Valsoia launch their new dairy free coconut ice cream – you need to taste it
Jul06

Valsoia launch their new dairy free coconut ice cream – you need to taste it

Veggy Malta tries out Valsoia’s new coconut ice cream range. Valsoia has just launched a new range of dairy free ice creams just in time for summer. If you are one of those people (like me) who loves coconut, including chocolate coated coconut sweets, then you will certainly like this new range by Valsoia. The range comes in a box of 4 sticks or in a 300 g tub. But lets talk a bit about the taste! The mini sticks, are chocolate...

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Amy’s Kitchen Manhattan veggie burger – tasty meat free burger
Jul04

Amy’s Kitchen Manhattan veggie burger – tasty meat free burger

Veggy Malta tries out Amy’s Kitchen Manhattan veggie burger. A simple to cook, tasty, meat free burger. If there is one thing you want from a burger is taste and this Manhattan burger has ample taste. I obviously added some salad, tomatoes and a slice of vegan cheese and some peppers. I used a gluten free bun to keep this a completely gluten free meal. Along with it I made a simple side salad and some fries. Nothing out of this...

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Rebels with a Cause – an eco-friendly alternative for your toiletries
Jul02

Rebels with a Cause – an eco-friendly alternative for your toiletries

Veggy Malta met up with Rebels with a Cause and tried out the new range of eco-friendly products that they are producing. A breath of fresh air in the avalanche of plastic that floods us on a daily basis. Whilst till now Rebels with a Cause products were available through their website, they are now starting nationwide distribution. Yay! For those of you that have never heard of Rebels with a Cause they produce toiletries that...

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Detox water drinks you can easily make at home
Jun29

Detox water drinks you can easily make at home

Veggy Malta looks at Detox water drinks you can easily make at home that can help your body. In most cases you can easily create a number of detox drinks from what you already have available at home. On a daily basis our bodies are exposed to environmental pollutants, pesticides, stress and anxiety, foul air, preservatives and so many more negative influencers. We are breathing, eating, drinking and making contact with these toxins...

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Amy’s Kitchen Chinese noodles and veggies – also gluten free
Jun27

Amy’s Kitchen Chinese noodles and veggies – also gluten free

Veggy Malta tried out Amy’s Kitchen Chinese noodles and veggies. This new brand which has recently arrived on the Malta shores all the way from California has an ample range of ready prepared foods to choose from. First of all the Chinese noodles and veggies dish is gluten free, vegan, dairy free and lactose free. Having said this, it isn’t free from taste. In addition it is sinfully easy to prepare. Just open the packet...

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Spinach, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese and pine nut salad
Jun25

Spinach, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese and pine nut salad

Veggy Malta tries out a fresh and easy to make salad that even Popeye would love. It contains spinach, onions, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese, pine nuts, sesame seeds and poppy seeds. The spinach in the salad provides the bulk, but spinach is also known for its high iron content and as an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folate as well as being a good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2. The...

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Carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, green beans, rice and hummus Buddha bowl
Jun22

Carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, green beans, rice and hummus Buddha bowl

Veggy Malta made a carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, rice and hummus Buddha bowl. It’s easy to make and very nutritious. It’s also a very colourful plate which shows that you are taking in a balance of different nutritious vegetables.  The plate contains protein, carbohydrates, fibre and a mix of vitamins and minerals resulting from the various vegetables used. Cooking instructions...

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Seitz – a gluten free brand new in Malta
Jun20

Seitz – a gluten free brand new in Malta

Veggy Malta has a look at Seitz. A German gluten free products brand that has recently arrived on local shelves. You can easily recognise it from its distinctive blue packaging. So what is Seitz? It is a German brand producing a wide range of gluten free products. The range includes pasta, flour and baking mix, baked goods, cereals and muesli, cupboard essentials and snacks and sweets. The company’s aim is to provide individuals...

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Summer is here – time for Valsoia ice cream
Jun18

Summer is here – time for Valsoia ice cream

Summer is starting and so is the heat. Fortunately along with summer so come ice creams. Therefore (out of duty to VeggyMalta.com readers) I tried out Valsoia’s range of dairy free ice creams. I actually tried the three Valsoia’s tub ice creams currently available locally, yet having a peek at Valsoia’s website I can see that this summer we are in for quite a choice. Yet let me stop drooling over my keyboard and go...

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Are you generating 1456 plastic bottles of waste a year?
Jun15

Are you generating 1456 plastic bottles of waste a year?

Veggy Malta tried out H2Only which is purified drinking water that is sold and distributed in re-fillable water containers. Most of us today are more conscious about the environment but do we just talk or act? Lets see if changing your water supplier can have an impact on our real environment. Lets make the maths for the Cassar family. The Cassars are a family of four. Two working parents and two kids at school. Now we know that every...

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Strawberry & Chocolate Frozen Delamere plain goats yogurt Bark
Jun13

Strawberry & Chocolate Frozen Delamere plain goats yogurt Bark

Summer is starting and so Veggy Malta is suggesting creative healthy foods that kids and adults can all enjoy. Using Delamere’s plain goats yogurt, you can make strawberry & chocolate frozen bark in around 3 or 4 hours. This can be a healthy and nutritious and refreshing snack. Furthermore it is very easy to prepare. You can change the fruit, or add other fruit to create new tastes and flavours. The main ingredient of this...

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Healthy Habits – a healthy fast food shop in the heart of Swieqi
Jun11

Healthy Habits – a healthy fast food shop in the heart of Swieqi

Veggy Malta tried out Healthy Habits at Swieqi. There I was greeted by Tania Cluett and Sharon Aquilina (owners of the shop). Tania comes from a personal training background. The experiences in personal training helped them develop the idea of a healthy fast food and take away. As she says, you don’t need to starve yourself to diet. Sharon on the other hand handles the cooking with Tania and prepares the menu. They point out...

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Three tasty milkshakes with no milk inside
Jun08

Three tasty milkshakes with no milk inside

Veggy Malta made some milkshakes with no (dairy) milk, using Valsoia’s ice creams and rice milk. These milkshakes are ideal for whoever wants a lactose free, gluten free milkshake or does not want to drink dairy. Yet still they have the full freshness of a cold milkshake bumped up with fresh fruits. Bianco variegato Amarena ice cream milkshake The first milkshake was done using Valsoia’s Gelato Bianco variegato Amarena....

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Amy’s Kitchen – now available in Malta and Gozo
Jun06

Amy’s Kitchen – now available in Malta and Gozo

Amy’s Kitchen has come to Malta. This American vegetarian, vegan and gluten free brand is now on supermarket and shop shelves across Malta and Gozo. So what’s special about Amy’s Kitchen? For those who don’t know the brand, Amy’s Kitchen offers a wide range of easy to prepare foods which can be vegetarian, vegan, dairy free, lactose free, gluten free, soy free, or even tree nut free. The story that...

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Mooncup – 11,000 reasons why to use a reusable menstrual cup
Jun04

Mooncup – 11,000 reasons why to use a reusable menstrual cup

Veggy Malta looks at the Mooncup, a reusable menstrual cup. I looked up and spoke to a few people who use the Mooncup and asked them why they use it. As a starter, the Mooncup is produced by an ethical business run by women. Furthermore it is certified by the Vegan Society. Did you know that the average woman spends 6 and a half years of her life menstruating. During this time she would use some 11,000 disposable sanitary products...

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