Lightlife Gimme Lean Fake Sausage: A Taste Test
It sure looked promising....
We understand that eating meat is one of the badder things you can do for the planet, what with trees being cut to make way for pastures, cows chewing cud where soybeans could otherwise flourish, and heifer poop emitting methane into the air. While Mama and I haven't exactly committed to becoming full-fledged vegetarians, we agreed to make meatless meals a few times a week. Hence, our adventures with new foodstuffs, like Gardein (meh...) and fake chicken wings (tasty!).
While in the package, all seemed good with Lightlife's Gimme Lean fake
sausage. Promising a tasty, healthy breakfast alternative, the stuff
hadn't broken trust -- so far.
But that good will was abandoned when we
cut it open and shape its formless, extruded soy into patties for the
mixture didn't bind together well. Bits remained stuck to hands -- chunky
The label says "We do not use soybeans produced using bio-technology." Hey -- use that bio-tech stuff if it renders this pseudo-sausage edible!
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