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Gardein Skillet Meals Review(Video)


When I started my vegan journey back in 2010, I didn’t cook from scratch much, so I wasn’t sure how to put a vegan meal together for the fam.

I appreciate brands like Gardein, because they make super convenient options for folks who don’t cook or those who don’t feel like cooking.

I’m all for making this journey simple, delicious, long-term, and fun!

When I heard released Gardein’s four flavors of skillet meals, I had to review it on my YouTube channel.

Check out the full video below...

**The actual review starts at 1:32**

I tested out all four flavors after picking them up at Target & Harris Teeter.


The current options: Chick’n & Fried Rice, Chick’n Florentino, Italian Style Rigatoni n’ Saus’ageChick’n & Fiesta

Cost: $7.50 at Target & $7.99 at Harris Teeter

Overall thoughts: The package says it serves two but the serving size seems much smaller than that. I love that each skillet only takes about 10 minutes to make.

Is there a favorite one? I enjoyed the Chick’n & Fried Rice the most.

Will I buy it again? Probably not. Even though I wasn’t the biggest fan of the skillet meals, I’m excited this option is available. Plus, since it’s a new concept for Gardein, I know they will improve it like so many of their other products.

Visit to see where you can pick up these vegan skillet meals near you. 

Have you tried the Gardein skillet meals yet? What did you think?

FTC: Not sponsored -- I spent my own coins and this is my honest review.

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Gardein Crispy Chick'n Sliders Review


I saw these on clearance at Target and figured I would test it out on the fam. You know being that the price was right.


These Gardein sliders are a blend of soy, wheat and organic grains & vegetables. Since we don't own a microwave, I popped them in the oven for 15 minutes, flipping them over halfway. I also toasted the buns during the last 3 minutes or so.

Then I used Vegenaise, mustard and spring mix to serve it.

They're delicious!

Crispy on the outside and tender (of course not as tender as chicken but it has a nice bite) on the inside. It reminded us of a regular chicken patty.

The fam approved!

Even though there are microwave directions on the box, I have a feeling these wouldn't be very good in the microwave. Skip it if you can!

I think this is an awesome last minute meal and would definitely make it again.

Even though products like these aren't good to eat every day, I appreciate that this option is available. It can definitely take care of a chicken craving!

Store locator for Gardein products in your area -----> here

Have you tried these chick'n sliders?

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Vegan Favorites! November 2013

It's about that time again! In my latest YouTube video I review some of my favorite vegan products.

Products mentioned in the video.....

Moroccan mint green tea-bought it from Wegmans


Whipped products


TofuXpress-this is a gift from my friend, Michelle


So Delicious Pumpkin Spice


The Compound Effect- A must read!


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Disclaimer: Not a sponsored video-The Flax Seasoning and TofuXpress were given to me as gifts. Everything else was purchased with my own money. All opinions are my own.

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