They’re made mostly from seitan, which is wheat gluten, mixed with mushrooms and onions.
The Boneless Butcher rents a production facility in Garland, and its products cost $11-$18 on its website and every weekend at the Dallas Farmers Market, where samples are available. These vegan meats can also be found on gtfoitsvegan.com, at Mashup Market in Denton and at a snow cone trailer in DeSoto called Snow on the Rocks, plus occasional pop-ups around town.
Gomez lives in Lochwood with her husband, a physical therapist, and their kids, ages 15, 13 and 8.
She started The Boneless Butcher on the side, and she hasn’t quit her job yet, but she’s hoping to make it a full-time business, with growth into a wholesale business and possibly a restaurant or storefront.
“Come see us at the farmers market and get a sample,” she says. “I love seeing non vegans come and try stuff out of curiosity. I love exposing people who aren’t already exposed to this lifestyle to that.”