A big thank you goes out to Caitlin from Veggie Patch for sending me some of their terrific soyfood products to review on the blog! It truly is healthy eating made simple! I love that each of these items was such a terrific source of protein! They are trans-fat free and also have a 100% satisfaction, or your money back policy!
They’ve got options for everyone! Snacks, lunches, dinners, kids’, and even low carb options! I received some Meatless Meatballs, Garlic Portabello Burgers, Chick’n Nuggets, and Fallafel Chickpea Balls!
Each one is incredibly convenient and makes for a nice and quick meal. They can also be frozen for longer shelf life!
It is difficult for me to choose a favorite, but I think I’m going to go with the Fallafel Chickpea Balls! Perfect for topping salads, stuffed into sandwiches/wraps, or enjoying dipped in hummus alone! These guys were fantastic additions to any plate. They come fully cooked and all natural, comprised of chickpeas, zaucchini, celery, carrots, cilatro, parsley, and other spices!
Check out these stats:
The 6g of fiber was really impressive, along with 5g of protein!
Another favorite of mine was the Garlic Portabello Burger.
These burgers were very juicy and flavorful! The garlic and mushroom flavors were spot on and mouthwatering. They weren’t TOO oniony either, which I liked. I like to eat mine in a Smart Start Whole Wheat Light english muffin topped with lots of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and mustard! They’re 100% vegetarian, an excellent source of calcium, fiber, and protein, and contain zero artificial ingredients or trans fats!
20% of your DV Calcium & 11g of protein!
The Meatless Meatballs were winners in my family too! No one believed me when I told them they were “veggie balls”! Just like the genuine article. These packed the BEST protein punch, too! 16 whole grams for just 120 calories in each 3 piece serving! I loved them with my Shiritaki Noodles with a little bit of Light Ragu! I could have a HUGE bowl of “spaghetti & meatballs” for UNDER 250 calories!
The Chick’n Nuggets were pretty cool too. I never really liked breaded anything but these reminded me of a Chicken Nugget happy meal from Mickey D’s only without the nasty sluggish feeling after eating them. They were much meatier tasting that the actual McDonald’s too! No disgusting grissle that you have to eat around!
These would be GREAT for feeding to kids. They would NEVER know the difference between these and the fast food nightmares that you’ll purchase at the drive-thru. Check out the stats in comparison!
They’ve got 1/2 the amount of saturated fats, 4g less total fat, and 20% more calcium, not to mention the 4g of additional fiber!
I liked to dip mine in Sugar Free Log Cabin syrup! It was like eating them with honey that you get at Mickey D’s, only MUCH more nutritious.
Awesome products. I will definitely be purchasing more of the Meatless Meatballs and the Falafel Chickpea Balls. Possibly the Garlic Portabello Burgers too!
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