The Beet Editors' 8 Favorite Plant-Based Products of The Week #OatMilk #NewOrleans #SugarCravings
The Beet Editors' 8 Favorite Plant-Based Products of The Week thebeet.com
It's always a puzzle:
What to buy this week to eat that will help us be healthier, yet satisfied with food and drink choices that are delicious plant-based.
Whether we are choosing plant-based products to strengthen our immune system, avoid disease, have more energy (and sleep better), drop a few pounds, or be kinder to the planet.
Whatever your motivation, everyone wants to know what to buy in the growing plant-based category that is better for us and the planet?
We found 8 new products that are plant-based and vegan-friendly that we are recommending you to "add to cart" when shopping this week.
Below are the best-loved products from our team of editors, Lucy, Stephanie, Hailey, and Caitlin.
We only recommend what we love.
So here they are:
Lucy Danziger's Favorites 1. Barilla ProtienPLUS, High Protein Pasta. Plant-Based Protein, Fiber and Omega-3 I'm a self-described carb-seeking missile, and for me, these noodles-with-benefits hold all the health-based nutrients I need to make a guilt-free healthy pasta dinner!
Made with protein from lentils, chickpeas, and peas, this classic-tasting pasta delivers 17 grams of protein, 7 grams of fiber, and is a great source of Omega-3 ALA essential fatty acid from flaxseed.
It is the closest thing to guilt-free pasta you can find and tastes like the kind you grew up with.
When you pair them with a tangy or spicy puttanesca sauce of tomatoes, kalamata olives, onions, garlic, and red peppers, and chili flakes, you have a clean-tasting meal that delivers the powerful antioxidants of the sauce and protein of the noodles.
(Add plant-based parmesan for good measure.)
You can't make a healthier pasta meal!
These come in Angel Hair and all types of shapes, so stock up.
2. Aloha Coconut Chocolate Almond Organic Protein Bar, with Plant-based Protein.
When you need a pick-me-up after a workout or a little something with your 4 o'clock coffee, reach for an Aloha Plant-Based Protein Bars.
The Coconut-Chocolate flavor packs a chocolaty punch that satisfies for hours and keeps you away from the cookie cabinet.
The 14 grams of protein from a blend of brown rice, pumpkin seeds, and almonds will feel replenishing, and with tapioca syrup, coconut, and chocolate chips, you'll feel like you had the joyful taste you need to feel "treated."
The solution to your snacking habits:
Just do it smartly.
The best way is to keep a box of these handy and say "Aloha" to plant-based protein in a chocolaty bar.
Stephanie McClain's Favorites 1. Milkadamia Pure Macadamia Oil Spray For easy cooking, I'm loving Milkadamia's Pure Macadamia Oil Spray right now, which boasts the "highest content healthy monosaturated fat and the lowest percentage of inflammatory omega 6 of any nut or seed oil."
While the original spray is perfect for cooking anything in the oven on a sheet pan without adding flavor, I am especially loving the Oh Mommy variety, which gives a delicious umami flavor to anything.
This product is as easy as spraying my pan and then laying down my pieces of pressed tofu for a crispy, non-stick cook.
The Oh Mommy adds an...
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