KLIMON (“NO-MILK” backward) was created in 2022 with the intention of delivering old-fashioned style ice cream, with a modern and sustainable twist. KLIMON is vegan, exclaiming “No Dairy-No Difference”.

Last year the secret was out on Starburst Plant-Based Gummies, but after one photo made its round on the internet they seemed to disappear. That is until they made their way to Walmart’s website. After a few months of watching them stay listed but unavailable, the packaging had an facelift and they were rebranded as “Starburst Goodies”. In the past month they’ve been popping up in store at Walmart and after impatiently waiting, they finally became avaiable near me!

Family-owned bakery Silver Hills has been sprouting bread and focusing on plant-based nutrition since 1989. Silver Hills offers several varieties of spouted sliced bread, bagels, buns, and tortillas and all are certified vegan containing no animal by-products, not even honey!

Celebrate the 65th anniversary of Barbie with the launch of Smart Sweets first-ever collab featuring Pink Lemonade Gummies inspired by Barbie!

A vegan Doritos dupe that is also gluten-free and non-GMO- that’s what you get with “Chipz Happen” a family of dip chipz.


Growing brand Funky Mello is whipping up a dessert that is more than just a dip- it’s a vibe.

The cheesiest mac just went vegan!

As of 2024, Kraft NotMac&Cheese has been slowly making its way into supermarkets across the country. This is the first-ever plant-based Kraft Mac & Cheese in the US and I am so here for it!

UnMeat is a 100% Plant-Based, cholesterol-free, and non-GMO, shelf-stable meat alternative brand. I previously reviewed unMeat Luncheon Style Meat and unMeat Fish-Free Tuna, but this round unMeat sent me their Chicken Style Chunks and Roast Beef Style Shreds to try!

Ice Cream Company & Grill is a local icon in Modesto. First opened in 1979, the offerings have since expanded to include the addition of rotating vegan flavors, but the ice cream is still handmade in small batches. The Ice Cream Company is also a non-profit called “Enrich & Employ”, training those with barriers to employment. They train in a working restaurant for real-world experience. Their clients include; those with disabilities, people learning English, and those who have been through recovery.