Product Review: Helen's Kitchen Tofu Steaks
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Sep 1 2010

Product Review: Helen's Kitchen Tofu Steaks

I had the pleasure of trying a couple of different products courtesy of Helen’s Kitchen a few weeks back. Typically I don’t eat a lot of soy products, but I am always open to trying new things, assuming they are gluten-free, of course. When I first started on the gluten-free diet over 4 years ago, I thought that soy was causing some of my stomach issues. In reality, I think my body was just trying to heal. In the past year I have been trying more foods that are either soy-based or contain soy and have had no issues. I still don’t eat a lot of soy, but it is nice to be able to add some extra non-meat protein to my diet when I am training for a marathon.

First I tried the GardenSteak. I served the “burger” on an Everybody Eats deli roll and had an amazing meal. I was very pleased with the taste and texture of this product. It really did have the texture of a burger – something I was not expecting. Check out some of these great details about the GardenSteaks:

Image courtesy of Helen's Kitchen

Next up I tried the Meat Free Chicken Steaks. These were just as good, if not better than the GardenSteaks. Again, the taste & texture were great! These would also work well in a casserole dish, fajita, wrap or salad. I have so many ideas of what I can do with these! For recipes using Helen’s Kitchen products, click here. The details on the Chicken Steaks:

Image courtesy of Helen's Kitchen

Helen’s Kitchen was named after Helen Moore. Helen is the mother of Stephen Moore, the founder of Helen’s Kitchen. Helen prepared vegetarian meals from scratch to rave reviews. No one could believe they were eating tofu, much like I said above! To read more about the story of Helen’s Kitchen, click here. In addition to tofu steaks, Helen’s offers a nice variety of meat alternatives, entrees* & burritos*. To find a store where Helen’s Kitchen Tofu Steaks are sold close by, click here. *Not all of Helen’s products are gluten-free, so take care when purchasing.

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Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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Comments

  1. Thanks for providing great reviews!
    The problem with soy in newly diagnosed celiac patients is that is contains a lectin that binds to receptors in the intestine and prevents the healing process.

    All the best,
    Dr. Osborne

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