Maya’s vegan cookies

One of our best discoveries this year is Maya’s Cookies. Maya’s is located in San Diego, but cookies can be shipped anywhere in the U.S. Our cookies took about a week to arrive, and were they ever worth it! The packaging is adorable (and both boxes and paper confetti can be recycled as cat toys), … Read more

Trader Joe’s Seasoned Kale Chips

As always, it was great to see a new vegan item at Trader Joe’s: Seasoned Kale Chips. I’m sure I’m not the only one whose favorite way to eat kale is via crispy snacks. So, I was eager to try these in an attempt to be healthy and virtuous while also reporting on a new … Read more

Trader Joe’s Vegan Mac

How much do we adore Trader Joe’s for consistently introducing new vegan products? It seems that every time we visit, we discover something new … and this time, it’s the Vegan Mac, just in time for comfort-food weather. This vegan mac and cheese isn’t, sadly, the very best — but we’re still thrilled to see … Read more

Unreal crispy dark chocolate peanut butter cups

These Unreal candies are well named; they are so unbelievably delicious we can hardly believe they are vegan (and non-GMO, and fair trade, and so on; visit the website for more info). This bag of peanut butter cups contains wrapped candies (too bad about all the extra packaging, but it’s understandable, given that they’d all … Read more

Jokerz Vegan “Snickers” Candy Bar

For anyone missing Snickers bars from their pre-vegan days, this Jokerz candy bar from Go Max Go Foods is almost exactly like the real thing. I first discovered them at Food Fight in Portland, Oregon, where I bought about half a dozen. Needless to say, this tiny number didn’t last me very long … which … Read more