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With July 4th upon us, outdoor cooking is at an all-time high. Barbecue grills are aflame, and delicious summer veggies are waiting to be fired up on the grill or prepped for July 4th picnics. When I want an extra kick to make my sliced zucchini, portobello mushrooms, or Beyond Meat grilled chicken slices even [...]
Spring is coming… and I’m getting excited about the new CASHEW NUT MILK ice creams from So Delicious Dairy Free! Five new flavors, all vegan AND gluten-free! Get ready to taste incomparable yum: So Delicious Dairy Free has launched 5 new flavors of completely vegan cashew nut milk ice cream. All I can say [...]
When you’re busy, it’s easy to grab a handful of whatever is available, but now Navitas Naturals, the superfood company, offers an alternative to unhealthy snacks with its new line of superfood snacks. What’s great about these delicious small bites is that all of them are non-GMO, organic, and most of them are raw or [...]
When you tell someone you’re vegan, most likely you’ll hear the refrain, “But how can you live without cheese?” Nowadays, the vegan cheese scene has exploded with delicious versions that replicate the wonderful umami flavor of fromage but without the dairy. Dozens of brands are popping up in natural grocery stores, pizza shops, and online [...]
by Aurelia d’Andrea Sensitive to soy but still want something saucy to dunk your weekly avocado roll into? Ojio’s organic soy sauce alternative is a tasty solution to your predicament. Made simply from fermented coconut and sea salt, it contains half the sodium of standard soy sauce, is gluten-free, and offers a pleasant, balanced [...]
So Delicious delights again with their new “candy corn” vegan Halloween ice cream treats. Adorable AND delicious, these lovelies will make the neighborhood goblins giggle and grin. These candy corn pops are made with the traditional So Delicious coconut milk ice cream with a fruity twist. Chocolate coating tops rich vanilla coconut milk ice cream [...]
Pharmacist Dustin Rudolph’s The Empty Medicine Cabinet is a straightforward, fact-based book which explains the positive benefits a plant-based diet can have on our health. Dustin discusses the medical studies which show that a plant-based diet can prevent and reverse illness more effectively than pills. Cases include heart disease, type 2 diabetes, autoimmune diseases, obesity, and even [...]
by Shandel Gilbert What a find! Pearls Olives To Go. These four-packs of delicious, pitted, moist olives are perfect for snacks, lunch bags, or handy salad and sandwich toppings. They are non-GMO and gluten-free. Olives To Go offers a variety of options: sliced California ripe, Kalamata Greek, Spanish green stuffed with pimento, and large California [...]
by Shandel Gilbert Portable, savory, and able to add an “of the sea” flavor to any dish, GimMe Seaweed crumbles and sheets are great snacks for vegans. This fibrous, low-calorie vegetable contains iodine, vitamins A, B-6, and C, along with health-enhancing protein fragments known as bioactive peptides. Seaweed is a staple of Asian cuisine and [...]
I LOVE the new additions to the almond milk line from So Delicious Dairy Free! Soy-free, dairy-free, carrageenan-free and 100% YUM. I’ve been a bit fan of So Delicious products for years now. (I’m in love with their vegan, gluten-free chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream.) I’ve mostly gravitated towards their coconut milk products – [...]
The newest addition to the So Delicious Dairy Free line is CocoWhip, a vegan whipped topping made entirely from coconuts! Topping cakes, ice creams, and pies just got a whole lot easier! So Delicious Dairy Free has launched a new line of coconut-based vegan whipped toppings called CocoWhip. These delicious whipped toppings can be [...]
By Aurelia d’Andrea If there’s one culinary cue worth taking from the Europeans, it’s that chocolate is a perfectly acceptable way to begin the day. And why not? Dark chocolate is full of antioxidants, and some studies show it might even be good for our hearts. Ready to test that theory? Then consider smooth [...]
by Aurelia d’Andrea Annie’s Non-Dairy Spread is a mealtime game-changer. This light and creamy concoction—made with simple ingredients including cashews, red bell pepper, and nutritional yeast—is not only absolutely delicious, but amazingly versatile. You can use it as a dip for veggies, a bread spread, a taco topper, or a sauce for pasta. Feeling [...]
Guys, vegan Cheeze-Its exist and we have Earth Balance to thank! The company launched these square-shaped cheddar crackers and they are delicious. Salty and flavorful, the crackers are crave-worthy. Even better, the non-GMO, trans-fat free crackers are completely dairy-free, though I’m still wondering how they taste so cheesy. I had a tough time finding the cheddar [...]
by Aurelia d’Andrea Budapest, Hungary, seems an unlikely place to discover a dairy-free cheese made in Greece, but it was here, in the refrigerator case at vegan restaurant Napfenyes Etterem that I first stumbled upon the wonderfully delicious Violife brand. Soft, smooth, and amazingly meltable, these Vegan Society-certified cheeses come in 10 varieties, including [...]
By Aurelia d’Andrea Taifun Tofu Rosso has a few things going for it. #1, it’s organic; #2, it’s 100-percent vegan; and #3, it’s absolutely delicious! The ingredients are pretty straightforward: Tofu, olives, sun-dried tomatoes, and a heap of tasty spices, including paprika and oregano. The Italian vibe (and taste!) make it an ideal match [...]
by Aurelia d’Andrea If you’re new to the world of plant-based eating, you may not have heard the good news yet: When you go vegan, you definitely don’t have to say goodbye to chewy chocolate-chip cookies, decadent fudge, or even gooey brownies. Just ask Allison Rivers Samson, the maven behind the Allison’s Gourmet [...]
By Aurelia d’Andrea Wander the aisles of any French supermarket and eventually you’ll arrive at the bio (organic) section. Here, between the agave nectar and the dark chocolate-covered rice cakes, you’ll find the vegan pâtés, or, as they’re often called, terrines végétales. Sold in little cans with pull-top lids, they’re perfect for picnics and [...]
By Aurelia d’Andrea If you’ve never tried a TLT, be forewarned: One bite will render you an instant addict. The secret to this simple, sensational sandwich is the smoked tempeh. When paired with lettuce, tomato, and a bit of Vegenaise, the combination takes the simple art of preparing lunch to new, irresistible levels. For [...]
Vegan salted caramel sauce is here! I want to pour it on everything. This new sauce is the perfect combination of salty and sweet without tasting too sugary. Sweet Ritual, a vegan ice cream parlor in Austin, TX, created this delectable topping, ideal for sundaes, smoothies, on top of pancakes, or swirled in coffee. The [...]