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DAIRYAlternative milks: Almond, soy, rice or hemp milk.Buttery spread: Look for non-hydrogenated versions, like Earth Balance.Dairy-free cheese: Daiya melts and doesn’t taste like plastic.Cream cheese: Tofutti makes a reasonable mock cream cheese.Sour cream: Again, Tofutti.Soy yogurt: Good for probiotics.PROTEINTofurkey: If you can’t live without a “roast.”Field Roast products: Grain-based faux meat products, not too processed and unusually tasty.Tofu: Silken for smoothies and puddings; medium or firm for cooking.Tempeh: Soybean-based meat substitute.Seitan: Meat substitute made from wheat gluten; great texture, great protein.Frozen vegetable burgers: Making your own is better, but these are convenient in a pinch.Edamame: Fresh (frozen) soy beans are a great high-protein snack or side.Beans: Dried and home-cooked are cheap and the healthiest.Chickpeas: In addition to beans, because they’re so versatile.Seeds: Sesame, sunflower, poppy, pumpkin, chia … all high in protein and healthy fats.Nuts: Because, protein.Nut butters: Because, peanut butter!Cashews: In addition to nuts, because they can be soaked and used in so many ways.GRAINSBrown rice: Ditch the white for more-nutritious brown.Quinoa: One of the few plant-based perfect proteins.Steel-cut oats: Good for breakfast.Whole grain grits: Because they’re filling and delicious.Whole-wheat couscous:More nutritious than regular.Multigrain pasta: Whole-wheat or legume mixes offer more nutrients and don’t all taste like cardboard.Sprouted bread and tortillas: Food for Life products are nutrient-rich and altogether lovely.COOKINGAgar agar: Vegan substitute for gelatin.Nutritional yeast: A must for B12 and very palatable; use like Parmesan cheese.Miso paste: Excellent for adding umami to vegetables; great anchovy substitute.Vegetable broth: Go for organic, and watch the sodium.Vegetable bouillon: Better Than Bouillon No Chicken Base works well.Tomato paste: Great (surprising) source of iron.Dried mushrooms: Like porcini, to add a meaty component to soups and stews.Sun-dried tomatoes: Fantastic for adding texture and flavor.Capers: Great for adding a punch of flavor.BAKINGEner-G Egg ReplacerFlax seeds: To make a viable egg substitute for baking.Vital wheat gluten: A great binder that also adds protein.Coconut oil: Great for replacing butter in some recipes.Vegetable shortening: Non-hydrogenated, like Spectrum.Agave syrup: Instead of honey.Maple syrup: Instead of honey.Blackstrap molasses: Fantastic source of iron.CONDIMENTSMayonnaise: Vegenaise tastes most like traditional mayo, Spectrum is a bit sweeter.Bragg Liquid Aminos: Liquid protein concentrate, delicious soy-sauce taste.Sriracha: Or other favorite hot sauces.Harissa: Tunisian hot pepper paste makes anything taste good.Tahini: Sesame paste can be used as a condiment or in preparing Middle Eastern recipes.Kimchi: Great source of probiotics if you don’t like soy yogurt.Sauerkraut: A surprising source of health benefits.Source: mnn.com