Has anyone else, after being vegan/vegetarian for awhile grown to really not like fake meats? I used to go nuts for boca crumbles and tofurky slices, but now, I’m just meh, I would rather have seitan/tofu/mushrooms/whatever. Like I bought a package of the roast beef style tofurky slices and they kinda freak me out and leave a weird taste in my mouth that I cannot get rid of for anything =/
Same here. I used to LOVE vegan hot dogs. Now they taste so weird to me. Not bad… just odd.
I do still really like the original vegan boca burgers. And I still get the faux deli meats when they’re on sale, just because they make a fast easy snack, but it’s generally the last thing I eat
I kinda drifted away from them because the cost-to-nutrition ratio was low.
That’s changing now though and I may start buying them again soon.
Flawless meat & dairy substitutes are the solution.
Most people are unwilling (or unable) to give up animal products simply because many of their absolute favorite foods (foods that bring them a great deal of joy) are made using meat & dairy products.
If flawless substitutes are produced (substitutes that taste the same, have the same texture and have similar cost & nutritional value), these people will be completely willing to switch over.
Because of this, I feel a bit guilty when I don’t buy the substitutes.
The more these substitutes are purchased, the better the development progress will be and the sooner there will be flawless substitutes.
@teatowls I don;t see it as something I need to be healthy, opposite really. I just liked having them around because for instance, with the tofurky slices, I could make sandwiches and take to work. Taking leftovers doesn’t work because we don;t really get breaks, just the chance to eat a little here and there in the mornings before we open. And then other faux meats come in handy for when I get off and I’m too tired to cook.
I’m glad to see though that I’m not the only one this has happened to haha