• Essence, Not Additives

    When it’s hot, it’s not uncommon that a citrus or fruity taste feels more satisfying and cooling to the body.  Of course, it’s why fruity iced teas, italian ices or frozen lemonades are so popular in the summer.  To give water more zest, … Continue reading

  • Sustainable Stadium Snacking

    As you head to your next baseball game or other stadium-based event, why not stash* an alternative treat that tastes reminiscent of the familiar popular snack of molasses-covered popcorn and peanuts but with a natural, artisan twist? The reinterpretation of this … Continue reading

  • Crème de la No Crème (Peanut Butter Chocolate Flavor)

    Wouldn’t it be great to have that same satisfaction from the familiar creamy, icy dessert without the additives, animal by-products and cholesterol?  This brand’s rich and creamy taste of its non-dairy dessert and quality short list of “5 ingredients” is without … Continue reading

  • Gourmand Without the Guilt

    There’s nothing like a convenient, go-to spread for entertaining - and a cheesy flavored spread is typically a crowd pleaser on toasts or crackers. But a non-dairy cheese spread that tips to a gourmand’s palette as well as everyone else’s? Well, … Continue reading

  • Popping Convenience “Reinvented”

    Here’s a chance to upgrade your snack of choice for your next movie night or Oscar ceremony viewing. This brand, comprised of a husband-wife duo, has truly “reinvented” convenient home popping with scrupulous attention to both ingredients and packaging. Until … Continue reading

  • Chocolates “Outside the Box”

    This fair-trade chocolate company was founded by a nutritionist and yoga instructor.  The brand produces sustainable chocolate confections that are free of dairy and gluten.  Made with organic ingredients and a oat milk and coconut oil base, each bite has … Continue reading

  • A Game Changer: Cheesy vs. Chia

    For Superbowl Sunday, or for any informal gathering for that matter, instead of automatically dipping into artery-clogging and preservative-laden concoctions, try this nutrient-rich dip that can be used in a variety of ways.  This non-dairy, natural sauce that was launched … Continue reading

  • The Good Gravy that Gives

    This alternative was originally featured on 11/14/2012. Love the home style taste of gravy on your mashed potatoes but not jazzed about the preservatives and animal-derived ingredients?  This gravy exists so you can feel a bit better about comfort food. … Continue reading

  • Allergy-Minded Snack Packs, Pack a Great Taste and More

    Though these mini snack cookies are addictive they will not get you into trouble! Packaged in a neatly portioned serving-size bag they deliver just the right amount for satisfaction.  With all-natural, 70% certified organic ingredients, they are also free of nuts, tree … Continue reading

  • Organic Licking Good

    For trick or treat or just to eat, this sucker packs some powerful flavor but spares the chemicals and aftermath that artificial colors leave behind, as well as the overly saccharine ingredients that try so hard to mimic the taste … Continue reading