Revolution Gelato

Do you like ice cream? Do you like it when it's smooth, creamy, thick, and light? 

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Grab a spoon because you need to try Revolution Gelato. 

I am not kidding; this is the best vegan ice cream on the market. Not only is the texture on point, but they have incredible flavors. Who would have ever thought of Cardamom Kiss? Genius! Don't even get me started on Triple Vanilla. These are my two favorite flavors because they pair well with every kind of brownie, fruit, chocolate sauce, etc. I will not top my Great Grandma's Chocolate Fudge Pie and Apple Crisp with any other ice cream.  

Are you more of a fruity flavored ice cream person? They've got you covered with Orange Dream and Majestic Mango. These golden scoops will put some sunshine in your day! What about coffee and chocolate? Yes indeed, Revolution has a flavor for every sweet tooth.

So what are you waiting for? Grab your favorite bowl and spoon and fill it up with your new favorite ice cream! Or check out their Scoop Shop if you're in the Atlanta area.

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Siete Foods Tortillas

I'm just going to say it... they truly are the best tortillas

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I absolutely love the almond flour tortillas for tacos and quesadillas. They're soft but they crisp up nicely and hold together while you eat them. The flavor is mildly nutty, buttery, and they just melt in your mouth. The ingredients are on point too: almond flour, tapioca flour, water, sea salt, and xanthan gum. I haven't been able to try the coconut & chia or the cassava & coconut flavors yet, but I'm sure they won't disappoint. 

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If you've heard of Siete, you've probably heard people raving about their tortilla chips. Their chips are made from awesome ingredients too, like cassava flour, coconut flour, avocado oil, and ground chia seeds. They taste amazing, and they have the perfect crunch. I'm not as crazy about their chips as I am about their tortillas... but both are delicious, and I try to keep them on hand for emergency Mexican food cravings! 

Coconut Cult Probiotic Yogurt

This yogurt has taken the health world by storm. I started seeing it in a few places on Instagram a few months ago, but ignored the hype. Now it's impossible to avoid seeing dollops of this coveted probiotic food smeared all over Instagram! When I was traveling this summer, I checked every city for Coconut Cult. I was dying to try it. Much to my chagrin, I never found it. I debated ordering it online for a while, and I finally gave in after corresponding with the founder online and reading a few articles featuring the infamous yogurt. This is no ordinary yogurt; in fact, I think it contains pure gold... at least it should because the price tag is quite formidable. 

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When my yogurt arrived, I was ecstatic. I could not wait to create yogurt bowls, put a dollop on a piece of chocolate, and eat it by the spoonful. Yogurt has always been one of my favorite foods because it not only feeds a healthy gut, but it goes with everything. Sweet, savory, just name it and you can incorporate yogurt. 

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I opened the box, and to my disappointment, the jars were pretty small. They're only 16 ounces and the containers are plastic. This was unsettling because I thought if I paid such a high price, surely the jars would be 32 ounces and glass (I recycle my glass jars and use them for storage). I carefully opened both jars (I ordered the original and coconut cream) for a little taste test.

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The only difference between the two flavors is texture. The original is much thinner like a normal yogurt consistency while the coconut cream flavor is THICK. Coconut cream is a bit reminiscent of coconut butter; it basically melts in your mouth in a cool, silky smooth, slightly sweet and probiotic tangy way. Needless to say, I am impressed. I have been eating it by the spoonful, on top of Eating Evolved Coconut Cups, in chia pudding bowls, and on toast. 

While it's an amazing product, and I believe in the cult, I probably will never order it again. I simply cannot afford $25 jars of yogurt. 

Mountain Rose Herbs Herbal Coffee

I started drinking coffee in eighth grade. Very early, I know. I needed something to help me get through the day when I was adjusting to my epilepsy medication, so I turned to coffee. It was my saving grace for years. I didn't only drink it because it would help me stay alert, but I developed an obsession with the taste.

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Flash forward six years when I starting addressing some gut issues and hormone imbalances that had been causing me undesirable symptoms. I knew in the back of my mind that coffee needed to go, but I just couldn't do it. I had overcome caffeine addiction, but I craved the taste. I drank it sporadically for about another year, until it started making me sick. It got to the point where if I had one cup of coffee, I would have strange hot flashes for a couple hours, anxiety, and terrible IBS symptoms. I finally quit coffee in November, and I was determined to find a replacement. 

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After hours of google searching and blog reading, I came across Mountain Rose Herbs. It's a fantastic company out of Oregon. They sell teas and herbs in bulk, and the quality is top notch. I replaced my coffee cravings with their organic Herbal Coffee, which I know sounds strange. It contains dandelion, chicory, carob, and maca. That list probably freaked you out... yes eating dandelion (the weed) is good for you; it aids in liver detoxification. Maca is a Peruvian root that's ground down into a powder and taken as a supplement, is full of vitamins and minerals that help boost energy, libido, stabilize you're mood, and balance hormones. This tea tastes exactly like coffee. It's deep, earthy, slightly chocolatey with just a hint of bitterness. It's great with a little almond milk or cashew cream, and it's guaranteed to satisfy your coffee cravings. 

Welcome!

Welcome to my newest site section! This is a place where I will be sharing my favorite plant based products. I advocate for eating whole foods in their unprocessed state, but I'm not crazy. I know that we don't all pack carrots in our backpacks when we travel (yes, I do that... and security stops me every single time). It's nice to confidently enter the grocery store and grab a product that you know you can trust. Knowing which products have simple, minimal ingredients that will provide your body nutrition can give you piece of mind add time back into your busy schedule. I'll be sure to include links, so you can easily purchase the products from the post. I hope you enjoy this addition, and if there are any products you would like me to try and review let me know!