Food Review – Maxine’s Heavenly Cookies – a Healthy, Vegan and Gluten-Free Treat

Food Review – Maxine's Heavenly Cookies – a Healthy, Vegan and Gluten-Free Treat

I really enjoyed my shipment of healthy (yes I said HEALTHY) cookies from Maxine’s Heavenly Cookies. I know the term “healthy cookies” seems like an oxymoron, but this company uses simple, pure ingredients like gluten-free oats and coconut palm sugar to to create a  wholesome treat you can feel good about feeding to your family.

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Food Review – Farmer’s Pantry Cornbread Crisps

Review – Farmer's Pantry Cornbread Crisps

School children and college kids are back in class, which means quick, travel-friendly snacks for those busy grab-n-go days are in high demand. Tired of veggie chips and veggie sticks? Try something a little different like cornbread crisps from Farmer’s Pantry.

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Food Review – HIPPEAS – Vegan, Gluten-Free, Organic Chickpea Puffs Packed With 3 Grams of Fiber & 4 Grams of Protein Per Serving

Review — HIPPEAS — Organic, Vegan, Gluten-Free Chickpea Puffs Packed With 3 Grams of Fiber & 4 Grams of Protein Per Serving

I’m currently enjoying a pretty groovy snack that’s good for both your body and the Earth. HIPPEAS organic chickpea puffs are vegan, low-calorie, certified organic, gluten-free, kosher, non-GMO AND committed to organic and sustainable farming. Right on!

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Food Review – GoMacro Thrive Bars – Made With Superfood Nuts & Seeds

Review – GoMacro Thrive Bars – Made With Superfood Nuts & Seeds (Enter to WIN a Free Box!)

GoMacro Thrive bars are made from a superfood ancient grain blend and other organic ingredients like cashews, almonds, dates, hemp hearts, puffed quinoa, pumpkin seeds, sprouted flax and fruit.

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Review – Lemon Pie & Brownie Mini Coco-Roons – Organic, Vegan, Gluten-Free Sweet Treats

Review - Lemon Pie & Brownie Mini Coco-Roons - Organic, Vegan, Gluten-Free Sweet Treats

I have a sweet tooth, so I was happy to try Mini Coco-Roons from Wonderfully Raw Gourmet Delights. I give them two thumbs up for sure — these little bags of superfood sweet treats are both tasty and wholesome. Win win!

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Review – Chia Star Drinks – Organic, Non-GMO Chia Seed Beverages in Fruit Flavors

Review – Chia Star – Organic, Non-GMO Chia Seed Beverages in Fruit Flavors

Most of us know chia seeds as a component of the novelty item Chia Pets. Cha cha cha chia! Sure, chia seeds make nice decorations, but they’re also nutritional powerhouses that contain omega 3s, calcium, potassium, antioxidants, protein, fiber and manganese.

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Food Review – Perky Fruit Bodies – Natural, Raw & Gluten-Free Superfruit Roll Ups

Food Review – Perky Fruit Bodies – Natural, Raw & Gluten-Free Fruit Roll Snacks

A company called Fruitful Children has created a Perky Fruit Bodies snack that is similar to fruit roll ups, but with less junk and more health benefits. Choose from Strawberry Banana, Cacao Banana Coconut or Coconut Banana.

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Food Review – BFree Foods Bagels, Wraps, Rolls and Sandwich Bread – No Dairy, Wheat, Gluten, or Nuts

Food Review – BFree Foods Bagels, Wraps, Rolls and Sandwich Bread – No Dairy, Wheat, Gluten, Nuts or Soy

A new bread line that is both vegan and allergy-friendly recently hit several stores on the East coast. If you’re not concerned about allergies but just want to eat more plant-based or gluten-free, switching your bread brand is a great way to get started!

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Food Review – Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites – Natural, Gluten-Free Snacks

Food Review – Setton Farms Pistachio Chewy Bites – Natural, Gluten-Free Snacks That Are Great to Throw in Purses and Backpacks

As a frequent traveler, I love snacks that are easy to take on-the-go and also provide nutrition and energy. Pistachio Chewy Bites make the cut. They’re all-natural, gluten-free, dairy-free and made up of more than 50% pistachios.

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Vegetarian NYC – South Indian Curry and Masala Dosas at Indian Restaurant Dosai

Vegan NYC – Southern Indian Curry and Masala Dosas at Vegetarian Indian Restaurant Dosai

I recently had a lovely press tasting at Dosai, a vegetarian Indian restaurant in NYC. To help me with trying the food for this review, I brought along my non-vegetarian boyfriend, and he gives Dosai a thumbs up! Our dinner was delicious! If you’re in the NYC area and searching for some Indian cuisine, try this place.

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