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Vegan Cheese Review! Treeline Nut Milk Cheeses

VEGAN CHEESE! Yes, it exists… and it is delicious! Have you tried the hard and soft, spreadable nut milk cheeses from Treeline? They are so incredibly yummy!   Treeline vegan cheeses are made from cashew nut milk. These vegan cheeses are fermented just like traditional dairy cheese, so they are rich in probiotics. Here’s what [...]

New! Almond Milk Blends From So Delicious Dairy Free!

Have you tried the almond milk blends from So Delicious Dairy Free? Vegan = yum! These products are widely available in Natural Foods Stores and online at Amazon. Enjoy!   The So Delicious brand won my heart many years ago with their vegan coconut milk product line. Now, So Delicious has launched a new line of almond [...]

Beanfield’s Vegan Chips Made from Rice and Beans!

    Whoa – the next generation chip is here! Beanfield’s chips are made from non-GMO rice and beans… plus some spices… that’s it! These super yummy vegan chips come in a bunch of flavors including Ranch and Nacho Cheese. They’re packed with protein (5g per serving) and fiber (6g per serving)… but most importantly, [...]

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Sojasun Chocolate Dessert – Vegan Products in France

By Aurelia d’Andrea Judging by the dozens of varieties available throughout la belle France, it’s fair to say that French folks really like pudding.  Who’d have guessed? The stuff is just a little old-fashioned, but one spoonful of Sojasun’s chocolate dessert and it’s easy to see why the creamy stuff has retained its popularity over [...]

Vegfest UK:  Brighton, Bristol, London, and More!

Vegan fairs and festivals are blooming across the UK. Vegfest UK organizes the three largest venues – Brighton, Bristol, and London – which attract thousands of visitors each year.  It also supports and promotes the smaller fairs throughout the UK. What began in 2003 as the Bristol Vegan Fayre, an outdoor rock and roll party with great [...]

So Delicious Dairy Free Cococcino Coconut Milk Iced Coffee

If you’ve been wanting a Starbucks Frappuccino on-the-go without the dairy, there’s a new vegan coffee drink hitting stores that will be your new addiction. So Delicious launched its new Cococcino Coconut Milk Iced Coffees in two flavors—Mocha and Latte. Coconut milk is the perfect match for coffee because of its rich, creamy taste. Even [...]

Chipotle Expands Vegan Sofritas Option

When I drove my mom from San Francisco to Los Angeles, we made a pit stop off the 5 freeway around 6pm. I was nervous that the only thing I could eat as a vegan was a Clif bar at the nearest gas station until I spotted a Chipotle, which was like seeing a glass [...]

Travel to Antarctica, the White Continent!

By Rebecca Gilbert As we celebrate winter in the Northern Hemisphere, join me in a vegan adventure to Antarctica where it’s summer in the Southern Hemisphere! What images spring to mind when you hear the majestic word “Antarctica,” the rarely visited White Continent?  Ancient? Awe-inspiring? Avalanches?  All of these words inspired me to visit this [...]

Original Cheerios Now Non-GMO!

  We’re seeing big changes in the world being led with one small O.  General Mills announced that it would source original flavor Cheerios exclusively with non-GMO ingredients. The company stated that the oats were never GMO, but other ingredients such as the beet sugar, may have been.  As part of the reformulation, General Mills [...]

New Year, New You: The Vegan Edition

By Aurelia d’Andrea   January 1 holds the promise of fresh starts and bright beginnings, which often manifest in that beloved annual tradition, the New Year’s resolution. If 2014 is the year you’ve pledged to lose weight, usher in healthier eating habits, and increase your energy levels, there’s good news: Going vegan can help turn [...]

Easy Vegan Holiday Entertaining Tips

The holidays are a wonderful time to bring together your friends and family to celebrate the joys of the year. If you’re vegetarian, vegan, or an omnivore and want to host a party full of delicious appetizers and traditional desserts—check out my guide to hosting a veg-friendly party. If you’re heading to a friend’s party [...]

Le Potager du Marais

I LOVED this vegan restaurant in Paris – I went there 3 times while I was in town :)  The restaurant is 100% vegan and makes traditional French dishes like Seitan Borguignon, Mousse au Chocolat and French Onion Soup!  Owner Stefan is lovely and the staff speaks French and English.  Note: make a reservation early [...]



MOB is known for vegan fast food in Paris.  They serve vegan burgers and yucca fries, “milk” shakes, chocolate chip cookies and other vegan comfort food items.  They do have quinoa salad as well for the health-conscious consumer.  Major pluses: the staff is nice and the restaurant is in Les Docks, which is right on [...]

East Side Burgers

Eastside Burgers is a 100% VEGAN restaurant in Paris.  They’re known as the first vegan fast food restaurant in Paris.  And it is fast!  You order one of the two special “burgers” of the day and carry the tray downstairs to eat.  They also have quiche, tarts, and super yummy fries!

Cafe Pinson

Cafe Pinson uses an much organic food as possible and has many vegan options.  The cafe is cozy, quiet, and a lovely place to enjoy an almond milk latte.  They have a vegan plat du jour and several wonderful vegan desserts.  I really loved their raw chocolate dessert.  It was rich, velvety, and beautifully decorated [...]

Paris Vegan Day!

Paris Vegan Day is happening on October 12, 2013! Paris Vegan Day is the brainchild of Deborah Brown Pivain, owner of the 100% vegan restaurant in Paris, the Gentle Gourmet Cafe.   Deborah is an early vegan pioneer who has been a part of the vegan scene in Paris for decades.  Her vision is to bring [...]

A Vegan Guide to Los Angeles

  If you’re visiting Los Angeles, besides an abundance of sunshine, you’ll have no problem finding amazing vegan options in the City of Angels because even omnivore restaurants have superb plant-based meals. As a LA resident, there are so many vegan restaurants here that it’s hard to narrow down the must-eats, but these are my [...]

Justin’s Chocolate Hazelnut Butter is Vegan!

  Vegan product review for Justin’s Chocolate Hazelnut Butter:      Can you believe that all of this chocolate-hazelnutty goodness is vegan???! I happened to meet Justin from Justin’s Nut Butters at the DC airport when we were both flying to Pittsburgh.  (Justin is one of the nicest guys in the world!   Watch our [...]

Vegan in Napa, CA!

It’s easy to be a vegan in Napa, CA!  There are several good options for vegan food in Napa at the Oxbow Public Market.  Eat vegan at the market or stock up on provisions for your day tour at the wineries.  Either way, there is lots of yummy vegan food in Napa!  And the O’Brien [...]

Divvies Brownie Cookie Sandwich with Vanilla Cream

  I recently discovered the Divvies Brownie Cookie Sandwich with Vanilla Cream.     Since I had tasted (and really enjoyed!) the vegan chocolate chip cookies by Divvies, I decided to try this vegan twist on cream filled chocolate brownies.  I’m so glad that I stumbled upon this vegan treat in the check-out line.  It was [...]