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Created on: 02/08/13 10:27 PM Views: 1347 Replies: 3
Purely Decadent
Posted Friday, February 8, 2013 at 10:27 PM

In addition to cheese, ice cream has been a big sacrifice for me on this vegan diet. Today I believe I've found a solution. "Purely Decadent" brand non-dairy frozen dessert. I've tried a variety of the non-dairy frozen desserts and this is the first one I've found that tastes like the "real" stuff! So creamy! Please don't break my heart and tell me this isn't vegan.

Finding this ice cream does cause me to hold out hope that I may find a non-dairy cheese I like. Anyone have any suggestions on that front?


RE: Purely Decadent
Posted Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 12:19 AM

I checked their website and all their products are vegan. For cheese, I've used Daiya brand for pizzas and burritos and it melts great and tastes really good. I haven't tried any "cold" cheeses for sandwiches or anything yet.

- Amanda
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RE: Purely Decadent
Posted Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 11:21 PM

Purely Decadent has been my favorite ice cream for years! They have a new flavor, pomegranite chip, that is excellent.

Another thing to try, buy frozen bing cherries, chocolate almond/soy/rice milk and blend. YUMMY!

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RE: Purely Decadent
Posted Sunday, February 10, 2013 at 7:39 AM

Cheese? well it depends what you want to do with it. do you want the cheesey taste? or put it on a pizza.

i do like the cheese sauce made from Nutritional Yeast by Veganomicon for mac & cheese.

I have found a good recipe and modified it... for Stuffed Jumbo Shells. it is made w/Vegan Cream Cheese and Tofu.

For a dip type.. i love love love nacho mamma's vegan queso. http://fatgoblin.com/ unbelievable that it is only 150 calories per JAR!

i have not tried the cheese sauces made w/soaked cashews yet. I also have not tried the one w/tofu.

pizza.. well i have given up.... i just try to make a stromboli type w/veggies. or use very little fake cheese, cause it is sooo different. When i can't come close or satisfying, i try to find something better that is not similar.

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