Monday, October 29, 2007

Vegan sausage lovers rejoice!

Yesterday Jess (of Get Sconed!) and i were shopping at Whole Foods and we came across the new brand of Whole Foods foods called Whole Kitchen. They have vegan sausage patties in the freezer section. Jess encouraged me to get them, not that it took a lot of encouragement, i love sausage. I was so sad when i went vegan and could no longer buy Morningstar's sausage patties. (by the way, though these were very good, they still don't beat out Morningstar's patties.)
Last night i came home from going out with some friends. I hadn't eaten dinner and had gotten quite buzzed off a strongly made Kamikaze on the rocks. Since i just got back yesterday from a week long vacation i didn't have much (i didn't do any real grocery shopping at Whole Foods), my fridge was pretty lackluster in the food department. So i took out the new sausages. What i first liked about them was that they come in their own ziplock bag. So none of that weird trying to close up the bag to keep out freezer burn or whatever. I heated them up in a nongreased pan and ate them plain. The taste was good and so was the texture. They had the fake bits in them to make them look like real sausage. They compare with Gardenburger's sausage patties, but are better. This morning i made them again. This time i heated in the microwave and then finished them off in the toaster oven to give them a crisp outside. I dipped in ketchup and they were just lovely. This morning i really thought they were much better than the Gardenburger ones.

Cost: $2.49(i think) for 6 patties.

I looked for a picture of the box, but i couldn't find one. So just try using your imagination. I was going to take a picture of me eating them this morning, but was like, enh, too much work for this lazy girl.

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Give me some Chocolove!

So there's a few people I've met that don't like chocolate, which is weird by the way, but, for the most part, everyone likes a good piece of chocolate. Since this is my second post about chocolate you may have figured out that I am of the latter group. I love me some chocolate!
So here we have Chocolove Cherries & Almonds in 55% Dark Chocolate. I've had some bars that mix dark chocolate with cherries and they just don't seem to compare. The cherries always tend to be too sour. And it doesn't have almonds in it. It's surprising how many dark chocolate manufacturers totally ignore this wonderful combination that I fell in love with as young girl eating her Hershey's with Almonds bar. The chocolate is just dark enough to hold me back from eating the whole bar in one go. I had that problem with milk chocolate. It's one of the reasons I gained 15 pounds while living in Germany....
I don't believe I have tried any of their other flavors, but they also sell Crystalized Ginger, Orange Peel, Raspberries and the brand new Chilies & Cherries in Dark Chocolate, which sounds kinda good. All of their chocolate bars come with a love poem on the inside. Their website is