February, 2011 – People 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):
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
Kashi® Heart to Heart® Maple Instant Oatmeal
Kashi® Heart to Heart® Apple Cinnamon Instant Oatmeal
Kashi® Heart to Heart® Original Woven Wheat Cracker
Kashi® Heart to Heart® Roasted Garlic Woven Wheat Cracker
Kashi® Black Bean Mango
Kashi® Mayan Harvest Bake
Kashi® Tuscan Veggie Bake
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.
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