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Accidentally Vegan: Cocoa Loco Bars from Enjoy Life!

Accidentally Vegan: Cocoa Loco Bars from Enjoy Life!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…Cocoa Loco Bars from Enjoy Life Natural Foods! The cool thing about all products from Enjoy Life is that they’re free from the big eight food allergens: wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy, fish, shellfish. If you’re looking for a rich, chocolate snack that’s free from the most common allergens, Cocoa Loco bars are a definite super yummy winner!

Accidentally Vegan: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bar from NuGo Nutrition Bars!

Accidentally Vegan: Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bar from NuGo Nutrition Bars!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…the Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bar from NuGo Nutrition! Have you even been stuck at an airport and hungry but couldn’t find anything vegan to eat? These vegan snack bars are chocolatey, chewy, and extremely filling. I originally discovered these super yummy NuGo Nutrition bars at the Pittsburgh airport, and then happily realized they are widely distributed in grocery stores, health food stores, and lucky for me, airports across the country.

Accidentally Vegan: Dandies Vegan Marshmallows from Chicago Soy Dairy!

Accidentally Vegan: Dandies Vegan Marshmallows from Chicago Soy Dairy!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is… Dandies! Have you been looking for vegan marshmallows? Are you missing rice krispy treats and smore’s?? Thank you to Chicago Soy Dairy for making Dandies, super yummy vanilla vegan marshmallows! YUM! We’re so glad to be able to make vegan versions of our favorite gooey treats.

Accidentally Vegan: Sunspire Fair Trade Organic 65% Cacao Chips!

Accidentally Vegan: Sunspire Fair Trade Organic 65% Cacao Chips!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is….65% Cacao Organic Fair Trade Chocolate Chips by Sunspire! These vegan chocolate chips are organic, fair trade, made without any refined sugars, and are dairy-free – yay! I use these chips for all of the super yummy cookies in our vegan recipes section, and also for our famous “Dairy-Free, Wheat-Free Chocolate Pie with the ‘Live’ Macadamia Nut Crust.” Sometimes, when I really have a chocolate craving, I just eat them straight out of the bag!

Accidentally Vegan: Vanilla Frosting from Cherrybrook Kitchen!

Accidentally Vegan: Vanilla Frosting from Cherrybrook Kitchen!

Cherrybrook Kitchen makes foods specifically for people with food allergies. All of their cookies, frostings and mixes are egg-free, dairy-free, peanut-free, tree-nut free, and kosher! Their vanilla frosting is super rich and creamy… and it’s a great option for cakes at a peanut-free school. YUM! Thanks Cherrybrook Kitchen for making sweet treats that we can eat!

Accidentally Vegan: Veggie Pot Pie from Amy’s Organics!

Accidentally Vegan: Veggie Pot Pie from Amy’s Organics!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is….Veggie Pot Pie by Amy’s Organics! Do you remember the old veggie pot pies? Can you just taste the flaky crust, the creamy center and smell the super yummy aroma as it cooked in the oven? Well, Amy’s Organics has created a dairy-free vegetable pot pie just for us!

Accidentally Vegan: Fratelli Mantova Artichoke Paste!

Accidentally Vegan: Fratelli Mantova Artichoke Paste!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is….Fratelli Mantova Artichoke Paste! I discovered this super creamy vegan spread while appetizer shopping for a party. It’s imported from Italy and is a yummy spread for breads. I fell in love with this product because: 1) it doesn’t contain any garlic and 2) it achieves a super creamy texture without any parmesan cheese.

Accidentally Vegan: McCormick Chili Seasoning Mix!

Accidentally Vegan: McCormick Chili Seasoning Mix!

As part of my New Year’s resolutions, I am trying to cook real food each night for dinner. But we all know that work/ life/ family stuff can get so crazy that it can be difficult to make time to cook. This mild chili mix from McCormick helps to make a quick and easy vegan meal. It is free from any animal products and is widely available. YUM!

Accidentally Vegan: Amy’s Gluten-free Spinach Pizza with a Rice Crust

Accidentally Vegan: Amy’s Gluten-free Spinach Pizza with a Rice Crust

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…. Amy’s Spinach Pizza with a Rice Crust! I was thrilled to find a frozen pizza that was both vegan AND gluten-free with cheese that really melts. YUM!

Accidentally Vegan: Dobla Chocolate Shot Glasses!

Accidentally Vegan: Dobla Chocolate Shot Glasses!

Tis the holiday season, and it’s a time for parties and celebrations. One of my favorite ways to make a toast is with a vegan chocolate shot glass. What’s not to love??? I fill it with my favorite liqueur and then I get to eat the rich, chocolate glass… YUM!

Accidentally Vegan: Fortune Cookies!

Accidentally Vegan: Fortune Cookies!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…. Fortune Cookies!!! We all deserve a bit of good luck, and now it seems that you can crack your cookie and eat it too! I found vegan fortune cookies after my meal at the China Palace restaurant last week. I remember several years ago that I could never eat fortune cookies because they always contained eggs. What a nice surprise it was to find that fortune cookies, at least in some places, are now vegan!

Accidentally Vegan: Righteously Raw Vegan Caramel Bar!

Accidentally Vegan: Righteously Raw Vegan Caramel Bar!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is a Raw Vegan Caramel bar by Righteously Raw. I was really excited to find a raw vegan chocolate caramel bar. These luxurious bars are an organic, raw, dairy-free, soy-free, kosher, and gluten free chocolate delight!

Accidentally Vegan: Wolfgang Dark Chocolate Dipped Cranberries!

Accidentally Vegan: Wolfgang Dark Chocolate Dipped Cranberries!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…. Wolfgang Dark Chocolate Dipped Cranberries!!! As an added benefit besides the yum factor, World’s Healthiest Foods reports that cranberries are packed with anti-oxidants, help protect against UTIs, and have an anti-inflammatory effect on the body. I was glad to know about the health benefits of cranberries as I gobbled up these super yummy vegan cordials. Hope you enjoy them!

Accidentally Vegan: Confectious Dark Chocolate Pretzel Balls and Goji Berries!

Accidentally Vegan: Confectious Dark Chocolate Pretzel Balls and Goji Berries!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is chocolate covered pretzels and dark chocolate goji berries… YUM! These were very exciting finds during a search for chopped walnuts. Learn more about these accidentally vegan treats and where you can find them!

Accidentally Vegan: Rite-Aid “Simplify” Kettle Corn!

Accidentally Vegan: Rite-Aid “Simplify” Kettle Corn!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is Rite-Aid’s “Simplify” Kettle Corn! Thanks to our friend Retta for sharing! This vegan kettle corn is just like you remember: fluffy popcorn with the perfect blend of salty and sweet caramel flavor. It was so super yummy that we triple checked the ingredients, and the sweet coating is really just made with vegetable oils and sugar. They’re not even using high fructose corn syrup – yay!!!

Accidentally Vegan: Alter Eco Fair Trade Organic Dark Chocolate Almond Bar!

Accidentally Vegan: Alter Eco Fair Trade Organic Dark Chocolate Almond Bar!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is Alter Eco Fair Trade Organic Dark Chocolate Almond Bar!!! Alter Eco’s single source vegan chocolate bar is OMG good. Just one taste and I was in love… But aside from the satisfying creaminess and crunch, this chocolate bar also helps to accomplish good things in the world. My purchase of this vegan chocolate actually helps to benefit 800 families in the Bolivian part of the Amazon!

Accidentally Vegan: Veggie Fajita Frozen Burrito by Evol Foods!

Accidentally Vegan: Veggie Fajita Frozen Burrito by Evol Foods!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is… Veggie Fajita Frozen Burrito by Evol Foods! Thanks to Jessica Earhart of Iron Betty sweets for sharing. Jessica says, “These super yummy vegan burritos can be found at your local Whole Foods, Giant Eagle and most other grocery chains. These are hands down the best frozen prepared foods I have had, and I am ecstatic that they are vegan! ”

Accidentally Vegan: Justin’s Dark Chocolate Organic Peanut Butter Cups!

Accidentally Vegan: Justin’s Dark Chocolate Organic Peanut Butter Cups!

Have you tried Justin’s Dark Chocolate Organic Peanut Butter Cups? The rich yummy peanut butter, all the deep chocolately goodness… we’re so glad these are vegan! And as a bonus to make us feel happy about reducing our carbon footprint, their headquarters is even solar powered!

Accidentally Vegan: Chick-O-Stick!

Accidentally Vegan: Chick-O-Stick!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…. Chick-O-Stick! Contributed by Jessica Earhart. Chick-O-Stick, is a long loved, all-American candy. Coconut and peanut butter pair up in this old fashioned candy, and for me it was love at first bite when I was just a kid!

Accidentally Vegan: Chew-ets Dark Chocolate Peanut Chews!

Accidentally Vegan: Chew-ets Dark Chocolate Peanut Chews!

This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is…. Chew-ets Dark Chocolate Peanut Chews!!! Oh yes, it is true!! Delicious chocolate, check. Chewy caramel, check. Crunchy peanuts, check. 100% vegan AND kosher, check! Chew-ets are a super yummy vegan chocolate and vegan caramel product with widespread distribution. The caramel is made with good old fashioned molasses!