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Trader Joe’s To Launch Vegan Chocolate Bars That Taste Like Milk Chocolate! [by Jackie Day]

ShareYep, it’s true!  Thanks to popular demand, Trader Joe’s has announced that its tasting panel has approved vegan chocolate made with almond milk, and it’s all thanks to folks demanding more vegan food! Trader Joe’s spilled the beans on today’s podcast: Alison: “Our customers are asking for vegan items. Or for instance, we launched almond butter cups this past year.… Read more →

Trader Joe’s Debuts Vegan Birthday Cake Popcorn and Other Fun Food for Fall! [by Jackie Day]

ShareGet ready to fall in love with these vegan goodies at Trader Joe’s! Vegan Pumpkin Joe Joe’s, Pumpkin O’s, Ghosts & Bats Crispy Potato Snacks, Fall Zucchette Pasta, Harvest Chili, and canned Organic Pumpkin for making homemade pumpkin pie! There’s a new vegan Birthday Cake Popcorn, complete with little colored sprinkles on the popped corn! And, vegan Candy Corn Popcorn, too! But… Read more →

After Over 100 Years in Captivity, Animal Crackers Set Free From Cages!

ShareThanks to animal rights activists, Barnum’s Animal Cracker boxes have a new look.  The cages are gone, and the animals are finally running free! The animals are no longer trapped on box cars en route to the circus. Why the change? Thanks to popular demand! People are starting to realize how horrifically cruel it is to trap wild animals and… Read more →

Homemade Vegan Red, White and Blue Fruit Popsicles to Beat the Heat!

ShareHere’s a quick and easy way to make festive 4th of July popsicles to take the edge off of the sweltering heat! Here’s all I did to make em’ For the blue and red sections, I simply used coconut water immersed with fresh fruit: strawberries for the red layer and fresh blueberries for the blue layer! The white middle section… Read more →

BREAKING: Vegan Cookies at Starbucks Nationwide Thanks To Popular Demand [Jackie Day]

ShareWe did it! Thanks to popular demand, today Starbucks launched vegan cookies in their bakery case nationwide!   Every time I go to Starbucks I ask if there’s anything “new” that’s vegan, and after asking for YEARS, today’s barista, who happens to also be VEGAN, replied, “We have a new vegan macadamia oat cookie! But it already sold out!” Music… Read more →

Ben & Jerry’s Announces MORE New Vegan Ice Cream Flavors!

ShareYou asked for it, and they delivered! Thanks to the growing demand for more vegan ice cream, Ben & Jerry’s just announced two NEW vegan flavors today! Cinnamon Buns A “cinnamony-rich, streusel-swirled & dough-loaded!”  Oh, YUM!!! and.. Peanut Butter Half Baked A “peanut buttery version” of their “famous Half Baked creation” aka: a “full-fledged non-dairy P.B. & chocolate concoction filled… Read more →

New Vegan Food At Trader Joe’s For The Holidays!

Share   As I mention in my book, The Vegan Way, Trader Joe’s truly IS a vegan oasis! Check out all of the new vegan holiday food that just arrived! I’ll try to keep the words brief, and let the photos do the talkin’! YUM!!!   Breaded Turkey-Less Stuffed Roast With Gravy It’s BACK! And Trader Joe’s still has vegan veggie… Read more →

Exclusive Interview with Creator of Starbucks’ First Vegan Cupcake!

ShareVegan cupcakes have arrived at Starbucks, and they’re selling like hotcakes! When I called one location early this afternoon, they were down to only three! Every Starbucks employee I spoke with said they were really good, too! So how did this all happen? It was only a few weeks ago that I posted the photo of my Starbucks cup, pleading… Read more →

Whoa! New Vegan Food For Fall Arrives At Trader Joe’s!

Share Trader Joe’s really knows how to pumpkin spice it up when October rolls around, and this year is no exception! Check out all of these new tasty treats, and the return of a few favorites, that are 100% vegan at Trader Joe’s! OK, first… the pumpkin and spice!   Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix Although Trader Joe’s… Read more →

Haagen-Dazs Launches Vegan Ice Cream at Target Nationwide!

ShareYep, it’s true! Haagen-Dazs, has launched four flavors of creamy, vegan ice cream into Target! The flavors include: chocolate salted fudge truffle, mocha chocolate cookie, peanut butter chocolate fudge, and coconut caramel! The new vegan ice cream is posted on the Haagen-Dazs website, along with all of the ingredients. Although it’s available at my local Target, I called another Target store nearby and they… Read more →