How to Heat Up Your Plant-Based Food

ALT Strips

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Reheat in an oven for 10 minutes, or an air fryer for 5-6 minutes at 375° F until sizzling and crispy around the edges.
Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Can also be reheated in a skillet with a little oil. Flip them when they start to crisp up.
ALT Strips - delicious vegan meat alternative bacon made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Enjoy as a snack, a breakfast side, a diced salad topping, or on a sandwich with avocado, lettuce, tomato and sweet mustard.

BBQ Chickpea Salad

Vegan Chickpea Salad - pant-based food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa 

No preparation necessary! Serve on a sandwich or wrap with greens for extra crunch, or over greens as a salad, or snack on it with crackers!

Broccoli Cheese Soup

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat in a pot on medium heat, stirring until bubbling and heated throughout. We recommend that you reheat it to at least 165° F.

Buffalo Strips

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Reheat in an oven at 375° for 10 minutes, or an air fryer for 5-6 minutes until sizzling and crispy around the edges.
Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Can also be reheated in a skillet with a little oil. Flip them when they start to turn golden.
ALT Strips - vegan meat alternative bacon made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Enjoy on a wrap, sandwich, or salad, or dip right in the ranch and enjoy!

Cashew Queso

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Add queso to a small nonstick pot or pan on medium-low heat, stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes until heated and at desired consistency.
Ladle for serving vegetarian soup made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa

Serve as a dip or paired with our Taco Burger patties. It can also be used as a sauce for pasta, vegetables, quesadillas or burrito bowls, or even mixed into the base for a creamy potato soup!

Cheeseburger Chowder

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat 1-2 teaspoons of oil in a small pan on medium-high heat.
Spatula for frying vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add burger crumbles to the pan. Continue cooking and stirring until crispy but not burned!
Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa In a separate small pot, heat the chowder on medium heat, stirring regularly until heated throughout.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa To serve, top the chowder with the crispy burgery crumbles!

Cheesy Broccoli Bowl XL

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Preheat the oven to 375° F.
Baking dish for heating up vegetarian food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Once heated, place the quinoa and vegetables in a lightly oiled baking pan.
Ladle for serving vegetarian soup made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Drizzle the cheesy sauces over the quinoa and vegetables.
Timer for keeping track of how long you heated your vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Bake for approximately 10-15 minutes, until heated throughout.
Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat a small amount of oil in a nonstick or cast iron pan on medium heat. Cook the cheesy butternut-chickpea patties for about 2-3 minutes on each side, flipping when sizzling and golden.
air fryer for heating up plant-based food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Pan frying is our favorite way to reheat the patties, but you could also air fry them, or bake them in the oven with everything else if you prefer!
Bowl of vegetables made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Once everything is heated, assemble the bowl, sprinkle the almond parmesan over the top, and enjoy!

Cheesy Spread

Knife for spreading dairy-free cheeses made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa

No preparation needed! You can eat this cold with crackers if you choose, spread it on a burger, or use it for a grilled cheese.

Chickpea Salad

Bowl of vegetables made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa 

No preparation necessary! Serve on a sandwich or wrap with greens for extra crunch, or over greens as a salad, or snack on it with crackers!

Chickpea Herb Soup

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat in a pot on medium heat, stirring until bubbling and heated throughout. We recommend that you reheat it to at least 165° F.

Chili Bowl XL

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Put the root vegetable chili in a small pot on the stove, heat on medium and stir consistently until heated throughout.
There are a couple options to reheat the mushroom quinoa crumbles, kale, quinoa, and spaghetti squash:
Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa 1. You can reheat in a nonstick pan on medium heat. You can either keep the items separate or stir everything together and mix it up! The mushroom-quinoa crumbles are best when cooked in a bit of oil until browned and sizzling.
Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa 2. If you prefer, you can also pop the spaghetti squash, quinoa, kale, and mushroom crumbles into an oiled baking dish and heat in the oven at 375° F for about 10-15 minutes or until warm.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa No heating necessary for the chipotle cashew cream unless you'd like to warm it on the stove — just drizzle it over the top of your Chili Bowl and enjoy! 

Chimichurri Power Bowl XL

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Preheat oven to 375° F. 
Baking dish for heating up vegetarian food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Place the quinoa, sweet potatoes, cauliflower, and kale in a lightly oiled baking dish and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes, until everything is heated. The slaw can be heated as well or eaten cold — whatever you prefer!
Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat a small amount of oil in a non-stick or cast iron pan on medium heat. Add the black bean and potato patties to the pan and cook until golden brown on the outside, flipping after 4-5 minutes.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa Assemble the bowl and drizzle the cashew lime cream sauce and chimichurri sauce over the top!

Coconut Quinoa Soup

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat in a pot on medium heat, stirring until bubbling and heated throughout. We recommend that you reheat it to at least 165° F.

Crispy Chickpea Patty

Three options:
Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa
1. Heat 1 tsp neutral oil in a skillet on medium low heat. Cook for 8 minutes, flipping half way through. Turn heat up to medium and cook for another 2-3 minutes on each side, until crispy on the outside.
air fryer for heating up plant-based food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa 2. Heat in an air fryer for 6-8 minutes at 400° F.
Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa
3. Bake in the oven at 350° F for 15 minutes.

Cozy Bowl XL

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Pre-heat oven to 375° F.
Baking dish for heating up vegetarian food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Place all components of the bowl except the spiced nuts into a lightly oiled baking dish, putting the stew over the rice and greens. Heat for 10-15 minutes, until warm.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa Assemble the bowl and top with the spiced nuts.
microwave for heating up plant-based meals made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa If you prefer, this meal would also microwave well!

Curried Chickpea Salad

Bowl of vegetables made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa 

No preparation necessary! Serve on a sandwich or wrap, over greens for a salad, or snack on it on its own or with crackers!

Giardiniera Hummus

Serving Suggestion

No preparation necessary! Enjoy cold with crackers, or spread on a sandwich or wrap.

Greek Meal XL

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Preheat oven to 350° F.
Foil for wrapping and reheating your vegetarian food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Remove the paper lid from the bowl and replace it with foil.
Timer for keeping track of how long you heated your vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes, removing the foil at the end and broiling for a couple minutes in desired.
Chickpea Salad made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Serve with cold greek salad on the side.

Italian Bowl XL

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Preheat oven to 375° F. 
Baking dish for heating up vegetarian food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Place all components of the bowl into a lightly oiled baking dish.
Timer for keeping track of how long you heated your vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Bake for about 10-15 minutes, or until heated throughout.
microwave for heating up plant-based meals made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa This is a meal that would microwave well, if you prefer!

Italian Sandwich Slices

Pepperoni meat alternatives made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa These can be eaten cold, but are best heated up until sizzling! We recommend either:
air fryer for heating up plant-based food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa 1. Air-frying them.
Pan for reheating vegan meals in Des Moines, Iowa 2. Pan frying in a cast iron skillet (no oil needed), flipping after a couple minutes. Put them in a sandwich or wrap, or chop into bite sized pieces and use for a pepperoni-style pizza!

Jalapeño Cashew Queso

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Add queso to a small nonstick pot or pan on medium-low heat, stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes until heated and at desired consistency.
Ladle for serving vegetarian soup made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa

Serve as a dip or paired with our Taco Burger patties. It can also be used as a sauce for pasta, vegetables, quesadillas or burrito bowls, or even mixed into the base for a creamy potato soup!

Maple Breakfast Sausage Patties

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat a teaspoon of oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Spatula for frying vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add sausage patty and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side, until sizzling and crispy on the outside.
air fryer for heating up plant-based food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa They can also be heated in an air-fryer for 5-6 minutes at 375° F.

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Bowl of vegetables made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa 

No preparation necessary! Enjoy on its own, over greens, or in a wrap with hummus!

Mexican Bowl XL

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa
Reheat quinoa, black beans, sautéed vegetables, and roasted sweet potatoes in the oven, microwave, or a nonstick skillet on medium heat.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa On top, add green herb salsa, smoky cashew cheese, and pumpkin seed crumble. Enjoy!

Nacho Kit XL

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Add a small amount of oil to a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add in mushroom-bean taco crumbles and taco sauce, stirring consistently until the crumbles heat throughout.
Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa In two separate small pans or pots, heat the cashew-vegetable queso and cashew-vegetable jalapeño crema sauces. Stir until bubbling and thickened.
Dairy-free cheese nacho bowl made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa
Pour sauces and crumbles over the tortilla chips, and add the rest of the toppings.

New Breakfast Sandwich


air fryer for heating up plant-based food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa
All patties can be reheated in the oven on parchment paper, in an air fryer, or in a skillet with a little oil.
Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa The biscuit can either be baked along with them, or wrapped in a paper towel and microwaved.

New Mac & Cheese

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa
In a nonstick skillet on medium heat, add cooked pasta and stir frequently until the pasta softens and is heated throughout.
Leafy greens in your vegan meal made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add in kale and mac sauce.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa Continue to stir on medium heat for 1-2 minutes until the sauce thickens, then add to a bowl and sprinkle almond parmesan on top.

New Mac Sauce

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Add mac sauce to a small nonstick pot or pan on medium-low heat, stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes until heated and at desired consistency. 
Ladle for serving vegetarian soup made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa

Use as a pasta sauce, or to top a baked potato or roasted vegetables. Heat on the stove a little longer until it thickens, and use it as a spread for a sandwich. Mix in some salsa and use as queso. Mix it into your favorite soups or sauces to add cheesy flavor. Anything goes!

New World Burger

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat a teaspoon of oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Spatula for frying vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add burger patty and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side, until sizzling and crispy on the outside.

Pizza Burger

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat a teaspoon of oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Spatula for frying vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add burger patty and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side, until sizzling and crispy on the outside.

Pizza Mac XL

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil to a medium or large-sized nonstick skillet on medium heat. Add pasta and stir frequently until the pasta starts to soften, about 3-4 minutes.
Leafy greens in your vegan meal made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add in the rest of the veggies and olives, stirring for another 1-2 minutes until heated.
Pepperoni meat alternatives made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa In a separate small nonstick pan on medium heat, add 1/2 tsp of olive oil. Add in white bean pepperoni slices and continue to stir for a couple more minutes until they begin to sizzle.
Ladle for serving vegetarian soup made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add your desired amount of pizza mac sauce to the macaroni and veggies and stir until the sauce thickens and begins bubbling.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa To serve, top the macaroni and veggies with the crispy white bean pepperoni slices!

Pizza Spread

Knife for spreading dairy-free cheeses made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa No heating necessary. Simply spread on a bun and add one of our pizza burgers! Or use it to top crackers, toast, or your favorite vegetables.

Potato Pepper Jack Soup

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa

Heat in a small pot on the stove, stirring until bubbling. Add a splash of water if desired for a thinner consistency.

Ranch Hummus

Chips and dip made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa 

No preparation necessary! Spread it on your sandwiches and wraps, dip veggies it, and use it to add extra flavor when topping off salads and grain bowls.

Ranch Pasta Salad

Bowl of vegetables made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa 

No preparation necessary! Enjoy this pasta salad as is!

Red Pepper Sausage Soup

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat 1-2 teaspoons of oil in a small pan on medium-high heat.
Spatula for frying vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add sausage crumbles to the pan. Continue cooking and stirring until crispy but not burned!
Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa In a separate small pot, heat the soup on medium heat, stirring regularly until heated throughout.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa To serve, top the soup with the crispy sausage crumbles!

Roasted Red Pepper Chipotle Soup

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat in a pot on medium heat, stirring until bubbling and heated throughout. We recommend that you reheat it to at least 165° F.

Smoky Mac & Cheese

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa
In a nonstick skillet on medium heat, add cooked pasta and stir frequently until the pasta softens and is heated throughout.
Leafy greens in your vegan meal made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add in roasted tomatoes, kale, and smoky mac sauce.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa Continue to stir on medium heat until the sauce thickens and is heated throughout, then add to a bowl and sprinkle smoky mushroom-bean bits on top.

Spinach Artichoke Spread

Knife for spreading dairy-free cheeses made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa No heating necessary — this can be spread onto toast or a bagel, or eaten cold with crackers or veggies. You can also use it for a grilled cheese sandwich. It could be baked in the oven, if you would like to heat it up!

Spring Shepherd's Pie

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Preheat oven to 350° F.
Foil for wrapping and reheating your vegetarian food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Remove the paper lid from the container and replace with foil.
Timer for keeping track of how long you heated your vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Bake Shepherd's Pie for 25-30 minutes, until gravy is bubbling and the layers are heated throughout.
Fire for reheating vegetarian meals in Des Moines, Iowa If desired, turn the oven up to a high broil for 2-4 minutes to get the mash more crispy and golden. Ovens may vary, so keep a close eye on it!

Sweet Potato Lime Soup

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat in a small pot on the stove, stirring until bubbling. Add a splash of water if desired for a thinner consistency.

Sweet & Spicy Bowl

Bowl of vegetables made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa No reheating necessary. This bowl is delicious cold!  

Taco Salad Bowl XL

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa We recommend reheating the taco crumbles in a medium sized non-stick pan over medium heat, adding a small amount of neutral oil if needed. Cook for 5-6 minutes, until starting to brown on the outside and heated throughout!
Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa The jalapeño cashew queso can be heated if desired, or left cold! It will get a thicker, more cheesy consistency if heated. In a small pot or pan on medium heat, stir the queso until thickened and starting to bubble.
Vegan salad made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Assemble the salad, putting the taco crumbles and a drizzle of dressing and jalapeño cashew queso over the top!

Taco Burger

Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat a teaspoon of oil in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Spatula for frying vegan food made by New World Kitchen in Des Moines, Iowa Add burger patty and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side, until sizzling and crispy on the outside.

White Bean Pesto Soup

Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Heat in a pot on medium heat, stirring until bubbling and heated throughout. We recommend that you reheat it to at least 165° F.

Winter Comfort Bowl XL

Oven for reheating plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa Preheat oven to 375° F. Place mash, Brussels sprouts and kale in an oiled baking dish and reheat in oven for 10-15 minutes, keeping an eye on the kale so it doesn't burn.
Skillet for frying plant-based vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa In a nonstick or cast iron pan, heat a little oil on medium heat. Heat the chickpea patties for 3-4 minutes on each side, until golden brown on the outside. These patties can also be baked or air fried, but they are best when crispy on the outside from a bit of added oil. 
Pot for reheating vegan food in Des Moines, Iowa In a small pot on medium-low heat, heat the onion gravy, stirring until bubbling but not boiling.
Bowl for serving vegan meals made in Des Moines, Iowa To serve, pour the gravy over everything and enjoy!