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Just Mayo and Just Cookie Dough

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Have you heard the hoopla over Just Mayo?  I’m actually loving that they’re getting so much publicity – because this egg-free, vegan mayo may be my new favorite condiment.

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Hampton Creek sent a variety of flavors to try.  I’ve been eating it straight up, as a dip, with chips.  I don’t even do that with “normal” mayonnaise!

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A few months ago, the company launched Just Cookie Dough.  Like their Just Mayo, it is vegan, affordable, cholesterol-free, all natural, tastes great, and has zero salmonella risk…

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…which means you can eat it raw!

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Pretty great baked, too.

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Giveaway: Put a Raw Egg on It

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When I visited Italy – long before T.A.D. – I discovered the secret to a really great pasta sauce: raw egg.

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Davidson’s Safest Choice sent some coupons to try a dozen.  I found them at the local grocery store.

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Since they’re pasteurized, I threw one in at the end of cooking a quick dinner…

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…Collard Greens, TJ’s Bruschetta Sauce, and Parmesan Cheese.

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Silky, creamy magic.

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If you’d like to try some for yourself, let me know what you’re excited to put a raw egg in.  Just leave a comment below (US only).

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Vital Juice

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When Christy and I started T.A.D. in 2009, one of the first media outlets to feature us was (the now defunct) Vital Juice Daily.  I’ve been cleaning up the blog pages in anticipation for an upcoming site makeover, and when I clicked on that link to that article, it took me directly to Vital Juice Company – the same stuff sitting in my fridge!

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They actually sent me a variety of juices to sample.

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I asked specifically for the ones blended with almond milk, since juice isn’t really my thing.  Psychologically, I need to feel like what I’m consuming is going to keep me satisfied, if I’m not going to be chewing it.

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Surprisingly, this little bottle kept me full for a good 2-3 hours!  When it’s hot out (as it’s been lately in Los Angeles) I’m not often in the mood to eat (anything other than ice cream, that is) so this was a good snack substitute.