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By Rebecca Gilbert I just tried and LOVED a brand new vegan frozen dessert treat: So Delicious Mini Organic Dessert Bars! These new mini bars come in three super yummy flavors: Fudge, Simply Strawberry, and Just Java. And since they’re only 80 calories per bar, I didn’t mind trying more than one flavor [...]
I was very excited to find VEGAN CHEESE PUFFS on the shelf! Earth Balance, well done! These puffs are light, fluffy, gluten-free, “buttery,” “cheesy,” and 100% vegan. I love this vegan snack! I fond them at the local Whole Foods. But if you can’t fine them in a store nearby, you can buy Earth Balance [...]
Every month Vegan Cuts sends out lovely treats of sweet and savory vegan snacks. The contents vary each month but the quality and taste are consistently super yummy! There are usually 7-9 products in each box… sometimes more! And each box is all vegan and palm-oil free. The Vegan Cuts monthly snack boxes cost [...]
Reviewed by Shandel Gilbert Whether you want a little spicy tidbit to go with your eggnog now or some delightful, creative (and often exotic) recipes for later, Chef Alan Roettinger’s Extraordinary Vegan Cookbook offers a cornucopia of delights. The gluten-free cookbook offers tips on stocking an extraordinary pantry and fridge. The recipes are [...]
By Shandel Gilbert Befriend the faux. Beyond Meat is an amazing, new plant-based product which has the taste and texture of chicken. These chicken-free strips, created from non-GMO soy and pea-based proteins, contain 18 grams of protein per serving and take just minutes to heat. Dinner prep with these pre-cooked strips is a [...]
Get ready for the holidays with delicious non-dairy beverages from So Delicious Dairy Free! As part of its limited time holiday offering, So Delicious is offering non-GMO, certified gluten-free coconut milk beverages in Mint Chocolate, Nog and Pumpkin Spice. Here’s what we LOVE about these holiday coconut milk products from So Delicious: They are certified [...]
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 [...]
We can put away our Blendtecs and Vitamixes; shelf stable cashew nut milk is here! Most of us already know about So Delicious Dairy Free super yummy vegan products like coconut milk, soy milk and almond milk-based yogurts, ice creams, vegan milks and creamers. Now So Delicious Dairy Free has added CASHEW [...]
Kitchen Divided is a must-have cookbook for plant-based people living with family members/ roommates who may not be vegan. With super yummy recipes like “Quiche Your Troubles Good-Bye,” “Mushrooms and Lentils in Phyllo,” and “Quinoa Paella,” Ellen Jaffe Jones creates delicious meal ideas that work for any occasion. Aside from the regular breakfast, [...]
I’ve been vegan, eating fresh fruits and veggies for so many years now that my taste buds have actually changed. Fruits taste super sweet and I just can’t eat heavily sugared foods anymore. But some things never change, and during the blazing days of summer, I still crave delicious non-dairy ice creams to help [...]
Say hello to “Beyond Meat,” a new vegan meat substitution made from pea protein and non-GMO soy! Beyond Meat is widely distributed and comes in 3 flavors: grilled, lightly seasoned and southwestern. I tried this new vegan chick’n product and loved the results! The product comes in strips that you heat for 2-3 [...]
Do you miss your foamy cappuccinos and caffe lattes? I just found a non-dairy creamer to make a fabulous cappuccino with plenty of froth! The new So Delicious brand Barista Style non-dairy creamers are the crème de la crème – coconut crème, that is! I have a home frother and usually just settle [...]
Here at Yummy Plants we have been going nuts. It’s all due to Chef Robin Robertson’s newest cookbook, Nut Butter Universe: Easy Vegan Recipes with Out-of-This -World Flavors. The cookbook begins with Robin’s clear, no-fuss instructions for making various nut butters and creams in food processors or high-speed blenders. From that point on, [...]
The hand made vegan hot fudge sauce by Coop’s Microcreamery is a treat beyond my wildest dreams! When I saw it in the jar, I thought it might be tasty. I had absolutely no idea this dark chocolate, rich and creamy fudge sauce would be Ah-ma-zing. And it’s made without any dairy, corn-syrup, or gluten.
This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is BelVita Chocolate Breakfast Biscuits by Nabisco. The chocolaty, filling biscuits are great for a meal on the run. These tasty vegan treats are made without high-fructose corn syrup, and they have no partially hydrogenated oils, no artificial flavors or sweeteners.
This week’s Accidentally Vegan feature is… Gnocchi! Shared by Aurelia d’Andrea The Italians do a lot of things really well: Pizza, wine, and pasta, for example. And gnocchi! These little oval dumplings, when done right, have a light, fluffy quality and subtle flavor that marries well with marinara sauce, pesto, or a simple drizzle [...]
Amy’s Vegan Margherita Pizza is perfecto, tempting the palate and pleasing the senses with a delicate tomato basil sauce and Daiya Mozzarella-style cheese alternative lavished upon a thin, tasty crust. Not only is it delicious, Amy’s Vegan Margherita Pizza contains no GMOs and no bioengineered ingredients. It’s organic! Here’s what our cooked pizza looked like: [...]