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

Unreal dark chocolate crispy gems

If you used to love M&Ms in your pre-vegan life — or if you’re a non-vegan who loves them — look no further than these dark chocolate crispy gems from Unreal. They are so much like M&Ms we had to check the package to be sure they’re vegan. Even though these are dark chocolate, they … Read more

Plant Snacks Vegan Cheddar Cassava Root Chips

One of our tasters glimpsed these cassava root chips from Plant Snacks, a company that makes natural snacks from cassava root flour. All its chips are vegan (as well as free of nuts wheat, and soy). And while these are quite good, they’re not outstanding. For such a natural product, we felt that these vegan … 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

Peanut Butter & Co Dark Chocolate Dreams

As someone who formerly loved Nutella, I was so happy to find this dark-chocolate spread from Peanut Butter & Co. at the local grocery. This spread is thick, creamy, and very good overall; however, it’s far more peanut-buttery than chocolatey. I didn’t read the small print (“peanut butter blended with dark chocolate”), so I expected … 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

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