Gardeins needs to have family sized portions. I said all that to say, I concur!! When my grandchildren come over I’m trying to educate them about our planet and what we need to do for their future. I use Gardein and Boca the most, but I have found that Gardein breaded products have a very rancid oil taste to them. These faux meat bites are plain on their own, but they’re packed with flavor once you pour on the sauce. $29.98 $ 29. (In this rapidly-devolving metaphor, that’s supposed to be buffalo chicken and pulled pork.). “if not nearly as flavorful as real meat.” Find plant-based meat substitutes for chicken, sausage, beef, and more. It was really hard for me to become a vegetarian because when I did head shops were popular and there were no meat substitutes or even tofu. The sauce is an amazing blend of sweet, sour, and savory flavors. Before I became a vegetarian, I was a BIG fan of buffalo wings, so I’m always trying to find ways to replace that craving. Hi, If you’re cooking for a mix of meat-eaters and vegetarians, a product like this could work well for you. Honestly I was so disappointed and just did not believe it so I braved another bite (I really can eat anything!) My sister and I tried these just about an hour ago for the first time since being mostly vegan for 2 years. But if you’re anything like me, you’re interested in much more than survival — you want to thrive. I am not a vegetarian but I am seriously considering it, if food can taste this fantabulous. I try to eat mostly gluten free because of my autoimmune illness but gardein tenders (and the orange pieces occassionally), Trader Joe’s tenders and boca spicy chikn are my exceptions. I can’t wait to try the ultimate hamburger. Gardein is probably my favorite for vegan meatless products. The sauce is an amazing blend of sweet, sour, and savory flavors. I have given you a Beautiful (we can cell it Hnadsome) Blogger Award! and i can’t wait to try the shreds now that you gave them such a high review. And I take their cooking instructions into consideration but everything that they suggest be cooked in the over, I mostly thaw out in the microwave and then finish cooking on the stove because oven cooking takes way too long. Since this review, all sorts of new brands have emerged (Beyond Meat, Field Roast, etc), and there’s more diversity and higher quality products available than ever before. I try to eat mostly gluten free because of my autoimmune illness but gardein tenders (and the orange … By far the best I’ve tried. They’re kinda like super falafel. My husband had also bought some real fish fillets. Anyway, I narrowed it down to the smell of toilet cleaner and there is no doubt whatsoever that some disinfectant was on at least that batch. I really enjoyed the “chicken tenders” from gardein. young families that are so busy working to provide good healthy Very good review I discovered gardein at least a couple of years ago at a local grocery store. The Chicken Strips( plain) needed a lot of seasonings before I liked it and the other Chicken products that are fried in oil came out good but the oil kinda turned me off to it. Is that: I’m in love with Gardein Products and I’m glad you ,ad this post. Used it in tacos the first night. Dixie Diners' Club - Chicken (Not!) Gardein Breaded Chicken Tenders, 12 Pound -- 1 each. I loved the comparison of fake meats to minor leagues. Please try again later. He tasted them and asked me what brand they were? Here goes…. The veg chikn products are what I really like. I didn’t like them before I was vegetarian and vegan and I don’t now either. $120.27 $ 120. I bought it a few times but eh, I chose to try other products that I ended up liking more so I haven’t had the Pulled Pork in a while. Familiar Comfort Foods Gardein Review: Chipotle Lime Crispy Fingers The Gardein Chipotle Lime Crispy Fingers were pretty good. Your email address will not be published. Reviewed in the United States on August 21, 2020 . I have been eating the Gardien breakfast patties on breakfast sandwiches made at my local market. For being a meatless product, I actually really enjoyed my experience with the chick'n nuggets. “if not (nearly as flavorful) as real meat” or I just wrote an honest review. Allura Hays. They're as close to real beef meatballs as I can ever imagine a meat substitute getting — the texture and flavor was spot on. We happen to be big fans of chicken-less nuggets, but we recommend making sure these bites are completely coated with sauce before you dig in. The texture and all were right on. I liked your blog and I understood your baseball comparison. The pork is even better than I anticipated. Great, great flavor and texture. Slathering them in sauce is a little bit harder; our chick’n bites never looked anything like the picture on the box. Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n Review, happen to be big fans of chicken-less nuggets, Gardein Eggless Scramble Breakfast Pockets Review, Gardein Italian Style Rigatoni n’ Saus’age Skillet Meal Review, Gardein Spicy Gochujang Style Chick’n Wings Review, Gardein Chick’n Florentino Skillet Meal Review, Tyson Fully Cooked Honey BBQ Flavored Chicken Strips Review, Marie Callender’s Kentucky Inspired Turkey, Bacon, & Stuffing Bowl Review, Bellatoria Ultimate Supreme Ultra Thin Crust Pizza Review, Trader Joe’s Creamed Greens with Brussels Sprouts, Kale & Parmesan Cheese Review. I just wish most of the Gardein meats did not have Maltodextrin so bad for your health and unhealthy cause bloating ! My husband added some vegetable oil to the pan and threw these suckers in. Allura Hays. Sagan, interesting; I didn’t know that sugar was common in fake meats. To be honest, I just do not like the taste of beef, pork or otherwise style products. By this late time, chances are you’ve probably seen several (favorable) Gardein reviews floating around the blogosphere. It taisted and looked like those cheep chicken nuggets kids meal TV dinners I remembered I was given as a kid. My kids usually eat Quorn chicken nuggets but we were excited to try these. It’s quite potent, so the sauce included in the packet is more than enough. If you’ve had Gardein’s other faux-chicken products you’ll know the taste and texture of these immediately. Gardein offered relatively inexpensive prices (especially when compared to other vegan brands). of 3 teaspoons of sugar per serving. I LOVE all of the Gardein veggi Meats. Gardein Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n is a great example of this. To me, the guy who once drove seven hours through the night for a Carolina pulled pork sandwich and whose biggest worry about going vegetarian was that he’d never again get to eat buffalo wings, this came as a pleasant surprise. Very good review I discovered gardein at least a couple of years ago at a local grocery store. I’m seventy and never considered eating fake meat foods. Be careful when you bite into them, however, because they’ll be really hot in the middle. I guess it will only happen when your diagnosed with cancer, diabetes, heart condition. I live in California in Orange county area where do I buy this product just turned vegan last week I feeling really good now each day gets better. See it here and then pass it to others…