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Vegan Foodie Finds | Part 10

I am back with this month's Foodie Finds feature. As always, this month's post features vegan products - some new launches and some...

Vegan Foodie Finds

I am back with this month's Foodie Finds feature. As always, this month's post features vegan products - some new launches and some popular products. Take a look.

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Pukpip’s Real Frozen Bananas Dipped in Dark Chocolate

Frozen fruits dipped in chocolate make for a delicious and refreshing treat. The combination of the sweet, creamy chocolate coating and the natural flavors of frozen fruits creates a delightful contrast in taste and texture.

Pukpip have some delicious frozen treats that are the ideal fusion of whole, unprocessed fruit with a hint of indulgence.

Pukpip offers a natural substitute for ice cream with their frozen bananas, making them an ideal choice for a snack, dessert, or indulgence for both individuals and families. These frozen bananas come in two delightful options: milk chocolate and dark chocolate, with the exciting addition of white chocolate coming soon. You can find them conveniently stocked at Whole Foods Market, independent retailers, and for those specifically interested in the dark chocolate variety, they are also available at Vegan Kind.

We tried their Milk Chocolate (non-vegan) and Dark Chocolate (vegan) versions and loved both.

Pukpip’s Real Frozen Banana Dipped in Dark Chocolate combines cool, creamy banana with smooth, sweet 52% dark chocolate. A bittersweet combination that I loved.

Pukpip’s Real Frozen Bananas Dipped in Chocolate

Freshly frozen and with nothing artificial these frozen treats are a great source of fibre and potassium and can be enjoyed anytime.

Read more about Pukpip at

Munchy Seeds | Totally Tropical

Looking to add a delightful twist to your morning meal? You can do so by incorporating seeds and dried fruits as breakfast toppers. Not only will they enhance the nutritional profile but also add flavor and texture to your food.

Seeds and dried fruits can be excellent choices as breakfast toppers. Seeds are tiny powerhouses of nutrition and are packed with essential nutrients such as healthy fats, fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals while dried fruits can be a natural sweetener and offer an array of vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber.

Munchy Seeds

Munchy Seeds who are known for their natural, gluten-free and wheat-free seed mixes have a range of products that work great as breakfast toppers. We have featured their 'Totally Tropical' in this roundup. It is a vegan, lightly roasted pumpkin and sunflower seed mix with coconut flakes, dried mango, sultanas, dates and bananas giving it a totally tropical burst of flavour. You can use it as a breakfast topper for porridge, smoothies, cereal and yogurt or enjoy it on its own as a snack. Either way it is a delicious way to add fibre and protein to your diet and to add some extra crunch and great taste to your meal!

Totally Tropical is available in 3 sizes: Sprinkle Pack 125g (£3.50), Mega Pack 450g (£9.75) and Bumper Tub 2.3kg (£35) and can be ordered online from

Pulsin Snack & Protein Bars

I am sure you must have heard of Pulsin or tried some of their products.

Pulsin is a health food brand that specialises in creating nutritious and natural products. Their mission is to provide wholesome and sustainable food options that promote overall well-being. Their product lineup includes protein bars, protein powders, snack bars, and raw chocolate.

In this roundup we have included some of their delicious snack & protein bars. The entire range of snack bars is vegan, gluten free, palm oil free and made from the best, highest quality, non-artificial ingredients.

Pulsin Snack & Protein Bars

We love their plant-based keto bars. We tried:

  • Choc Fudge & Peanut Keto Bar
  • Mint Choc & Peanut Keto Bar and
  • Orange Choc & Peanut Keto Bar

All the three flavours are yummy and each bar contains 13 grams of plant based protein and is packed full of crunchy peanuts and 'no added sugar' chocolate chips.

Great in taste, filling and low carb, these keto snack bats are great for on-the-go or when you want to enjoy a guilt-free chocolate treat.

We also tried their indulgent choc covered Cookie Dough Protein Bar (15 grams of plant based protein; gluten free, contains no palm oil and has under 1 gram of sugar per bar) and the chocolate covered Choc Fudge Protein Bar (delicious fudgy texture, 15 grams of protein and under 1 gram of sugar) and loved both. The latter was my favourite though.

And if you enjoy brownies, then you must try the high-fibre, vegan brownies from Pulsin that are covered in 67% coconut blossom sugar chocolate for extra decadence. They are also gluten free and under 150kcals. Yum!

You can check out and purchase Pulsin's protein, keto and brownie snack bars from

CRAVE Notella

Free-from brand, CRAVE, recently launched a plant-based alternative to a well-known, popular chocolate spread. Called Notella, the spread is made from hazelnuts and dairy free chocolate, and has a smooth and rich texture and is free from egg, milk and gluten. I loved this! It is delectable.

CRAVE Notella

In addition to Notella, CRAVE also launched Big Dipper which is a snacking pot featuring mini breadsticks with a smooth choc, hazelnut dip.

Both these products are delicious treats that one can enjoy as part of a gluten-free or vegan diet.

The products are available to buy from Morrisons stores across the country.

The Groovy Food Company Natural Sweeteners

The Groovy Food Company is a UK-based food brand that specialises in producing and distributing organic and natural food products.

One of their most popular products is their range of natural sweeteners. They were among the first to introduce organic and natural alternatives to refined sugar, such as agave nectar, coconut sugar, and date syrup. These sweeteners are known for their lower glycemic index and are often used as healthier alternatives in baking and cooking.

The Groovy Food Company Natural Sweeteners

We tried the following natural sweeteners from their range:

- Light Amber & Mild Agave Nectar: 100% organic, this natural fat-free sweetener is great for sweetening hot or cold foods and drinks. It works well with cereals, toast or hot drinks and you can also use it in salad dressings, cakes and sauces. It has a  sweet yet mild taste so it doesn't overpower other tastes.

- Rich & Dark Agave Nectar: this smooth, maple-like syrup, is 100% organic and fat-free. You can use it instead of brown sugar or maple syrup. It works wonderfully well on yoghurts and ice-creams and can also be used in baking, for marinades or in hot drinks.

Both these products are vegetarian and vegan friendly, low GI and free from gluten and wheat.

We also tried out the Organic Date Syrup from the brand. This natural and nutritious plant-based sweetener is low in fat, vegetarian and vegan friendly and is very versatile. You can add it to baked goods like cakes, cookies, and muffins to provide sweetness and moisture or drizzle over pancakes and waffles for a delicious and healthier sweet topping.

You can also use it as an ingredient in homemade salad dressings, adding a touch of sweetness and depth of flavour as well as a base or ingredient in various sauces and glazes. And yes, it can also be used in raw desserts, energy bars, or as a binder in homemade granola or protein balls. I made some mixed nut protein balls and this syrup was the perfect binder.

The Groovy Food Company Organic Coconut Oils

Coconut oil is a versatile cooking oil that has gained popularity in recent years due to its unique flavor and health benefits. It can be used as a substitute for other cooking oils, such as vegetable oil or olive oil. It has a high smoke point, which means it can withstand high temperatures without breaking down and producing harmful compounds. It is suitable for frying, sautéing, and stir-frying.

I have tried out 2 of The Groovy Food Company's infused, cold pressed organic virgin coconut oils and loved how flavourful and versatile they are.

The Groovy Food Company Organic Coconut Oils

The Organic Virgin Coconut Oil infused with Ginger, as the name suggests, is infused with natural ginger while the Organic Virgin Coconut Oil infused with Chilli and Garlic is infused with natural organic chilli and garlic. 

You can use the oils in dairy-free or vegan recipes as a substitute for butter or other animal-based fats. Both the oils add a delicious depth of flavour and a little heat, when used in curries, sauces or stir-fries. You could even melt the coconut oil and drizzle it over freshly popped popcorn for a unique flavour.

You can check out all of The Groovy Food Company's product range at

PLAYin CHOC - Sea Animals Collection

And next on the list is an award-winning organic chocolate brand whose dairy-free, nut-free and vegan chocolates are sure to delight the little ones. The brand is PLAYin CHOC and included in the guide is their Sea Animal collection which is in partnership with the Sea Life Trust (with a proportion of profits going towards marine conservation)! 

The Sea Animals Collection features animal designs from stingrays to sharks and sea turtles to starfish and giant squid to crabs, to inspire budding ocean explorers to champion marine conservation and educate the next generation on the wonderful species that live in our oceans. 

The Sea Animal collection is made up of 18 new 3D puzzle toys for children to assemble, all based on the beautiful marine life.

PLAYin CHOC - Sea Animals Collection

Each box contains two 10g natural, organic vegan chocolates (wrapped in plastic-free home compostable plant cellulose which is also marine biodegradable), a 3D sea creature puzzle toy to assemble and collect, as well as an educational, fun facts card that children can use to learn about sea creatures. 

We love these little boxes. We've tried the chocolates before (a different collection) and the chocolate is yummy. It is vegan and ethically produced with the highest quality ingredients. Plus all the packaging is 100% recyclable, zero waste and plastic-free. And the animal puzzle toys included in each box are a hit with kids. My niece loves them.

You can check out all of PLAYin CHOC's range at

NOMO Crispy Mo Chocolate

NOMO recently launched a new product - Crispy Mo chocolate - that is safe for kids with food allergies and intolerances.

NOMO Crispy Mo Chocolate

Crispy Mo, is free from dairy, gluten, eggs, and nuts, and ensures that every child can enjoy chocolate that is free from their allergy nemesis. Made with delicious creamy chocolate and rice crispy pieces this yummy treat is the perfect inclusive addition for packed lunches, picnics, party bags and after-school treats for the little ones.

You can pick up this chocolate snack from Sainsbury’s and Morrisons (MRRP £0.55).  

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