Oatly Chocolate Ice Cream

We were so thrilled to have found such a wonderful plant milk in Oatly, you can only imagine our joy at finding this Oatly ice cream (aka “frozen dessert”). This vegan ice cream is oat-based, of course, and includes coconut oil, which accounts for its amazingly smooth, creamy texture. Like Oatly plant milk, it’s just … Read more

Alpha Foods Crispy Chik’n Patties

When we saw these chik’n patties near the Beyond Burgers at Costco, we thought we’d give them a try — and we are so glad we did. While the packaging makes these patties look rather generic, they are, in fact, incredibly good. We cooked them in the toaster oven, for maximum crispiness (it takes 13-15 … Read more

Cultured Kindness Pepper Brie

While shopping at Food Fight in Portland, we found this locally made Cultured Kindness vegan cheese, excited to find something called “Pepper Brie.” This nut-based cheese is wonderful, but there is nothing brie-like about it. Whereas Kite Hill Brie is smooth and creamy and has a rind, the Cultured Kindness cheese is thick and textured. … Read more

Silk Heavy Whipping Cream

It was delightful to try Silk’s heavy whipping cream, especially since we’ve been so enjoying this vegan whipped cream from Trader Joe’s. Plain, this whipping cream tastes so much like the dairy version: thick, rich, a bit sweet. One of our tasters reports that it whips up beautifully but needs to be eaten quickly; it … Read more