Blissful Lifestyle in the heart of Naxxar
Sep17

Blissful Lifestyle in the heart of Naxxar

VeggyMalta visited Blissful Lifestyle, a health shop situated in Naxxar. There we met Evelyn Muscat the owner along with Thea Axisa who runs the shop. The shop has been open just over a year yet this was my first visit to Blissful Lifestyle. The expression don’t judge a book from it’s cover fits the mark! The shop is on the first floor so whilst walking down the street one doesn’t get a glimpse of what there is a few...

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PAMA health shop – an endless choice of products
Sep07

PAMA health shop – an endless choice of products

Veggy Malta visited Pama health shop in Mosta and met up with Joeleen the owner. Joeleen and her husband Wayne manage the health food sections who are third party contractors inside both Pama and Pavi supermarkets. I visited Pama to have a deeper look at this section. It is clear when meeting with Joeleen that there is a passion for what they are doing. She is energised by the belief that people should live a healthier life. And you...

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Seitz gluten free pretzel sticks
Aug30

Seitz gluten free pretzel sticks

Veggy Malta tries out Seitz gluten free pretzel sticks. It’s a nice and tasty pretzel alternative for those suffering from gluten intolerance.  I took the Seitz gluten free pretzel sticks plain and I also tried them out with some dips. You really cannot distinguish them (taste wise) from other pretzels even though they are made from rice flour and maize starch. One should make a note that the product is vegetarian but not vegan...

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Amy’s Kitchen All American Burger
Aug20

Amy’s Kitchen All American Burger

Veggy Malta tried out Amy’s Kitchen All American Veggie Burger. After all there are times when all you want to do is dig your teeth into a burger.  Well dear flexitarians, vegetarians and vegans, Amy’s Kitchen All American Veggie Burger gives you the opportunity to do that without the guilt feeling (and health concerns) you would have if you were to eat a meat based burger! This dairy free, vegan burger made from grains...

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Erba Vita probiotics and supplements
Aug10

Erba Vita probiotics and supplements

Veggy Malta tries out a couple of Erba Vita products. namely the fermentFlor Forte and MgKC sachets. These are two products from around 40 products available locally. Although they are found inside pharmacies (and a number of health shops), Erba Vita products are considered the counter products (meaning they do not require a doctors prescription to take). Having said that, I would always recommend that you should seek professional...

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Indulge yourself with Valsoia’s non-dairy Hazelnut Spread
Aug03

Indulge yourself with Valsoia’s non-dairy Hazelnut Spread

Simple question! How can you indulge yourself if you have a 400 g tub of Valsoia’s hazelnut spread? Here’s an idea. Make a chocolate cake, then spread it with the hazelnut spread.  Add a scoop of the spread to dip some fresh strawberries in. And to finish this heavenly combo add a scoop of Valsoia ice cream. Now that’s what I call desert! The great thing about all of this is that it is totally dairy free. And...

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Two new ice creams by Valsioia – the Gran Specialità Caramello and the Gran Specialità Tiramisù
Jul20

Two new ice creams by Valsioia – the Gran Specialità Caramello and the Gran Specialità Tiramisù

Veggy Malta tried Valsoia’s new ice cream tubs. The Gran Specialità Caramello and the Gran Specialità Tiramisù. It’s very difficult to tell you which is better of the two! As we are now accustomed, Valsoia has produced two other 100% non-dairy, naturally lactose free and vegan ice creams. The Gran Specialità Caramello is gluten free as well.  They both come in a convenient 210 g tub that can be enjoyed by the family (or on...

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Setiz broad spinach pasta – gluten free
Jul16

Setiz broad spinach pasta – gluten free

Veggy Malta tried out Sietz gluten free broad spinach pasta. One of the range of pastas available from the Seitz gluten free brand. Cooking the Seitz spinach pasta is quite easy, 5 minutes and its done. I used Seitz gluten free pasta sauces to add with the pasta, so if I had to be honest my cooking job was done in a jiffy. The Seitz red pesto mixed well with the pasta (though even the green pesto would have been fab). After mixing the...

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Two Crème by Valsoia to choose from
Jul11

Two Crème by Valsoia to choose from

Veggy Malta tried out la Crème range by Valsoia. A choice of two deserts one vanilla and the other chocolate. These two deserts are pleasant to eat. I personally like both but prefer the vanilla though my daughter prefers the chocolate one by far. It is a nice simple desert that you can take after food, or as a snack if feeling hungry or even as part of your breakfast. You can leave it in room temperate, which means that it can be a...

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Anurakti – novelties lined up for the Malta International Food Festival
Jul09

Anurakti – novelties lined up for the Malta International Food Festival

Veggy Malta talked to Adriana and Alan from Anurakti about their upcoming participation in the Malta International Food Festival in Mdina happening between the 19th and the 22nd of July. At least we will know that there will be one stand not try to sell us meat at the festival! Anurakti will be there with all their traditional and best selling products including energy bars and balls, muffins and cakes. As always all Anurakti products...

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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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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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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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