The Vegetarian Gazette

Cabbages seen on the Vegetarian Gazette

Plant-Based Food For Carbon-Based Units


Let us honor the snack —that wee bite between meals. It could be a reward, a pick-me-up, a highlight of the day, an old reassuring friend, sweet, savory, chewy, salty, yummy, organic, vegan, gluten-free, natural.  It might even be healthy, although “healthy snack” is not necessarily a tautology.

Fortunately, we are not nutritionists here, and so we’ll not be restrained by the need to make health judgments pro or con. As the continuing stream of snacks head our way, we will share the information with you. Dig in.

Perfect Day Foods  placed the first batch of its new cowless but dairy based ice cream on sale. The 1000 3-pint packs (at $20 a pint) sold out within a few hours. As CNBC’s Jade Scipioni reports , the cream is made by "taking cow’s milk DNA and adding it to a micro-organism like yeast to create dairy proteins, whey and casein, via fermentation." For more (or seconds), click here.

It's a Waffle! It's a pop!

Waffle Pop as seen in

Pop Bar the NYC based gelato shop franchiser offers something new under the winter sun— waffle pops.

Describing the company’s shop in the Anaheim Packing House,Los Angeles Times writer S. Irene Virbila said, “Pop Bar draws the crowd for impossibly beautiful gelato on a stick (think popsicle) in a gazillion flavors.”  [more]


R.e.d.d. superfood energy bars, as ceen in

You savage! How could you tear that lovely package to pieces. Okay, that exquisitely designed box houses a bona fide R.E.D.D. Superfood Energy Bar. You wouldn’t know that it’s good for you.  The packaging is so sybaritic. The bar itself [more

Hazelnut\Chocolate Treat

Rigoni di Asiago's Nocciolata, as seen on

Rigoni di Asiago's Nocciolata Dairy Free spread gives you a whole lotta taste. The chocolate hazelnut confection, imported from Italy, is simple, satisfying, sweet and sexy.  [more]

How The Experts Celebrate National Peanut Butter Day


Georgia Grinder Peanu Butter on Vegetarian GazetteOfficially National Peanut Butter Day falls on January 24; but every day is Peanut Butter Day when you love the gooey stuff. And what’s not to love.[more]


KTB Parmesan Crisp:

 a Chip Off the Old Block

In some ways the Parmesn Crisp from Kitchen Table Bakers (KTB) is the perfect snack. It’s crunchy, salty, yummy, cheesy, and high protein. It looks and feels like a chip. But this is a chip off the old block . . .of cheese  — Parmesan cheese. [more]

KuaLi Snack Bars

Crispy, cheerful KuaLi snack bars have a not so secret ingredient — amaranth seed, the ancient Aztec sustainer that now is an official superfood. [more]