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Meat, Egg, and Dairy Substitutes


Meat Substitutes

Below are just some of the faux meat products available at many supermarkets, health food stores, and co-ops. Some grocery chains, such as Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market, also offer store-brand options.


Hot Dogs

Field Roast Cincinnati Chili Dog

Cedar Lake Deli-Franks, Tofu Links, Tofu Franks

Field Roast Frankfurters (click here for The Cincinnati Chili Dog recipe, shown at right)

Lightlife Smart Dogs, Smart Dogs Jumbo, Tofu Pups

SoyBoy Not Dogs, Vegetarian Franks

Tofurky Hot Dogs, Jumbo Hot Dogs

Yves Meatless Hot Dog, Meatless Jumbo Dog, Good Dog, Tofu Dog



Amy’s Kitchen All American Burger, Bistro Burger, California Veggie Burger, Quarter Pound Veggie Burger, Texas Burger, Sonoma Veggie Burger

Gardein Teriyaki & Grilled Pineapple Burger

Boca Original Vegan Burgers

Gardein The Ultimate Beefless Burger (click here for Teriyaki & Grilled Pineapple Burger recipe, shown at left) and Sliders

Gardenburger Black Bean Chipotle Veggie Burgers, Veggie Medley Veggie Burgers

MorningStar Farms Grillers Vegan Burgers

Quorn Vegan Burgers

Sol Cuisine Burger and Sliders

Yves Meatless Beef Burgers


Cold Cuts

Tofurky Roast Beef Style

Field Roast Thin Deli Sliced Field Roast (Lentil Sage, Wild Mushroom, Smoked Tomato)

Lightlife Smart Deli (Baked Ham, Pepperoni, Roast Turkey, Bologna)

Tofurky Deli Slices (Oven Roasted, Peppered, Hickory Smoked, Bologna, Italian Deli, Roast Beef Style [shown at right], Pepperoni)

Yves The Good Slice (Ham, Turkey, Salami)



Turtle Island Smoky Maple Bacon Marinated Tempeh

Frontier Bac’Uns Vegetarian Bits

Lightlife Smart Bacon, Fakin’ Bacon Organic Smoky Tempeh Strips

Phoney Baloney’s Coconut Bacon

Turtle Island Smoky Maple Bacon Marinated Tempeh (shown at left)

WayFare Pig Out Whole Grain Bacony Bits

Yves Meatless Canadian Bacon



Field Roast Italian Sausage Skillet Pizza

El Burrito SoyRizo

Field Roast Sausages (Mexican Chipotle, Smoked Apple Sage, Italian [click here for Skillet Pizza recipe, shown at right])

Gardein Breakfast Patties

Lightlife Gimme Lean Ground Sausage

Sol Cuisine Veggie Breakfast Patties

SoyBoy Tofu Breakfast Links

Tofurky Beer Brats, Italian Sausage, Kielbasa, Artisan Sausage (Spinach Pesto, Chick’n & Apple, Andouille), Breakfast Links, Chorizo Style Ground

Yves Veggie Chorizo, Meatless Breakfast Patties, Veggie Brats (Classic, Zesty Italian)



Nate’s Savory Mushroom Meatballs

Amy’s Veggie Meatballs

Boca Ground Crumbles

Field Roast Classic Meatloaf

Gardein Home Style Beefless Tips, Classic Meatless Meatballs, Southern BBQ Riblets, Sizzling Szechuan Beefless Strips, Meatless Ground (Original, Sloppy Joes)

Lightlife Gimme Lean Ground Beef, Smart Ground (Original, Mexican), Smart Strips Steak Style

MorningStar Farms Hickory BBQ Riblets

Nate’s Meatless Meatballs (Classic, Savory Mushroom [shown at left], Zesty Italian)

Sol Cuisine Veggie Crumbles, BBQ Tofu Ribs

Tofurky Ground Beef Style

Yves Meatless Ground (Original, Taco Stuffers), Classic Veggie Meatballs


Beyond Meat

Chicken and Turkey

Beyond Meat Chicken-Free Strips (Grilled [shown at right], Lightly Seasoned, Southwest Style)

Boca Chik’n Patties (Original, Spicy), Original Chik’n Nuggets

Butler Foods Soy Curls

Field Roast Celebration Roast, Hazelnut Cranberry Roast En Croute

	    Orange Crispy Chick’n

Gardein BBQ Pulled Shreds, Chick’n Filets, Lightly Seasoned Chick’n Scallopini (shown below, sliced on sandwich), Chick’n Strips (Original, Teriyaki), Seven Grain Crispy Tenders, Breasts (Tuscan, Herb Dijon), Chick’n Marsala, Wings (Classic Style Buffalo, Sweet and Tangy Barbecue), Chipotle Lime Crispy Fingers, Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n (shown at left), Savory Stuffed Turk’y with Gravy, Lightly Breaded Turk’y Cutlet with Homestyle Gravy, Zesty Marinara Crispy Chick’n Filets, Crispy Chick’n Patty and Sliders, Holiday Roast (Seasonal)

Gardein Scallopini Sandwich

Health is Wealth Chicken-Free Patties, Chicken-Free Nuggets, Chicken-Free Buffalo Wings

Lightlife Smart Strips Chick’n

MorningStar Farms Grillers Chik’n Patties

Tofurky Roast & Gravy

WestSoy Chicken Style Seitan

Yves Meatless Chicken Burgers, Meatless Ground Turkey, Veggie Breast in Vindaloo Sauce



Cedar Lake Vegi-Scallops

May Wah Vegan Tuna, Vegan Squid, Vegan Crab Steak, Vegan Shrimp Roll, Vegan Fish Cake Tempura, Vegan Belt Fish, Vegan Fish Ball

Sophie’s Kitchen

Sophie’s Kitchen Vegan Crab Cakes, Breaded Vegan Scallops, Breaded Vegan Fish Fillets, Breaded Vegan Calamari, Breaded Vegan Shrimp, Vegan Prawns, Breaded Vegan Fishless Sticks, Breaded Vegan Coconut Shrimp, Vegan Smoked Salmon

Worthington Vegetable Skallops


Egg and Dairy Substitutes

Here are some popular alternatives to egg and dairy products.

Egg substitutes



Ener-G Egg Replacer (for baking only)

Vegg Vegan Egg Yolk

(Our cooking section contains more tips on baking without eggs, and our foods glossary has additional info on egg substitutes.)



Earth Balance Soymilk (Original, Chocolate, Unsweetened, Vanilla)

Eden Edensoy Soymilk (Original, Vanilla, Chocolate, Carob, Unsweetened)

Good Karma Whole Grain Ricemilk (Original, Unsweetened, Vanilla, Chocolate), Flax Milk (Original, Unsweetened, Vanilla), Protein+ Flax Milk (Original Unsweetened, Vanilla Unsweetened)

Silk and Edensoy Soymilks

Silk Soymilk (Original, Vanilla, Chocolate, Very Vanilla, DHA Omega-3), Organic Soymilk (Original, Vanilla, Unsweetened), Light Soymilk (Original, Vanilla, Chocolate), Pure Almond Almondmilk (Original, Dark Chocolate, Vanilla, Original Unsweetened, Vanilla Unsweetened), Pure Almond Light Almondmilk (Original, Vanilla), Pure Coconut Coconutmilk (Original, Vanilla, Unsweetened), Fruit & Protein (Mango Peach, Mixed Berry, Strawberry Banana)

So Delicious Cashew Milk Beverage (Original, Vanilla), Coconut Milk Beverage (Original, Vanilla, Unsweetened, Chocolate, Mint Chocolate, Nog, Pumpkin Spice, Sugar Free Original, Sugar Free Vanilla), Cultured Coconut Milk Beverage (Original, Vanilla, Strawberry), Almond Plus 5X Almond Milk (Original, Vanilla, Unsweetened)

Dream Blends Drink and So Delicious Cashew Milk

Taste the Dream Rice Dream Classic Rice Drink (Original, Vanilla, Carob), Rice Dream Enriched (Original, Vanilla, Chocolate, Unsweetened Organic Original), Rice Dream Horchata, Soy Dream Classic Soymilk (Original, Vanilla), Soy Dream Enriched (Original, Vanilla, Chocolate), Coconut Dream Coconut Drink (Original, Vanilla, Unsweetened), Almond Dream Almond Drink (Original, Unsweetened Original, Vanilla, Unsweetened Vanilla), Dream Blends Almond, Cashew and Hazelnut Drink (Original Enriched, Unsweetened Enriched), Dream Blends Almond, Coconut Almond & Chia Drink (Original Enriched, Unsweetened Enriched), Dream Blends Rice & Quinoa Drink (Original Enriched, Unsweetened Enriched), Sunflower Dream Sunflower Drink (Original Enriched, Unsweetened Enriched)

WestSoy Organic Soymilk (Original, Unsweetened Original, Unsweetened Chocolate, Unsweetened Vanilla, Unsweetened Almond), Soymilk Plus (Plain, Vanilla), Low Fat Soymilk (Plain, Vanilla), Non Fat Soymilk (Plain, Vanilla), Soy Slender Soymilk (Vanilla, Chocolate, Cappuccino), Rice Beverage (Plain, Vanilla)

ZenSoy Soymilk (Plain, Vanilla, Chocolate, Cappuccino)


Silk and So Delicious Vegan Creamers


MimicCreme Almond & Cashew Cream for Coffee (Original Unsweetened, French Vanilla, Hazelnut Biscotti)

Silk Creamer (Original, French Vanilla, Hazelnut)

So Delicious Coconut Milk Creamer (Original, French Vanilla, Hazelnut, Barista-Style Original, Barista-Style French Vanilla)


Earth Balance Spread


Earth Balance Natural Buttery Spread (Original, Soy Garden, Olive Oil, Soy Free), Organic Buttery Spread (Original Whipped), Vegan Buttery Sticks, Organic Coconut Spread, Organic Culinary Spread (Sweet Cinnamon, Garlic & Herbs)

Smart Balance Organic Whipped Buttery Spread

Spectrum Organic All Vegetable Shortening (Original, Butter Flavor)



Daiya Foods Shreds (Cheddar, Mozzarella, Pepperjack), Wedges (Cheddar, Jack, Jalapeno Garlic Havarti), Slices (Cheddar, Swiss, Provolone), Cream Cheese Style Spread (Plain, Chive & Onlion, Strawberry)

GO Veggie! Rice Vegan Slices (American, Cheddar, Pepper Jack, Mozzarella), Vegan Blocks (Cheddar, Mozzarella), Vegan Shreds (Mexican, Mozzarella), Parmesan Flavor Vegan Grated Topping, Vegan Cream Cheese Alternative (Classic Plain, Chive & Garlic, Strawberry)

Vegan Cheese Alternatives

Teese Vegan Cheese Alternative (Mozzarella, Cheddar, Creamy Cheddar Sauce, Nacho Sauce)

Tofutti Soy-Cheese Slices (American, Mozzarella), Better than Cream Cheese (Plain, Nonhydrogenated Plain, French Onion, Herbs & Chives, Garlic & Herb), Better than Ricotta Cheese

Vegan Gourmet Cheese Alternative Block (Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Nacho, Mozzarella), Cheese Alternative Shreds (Cheddar, Fiesta Blend, Mozzarella), Cream Cheese Alternative

WayFare We Can’t Say It’s Cheese Spread (Cheddar, Hickory Cheddar, Mexi Cheddar)




Earth Balance MindfulMayo Dressing and Sandwich Spread (Original, Organic, Olive Oil)

Follow Your Heart Vegenaise (Original, Grapeseed Oil, Organic, Reduced Fat, Soy Free)

Nasoya Nayonaise (Original, Light, Whipped)

Spectrum Light Canola Mayo


Sour Cream

Tofutti Better than Sour Cream

Tofutti Better than Sour Cream (Sour Supreme, Nonhydrogenated)

Vegan Gourmet Sour Cream Alternative

WayFare We Can’t Say It’s Sour Cream



Almond Dream Almond Non-Dairy Yogurt

Amande Cultured Almondmilk

Nancy’s Organic Cultured Soy

Nogürt Fruit Snack

Vegan Yogurts

Silk Fruity & Creamy Cultured Soymilk

So Delicious Cultured Coconut Milk, Greek Style Cultured Coconut Milk, Greek Style Cultured Almond Milk

WholeSoy Soy Yogurt

Wildwood Probiotic Soyogurt


Vegan yogurts and ice creams come in too many flavors to list!

Ice Cream

Double Rainbow Soy Cream Pints

Luna & Larry’s Organic Coconut Bliss (Pints, Bars)

Taste the Dream Rice Dream (Pints, Quarts, Bites, Frozen Pies, Bars, Nutty Bars), Soy Dream Pints, Quarts, Lil’ Dreamers), Almond Dream (Pints, Quarts, Bites, Bars)

Temptation Vegan Ice Cream (Soymilk Base, Coconut-Milk Base)

Tofutti Cuties Sandwiches, Bars, Premium Frozen Dessert Pints, Yours Truly Cones

Minis Mocha Almond Fudge Bar

Turtle Mountain So Delicious Coconut Milk (Pints, Minis Sandwiches, Minis Bars), So Delicious Almond Milk (Pints, Minis Sandwiches, Minis Bars [shown at right, Minis Mocha Almond Fudge Bar]), Purely Decadent Soymilk Pints, So Delicious Soymilk (Quarts, Minis Sandwiches, Minis Bars)

WayFare We Can’t Say It’s Ice Cream



Whipped Cream

MimicCreme Healthy Top Whipping Cream

Soyatoo! Soy Whip Whippable Soy Topping, Soy Whip Whipped Soy Topping, Rice Whip Whipped Rice Topping


Other Substitutes


Agar-agar and carrageen (Irish moss) can be used in recipes that call for gelatin. Vegan gelatin mixes are also available, in both flavored and unflavored varieties.


Sweets and Snacks

Vegan retailers carry an assortment of candies, baked goods, and other snacks – though you may find that some of your current favorites just happen to be vegan, too!

Vegan Sweets

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