Published by Lindsey Treffry.

Did you know that pigs are intelligent and can even play video games? Pigs are the reason many people stop eating meat, and we are thrilled to see so many vegan bacon brands available today. Throw together a simple vegan BLT or “bacon” dip with these store-bought, cholesterol-free, tried and true options:

Atlas Monroe Vegan Cured Bacon

This mouthwatering, ultra-savory option makes all our vegan bacon dreams come true. Its authentic taste and texture hit the spot!

Thrilling Foods Bakon Strips

These tasty vegan bacon strips are made in a similar way to tofu, and then they are salt-cured and smoked just like bacon made from the flesh of intelligent pigs—but without any of the suffering.

Tofurky Smoky Maple Bacon Marinated Tempeh

Tofurky offers fantastic and flavorful vegan sausages and vegan ham, and its juicy, mouthwatering smoky maple tempeh bacon is right up there with them. This vegan bacon will surely have you coming back for more!

Sweet Earth Hickory & Sage Smoked Seitan Bacon

This stuff will really get your mouth watering. This goes great on vegan BLTs or alongside your favorite tofu scramble.

Lightlife Smart Bacon

These salty strips are also great as a breakfast side.

Upton Naturals Bacon Seitan

Devilishly delicious.

Cool Foods Veggie Bacon

More “bacon bits” to add to your baked potato, soup, or salad. These are derived from pinto beans, and are free of soy and gluten.

McCormick Bac’n Pieces™ Bacon Flavored Bits

BONUS: Try this vegan bacon grease for Southern-fried green tomatoes, biscuits, polenta, pierogies, or tofu scramble.

Looking for more “bacon” ideas? Take a look at these recipes that use “bacon” as a key ingredient.

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