Beyond Chicken Tenders at the Grocery Outlet – sustainability & ethical rating

Beyond Chicken Tenders are now on sale for $2.99 or even $1.99 at the Grocery Outlet. Almost indistinguishable from chicken nuggets in taste, but far superior in terms of sustainability and ethics.

Lightlife tempeh strips – sustainability, review

I picked up some Lightlife Tempeh (smoky bacon strips) at the Grocery Outlet for $3 (normally around $5) and was surprised at how good it was. Organic, vegan, carbon neutral – 4.5 Green Stars.

JUST vegan egg bites – sustainability, review

JUST, the San Francisco plant-based food company mostly known for its vegan egg products has brought out a series of sous-vide vegan egg bites. 4.5 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Modern Kitchen cream cheese – sustainability, review

Modern Kitchen cream cheese is made with vegan whey protein produced by food-tech company, Perfect Day. I’ll review two varieties on sale at the Grocery Outlet and also profile the brand for sustainability – 4 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Good Planet cheese – sustainability, review

A few kinds of Good Planet cheese can be found at the Grocery Outlet. I’ve tried the shredded mozzarella and hot pepper cheese slices – both decent. Good Planet cheese deserves 4 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Miyoko’s cheese wheels – review and sustainability

You may find Miyoko’s cheese wheels at the Grocery Outlet, if you’re lucky. I liked the Smoked English Farmhouse but preferred the Black Ash – they exhibit a level of sophistication that has been lacking in vegan cheese. Miyoko’s Creamery gets 5/5 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Miyoko’s vegan butter– review & ethical rating

Miyoko’s European Style Cultured Vegan Butter raised the bar in the vegan dairy space. In terms of taste and texture, it’s my favorite vegan butter. Miyoko’s Creamery gets a perfect score of 5 Green Stars for social and environmental impact.

Explore Cuisine pasta – sustainability and ethical review

Explore Cuisine makes a range of high-protein pastas from organic legumes and other sustainable ingredients like Spirulina. The three that I tried all had a great texture and flavor and I’d recommend them for anyone looking for sustainable protein sources and/or alternatives to wheat-based pasta. 4.5 stars for social and environmental impact.