Vegan Products We're LOVING Right Now!
If you're looking for the perfect spice compliment to kick up your next meal, you may have just found it! Spicemode creates handcrafted, beautifully packaged, flavorful sauces, spices and seasonings to make your next meal totally swoon-worthy. The spices are of the highest quality, and blended to create perfectly balanced flavors. We've been loving using the jars of Madras and Masala with vegetables and rice to create a simple curry dish, and the packets of tikka and curry are so much richer and more full of flavor than traditional store-bought spices. Spicemode will be our go-to in the future for spices and sauces for sure - I can't wait to try the jerk seasoning! You can check out the rest of their products here.
As far as vegan butters go, I've mostly just tried an easy homemade version and of course Earth Balance Brand. And while those are great, it's even better to have options! Melt is an all-organic, vegan butter substitute that comes in 5 different styles, including the ones above and both chocolate and honey versions, too. Both spreadable flavors were slightly more margarin-like to me, but the butter sticks tasted really buttery to me! So here's the best and worst parts about Melt: it MELTS! Like, pretty quickly. Which when you're trying to melt butter or are making toast is ideal. However if you accidentally leave a stick on the counter on a warm day (like I clearly did), its will also melt. All over said counter and the floor beneath. So lesson learned, keep it in the fridge! That being said, I loved the buttery sticks and the fact that they offer a probiotic version and would definitely buy them again...and keep them in the refrigerator. You can check out all their products here!
As you can see, these crackers are made up of just 3 simple ingredients: rice, oil and salt! I LOVED these crackers. They were just the right amount of crunchy, crispy, and salty. I thought I'd like them but was honestly blown away by how much I LOVED them! Because the ingredients are so clear and concise, you can be sure about what you're eating - and that also means no gluten. The crackers are 100% whole grain, made with nutrient-rich red and black rice, and sustainably-sourced palm oil. You can (and will) feel great about eating them! You can read more about Laiki crackers here.
We make a lot of tea and kombucha in this house, and we're always looking for fun flavors and new brands that make a really great cup. And right now, I'm loving Davidson's organic teas! They have nearly hundreds of flavors to choose from - almost any different type or flavor you can imagine to choose from. I was particularly impressed with the dessert teas. I tried the coconut vanilla in a homemade almond milk tea latte and it was TOO good! I think its the perfect sub for a sweet, indulgent dessert and had way less sugar, too. You can check out all the teas here!
Sunwarrior's new plant-based protein tastes really good! It's rich, slightly sweet, and is a perfect pick-up after the gym or a good workout. The protein is 100% organic, soy-free and packed with protein from yellow peas, brown rice, chia, quinoa, flax, and sprouts. Add in a healthy dose of energizing, gluten-free carbs, probiotics, healthy fats & fiber and you've got yourself a tall glass of goodness! Illumin8 comes in 3 flavors - mocha, vanilla bean, and Aztec chocolate, which has a bit of a spicy kick to it. Find all the info here!