I have been obsessing over some new products that I have recently found at our local grocery store! So obviously I wanted to share with you guys!! Just as a reference I am still trying to stick to a mostly vegan diet and limit the amount of processed foods that I eat because I have been feeling awesome! I would say that 90% of the time the foods I eat are plant or grain based, but sometimes I do eat things that are packaged and do not have dairy listed as an ingredient, but states that it could have traces where it was produced. If I really am craving it then I eat it, for example the homemade mac and cheese my mom made for Easter! It was delicious and completely worth the treat, but I noticed a difference and haven’t had dairy since.
It is all about what makes you feel good and what works for your lifestyle! I think no matter if you are vegan or not these are some great products to try out you might just like them!
First I want to start off with an easy snack or breakfast idea that is tasty but filling at the same time. I use Ezekiel bread which is sold in the frozen bread isle and it is made from sprouted grains and contains no flour or dairy products. All you have to do is store it in the freezer and toast it when you are ready to eat it, top with some raw almond butter and of course a banana and it’s the perfect treat!
My husband actually brought these home from the grocery store yesterday for the babe but I tried a few and they are so good! Quaker makes a whole bunch of other flavored rice cakes that are delicious like the chocolate and the cheddar you just have to make sure that you portion them out or before you know it the whole bag is gone! They are a great sweet treat and at 110 calories for 13 rice cakes it makes a perfect snack! I am in love with this almond milk and if you also drink it I hope that you can find it in your local stores to try it out! I talked about the Almond Breeze in previous post which I still love, but my grocery store is always out of it so I had to try something else one week and I ended up loving this one by Califa Farms. It does have 50 calories per cup compared to the 30 of Almond Breeze but it makes my coffee taste delicious and almost a little creamier which I love! We use this all the time in smoothies too and it works perfectly!
If you are ever craving chocolate especially at night I am obsessed with these Dole Dipper they are only 100 calories for the pack and they are basically frozen banana slices covered in dark chocolate and they are so good!
This is my favorite to-to sauce if I am not making it homemade, I always like to have some on hand for a quick-lunch or dinner option. It is perfect over spaghetti squash or organic pasta and sautéed veggies! It has 80 for 1/2c but the flavor is so good that you don’t need any more than that on a serving of pasta or squash!