Whether you’re a full on vegan, part time vegan, or just want to incorporate more healthy vegetable-based meals into your diet, finding easy vegan dishes is a great way to get a fast and healthy meal. There are so many reasons to love Trader Joes, but now that the grocer is carrying more and more vegan products, you can feel good about shopping in the prepared food and frozen sections again.
These crab cake imitators have a meaty texture, and seafood like flavoring to make them just as satisfying as regular crab cakes. Try them with a squeeze of lemon, and maybe some tarter sauce if you’re not going full vegan.
Vegan Kale, Cashew and Basil Pesto
This stuff is gold. Pesto fans can now enjoy a healthier, vegan alternative to serve on pasta, pizza or to dip veggies in.
Carrot Ginger Miso Salad Dressing
All of Trader Joe’s salad dressings are delicious and fresh. A bottle of this stuff makes meal prep super easy. Load up a jar or container with lettuce and your favorite salad toppings, add the dressing and you’re ready to go!
This stuff is meaty and delicious, just like the real thing. Soy chorizo is so versatile too. Crumble it into a burrito, sprinkle some on salad for a hearty bite, or make some loaded guacamole with soy chorizo on top.
While not the healthiest vegan item, plant-based eaters can still satisfy their sweet tooth with this surprising find. It’s not advertised as vegan, but everything from the dough to the vanilla frosting is animal product free. Keep an eye out for seasonal variations like the pumpkin rolls!