Violife Cream Cheese

Having sampled a few delicious Violife cheeses recently (imported from Portland), we were thrilled to find Violife cream cheese on the shelf of one of our local groceries. Based in Greece, Violife has been making 100% vegan, non-dairy, non GMO foods since the 1990s, and these amazing products are now available in the U.S. (Click … Read more

Earth Balance European Style Butter

We often use Earth Balance spreads not only for fresh bread, toast, and more but also in recipes. So when we noticed that Earth Balance now has a “European Style” available, we thought this would be even better. However, we couldn’t really tell the difference between this and the other Earth Balance butters. It looks … Read more

So Delicious Holiday Nog

‘Tis the season! We were happy to find this holiday nog from So Delicious at our local co-op. There are usually several varieties available at this time of year, made with different kinds of plant milks, and this one is made with coconut milk. This nog has all the sweetly spicy  flavor of “regular” eggnog. … Read more

CoYo Chocolate Yogurt

I’ve so enjoyed the other flavors of CoYo coconut-milk yogurt (especially vanilla bean) that I thought the chocolate variety would be the best of all (what isn’t made better with the addition of chocolate?). However, I was surprised to be so disappointed in this flavor. For one, there is little discernible chocolate flavor — it … Read more

Beyond Meat: The Beyond Burger

We’ve reviewed the Impossible Burger on this blog, but it’s not available in grocery stores, only in select restaurants. And it’s delicious, though we were sad to learn that in order to create this plant-based burger, the company resorted to animal testing. Still, many vegan — and especially non-vegan — restaurants offer the Impossible Burger, and many … Read more

CoYo Mixed Berry Yogurt

With CoYo not only available but currently on sale at our local co-op, it’s been the perfect reason to try yet another flavor: mixed berry. Like the mango flavor, this one is also made with fruit puree, which needs to be stirred in. Unlike the mango flavor, the fruit flavors emerge more strongly with this … Read more

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