Vegan Gourmet Shreds Giveaway

***Update – #10 won and she’s been contacted. Better luck next time 🙂

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Recently, someone from Follow Your Heart, maker of the new Vegan Gourmet Shreds, contacted me about doing a review for the product launch.

VGS are dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free, and Non-GMO Project verified.  To celebrate the launch, Follow Your Heart is hosting a recipe contest to encourage consumers to swap out the cheese in their favorite recipes.

I received a box to help me with my contest entry, and you can too.

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One reader will receive the items shown above.  All you have to do is comment on this post telling me which recipe you would like to veganize.  All comments must be received before 1 p.m. EST on Saturday, September 7th.  Winner will be chosen by random selection.

For my contest entry, I made over my Cheesetastic Mac and Cheese.

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I will be honest that I was not a fan of the Shreds when raw and I didn’t have high expectations for this recipe.  But then they melted beautifully and worked like a charm.  The end result got both the husband’s and my stamp of approval.

Vegan Cheesetastic Mac and Cheese, serves 4 -6

  • 8 oz short-cut whole wheat pasta, prepared according to box directions
  • 4 Tbsp vegan butter substitute
  • 4 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1.5 cups plain unsweetened almond milk
  • 4 oz Cheddar Vegan Gourmet Shreds
  • 4 oz Fiesta Blend Vegan Gourmet Shreds
  • large red onion, roughly chopped
  • 4.5 oz can diced green chiles, drained

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat.  Whisk flour into melted butter and continue to cook until browned, 2 – 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Whisk almond milk into roux.  Cook until mixture is thickened.  Reduce heat to low and stir in Cheddar Vegan Gourmet Shreds and Fiesta Blend Vegan Gourmet Shreds.  Continue stirring until cheese is melted.  Remove pan from heat and stir in onion, chiles, and cooked pasta.  Serve with your favorite hot sauce.

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Remember, all you have to do to be entered to win is leave a comment on this post!

Note – I received these samples of these products free of charge.  I was not compensated for this post.  All opinions are my own.

15 thoughts on “Vegan Gourmet Shreds Giveaway

  1. I would use these on my chicken artichoke flatbread recipe! It would go lovely on the topping I’m most positive, and I’m interested to see if this vegan cheese would taste better on the flatbreads than the regular parmesan and shredded mozzarella I use!

  2. I was going to say mac n cheese (as I havent had one look so wonderfully melted in about 13 years), but Another thing I would lovvveeee to try would be baked potato wedges with seasonings and cheeeeeese.

  3. I’m doing weight watchers so I would definitely make some mac and cheese or a tuna melt. I’m assuming they’re healthier than cheese and they look like they melt way better than low fat cheese (ick!) so they would be worth a try!

  4. I love cheese in any shape or form! Vegan + environmentally friendly = even better! Cheese should direct everyone straight to….PIZZA! That’s what I would use these products for 🙂

  5. I love cheese but since my husband and son are daily intolerant, we had to switch to vegan substitutes, so this giveaway would be so perfect for us in our family dinners without having to worry about running to the bathroom everytime!

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