Dairy-Free But Missing Cheese? You Need This In Your Life

Nearly everyone we’ve talked to who has gone vegan or has given up dairy (for lactose intolerance or other dietary issues) has said the same thing: “I miss cheese.” Is breaking up with cheese the hardest part of switching to a dairy-free diet? Related Stories:Comfort Cravings: a Healthier Vegan Mac and Cheese Fortunately, more and…

We Tried All 7 Flavors of Halo Top Low-Calorie, High-Protein Ice Cream . . . and Here's How It Went

Holy sweetness, you guys. We finally got to try Halo Top ice cream – the protein-rich, low-sugar, low-carb, low-fat frozen goodness that we’ve had our eye on for months – and it didn’t disappoint. Related Stories:Protein-Packed Arctic Zero Ice Cream Is Lactose-Free and Low-Calorie, and Here’s What It Tastes Like A quick nutritional breakdown of…

Packed With Protein and Metabolism-Boosting Heat, Find Out If Spicy Yogurts Are Worth Trying

We’re pretty big yogurt fans here at the POPSUGAR office, and Noosa is definitely one of the favorite brands across the board. When the new “sweet heat” collection showed up at our office, we couldn’t wait to dig in – what would the fruity, spicy pairings taste like? Would these be our new refrigerator mainstays?…

Taste Test: Starbucks's Evolution Fresh Coconut Matcha

Earthy, potent, and very, VERY green: just a few of the descriptors we came across in our taste test of the Starbucks juice brand’s – Evolution Fresh – Coconut Matcha drink. Since matcha is trendy for its health benefits (think: antioxidant-rich, energy-boosting, weight-loss aid), we were dying to check out this drink we could grab…

Lavender Kombucha Is What Your Fermented, Probiotic Dreams Are Made Of

If you’re as obsessed with lavender-flavored drinks as we are, then get excited – this kombucha is BEYOND. We love the health benefits of lavender, and the relaxing effect it can have on stress and anxiety. Some studies show promise that lavender may even have a calming effect on more severe neurological disorders, and that…

Protein-Packed Arctic Zero Ice Cream Is Lactose-Free and Low-Calorie, and Here's What It Tastes Like

Our healthy ice cream delivery was greeted with so much excitement and anticipation – Arctic Zero showed up in our offices, offering flavors like Banana Pudding and Brownie Blast. And offering added protein with no lactose (yay for the lactose intolerant!), this “diet” ice cream packed in some serious nutritional benefits. So how does it…

We Tried Birch Water, the Electrolyte-Packed Superdrink

Claimed by some as the new coconut water, birch water is the latest trend in plant waters. A low-sugar, antioxidant-rich, electrolyte-loaded alternative to the tropical varieties, birch water comes is derived from sap of trees that grow in much colder climates. Related: What Does Rose Water Taste Like? We got to try S├Ąpp Birch Water,…