Seattle VegFest 2013 – New Food Finds

On a recent trip to Seattle, I just happen to stumble upon VegFest 2013.  I had never been to one, so I thought I for sure needed to get up and see it.  Little did I know, this little gathering is very popular here in Seattle and I had to wait in a very long line to get in despite showing up 15 minutes before the door opened!  I knew then, I was going to find some great new things.

Vegfest primarily is made up of food vendors – both Vegetarian and Vegan options.  Many of them new start-ups local to the Northwest area.  It’s a good thing they supply you with a grocery bag when you walk in because you will leave with lots of samples!  I thought I’d share some of my favorite new finds! 


Coconut Bliss – Organic Coconut Ice Cream – Mmmmm

Honest Tea


The Veggie Grill – The food is AWESOME!

Mighty-O Donuts – Vegan Donuts that are simply incredible! 

Tofutown – Meat and Dairy Alternatives – Shelf Stable

Gretchen’s Grains – Easy to use, fully cooked frozen grains.  Yumm!

Better Bean – Natural Bean Dips – Many flavors to choose from and OH – SO GOOD!

Chaco Canyon Organic Cafe – Earth Friendly, Allergen- Conscious, 100% Vegan 

Organic Melt – Plant Based Butter Spreads.  Butter, honey or chocolate flavors. Dairy free, soy free, gluten free, trans fat free, no artificial colors or flavors, Kosher, Non-GMO.

Kevita – Sparking Probiotic Drink.  Tastes great!

Wayfare – Dairy Free Products, Ice Cream, Pudding, Sour Cream

Raw Cha Cha Chocolate – Real Raw Chocolate – 85% Cacao, organic, free of dairy, soy, gluten and GMO’s

Real Simple Delicious – Soups from scratch – no preservatives or additives

Rhythm Superfoods – Kale Chips – many flavors and super good!

Chiarezza – organic Chia cereal – non GMO, gluten free, kosher, vegan – A great alternative to oatmeal in the mornings. So Delish! 

Tasty Bite – Heat and Eat Asian Noodles, Real Veggies, No preservatives or additives, no refridgeration required, 18 month shelf life 

Culinary Crisps – Tasty crackers! 


As you can see, I sampled a lot of foods and found a lot I loved!  Many of these are available not just in the Northwest, but nation wide or can be ordered on-line.  I’d love to hear from you if you have tried any of these and how you liked them!

Happy Eating!


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