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10 Plant-Based Staples from President’s Choice to Stock Up on for a Healthy New Year

From coconut-based yogurt for your breakfast parfait to veggie bites for entertaining to cheeseless cheesecake for dessert, these plant-based, time-saving foods deserve a spot in your pantry, fridge or freezer. Pick them up at Loblaws locations across Canada.

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president's choice plant-based staples vegan yogurt

Coconut Milk Vanilla Yogurt

Packed with probiotic live active cultures, this dairy-free coconut milk yogurt makes a nutritious breakfast option. Just add berries and granola for a tasty, filling meal.

PC Cocunut Milk Yogurt, Vanilla, $4.49, loblaws.ca

(Vegan? Here are the essential food items for your dairy-free shopping list.)

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president's choice plant-based staples veggie bites

Veggie Appetizer Bites

Made with corn, carrots, kale, roasted chickpeas and peas and coated in crunchy quinoa, these fibre-rich veggie bites make a satisfying snack. Serve them as an appetizer when entertaining or make them part of your lunch.

PC Plant-Based Corn, Carrot & Kale Veggie Bites, $7.99, loblaws.ca

(Psst: Here’s what happens to your body when you eat a vegan diet.)

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president's choice plant-based staples cheesecake-style dessert

Cheeseless Cheesecake

This New York cheesecake-inspired dessert tastes just like the real deal but is completely vegan, featuring a white bean base. Let thaw before serving and offer with a scoop of fresh berries.

PC Plant-Based Original Cheesecake-style Dessert, $7.99, Loblaws

(Psst: Check out the foods you think are vegan—but aren’t.)

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president's choice plant-based staples chocolate chip cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Rounds

Whip up a batch of chewy vegan cookies in no time with these pre-portioned cookie dough rounds.

PC Plant-Based Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Rounds, $6.99, loblaws.ca

(Looking for another dairy-free dessert option? Try our Chocolate Cherry Mini Cupcakes.)

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president's choice plant-based staples cauliflower pizza crust

Gluten-Free Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Skip the gluten on pizza night with this cauliflower pizza crust. Just add your favourite toppings, cook, hit play on whatever TV show you’re bingeing, and you’re ready for a healthier pizza night. (Note: Cauliflower crust may contain milk.)

PC Cauliflower Pizza Crust, $5.99, Loblaws

(Did you know it’s also possible to make vegan eggplant parmesan?)

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president's choice plant-based staples zucchini noodles

Zoodles

These convenient, pre-cooked zucchini noodles are ready to be heated and coated in your favourite tomato sauce for a healthy pasta-style dinner. Tip: Pair the pasta with one of these flavourful vegan salads.

PC Zucchini Veggie Noodles, $3.00, Loblaws

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president's choice plant-based staples cashew dip

Cashew Dip

This rich and creamy dip is begging to be used to elevate veggies, falafels and roasted vegetable wraps.

PC Plant-Based Cashew Dip, $4.99, Loblaws

(Psst: Check out the best sources of vegan protein.)

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president's choice plant-based staples mayo-style spread

Dairy-Free Mayo

Add extra flavour to sandwiches and burgers with this mayo-inspired spread. Use it as a base to make a dressing for salads or a dip for sweet potato fries.

PC Plant-Based Mayo-Style Spread, $4.29, Loblaws

(Looking for another dairy-free dip? Try our Vegan Tzatziki Sauce.)

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president's choice plant-based staples beefless burgers

Meatless Hamburger Patty

This hamburger patty looks and tastes just like a beef burger, but it’s made with pea protein. Looking for a homemade version? Try our Vegan Black Bean Burgers.

PC Plant-Based Beefless Undeniable Burger, $8.99, Loblaws

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president's choice plant-based staples garlic hummus

Garlic Hummus

Hummus is a staple for anyone following a plant-based diet. This garlic version offers an extra kick of flavour.

PC Organics Roasted Garlic Hummus Chickpea Dip & Spread, $3.49, Loblaws

Next, check out our recipe for Fruity Vegan Energy Bars.