Violife Parmesan Cheese

We now have a new favorite Violife product — “Just Like Parmesan” cheese. This is truly one of the best parmesan substitutes out there. Our cheese grater is not as fine as it should be for parmesan-style cheese, but it did the trick — especially since this Violife cheese isn’t quite as hard as “real” … Read more

Kite Hill Everything Cream Cheese

Having enjoyed other Kite Hill cream cheeses in the past (especially chive and jalapeño), we had to give this “everything” variety a try (despite our new loyalty to Violife‘s nearly perfect vegan cream cheese). As fans of everything bagels, we thought this would be the perfect accompaniment … and it is indeed flavorful with its … Read more

Violife Mozzarella Shreds

On a recent visit to Southern California, I was glad to find these Just Like Mozzarella shreds at a local grocery. While the package says, “Melts great!” this is not entirely true. It melts okay. As you can see in the photo below, we had quite a few semi-melted shreds on our pizza (and this … Read more

Lavva Raspberry Yogurt

We’re always looking for new vegan yogurts and were happy to discover Lavva, whose label boasts of no added sugar. With 6 grams of sugar per serving, Lavva has about half the amount of sugar of other vegan yogurts, but it does have a lot more fat (11 grams), thanks to the coconut base. However, … Read more

Daiya Salted Caramel Swirl Ice Cream Bars

Being huge fans of the delectable vegan cheesecake from Daiya , we thought we’d give its new vegan ice cream bars a try, and we began with Salted Caramel Swirl. (Other flavors include Chocolate Fudge Crunch, Vanilla Bean, and Espresso Coffee.) We had slightly mixed reviews from our tasters on this one; first, the bars … Read more

Plant Perks Garlic & Herb Cream Cheeze

After trying Havarti Dill, we decided that while it wasn’t quite what we expected, it was definitely worthwhile to try another flavor. This garlic & herb variety is even better. Among two of us tasters, one of us prefers this creamy texture and milder flavor to the Treeline cheeses that are so good on crackers … Read more

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