Product Review: Trader Joe’s Vegan Dressing & Spread

Everyone tells me, on a regular basis, how gross they find mayonnaise. I understand the opinion: mayonnaise is basically egg whites and oil. It has a distinctly vinegary flavor that’s honestly kind of unpleasant. But I grew up dipping my french fries in it and slopping it on sub sandwiches, so it’s a condiment I…

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Vegan Cheese: A Definitive List

The last animal product my fiance and I gave up when we decided to go vegan was cheese. We’d been using non-dairy milk and vegan butter for months, but we stubbornly clung to cheese because 1) we loved it and 2) I wasn’t a great cook, but I knew that if I slapped cheese on…

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Recipe Post: Vegan Mozzarella Stix

Yesterday, I accomplished a culinary feat. Checked off a personal goal. Realized a dream. Since we went vegan, my partner and I have missed a lot of the junk food we used to crave. We strive to be healthy plant-based eaters, which sounds like it should be easy, but our propensity to munch on carb-heavy meals…

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Recipe Post: Fried Vegan Ravioli

First thing’s first: this post is not going to provide you with any health benefits or recommended nutrition. My partner and I recently discovered Kite Hill vegan ravioli and loved it, especially because it held up super well to being breaded and then fried. This post is going to tell you how to have that…

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Product Review: Kite Hill Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli

My partner and I went vegan almost 18 months ago. The change has been great for both of us and we both agree that we’re generally healthier, happier, and more energetic without animal products bogging down our bodies. We’ve found substitutes for a lot of the food we used to enjoy (even garbage junk food…

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Recipe Post: Vegan cheese pizza with heirloom tomatoes

I recently posted about my ever-growing love for Follow Your Heart vegan cheeses, a love that began when I finally, successfully made a delicious vegan pizza using their mozzarella several weeks ago. We’ve had that same pizza many, many times since then and each time it just seems to get better and better. The ingredients…

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Product Review: Follow Your Heart

Prior to going vegan, my experience with vegan cheese was basically limited to Daiya and Teese. Those were the two brands served and sold at a vegan café I worked at in New Hampshire and to my knowledge, they were the figurative cream of the crop. I didn’t really do a lot of research or…

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