Entertaining for the holidays? Serving the same appetizers and side dishes every year can get a old, so this year spice up your Thanksgiving with these great tasting spoon appetizers!

images-6Gardein Turk’y Cutlets are crisp and tender and bake very well. Simply pop these in the oven, arrange your tasting spoons, set aside some stuffing and mashed potatoes, and once baked, its time to plate!

With all the wonderful aromas of roasting turkey, stuffing, casseroles, etc. it can be hard to resist waiting even a few hours for the feast to begin. These Vegan, Plant Based Protein, cutlets make a wonderful mini appetizer in the mean time.

Incorporating more plant-based protein into your diet and cutting back on meat is beneficial to your health and to the environment. Plant-based foods have less fat and no cholesterol which help reduce the risk of cancer, obesity and diabetes.

Gardein is a great way to give your family some of your favorite foods, without sacrificing their healthy eating routine. These products are all natural, contain no GMO, Soy, or Wheat, they are Dairy Free, and Certified Vegan. The texture, look, and taste will give you the comfort food you desire this time of year with the option of eating healthy.


Try these Turk’y Tasting Spoons: recipe courtesy of Gardein

1 Bag Gardein Turk’y Cutlets

Cranberry Sauce


Mashed Potatoes


  1. Prepare Turk’y Cutlets as Gardein package suggests.
  2. Chop meat into little bite sized pieces (after cooked)
  3. On the tasting spoons, place dollop of Mashed Potatoes and Stuffing in the center.
  4. Top with Turk’y Pieces and Cranberry Sauce
  5. Serve and enjoy!

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