​From Bah Humbug to Holiday Bliss: 15 Cheesy, Cheese-Free Recipes from GO Veggie!

December 02, 2014

New Website – GOVeggieFoods.com – Features Extensive Recipe Collection to Please Every Palate

North Kingstown, RI — Dec. 2, 2014 — GO Veggie!, the first and finest makers of cheese-free cheese for more than 30 years, recently added several new holiday recipes to its new website, GOVeggieFoods.com. The “Kitchen” features an extensive recipe collection categorized by lifestyle (lactose intolerant, food allergy, healthy living, heart smart, vegan) along with product, meal type and special interest (kid-friendly, holiday and entertaining, gluten free, quick and easy, weight management, etc.).

Satisfying friends and family with food sensitivities and lifestyle choices during the holidays can be challenging, but these delicious crowd-pleasing holiday recipes from GO Veggie! will win everyone over, even that lactose intolerant friend, veggie roommate or dad looking to lower his cholesterol.

“Indulging in your favorite cheesy dishes shouldn’t be something you have to give up, especially during the holidays,” said Whitney Velasco-Aznar, Vice President of Marketing, GO Veggie! “Our tasty collection of healthy holiday recipes with our plant-based cheese alternatives are so festive and flavorful everyone will want a bite.”

Below are just a few of GO Veggie!’s latest holiday recipes that everyone can enjoy:

»Holiday Breakfast Pizza with Fresh Berriesby Shockingly Delicious

»Gingerbread Donuts with Vanilla Bean Frosting by All Day I Dream About Food

»Vegan Mashed Potato & Cauliflower with Roasted Peppers & Caramelized Onions by Cookin’ Canuck

»Butternut Squash & Cranberry Gratinby Running to the Kitchen

»Holiday Turkey Sausage Dressing by the GO Veggie! Team

»Cranberry No Bake Cheesecake by Spork Foods

»Pumpkin Pie Bars by Ambitious Kitchen

»Cinnamon Apple Bundt Cake by Greens & Chocolate

Delicious homemade holiday treats make inexpensive time-saving gifts that don’t end up in a landfill. Decorate a tin or basket and fill it with these festive and healthy treats sure to please every palate:

»Maple Walnut Cheesecake Truffles by Edible Mosaic

»Cream Cheese Pumpkin Spice Cookies by Spork Foods

»Red Velvet Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting by Spork Foods

»Cream Cheese Chocolate Peppermint Bark by Spork Foods

»Vegan Marbled Brownies by GO Veggie! Team

»Pumpkin Whoopie Piesby Sticky Fingers Sweets & Eats

»Chocolate Cream Cheese Truffles by Spork Foods

Making it fun to talk about an uncomfortable problem

For the 40 million Americans living with lactose intolerance, GO Veggie! recently launched an online support community: Lactose Intolerants Anonymous. Through December 19, visit CheeseProblems.com to join an online support group of like-minded people. Complete a simple “four-step program” to receive a product coupon and a personalized certificate of completion. To learn more about living with lactose intolerance, visit GO Veggie!’s new infographic: A Digestible Guide to Lactose Intolerance.

Even beyond allergies or intolerances, more people than ever are turning to plant-based diets to improve their health. Depending on the product, GO Veggie! cheese alternatives are made from rice, potatoes, soy beans and/or coconut. GO Veggie! will continue to help ease that overwhelming feeling people with sensitivities experience trying to navigate the food scene. The diverse product line caters to a variety of tastes, dietary restrictions and health goals with cheese free products for everyone, and the company will continue innovating to meet growing consumer needs.

“Not only are GO Veggie! products lactose free, but also they are gluten free and contain no cholesterol or saturated fat,” continued Velasco-Aznar. “What’s more, our products are typically half the fat and a third less calories than cheese, but have 50 percent more calcium and nearly as much protein as cheese.”

About GO Veggie!®

Founded more than 30 years ago, Galaxy Nutritional Foods remains America’s leading provider of great tasting cheese free products. Today, under Galaxy’s new brand GO Veggie!, the company continues to innovate and offer consumers with food sensitivities or seeking healthier alternatives more cheese free choices. Across its product portfolio – Dairy Free, Lactose Free and Lactose & Soy Free – GO Veggie! offers 52 products across the United States and Canada including shreds, slices, blocks, grated topping and dairy free cream cheese in a range of flavors. GO Veggie! Lactose Free (green packaging) and GO Veggie! Dairy Free (purple packaging) can be found in the produce section of grocery stores nationwide. GO Veggie! Dairy Free and GO Veggie! Lactose & Soy Free (blue packaging) are available in natural food stores nationwide. For more information: visit: www.GOVeggieFoods.com