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Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Gluten Free Spreads: Sweet Earth Tofetti Eggless Egg Salad

PRODUCT NAME:                        Tofetti Eggless Egg Salad

COMPANY NAME:                        Sweet Earth

COST:                                          $4.49 

SIZE:                                            8 oz.

COST PER OZ:                             $0.56  



ORGANIC:                                    Yes

CERTIFICATION AGENCY:            Unknown

VEGAN:                                        Yes


LOCATION OF FACILITY:              Pacific Grove, CA

SHELF LIFE:                                 About 10 days

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Today we have a local product to the Northern California region, one that has come to be such a staple in my diet that it is almost inappropriate that I haven’t taken the time to review it sooner. Tofetti Eggless Egg Salad is exactly what it sounds like: a thick and creamy spread/dip that works best on a salad or sandwich. It is simple in its ingredients, however the results of the mish-mash create taste and textural divinity. Let me expound:

This protein rich salad includes only a few foods in its construction: It has organic carrots, tofu, green onion, Nayonaise vegan mayo, soy protein, mustard, sesame seeds, and spices. The texture is creamy with soft chunks to sink your teeth into. The blending of the Nayonaise with tofu creates a thickness that almost feels decadent, and the onion and carrot shreds are fine enough to just add a kick of texture without overpowering. It is just slightly firmer then real egg salad, and in my opinion, offers much more nuance because the chunks of tofu soak up the flavor of the spices more readily then eggs do. I eat it as a dip, as one would use hummus, on antipasti appetizer platters, or by the spoonful. This spread is a fabulous compliment to raw veggies and works just fine on its own.

Calorically, this product is basically a dream. A serving has four grams of protein (us vegan kids need that stuff!) and only fifty calories. This essentially means you can eat ½ the container of Tofetti and just hit 100 calories. It is filling and tasty as a spread, while containing significantly less calories than your average chip dip, salad dressing, hummus, or real life egg salad. It is also organic, vegan, gluten free, and only includes simple identifiable ingredients. Sweet Earth (Tofetti’s parent company) is tiny and operates with sustainable health practices in mind. About their products, Sweet Earth says: “To us, ‘Natural Foods’ means, food that is as close to the way nature provides it for us as possible, without artificial additives or preservatives and with minimal processing.”

Go get some of this! It’s excellent to have on hand as a quick lunch booster and supplies you with simple nutrition on the go. It’s a wee bit expensive but a little goes a long way and with purchase you get the added bonus of supporting a small company with excellent ethics.

Labeling of this product is clear and sufficient. I know many smaller companies don’t take the time to get the nutrition info for their products but Sweet Earth totally does and I appreciate the effort.

This spread was packaged in a glass plastic tub. The packaging seemed sufficient for the freshness of the product.

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Texture:           5
Taste:               5         
Value:              3
OVERALL:        4.3

Reviewed by Lacy D.

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