Month: November 2018

Jim Grey – Caligula’s Horse

Jim Grey – Caligula’s Horse

James “Jim” Beethoven Brendan Grey. I had high hopes that the B in ‘Jim B. Grey’ stood for Beethoven, but I was wrong and was left with Brendan with an A. A tad crushed, I set on to battle a Skype conversation with the long-haired […]

Vegan Made Delights – Sweet Sesame Butter Spread

Vegan Made Delights – Sweet Sesame Butter Spread

Vegan Made Delights had already delighted impressed me with their sesame butter bars, so I was keen to try their Sweet Sesame Butter Spread. It was a cool concept too. I mean, yes, nut butters are all the rage, but a sesame butter spread? This was […]

Amazonia Golden Latte – Turmeric & Ayurvedic Spices

Amazonia Golden Latte – Turmeric & Ayurvedic Spices

Amazonia Golden Latte is bold and gold, spicy and fragrant. It first reminded me of cinnamon bubblegum. It had a deep rich aroma, and was a darker colour than many golden latte powders I’d seen. When mixed with water, it had a mystical cakey scent; of incense […]

Nature’s Charm – Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk

Nature’s Charm – Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk

Nature’s Charm Sweetened Condensed Coconut Milk had me envisioning Thai elephants sitting on coconuts while sweet thick coconut nectar was delicately extracted. As well as elephants, I was dreaming up all sorts of delicacies. Vietnamese coffees, sweet sticky Thai desserts and good ol’ fashioned fudge. Back when […]

EHP Labs Blessed Protein – Plant Protein Powder

EHP Labs Blessed Protein – Plant Protein Powder

I was keen to try EHP Labs’ vegan offerings – Blessed Protein – in three very promising flavours! Blessed Protein in choc coconut had a cherry ripe and vanilla ice aroma. It smelled amazing and sweet, with hints of caramel and chocolate. The texture was […]

Amazonia Raw Slim and Tone Protein Powder

Amazonia Raw Slim and Tone Protein Powder

Amazonia Raw Slim and Tone Protein in vanilla cinnamon had a definite cinnamon aroma. It reminded me of chai spices and was very bold to the nose. It had what could be described as an acquired taste, lending itself well to smoothies, such as those […]

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Plant Protein Powder

Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Plant Protein Powder

Upon my first taste, Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% Plant had me curious. For the briefest of moments I was stumped; struggling for words. This was a rarity, a once in a blue moon event! But then it all came to me. Optimum Nutrition Gold Standard 100% […]

Lupins for Life – Toasted Protein Flakes

Lupins for Life – Toasted Protein Flakes

Lupins for Life is not just a brand, it’s a motto. Since discovering the little old lupini bean a couple of years ago, I’ve been a crazy mad fan. So when I discovered there was such a thing as Toasted Protein Flakes made from lupin, […]

Petite Protein – Vegan Protein Powder

Petite Protein – Vegan Protein Powder

As they say, good things come in small packages. Petite Protein was no exception. Upon opening my packet of Petite Protein in chocolate, I noticed a pleasant smell. It was sweet and chocolatey, and not rubbery like some other vegan proteins. This was already a […]