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6 Store-Bought Vegan Bacon Brands to Buy

Move over omelets and avo toast, there’s a new bacon in town!

Get ready to side up all your favorite breakfast foods with these vegan bacon brands! The plant-based protein powerhouses fit perfectly into your lineup of loaded oatmeal, JUST Egg omelets, house-made avocado toast, and more. Whether you work them in alongside those home-cooked hash browns or fit them into a “bacon, egg, & cheese” biscuit, these 6 store-bought vegan bacon brands are the perfect way to start your day.

Lightlife

Lightlife’s Smart Bacon packs 5g protein per two-slice serving. This soy-based breakfast staple offers a delicious smoky flavor and 0g saturated fat. We’re loving these with the brand’s Maple Bacon Waffles recipe and a cup of fresh fruit on the side.

Lightlife

Sweet Earth

With 4g protein per slice, this plant-based bacon alternative brings the flavors of hickory, sage, and garlic. Sweet Earth’s Benevolent Bacon comes refrigerated or frozen and contains 60% less sodium than its meat-based counterpart. Try it with Vegan Mac and Cheese for a Sunday brunch or add it to a BLT sammy.

Sweet Earth Enlightened Foods

Tofurky

Tofurky’s Smoky Maple Bacon starts your day right with marinated tempeh strips loaded with 13g of protein per six-strip serving. Yes, six strips! Finally, a serving size we can get behind. Need a dish to pass at the next family potluck? Try Tofurky’s Jalapeno Bacon Cornbread. Even the non-vegan fam will be delighted!

Tofurky

Upton’s Naturals

Don’t care for tempeh or other soy-based bacon? Try Upton’s Naturals Bacon Seitan. At 15g protein per serving, this non-GMO, kosher powerhouse goes great with Vegan Breakfast Totchos. Or keep your morning simple with a couple of slices alongside a tofu scramble.

Upton's Naturals

Yves Veggie Cuisine

Yves Veggie Cuisine brings home the vegan bacon without all the cholesterol and fat of its meaty alternative. This brand boasts 14g protein per three-slice serving and contains no trans fats, no artificial colors, and no artificial preservatives. We like it next to some Domino’s Cinna Stix. Yes, please!

Yves Veggie Cuisine

Hooray Foods

Looking for a gluten-free option for your morning meal? Try Hooray Foods for mushroom-based bacon with a hickory-smoked taste. Made of eight simple ingredients, this brand sides nicely with a stack of GF pancakes and your morning cup of joe.

Hooray Foods

Tammie Ortlieb

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Tammie, a vegan of 17 years, is a former psychology professor and self-proclaimed super-woke wellness guru. Indie author, kindness ambassador, and big dreamer, she’s just a girl, standing in front of a broken US food system, asking it to be vegan.

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