CHOCOLOVE ginger crystallized in dark chocolate

When Steve brings home specialty chocolate bars, I rarely refuse at most half a bar. We both love ginger flavor in just about anything. The crystallized texture was there, and a little reminiscent of the crystals one feels on the mouth when eating grana padano cheese, but the ginger flavor was absolutely missing. That leads … Continue reading CHOCOLOVE ginger crystallized in dark chocolate

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Labels + Current Diet Categories

Hardly anyone knows what vegan is even today nearly 40 years later. They've become familiar with the word, but not the meaning. They don't get why vegans won't eat a vegetarian burger made with egg whites, or that fish and chicken are animals. And what's wrong with cheese? That's not an animal. Well, real vegans … Continue reading Labels + Current Diet Categories

The Plant-Based Pitfall

The current trend in labeling a manufactured food, that CONTAINS NO ANIMAL PRODUCTS (CNAP), is to label it PLANT-BASED rather than VEGAN, or ANIMAL-FREE. Some worry about the negativity associated with animal rights groups, so veer from the usage of the word vegan on their product even though it might be vegan. Remember now that … Continue reading The Plant-Based Pitfall

SO SILK HOLIDAY NOGS © video

  Enjoy your holiday at home, instead of at a hospital. COCONUT HOLIDAY NOG. SILK ORIGINAL NOG. SALMONELLA-FREE. What’s the holiday? It’s a Christmas Jubilee! Merry Christmas!  

Foreign Foods In Foreign Lands

I don't like French food in France. I don't like Russian food in Russia, I don't like Hawaiian food in Hawaii. I don't like Asian food in Hawaii. I don't like Italian food in Italy. I don't like German food in Germany. I don't like Mexican food in Mexico. I don't like English food in … Continue reading Foreign Foods In Foreign Lands

WHAT CONSTITUTES ANIMAL-FREE TO ME

 ANIMAL-FREE VEGAN COMPANIES ARE STILL IN THEIR BIRTHING STAGE What this means is that for many companies to get up and running they need to use the factories that other companies use to manufacture their goods that do contain animal products. They basically rent out the facilities, thus the common labeling of possible and/or traces … Continue reading WHAT CONSTITUTES ANIMAL-FREE TO ME