Enjoy quick & healthy meals with Gardein! Vegan Apple Orange Salad with Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders is sure to be loved by vegetarians and meat eaters alike! Gardein is vegan, kosher and tastes like meat but with less fat, less calories and no cholesterol.
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As you guys know I am a vegetarian but I wasn’t one since childhood. By the way, India is home to the largest number of vegetarians in the world. A vast majority of population is vegetarian by birth including my husband. However in my family we used to eat meat when I was little. Our meat though was restricted to chicken and fish only and that too once in 2 months or so. I was never fond of meat, I always loved my veggies more and used to eat meat only because it was made in my house. Once I grew up and had the option to take my own decisions, I decided to become a vegetarian. This was 13 years back and I can safely say that since then I have never missed eating meat, not even for a single day. It was easy for me since I never loved it but I can see it would be so tough for people to give it up if they are fond of it.
We all know that plant based protein is better for not only your body but also for the planet. Did you know that reducing your meat intake just 1 day a week can have a considerable impact on your health? It increases life expectancy while reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer, obesity and diabetes. The problem with meat-lovers is though they want to eat #meatless they just can’t do without some meat in their food. Well if you want to enjoy your recipes and still eat meatless once in a while, then I have the perfect solution for you – Gardein.
Gardein tastes good, is good for you and good for the planet. Made with non-GMO soy and wheat, ancient grains and veggies Gardein products provide the taste, texture and nutrition of meat but with less calories, less fat and no cholesterol. Making a quick meatless lunch or dinner has never been easier! Gardein products are ready in minutes. You can find them in the freezer aisle at your favorite grocery store.
I have a great apple orange salad recipe for you today using Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders. It has 8g of protein/ serving. And the good news is that right now you can get $1 off Gardein products! Get the coupon by clicking here.
To make this salad, first cook the seven grain crispy tenders by following the instructions on the package. While it’s in the oven, slice and toss together everything else. Prepare the dressing by combining orange juice and honey. Cook this mixture over medium heat till it becomes syrupy. Remove from heat and set aside. Once the crispy tenders are done, add them to the salad bowl. Pour the prepared dressing over the apple orange salad and enjoy! I bet even the hardcore meat lovers would enjoy this!
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Apple Orange Salad
- 1 apple cut into slices
- 1 small orange cut into slices
- handful of kale leaves
- 3-4 vegetarian meat [I used gardein seven grain crispy tenders]
- 3 tablespoons orange juice
- ½ teaspoon honey or maple syrup oradjust to taste
- salt to taste
- pepper to taste
- To make this salad, first cook Gardein seven grain crispy tenders by following the instructions on the package.
- While it's in the oven, slice apples and peel the orange.
- Chop the kale leaves and toss together everything.
- Prepare the dressing by combining orange juice and honey. Cook this mixture over medium heat till it becomes syrupy. Remove from heat and set aside.
- Once the crispy tenders are done, add them to the salad bowl.
- Pour the prepared dressing over the salad, add salt and pepper to taste and enjoy!
Apple Orange Salad
36 thoughts on “Apple Orange Salad And A Giveaway!”
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This is such a gorgeous salad, Manali! I’ve never tried Gardein products, but I’ll definitely keep an eye out for them.
Thanks Danielle, you need to!
What a pretty fall salad! I’ve never tried Gardein products before but the 7 grain crispy tenders sound awesome! Love the apples and oranges in here!
Thank you Kelly!
This Gardein product is a new one for me, Manali. I’ll have to look for it and give it a try for an environmentally friendly meatless meal! Your gorgeous salad looks like the perfect place to start!
Yes you need to try it! Thanks Rachelle!
This salad looks so bright and healthy! Love the combo of apples and oranges!
This salad looks delicious, Manali! And giveaway sounds perfect! I never tried Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders! This needs to change 🙂
these Gardein Seven Grain Crispy Tenders look great! I love foods like this!
My kind of everyday salad!
I feel I never make enough salads and now I am craving one looking at this!! Looks amazing!
me too! lol Thanks Ami!