Gardein, a plant-based frozen food brand distributed through retail stores, restaurants and school cafeterias throughout the USA and Canada, has launched a line of single serve bowls made for quick office lunches as well as for sit-down dinner occasions. The 241-gram offerings are Certified Vegan, made with 100% non-GMO ingredients and provide a good source of protein.
Available in four flavors, the range features the following recipes:
- Italian Saus’age & Pasta Bowl – made with cavatappi pasta and Gardein meatless “saus’age” in a rich marinara sauce.
- Chick’n Fajita Bowl: loaded with Gardein meatless “chick’n,” red and green bell peppers, black beans, caramelized onions and corn on a bed of rice with zesty sauce.
- Orange Beefless Bowl – made with beefless strips, red bell peppers, cauliflower, water chestnuts, and edamame over rice with a sweet and spicy orange sauce.
- Teriyaki Chick’n Bowl – featuring Gardein meatless “chick’n,” broccoli, red bell peppers and carrots over rice with a sweet teriyaki sauce.
Breakfast Saus’age Patties is another recent Gardein launch. Distributed in six-packs, each patty has 38 grams of plant-based protein and 75% less fat than regular pork sausage. Gardein’s easy-to-digest, cholesterol-free products are made from soy, wheat and pea proteins, vegetables and ancient grains (quinoa, amaranth, millet and kamut.
“Gardein makes food for everyone and every diet – vegan, vegetarian, flexitarian and anything in between,” said Clint Mickel, director of marketing at Boulder, Colorado-based Boulder Brands. “Regardless of your reason for going meatless, Gardein wants to make sure you don’t miss out on a single thing, and we are excited to expand our product offering with high-quality, tasty single serve bowls and breakfast patties that offer the same great texture and taste as real meat.”