Best Plant-Based Meat Alternatives - Glendas Farmhouse

Are you embracing plant-based meat alternatives within your family’s meal plan and looking for the best options? Whether you’re choosing to forgo meat for your budget, your conscience, the environment, or your figure, we’re living through a heyday of innovation in meatless “meat.” Glenda’s Farmhouse walnut crumbles provide a convenient option for including flavor, texture, and nutrition in a meatless meal.

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Best Plant-Based Meat Alternatives Glenda’s Farmhouse focuses on quality and wholesome foods produced safely and sustainably. We’re a subsidiary of Andersen & Sons Shelling, named after the family’s matriarch.

As a sustainable farm, we grow, nurture, harvest, package our walnuts and almonds, and provide other nut products. All of our endeavors take place in peanut-free facilities for the safety of our customers.

Glenda’s commitment to sustainability focuses on three aspects:

  • Water conservation – reducing usage and recycling as possible via drip irrigation on a solely as-needed basis
  • Recycling – by the beginning of 2023, all core production parts will be plastic-free
  • Pollinators and biodiversity – nearly 2,500 acres of land for bees and other pollinators to operate safely

Plant-Based Meat Alternatives

A stroll through the typical grocery store will highlight the abundance of plant-based meat alternatives on the market. An entire aisle of freezer space is generally devoted to such products, but the products are often processed.

Glenda’s Farmhouse offers nut ingredients that you can use as a source of protein and an entire line of ready-to-heat flavored walnut crumbles that substitute well for ground meat in recipes. Of course, you can also create your own walnut “meat” to customize the flavors and form it to your liking. A single cup of walnuts provides 12 grams of protein, 47 grams of healthy fats, and 6 grams of net carbs.

Additional natural ingredients often used in place of meat include the following:

  • Lentils
  • Tofu
  • Jackfruit
  • Beans
  • Seitan
  • Mushrooms
  • Seitan
  • Chickpeas

Preparing walnut “meat” is simple. From breakfast sausage to taco meat, spaghetti and meatballs, and meatloaf, any traditional meal made with ground meat can be duped with a walnut meat substitute. All you need is Glenda’s Farmhouse walnuts, a food processor, and the right seasonings.

In general, the following seasonings will allow you to create custom walnut meat flavors:

  • Mexican
    • Cumin
    • Chili powder
    • Chipotle powder
    • Cayenne
    • Coriander
    • Paprika
    • Cilantro
    • Lime
  • Italian
    • Oregano
    • Basil
    • Marjoram
    • Sun-dried tomatoes
    • Sage
    • Thyme
    • Rosemary
    • Italian seasoning
    • Herbs de Provence
  • American
    • Garlic
    • Onion
    • Thyme
    • Salt
    • Pepper
  • Indian
    • Garlic
    • Onion powder
    • Ginger powder
    • Turmeric
    • Cumin
    • Coriander
    • Paprika
    • Garam masala
    • Cayenne

We have the solution if you lack the time or energy to crumble your walnuts. Glenda’s Farmhouse Walnut Crumbles come in Original Savory, Asian-Inspired, and Mexican-Inspired flavors. These only need to be heated with water for a quickly prepared meal.

The best plant-based meat alternatives depend on your available time, your dietary goals, and your flavor preferences. Glenda’s Farmhouse offers quality walnuts and ready-to-heat flavored walnut crumbles for meals that mirror the flavors and textures of ground meat. Shop with us today for protein-packed natural products that meet your nutritional needs without causing harm to your conscience or the environment.