Meat, Egg, and Dairy Alternatives

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

The Cincinnati Chili Dog by Field Roast

Cedar Lake  Deli Franks, Tofu Links, Tofu Franks

Field Roast  Frankfurters

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


Gardein Burger With Vegan Cheese [via Mike Hipp]
Amy’s Kitchen  All American Burger, Bistro Burger, California Veggie Burger, Quarter Pound Veggie Burger, Texas Burger, Sonoma Veggie Burger

Boca  Original Vegan Burgers

Gardein  The Ultimate Beefless Burger 

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

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Sandwich With Tofurky Deli Slices

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 above], Pepperoni)

Yves  The Good Slice (Ham, Turkey, Salami)


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

WayFare  Pig Out Whole Grain Bacony Bits

Yves  Meatless Canadian Bacon


Skillet Pizza with Field Roast Sausage
Skillet Pizza with Field Roast Sausage

El Burrito  SoyRizo

Field Roast  Sausages

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)



Amy’s Kitchen  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, Zesty Italian)

Sol Cuisine  Veggie Crumbles, BBQ Tofu Ribs

Tofurky  Ground Beef Style

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

Chicken and Turkey


Beyond Meat  Chicken-Free Strips (Grilled, 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

Gardein   BBQ Pulled Shreds, Chick’n Filets, Lightly Seasoned Chick’n Scallopini, 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, 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)

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  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.



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 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)

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)



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  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)

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 (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

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

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

Turtle Mountain   So Delicious Coconut Milk (Pints, Minis Sandwiches, Minis Bars), So Delicious Almond Milk (Pints, Minis Sandwiches, Minis Bars), 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 carrageenan (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!