in 2011.
All those new products are giving people who are looking for tasty alternatives to meat a lot more choice. And they’re making it easier for Weber and his organization, Farm Animal Rights Movement, or FARM, to persuade people to limit the meat in their diets.
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Check out these resources for making your own Meat Substitute (which is what I ended up doing for my husband and myself!)