Chao spicy cheese slices

Field Roast’s delicious Chao cheeses have been around for a long time, but for us, the Spicy Original slices are a first. These slices are tasty and flavorful — if you like pepper jack flavors, this is your cheese! As some vegan cheese slices tend to be when not heated, they have a slightly waxy …

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Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon

Now that have discovered the Just Egg folded eggs in our local grocer’s freezer, we are eating egg sandwiches daily, and always looking for a new faux meat produce to add. While we enjoyed Be Leaf Vegan Bacon, we are still on a quest for a more perfect version. We saw Sweet Earth’s Benevolent Bacon …

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Just Egg Folded Eggs

Having tried Just Egg liquid without much luck doing anything but scrambles (not that there’s anything wrong with a good scramble), we were thrilled to learn from a new friend that these Just Egg folded eggs are available locally. (Note to vegans: Always hang out with fellow local vegans to learn about such things, and …

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Violife Mature Cheddar

In our continuing coverage of Violife cheeses, we sampled “Just Like Mature Cheddar Slices.” One of our tasters felt these slices were a little bland, preferring spicy Field Roast CHAO slices instead, but even if they are not truly cheddar-like — and especially for those who don’t want spice — these slices are simply a …

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Violife Cheddar Slices

It’s been amazing to see Vioilfe products cropping up in our local grocery stores — so far, we’ve tried the feta and the cream cheese — and then we found the Just Like Cheddar slices. These slices are among the best in vegan cheeses (the only one that comes close is Field Roast CHAO, and even those …

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Parmela Pepperjack Slices

When in a Whole Foods recently, we seized upon the opportunity to try these pepperjack slices from Parmela Creamery. They are not quite as good as the flavored CHAO slices (such as tomato cayenne); they are not very spicy, and they have a chalky taste. However, they do melt very well (as seen below on …

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Daiya Medium Cheddar Farmhouse Block

When we saw this in the grocery, we thought it might be a new Daiya variety. As it turns out, Daiya has simply updated its packaging (less plastic) and perhaps the recipe as well (“medium” is new to the label, which was formerly just “cheddar style block”). This is a wonderful cheese block and perfect …

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