It's a great time to be vegan. Natural Products Expo West 2011 was teeming with new vegan introductions – so many, that I didn't have a chance to sample them all. Good news for vegans everywhere! This lifestyle is growing, and so is the amount of new products to support vegan appetites.
As a new vegan, I rediscovered former addictions (peanut butter cups) and was pleasantly surprised by innovation such as pâtés and queso. Here are my top 12 picks that vegans and non-vegans will equally enjoy.