Lo­cal food and drink:

Five of the best ve­gan sweet treats

Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - NEWS -

Just be­cause meat and milk are off the cards doesn’t mean you have to sac­ri­fice whole­some flavour. From a fruity sugar-hit on the go to the clas­sic choco­late brownie, check out five of the best ve­gan temp­ta­tions from Ho­bart and sur­rounds.

New Town Green­store

New Town Green­store own­ers Gary and Kathy are ded­i­cated to healthy, tasty food ser­vice at their café and gro­cer. Their co­coberry slice and nutty lemon slice con­tain no re­fined sugar, and new prod­ucts from Vic­to­ria, avail­able in the com­ing weeks, are an ex­cit­ing de­vel­op­ment for the New Town es­tab­lish­ment. 138 New Town Rd, New Town

Un­packed Whole­foods

Un­packed Whole­foods stock a huge range of eth­i­cally sourced gro­ceries along­side their cafe. Sit down for a cof­fee with tasty choco­late-coated fruit, or one of their mouth-wa­ter­ing brown­ies, cakes, muffins and slices, all per­fect for those with food in­tol­er­ances or those just try­ing to choose health­ier op­tions. 45 Chan­nel High­way, Kingston

Healthy Treats by Mrs Rees

Scour­ing the health food haunts of Ho­bart you’d soon be­come fa­mil­iar with the name Char­lotte Rees. From the raw choco­late, date and ca­cao balls to jaffa cream bis­cuits with co­coa and hazel­nut spread Mrs Rees’s or­ganic in­dul­gences, which cater to a va­ri­ety of di­etry needs, are avail­able at a range of eater­ies. www.healthytreats­bymrsrees.com.au

Raw In­dul­gence

Spe­cial­is­ing in – you guessed it – raw desserts, owner Elaine strives to use only the best or­ganic, lo­cal pro­duce in her del­i­cate cheese­cakes and ‘bliss balls’. The lemon cheese­cake packs a fa­mil­iar creamy punch with­out dairy, while pro­tein balls make great bite-size snacks.

Avail­able each Satur­day at Sala­manca Mar­ket, Ho­bart

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