Sweet Earth Foods Review (By a Vegan Dietitian)

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If you are intrigued by these culturally diverse products, don’t miss out on my Sweet Earth Foods Review!

I go over some of their vegan frozen products, and then give my professional opinion about the nutrition content (Did I mention I’m a dietitian? 😉 ).

Disclaimer: This review includes information and the authors own personal opinions. It is not personal dietary advice. Talk to your doctor about any health concerns, dietary changes/questions. See our disclaimers for more details.

Pictures of multiple Sweet Earth Frozen food packages. Text reads: Sweet Earth Foods Review (by a vegan dietitian)

What is Sweet Earth?

Sweet Earth is business owned by Nestlé (1) that makes frozen and refrigerated plant based foods, like frozen meals.

They have several culturally inspired frozen foods, like Pad Thai and Lo mein.

Their food line includes:

  • Frozen burritos
  • Bowls
  • Pizza
  • Seitan
  • Chik’N (plant based)
  • Plant-based bacon
  • Plant-based deli slices

While they do sell lots of vegan products, some items include products from animals, such as eggs and dairy.

What Products are Vegan?

Many of the vegan products are labeled ‘vegan’ on the front of the label.

Sweet Earth vegan products include (FYI-ingredients/formulations may change- double the ingredients!):

  • Beefless Bulgogi
  • Butter Chick’n
  • Cacio E Pepe
  • Cauliflower Mac
  • Curry Tiger
  • General Tso’s Tofu
  • Koren BBQ-Style Chick’N
  • Kung Pao Chick’N
  • Pad Thai
  • Veggie Lo Mein
  • Big Sur Breakfast Burrito
  • The Curry Tiger Burrito
  • Veggie Lovers Pizza
  • Traditional Seitan
  • Chipotle Style Seitan Slices (and Strips)
  • Benevolent Bacon (plant based)
  • Plant Based Oven Roasted Turkey Deli Slices
  • Plant Based Applewood Smoked Flavor Ham Deli Slices
  • Italian-Style Pepperoni Deli Slices
  • Chipotle Chik’n Marinated Plant Based Strips
  • Korean BBQ Style Chick’N Marinated Plant Based Strips
  • Mindful Chick’N™ Strips (Plant Based)

For this review, I’ll be sharing my thoughts about several of the vegan frozen meals and their vegan pizza!

I had so much fun reviewing these (and I hope you’ll have just as much fun reading them!).

Let’s dig in!

Sweet Earth Frozen Meals

Veggie Lo Mein

sweet earth veggie low mein package. sepearte picture of the nutrition facts. and another picture of the cooked food on a plate with a fork.
  • What’s Inside: Noodles, seitan, broccoli, pepper, mushroom, and carrots strips in a ginger sesame sauce.
  • Taste Score-7/10: I got a sweet taste at first, and then the spiciness kicked in! This dish has a strong soy sauce flavor. The sauce was also reminiscent of a sweet and sour sauce with Thai influences. I loved how slippery the noodles were, and that the seitan was chewy and rubbery (it added some nice texture along with the vegetables!)
  • Nutrition: This dish adds a good amount of protein and is sprinkled with veggies. It is high in sodium, and contributes a bit of saturated fat- something to be mindful of. At only 360 calories, I’d add some more food to make it more of a meal for an adult.
  • Would I Buy it Again?: Yes! I enjoyed this, and appreciate the vegetables this dish adds, along with the higher protein content.

General Tso’s Tofu

Picture of a package of Sweet Earth's General Tso's Tofu, the nutrition facts, and the meal on plate with a fork.
  • What’s Inside: Brown rice with a sauce, tofu, and broccoli.
  • Taste Score-5/10:- More sweet than I thought a General Tso sauce should be (much more than I was expecting). While it had a decent flavor, I did not like that the rice was nearly swimming in sauce. It was almost soupy! Without the sauce, the tofu was quite bland – the texture was more chewy than crispy.
  • Nutrition: This frozen meal has the highest amount of added sugars and sodium as shown in the picture above (940 milligrams of sodium, and 16 grams of added sugars per serving), than any of the other frozen meals reviewed in this article.
    For the serving, I’d ideally like to see less sodium and added sugars (of course, it’s important to keep your whole diet in context!)
    It does have a decent amount of protein, but the calories are too low to call it a meal.
  • Would I Buy it Again?: No. I think I would like this alot better if it was less sweet and didn’t have so much sauce.

Korean BBQ Style Chick’N

Sweet Earth Korean BBQ Style Chick'N pictures of the box, nutrition facts, and a hand holding a plate with the cooked food on it.
  • What’s Inside: Vegan Chick’N, a rice and cauliflower blend, edamame, snap peas, and a gochujang sauce.
  • Taste Score- 8/10: Sweet, with a spiciness that builds up (if you can’t handle spicy, you might not enjoy this)! I love how fresh the veggies were. I’m not a big brown rice fan, but I liked how the cauliflower helped tone it down a bit.
    The Chick’N strips were niece and rubbery. It almost felt like I had ordered something from an Asian restaurant!
  • Nutrition: This is a high protein frozen entrée at 15 grams of protein per package. Like most other frozen meals, this one is high in sodium at 550 milligrams per serving. It’s also high in added sugars likely from the sauce (13 grams of added sugar per serving). So keep those in mind with your dietary goals.
    It does come packed with lots of fiber, a high amount of iron, and is low in saturated fat.
  • Would I Buy it Again?: Yes! I thought it had a very unique flavor that I’d love to have again.

Want to see a video of me trying this for the first time? Check out my YouTube Short below!

Cacio E Pepe

Pictures of Sweet Earth Cacio E Pepe package, the nutrition facts, and a plate with the cooked food on it and a fork near the side.
  • What’s Inside: Peas, pasta made from chickpeas, and a alfredo-like sauce with vegan parmesan cheese.
  • Taste-7/10: This dish reminded me of a peppery alfredo with flavors from parmesan and black pepper shining through. I appreciated the contrast with the peas. If they weren’t there, I don’t think I would have enjoyed this as much as I’m not a big fan of alfredo in general. If I did have a craving for alfredo, I would come back to this one.
  • Nutrition: The chickpea pasta really bumps up the protein in this dish. It also has a whopping 7 grams of fiber. I love that it has no added sugars.
    While the saturated fat (4 grams per serving) and sodium (490 milligrams per serving), are quite high. But compared to other frozen meals that I’ve seen, it may not be the highest sodium frozen meal. Again, it’s important to keep context in mind (ex: your overall sodium and saturated fat).
    At only 420 calories per serving, I would add some more food to make satiating.
  • Would I Buy it Again?: Maybe! I don’t generally enjoy alfredo tasting dishes, so I probably wouldn’t buy it unless I was really craving that flavor!

Here’s me trying this frozen meal for the first time below!

Sweet Earth Pizza -Veggie Lovers

three pictures on a yellow background. 1 of a sweet earth veggie lovers pizza box. the second: most of the pizza on a cutting board, third picture: a close up of a slice of pizza.

Taste

Taste Score: 8/10

This is probably my favorite vegan frozen pizza! I’ve tried several other ones, including the Daiya and Amy’s brands.

I especially liked that the crust is made from wheat. That is what I personally expect from a pizza! It was not gummy like some gluten free ones that I’ve tried.

While the pizza was not very ‘cheesey,’ that was fine for me! I really enjoy roasted veggies, and love that their flavors shined through. (plus, lots of other frozen ‘veggie pizza’s’ do not have lots of veggies on them- so this one was a nice change!)

The one thing I would change, was for the cheese to be more evenly spread throughout. It seemed like most of the cheese was centered in one spot on each slice.

You can view a video of me trying this pizza for the first time below!

Nutrition

Here are some highlights from the nutrition facts as copied from the picture below (this is for 1 serving (1/3 pizza (134 grams) ) ):

  • Calories: 210
  • Saturated Fat: 2.5 grams
  • Sodium: 330 milligrams
  • Carbohydrates: 32 grams
  • Fiber: 5 grams
  • Added Sugars: <1 gram
  • Protein: 6 grams
  • Calcium: not listed

Here’s a comparison of Sweet Earth’s Veggie Lovers to some other popular vegan frozen pizzas:

CaloriesSaturated Fat (grams)Sodium (milligrams)Carbs (grams)Protein (grams)Calcium (milligrams)
Sweet Earth Veggie Lovers Pizza (134 gram piece)2102.5330326not listed
Amy’s Roasted Vegetable Pizza (113 gram piece) 2901.554042730
Daiya Fire Roasted Vegetable pizza (123 gram piece) 3004500464215

In comparison to the other pizza’s above, what really stands out is that the Sweet Earth one has less sodium – a nutrient we want to be mindful of.

Sweet Earth’s veggie lover pizza has a chunk of saturated fat, but not as high as the Daiya pizza. High amounts of sodium may increase heart disease risk, and research suggests consuming saturated fats instead of poly or monounsaturated or whole grains is not good for heart health (2, 3).

When you eat pizza, you typically assume you’ll get some calcium right? Well, the Amy’s pizza does not appear to be fortified with calcium, and the calcium content on Sweet Earth’s is not listed.

If you want to learn more about calcium rich foods for vegans, check out the section about this topic in my article here! (in short, there are many other ways to get calcium as we vegan) 😉

Overall, I’d pick the Sweet Earth pizza out of the three, because I think it tastes the best, and has the lowest sodium content out of the ones mentioned above. I’d be mindful of how the saturated fat contributes to my overall diet.

If I was personally making this a meal, I’d add some plant based proteins, like calcium set tofu, and maybe a salad with some fruit to round it out!

Talk to your doctor and registered dietitian if you need help planning foods best suited for your personal goals and health conditions.

picture of the front of a sweet earth veggie lovers pizza box. and a bigger picture of a hand holding the box to the side to display the nutrition facts.

Summary- Sweet Earth Vegan Products Review

Sweet Earth has several vegan products that are absolutely delicious (in my opinion).

I really appreciate that there are diverse cuisines represented, and would love for them to continue to expand this!

Compared to other frozen meals, several of the Sweet Earth Products have a decent nutrition profile with a decent amount of plant based protein.

Be mindful that the sodium is still high, and you’ll likely want to add more food to make it a meal.

These are super coinvent and extremely useful for busy days. I’ll definitely purchase most of these again!

Do you enjoy Sweet Earth Products? Which one(s) have you added to your menu? Let me know in the comments!
If you read the article and enjoyed it, you check out some of our other vegan food reviews including:
Tattooed Chef Acai Bowl Review
Skinny Butcher’s Crispy Chick’N Review
Wunder Eggs Review
Heavenly Hunks Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Review
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