Leeks belong to the same vegetable family as garlic and onions and they deliver a more delicate and sweeter flavor. Leeks are a good source of anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins that have been proven to reduces cholesterol, blood presure, and coronary artery disease (CAD), peripheral vascular diseases (PVD), and stroke.
Carrots serve as a rich source of anti-oxidants and vitamins, such as carotenes and vitamin-A. In addition to promoting good eye health, recent studies have shown carrots may help fight against cancer by destroying pre-cancerous cells.
Bell Peppers provide a tangy taste and crunchy texture. They are a good source of Vitamin C which helps maintain the integrity of blood vessels, skin, organs, and bones. Bell Pepper is also rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients which provide important anti-cancer benefits.
Celery is recognized for its strong aromatic flavor and is often included in the foundation (mirepoix) of the world's greatest dishes. It's antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients provide cardiovascular benefits and protect the digestive tract.
Black Beans, the signature ingredient in our South-West Black Bean Burger, are native to the Americas. They are high in fiber, protein, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants whiich can prevent cardiovascular disease and reduce the risk of certain types of cancer.
Zucchini is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family and relatives of both the melon and the cucumber. They have long been recognized as an important food source of antioxidants such as carotenoids, lutein, and zeaxanthin.
Often considered the "meat" of the vegetable world, Portobella Mushrooms contain mainy of the nutrients found in animals, beans, and grains. Mushrooms have the ability to lower bad cholestorol and even protect against cancer due to their high antioxidant levels.
Barley is a versatile grain that provides great texture. With it's eight essential amino acids, Barley has tremendous health benefits. Barley can help control diabetes, boost the immune system, promotes skin health, and can even prevent heart disease and cancer.
Like most legumes, Garbanzo Beans are typically valued for thier fiber content. In addition to fiber, Garbanzo Beans are high in protein and and antioxidants.
Hot Sauce has become a very popular condiment and is the primary ingredient when making a Buffalo Sauce. Our Hot Sauce is made with Aged Cayenne Pepper, Vinegar, and Garlic.
Potato Starch is starch removed from potatoes and is typically used as a binder as well as to thicken sauces. Referred to as a "Resistant Starch", Potato Starch improves your metabolism and promotes weight loss.
Made mainly in the Chūbu region of Japan, Tamari is darker in appearance, contains less salt, and has a richer flavor than typical Soy Sauce. We use only Non-GMO Tamari.
Garlic is the oldest known plant / spice consumed for it's health benefits. It was even used in WWI to treat battle wounds. Today, it is beleived Garlic can reduce high cholesterol, the risk of cancer, and even treat colds and coughs.
A very popular ingredient in the culinary world, onion has been utilized for millennia for medical treatment. They are known to bring relief from the common cold, asthma, bacterial infections, respiratory problems, angina, and cough.
In addition to its great taste, this whole grain is packed with nutrients. Sweet corn contains about 2.8 grams of fiber and almost 4 grams of protein per serving.
Chipotle Chili in Adobe is simply dried Chipotle Chilis in a tangy / sweet red sauce. This ingredient adds depth and a hint of smoke to our South-West Black Bean Burgers. To ensure quality, this is made in-house. (Dried Chipotle Peppers, Tomato Paste,, Cidar Vinegar, Garlic, Spices)
To enhance structure and stablility, premium rice crumbs are added to our Vegetable Burgers. (Rice Flour, Water, Yeast, Salt, Sugar)
Cage-Free Eggs are used as our primary binding ingredient. Unlike standard eggs, Cage-Free hens are able to walk, spread their wings, and lay thier eggs in nests.
Tomato Paste is made by cooking tomatoes for several hours, straining, and cooking once more to thicken and concentrate flavor. This delicious concentration is full of lycopene, a powerful antioxident that is believed to prevent prostate cancer.
Expeller-Pressed Canola Oil is produced by mechannically squeezing (pressing) oil from the canola seed. Other oils use hexane solvents for extraction. In addition we use only Non-GMO Expeller-Pressed Canola Oil.
Made from churning of fresh cream, Butter is a key ingredient in our Buffalo Sauce. In addition to its wounderful taste, Butter is rich in fat soluble vitamins including vitamins A, E, and K.