When it comes to meat, you have so many exceptional alternatives.

Vegan Meat: Burgers, Deli Slices, Hot Dogs, and More

From Tofurky to Field Roast to Gardein to Impossible Burgers, vegan meats are everywhere. Even the most mainstream supermarket carries products that satisfy every palate and fit every recipe. And every good natural foods store offers a diverse selection of incredible vegan meat products. Just visit the refrigerated and deli sections of your favorite market.

For detailed coverage of specific varieties of vegan meats, see our pages devoted to:

Additionally, you can step back a few centuries and turn to the heavier foods that vegetarians have traditionally eaten in place of meat:

If burgers, hot dogs, and chicken nuggets are what you’re jonesing for, you can find vegan versions of all these things. You can also purchase vegan deli slices, ground meat, and much more. Once again, just check the refrigerated and frozen sections of your local natural foods store or supermarket. Your meaty-yet-meatless options are virtually limitless and ever-expanding. Just be sure to read the ingredients since some meat-free alternatives contain dairy or eggs.

No matter which route you take to satisfying your meaty cravings, all of these foods are cruelty-free and rich in protein.

Meaty Vegan Cookbooks

Most vegan and vegetarian cookbooks feature numerous meaty dishes. Consequently, you’ll never have trouble finding satisfying vegan recipes that offer meaty flavors. Also, check out these cookbooks devoted entirely to vegan meats:

Vegan Meat Brands:

For further reading, please see our Guide to Vegan Eating and our “Why Go Vegan?” pages.

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