Supermarket Guru Smart Jerky
December 19, 2016

Phil Lempert of Supermarket Guru taste-tested the new Smart Jerky Teriyaki and deemed the product a HIT, noting it’s “not just another jerky.” Smart Jerky is “not only for vegans - this is a delicious jerky that won't pull your teeth out trying to eat.” Phil gave Smart Jerky a score of 91.

December 14, 2016

Whatever the reason, eating less meat is a good thing, but for those of us that can't resist the lure of a juicy burger, it’s becoming harder to reconcile what we want with what's best. PopSugar shares their tips on how to heat a more plant-based diet including to find satisfying substitutes. If veggies themselves won’t cut it, PopSugar recommends meat substitutes that mimic the taste and texture of meat such as Lightlife’s Fakin’ Bacon.

December 8, 2016

When it comes to vegan meats, it’s important for brands to put their money where their meat isn’t. Choose Veg shares their roundup of the best vegan meats that money can buy and lists Lightlife’s Smart Deli Pepperoni slices at the top of the list. Choose Vegan writes the pepperoni slices have all of the taste, none of the torture.

The Washington Journal Smart Jerky
November 16, 2016

When it comes to jerky, texture is key — even if that jerky is vegan. The Washington Post team taste tested and compared Lightlife Smart Jerky to Louisville Vegan Jerky, describing Smart Jerky as wide strips that deliver a satisfying, dry chew similar to that of meat but slightly softer. Although the team’s preference was with the “Original” flavor, they noted Teriyaki offers a nice balance of sweet and salty. Capturing an addictive “meaty bite”, Lightlife Smart Jerky makes it all too easy to eat an entire bag in one sitting.

October 21, 2016

With more than fifty member companies since the group launched last winter, the Plant Based Food Association (PBFA) is giving a long overdue collective voice to the plant-based foods industry. Organic Authority calls Lightlife out as a member of PBFA and a leading brand offering consumers a variety of plant-based options.

First For Women Loaded Nachos
October 20, 2016

Snack recipes come in all shapes and sizes, but the best ones are the cheesy recipes. First for Women shares a delicious roundup of crowd-pleasing nacho recipes featuring Lightlife’s Loaded Nachos recipe. Piled high with meaty but plant-based Lightlife Smart Ground, even the carnivores will ask for more.

The Daily Meal Sweet Potato Tempeh
October 11, 2016

October is Vegetarian Awareness Month and whether you follow a vegetarian diet or not, there are many reasons to explore and incorporate plant based foods into your meals. The Daily Meal encourages seasonal veggies with simple recipes making it easy to celebrate and discover the benefits of plant-based foods. This article features Lightlife products such as Smart Ground in a delicious chili, Gimme Lean Sausage in a hearty stuffed squash and a seasonal sweet potato and tempeh dish.

One Green Planet Smart Dogs
September 30, 2016

When firing up the grill, there’s nothing better than a delicious sausage and luckily, deciding to eat more plant-based protein doesn’t mean you have to give up this meaty favorite. One Green Planet rounds up meatless sausages that have all the delicious flavor of a grilling favorite, listing Lightlife Smart Dogs as an easy-to-make option. Lightlife Smart Dogs provide all of the same flavor and texture as regular hot dogs, especially when cooked on a grill.

Food Navigator Smart Jerky
September 27, 2016

Vegetarians and vegans can now participate in the quickly growing jerky phase that continues to sweep the U.S. thanks to the launch of Lightlife’s plant-based Smart Jerky. Food Navigator notes Smart Jerky, which launched at Expo East in Baltimore as the first and only certified vegan, Non-GMO Project verified jerky from a national brand.

New Hope Network Veggie Meatballs
September 12, 2016

The New Hope Network NEXTY Awards, given out at Natural Products Expo East and West, recognizes new products in 20 different categories that demonstrate the innovation, inspiration and integrity of the natural products industry. The New Hope Network shared their list of finalists from Expo East 2016 awarding Lightlife Foods Smart Menu Veggie Meatballs as one of the Best Meat Alternatives.