One among my youngsters was identified with a dairy allergy round two years outdated. Since then, he has been dwelling dairy free. That’s over twelve years and counting. Though he’s already in his teenagers, I can nonetheless bear in mind the times after I began studying how make dairy free variations of nicely cherished dishes like mac and cheese, ice cream, smoothies, mashed potatoes and extra.
As time strikes, rather a lot has modified within the meals business to accommodate individuals who can’t or select to not have dairy of their diets. Not like the previous decade, common grocery shops now have an considerable inventory of milk free “cheeses, buttery spreads, ice lotions and no matter you fancy. Even the tastes and textures have improved too. That’s the reason when our pals from MomsMeet requested me if my children and I are open to strive a brand new dairy free pudding, it’s an instantaneous “YES”.
Right here’s a peek of what they despatched me. A pleasant dimension insulated bag stuffed with Wayfare Dairy Free Puddings, an insulated water bottle and cute spatula.
Are you accustomed to the Wayfare model?
To be actually trustworthy, this was really the primary time I heard of the corporate. Though I used to be a staple of Expos pre-pandemic and has been lively within the meals allergy group for nearly a decade, I used to be by no means accustomed to the Wayfare Dairy Free Model.
Whereas I used to be very open and excited to strive the merchandise they despatched, there was a part of me that was a bit skeptical. Let’s simply say that after tasting so many dairy free alternate options by means of out the years, my requirements have additionally elevated. Gone the place the times when it’s okay so long as it doesn’t comprise dairy.
For this evaluation, I used to be despatched all of the three pudding flavors – vanilla, chocolate and butterscotch. Sure, dairy free butterscotch pudding!
Except for the eye-catching packaging, I used to be actually stunned with the consistency of the pudding. Not like these “common milk based mostly puddings out there within the refrigerated part for many years, these Wayfare Meals puddings maintain their form, not jiggly and even watery. Its was dessert that you’d anticipate to get in fancier eating places, not in grocery cabinets.
The children and I all agree that the feel was very clean and creamy. The vanilla flavored ones are typically a bit softer however the chocolate and butterscotch flavors have been exceptionally gentle with the best steadiness of airiness and thickness.
Taste sensible, we appreciated that the puddings will not be overly candy. Whereas its candy sufficient to fulfill that dessert craving, it had sufficient room for fruit, chocolate, syrups or any toppings to make it a sublime candy course.
The chocolate was wealthy and decadent. Whereas the butterscotch was an actual deal with as a result of it has that heat caramel like style which is commonly very exhausting to search out dairy free. As for the vanilla, its scrumptious however all of us felt that it lacks some taste. In comparison with the chocolate and butterscotch that are stuffed with taste, the vanilla one appeared like an after thought. We have been anticipating some stronger hints of vanilla and even some specks to make it extra artisan made.
Value sensible, a pack of 4 cups retails round $7.49. For one thing that is freed from 10 frequent allergens – dairy, gluten/wheat, peanuts, tree nuts (aside from extremely processed coconut oil), soy, fish, shellfish, sesame and mustard, it’s fairly reasonably priced. If that doesn’t sound attractive sufficient, these puddings are additionally licensed gluten free, natural and vegan.
I do know most meals allergy dad and mom are asking, how concerning the facility. Thus far, all of the merchandise are from a dairy free creamery. I contacted them concerning the different allergens however as of this writing, I’m nonetheless ready for his or her response. I’ll let you realize as quickly as I hear from them.
Lastly, I certain you’re all questioning what was the bottom gadgets they used to make it dairy free. The reply is – Natural Butter Beans and Natural Oats. Sure, I additionally inquired if the oats are licensed gluten free. So come again as soon as I get the updates.
To sum up, my youngsters and I have been each stunned and delighted to learn how scrumptious Wayfare Meals Puddings are. All of us agreed that chocolate was our favourite and these puddings will not be a part of our staples.
Have you ever tried any dairy free merchandise from Wayfare Meals? Let me know within the feedback part what you consider them.