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Field Roast Stir Fry

Posted Jan 17 2013 9:43pm

It’s Friday Eve and that’s all right with me, especially in front of a 3 day weekend. It’s been a busy week and I’ve been in my usual rut of a smoothie for breakfast and packed salad for lunch.

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With a splurge lunch run to Baagan for a huge kale citrus salad with hubby today.

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Their kale salads, quesadillas, and paninis are amazingly good and so convenient on a busy work day while being cheaper than what I usually spend at the Whole Foods salad bar.

Tonight I was craving something a little heartier for dinner and decided to try the Lentil Sage Field Roast vegan grain “meat” I grabbed at Whole Foods.

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I’m becoming less interested in vegan fake meats, but the sale price and large protein content attracted me to this product – 31 grams of protein per serving!

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It has nearly triple the protein amount of turkey sausage hubby had in the fridge, impressive! It’s very thick and dense with visible grains and veggies in the loaf.

 

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And had Miko begging to try a sample.

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Since I just received a fresh bunch of chard in our farm box, I was craving a stir fry.

 

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I chopped up the Field Roast loaf into chunks and stir fried with chopped chard, broccoli, and leeks seasoned with Trader Joe’s Everyday Seasoning and a splash of balsamic vinegar for a super fast dinner.

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The Field Roast has a thick and chewy texture that was very filling. The mild sage flavor was nice and not too salty as some fake meats can be.

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It wasn’t spicy or overly seasoned for a kid-friendly meat alternative and a being a versatile protein to add to many recipes. Something I would buy again and continue to try their other flavors .

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