Garden Protein International Inc.

Garden Protein International Inc.

October 05, 2009 11:00 ET

gardein™: Preparing for Meat-free Holiday Meals?

Yummy Plant-Based 'Stuffed Veggie Vegan Turkey' from Vancouver-based gardein™ is Available Just in Time for Thanksgiving at local Whole Foods Markets and Capers locations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2009) - As Vancouverites prepare for Thanksgiving on October 12 and the busy holiday season ahead, they now have a tasty plant-based 'centre of the plate' protein to complement their meat-free meals; thanks to Garden Protein International, the Vancouver-based makers of gardein(TM), a wholesome line of tasty plant-based foods.

Flavourful and fulfilling 'gardein stuff'd turk'y roast' is available now in the deli section of Whole Foods Markets and Capers throughout the Vancouver region.

'gardein stuff'd turk'y roast' can be cooked onsite at Whole Foods Market or Capers or prepared at home. The cooking instructions are simple. Bake gardein from a frozen state at 350 degrees Fahrenheit in the oven for 25-30 minutes or until the internal temperature reaches a minimum of 165 degrees. To serve, dress with a vegan gravy or cranberry sauce.

Today, a variety of gardein products are available in the fresh sections of grocery stores in Canada and the United States. gardein is a tasty blend of plant-based proteins with a meaty-texture made with veggies and grains. It contains no artificial flavours, colours or preservatives, is free of trans fats and cholesterol and is good for you and the planet.

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