Trader Joe’s Seasoned Kale Chips

As always, it was great to see a new vegan item at Trader Joe’s: Seasoned Kale Chips. I’m sure I’m not the only one whose favorite way to eat kale is via crispy snacks. So, I was eager to try these in an attempt to be healthy and virtuous while also reporting on a new … Read more

Partake vegan cookies

We were delighted to find this vegan cookie company, Partake Foods — whose products are not only vegan but allergy friendly all around — and also to find that the cookies are wonderful. We ordered more than a dozen boxes, some of which we gifted to fellow vegans and cookie lovers, but we did sample … Read more

Good Karma Ranch Dip

After enjoying the delicious Good Karma French Onion Dip, this one was next on our list. This ranch-style dip is wonderful with anything from veggies to potato chips. The spices (onion, garlic, lots of herbs) stand out, and it’s smooth and creamy. This (as well as the French Onion variety) is so good — and … Read more

Tom Bumble Peanut Butter Chocolates

These Tom Bumble chocolates, handmade in Oregon, are simply the best ever for chocolate/peanut butter lovers. These amazing candies (they are the vegan version of Butterfinger bars) come in smooth and nutty, both equally delicious. Both varieties have a light coating of melt-in-your-mouth dark chocolate, and both are crunchy and absolutely sublime. These chocolates are … Read more

Biena Vegan Ranch Snacks

On a visit to Whole Foods, we discovered a new vegan snack: Biena Baked Chickpea Puffs in Vegan Ranch flavor. These puffs are light but rather flavorless, and not really substantial enough to feel like a great snack. We didn’t even finish the bag (which, for this group of tasters, is usually unthinkable). So, while … Read more