Yes, I said bacon shortage, and it’s going to hit sometime in 2013. But there’s no need to fret! There are amazing alternatives that not only taste great, but are a much (MUCH) healthier option. After all, bacon isn’t all that great for you, OK, it’s kinda terrible for you. As many of you know I’m chugging along with baby #3 and I was just diagnosed with gestational diabetes. This means I’ve got to balance my carbs with (lean) proteins. I’ve been eating all kinds of turkey bacon and veggie sausage. My favorites are Trader Joe’s thick-cut peppered turkey bacon and MorningStar Farms veggie sausage patties. They are delicious, and coming from a pregnant food lover, that’s saying something! Keep reading for some great recipes using bacon alternatives…
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Honestly, any recipe that calls for bacon, you can just sub in an alternative like turkey bacon or veggie bacon.
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