With summer here, Jenna Farmer rounds up the best gluten and dairy-free foods to try this June.
ROGUE JAM LAUNCHES NEW FLAVOURS
Rogue's range of artisan jams is vegan and free from all allergens. New flavours include Blood Orange & Vanilla (made with Madagascan vanilla and Spanish blood oranges), Strawberry & Tonka Bean Jam is produced with Brazilian Tonka and Tutti Frutti Jam (bursting with vibrant cherries, strawberries, raspberries, blackcurrants, and redcurrants) Breakfast just got that little more exciting.
Rogue Jams are available at selected Waitrose branches and https://www.enjoyrogue.com
CHIKA'S WHOLEGRAIN RICE CRISPS
Chika's are known for their range of natural ingredient products (such as their plantain crisps) from Africa. Their wholegrain rice crisps are available in a range of flavours(Sweet Chilli Samba, Sour Cream & Chive, Roast Red Pepper, and Salt & Vinegar). Ridiculously tasty, these fantastic gluten-free wholegrain rice crisps are a great alternative to regular crisps, with them being baked meaning their low in calories. They're also 100% natural.
RRP £90p for a 25g bag or £1.80 for a 85g sharing bag: https://chikas.co.uk/collections/all
LOVE CORN INTRODUCES TWO NEW FLAVOURS
If you haven't tried Love Corn, then you need to. A great healthy snack, they're packed with crunch whilst being gluten-free, vegan and low in sugar. There are two new flavours to try Salt & Vinegar and Cheese & Onion, (yep, they're vegan) which join Sea Salt, Smoked BBQ and Habanero Chilli.
LOVE CORN is available at https://lovecorn.co.uk/ as well as Sainsbury's and Tesco.
HECK ADDS VEGAN ITALIA BURGERS TO ITS RANGE
We are big fans of Heck who have been keeping both gluten-free veggies and meat-eaters happy with their range of sausages and burgers. New to their range is their Power to the Bean burger;
high in protein, high in fibre and also low in fat. These burgers use fava beans, gluten-free crumbs and delicious vegan cheese, meaning they're suitable for vegans and vegetarians (approved by the Vegetarian Society) as well as being soya free.
Heck Vegan Italia Burgers: £2 (for 2), Tesco.
INTRODUCING CROFT TWIST
Perfect for al-fresco picnics and BBQs is Croft Twist: a sparkling ready-mixed, vegan, gluten-free low calorie drink of alcoholic elderflower cordial. This zesty and refreshing hard seltzer blends natural, freshly made elderflower, lemon and mint cordials with Croft Fino and water to create a fresh spritz that's super refreshing.
Croft Twist is available from Amazon at £2.50 per can.
MOO LAUNCHES 3 NEW VEGAN CHOCOLATE SNACKS
Moo is known for its amazing dairy-free chocolate and they've now e launched three new chocolate treats that are perfect for those who are vegan or can't have dairy. The new three products are Moofreesas (the ultimate vegan Malteser!), Bunnycomb and choccy covered Raisins. As always, they are free from dairy, soy and gluten.
Moo Moofreesas, Bunnycomb and Raisins can be purchased from https://www.moofreechocolates.com/collections/all-chocolates, from £1.20
TRACKLEMENTS LAUNCHES NEW SPECIAL EDITION CHUTNEY
There's a new vegan and gluten-free chutney from Tracklements: Tracklements Special Edition Coriander & Chilli Chutney. A fragrant chutney with green chillies and coriander, this is great for livening up curies or served with things like samosas and popadom. Tracklements Special Edition Coriander & Chilli Chutney, RRP £3.50 for 200g, is available from fine food delis and farm shops nationwide and online at www.tracklements.co.uk.
WHITE RABBIT LAUNCHES THEIR READY MEAL RANGE
White Rabbit is known for their range of gluten-free, vegan pizzas and they've now launched three new ready meals: Al Forno ( a rich lentil and chickpea ragù, set between layers of gluten-free lasagne and finished with a creamy plant-based bechamel.); Macaroni Gratin (gluten-free pasta with a creamy vegan cheese sauce, finished with a golden gluten-free crumb) and
Tagliatelle Bolognese (made with a lentil and chickpea combo). Alongside these are their new gluten-free Doughballs, which even come with a plant-based garlic and herb dip.
Available from Sainsbury’s nationwide
White Rabbit Ready Meals RRP £5.00 for 350g.
White Rabbit Dough Balls with Garlic & Herb Dip RRP £3.75 for 180g.
INTRODUCING PLANT-BASED SALMON
There are plant-based alternatives for so many food products lately, but what about fish? Introducing Revo Salmon, which is actually made of pea proteins, plant oils, and algae extracts. Like regular salmon, It's a great source of Omega-3 fatty acids, and vitamins D and B12 making it a great alternative for vegans.
Revo Salmon is £5.49, for 80g, from GreenBay Supermarket.
JAMU WILD WATER LAUNCHES 3 NEW FLAVOURS
Finding kid's drinks that aren't packed with sugar can be tricky so parents will love these three new flavours from JAMU wild water. Unlike juice and squash brands, this drink is sparkling botanical water and is enriched with vitamins.
The three new flavours include Sparkling Raspberry; Sparkling Blood Orange with vitamins and botanicals and Sparkling Lemon with vitamins and botanicals. The perfect blend of fizz and sweetness, these also contain prebiotics (great for gut health) and added vitamin C and E.
Jamu Wild Water is available from the website, www.jamuwildwater.co.uk
, priced at £20 for a case of 12 x 250ml cans
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