Ripple non-dairy creamer

When the food co-op ran out of my favorite creamer (Wildwood, which has been apparently been discontinued), I thought I’d give Ripple a try. I wasn’t keen on the company’s use of plastic, and was even less impressed with the creamer itself. It was pleasantly sweet, but it also had a chalky taste and texture … Read more

Archer Farms Mocha Almond Fudge Ice Cream

Next in our exploration of Archer Farms non-dairy ice creams is mocha almond fudge. This almond-milk-based ice cream is very heavy on the mocha; it had almost a slight bitterness to it, the way dark chocolate sometimes does. So, the flavor is intense (which is either good or not so much, depending on what you … Read more

Archer Farms Vanilla Cake & Cookie Dough Ice Cream

Target’s brand Archer Farms has several non-dairy ice creams available, and we sampled the irresistibly named Vanilla Cake & Cookie Dough. And this vegan ice cream is irresistible indeed, with unbelievable sweetness (it’s that vanilla cake), and marble-sized balls of cookie dough, and crispy swirls of fudge in just about every bite. This ice cream … Read more

Califia Farms Cold Brew Coffees

After enjoying Califia Farms’ drinking yogurt, we decided to try the company’s cold brew coffees, which come in many flavors and are all made with dairy-free milks. The first one we tried was salted caramel, which was good: very rich and creamy, with a nice balance of salt and sweet. It’s made with almond milk, … 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

Califia Farms Nutmilk Yogurt

We were very happy to find  Califia Farms cultured nutmilk drink (the dairy version would be kefir) in two flavors at our local grocer, strawberry and blueberry. We opted for strawberry (to start). This drink uses almond and coconut milk, along with real strawberries, which explains why it’s so rich and creamy. And it’s also … Read more

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