Trader Joe’s ABC Bars

We were so happy to see these vegan ABC Bars on the “new items” shelf at our local Trader Joe’s. The “ABC” stands for Almond Butter Cocoa, and while the bars are tiny in size, they are gigantic in flavor. The bars make the perfect snack, dessert, or mini-breakfast. While these bars are sweet, the … Read more

Cocomel Bites: Vanilla & Sea Salt

We are already huge fans of Cocomels (best vegan caramels ever!), and were beyond thrilled to find these chocolate-covered bites in our local grocery. What could be better than vegan caramel covered in vegan chocolate? Well, not much. These little balls of caramel covered in chocolate are delicious, and all too easy to eat. Made … Read more

Cocomels Caramels: Original & Vanilla

One of the things I missed so much when first becoming vegan was caramel candy (well, caramel everything…but especially the candy). So imagine my joy upon discovering Cocomels, which I first found in Portland’s vegan store Food Fight! and which I had to order online when I ran out after visiting Portland — but they … Read more

Hail Merry Chocolate Almond Butter Tart

We got to sample another of the delicious Hail Merry tarts — and Chocolate Almond Butter is incredible. It’s very rich, like the chocolate tart, but it may in fact be even more delicious, as the almond butter adds a saltiness that complements the chocolate perfectly. It’s not unlike the most magnificent peanut-butter cup you … Read more