Kashi Family of Foods Offers Variety of Vegan Options

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February, 2011People looking to learn about convenient options for a vegan eating style will find plenty of choices from Kashi, the premier natural food and lifestyle company.  Among its extensive line of all natural cereals, crackers, snack bars and entrees, many of which contain its signature blend of Seven Whole Grains & Sesame, Kashi offers 17 great-tasting meals and snacks that fit a vegan lifestyle and offer positive nutrition.

"The number of people choosing veganism as a personal diet and lifestyle plan is gaining more exposure, so we want to make sure they are aware of the Kashi foods that are available to not only meet their dietary needs, but also satisfy their taste buds," said Keegan Sheridan, natural food and lifestyle expert at Kashi.

The following Kashi foods are considered vegan; that is, they contain no animal products (which includes honey):

Ready-to-eat cereals:

 

Kashi® Autumn Wheat® (organic)

 

Kashi® Cinnamon Harvest® (organic)

 

Kashi® Island Vanilla® (organic)

 

Kashi® Strawberry Fields® (organic)

 

Kashi® Heart to Heart® Oat Flakes & Blueberry Clusters

 

Kashi® GOLEAN Crisp! ™ Toasted Berry Crumble

 

Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Puffs

 

Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Nuggets

 

Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Flakes

 
 

Hot cereals:

 

Kashi® Heart to Heart® Maple Instant Oatmeal

 

Kashi® Heart to Heart® Apple Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal

 
 

Wholesome snacks:

 

Kashi® Heart to Heart® Original Woven Wheat Cracker

 

Kashi® Heart to Heart® Roasted Garlic Woven Wheat Cracker

 
 

Frozen entrees:

 

Kashi® Black Bean Mango

 

Kashi® Mayan Harvest Bake

 

Kashi® Tuscan Veggie Bake

 
 

Pilaf:

 

Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Pilaf

 
 

Kashi's vegan offerings provide flavorful and wholesome ingredients that complement any diet.  "We encourage everyone to make a conscious effort to read ingredient and nutrition labels when shopping for all foods," adds Sheridan.  "It is important to be aware of what you're putting in your body and to be sure you are getting the right nutrition needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle."

In addition to its selection of vegan dishes and snacks, Kashi offers a number of vegetarian foods to address a variety of eating styles.

Kashi's tasty vegan offerings will be featured on The Oprah Winfrey Show on Tuesday, February 1, in an episode entitled "Oprah and 378 Staffers Go Vegan: The One Week Challenge."  The show features Kathy Freston, author of Veganist.  To learn more about Kashi's vegan foods or any of its all natural products, visit www.Kashi.com.

 

About Kashi Company

Founded in 1984, Kashi dreams of a world where everyone embraces natural health.  As a natural lifestyle pioneer, Kashi is passionate about and committed to improving the health of people and our planet.  By providing great tasting, healthy and innovative foods, Kashi enables people to achieve optimal health and wellness, while also leading them on a path toward embracing a natural lifestyle.  Kashi encourages people to live their best lives through its interactive online community at Kashi.com and Day of Change cross-country tour supporting natural living.  It also educates people through Wellness Hub, educational events that inspire the local Kashi community to embrace natural healthy lifestyle.  To learn more about 25 years of Kashi's mission, sustainable efforts, values and roots, get inspired by the Yearbook on Kashi.com. 

Kashi's products are natural, minimally processed and free of highly refined sugars, artificial additives and preservatives.  Kashi® brands include: GOLEAN® cereals and bars; Kashi® Heart to Heart® cereal, instant oatmeal and whole grain crackers; Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Puffs, Honey Puffs, Nuggets and Flakes cereals; Kashi® Good Friends® and Kashi® Good Friends® Cinna-Raisin Crunch® cereals; Kashi® Autumn Wheat®, Cinnamon Harvest®, Island Vanilla® and Strawberry Fields® cereals; Kashi® TLC® chewy and crunchy granola bars, fruit & grain bars, soft-baked cereal bars; Kashi® TLC® party and snack crackers and Kashi® TLC® cookies; Kashi®  all natural frozen entrées; Kashi®  all natural frozen pizzas; Kashi® Honey Sunshine®; Kashi U®; Cocoa Beach™, Mountain Medley®  and Summer Berry™ granola and Kashi® 7 Whole Grain Pilaf. 

Join the Kashi community online at www.kashi.com.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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