Whether you're looking for a higher protein pasta to boost your vegan diet, or avoiding ingredients that your body can't handle, alternatives to traditional wheat pasta are getting tastier and more creative.

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photo credit: Lotus Foods

 

Tolerant Foods Red Lentil or Black Bean Pasta

Single ingredient pasta shapes made from either certified organic, non-GMO black bean or red lentil, which contains around 6 times more protein than wheat pasta.  The pasta holds its shape really nicely, has a robust flavor and looks attractive on the plate.

  • Higher in protein
  • Single ingredient
  • Certified Organic
  • Gluten free
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • Vegan
  • Kosher

Lotus Foods Forbidden Rice® Ramen

Ramen noodles made from organic, heirloom black rice.  We love these because they taste great, have a really nice texture and the color makes for a dramatic presentation.

  • Certified Organic
  • Gluten free
  • Non-GMO Project Verified
  • Whole grain
  • Vegan

Manini’s Gluten Free Fresh Pasta

Six delicious fresh pastas made without rice, corn or wheat. Instead, a gluten free mix of millet, tapioca, sorghum, teff and amaranth is used to create six different fresh pasta shapes.  This pasta contains eggs.  We like these pastas because they cook up really nicely, have a good texture and flavor and contain no rice or corn. If you need to avoid gluten, but can’t tolerate rice flour, this is a tasty option.

  • Wheat free
  • Gluten free
  • No rice or corn
  • Whole grains
  • Ancient grains

photo credit: Lotus Foods

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