President’s Choice Vegan Cheesecake Style Dessert Releases in Canada

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You know the dairy-free industry is booming when stores come out with their own brand of dairy-free cheesecake! Loblaws has launched a whole line of plant-based convenience foods, including President’s Choice Vegan Cheesecake Style Dessert.

President's Choice Vegan Cheesecake Style Dessert Review and Information - dairy-free, nut-free, soy-free cheesecake at Loblaw's stores in Canada!

President’s Choice Vegan Cheesecake Style Dessert Releases in Canada

Since they also released dairy-free cashew dips, I expected this cheesecake to be cashew-based. But it actually appears be nut-free, and free of most top allergens (aside from wheat)! Based on the ingredients, it looks like it is made with Wayfare cream cheese alternative. When you try this cheesecake, don’t forget to leave your rating and review below!

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Ingredients: dessert base (water, lima beans, oats, coconut and safflower oils, gum arabic, sea salt, konjac flour, cultured dextrose, blue agave syrup, natural flavour, calcium citrate, citric acid, lactic acid, tocopherols, sunflower lecithin), sugars (sugar, corn maltodextrin), graham crumbs (enriched wheat flour, graham flour, sugar, sunflower oil, blackstrap molasses), palm oil shortening, enriched wheat flour, water, natural flavour, modified tapioca starch, corn starch, salt, concentrated lemon juice, concentrated pumpkin juice, citric acid.*

Nutrition (per 135 gram serving): 410 calories, 19g fat, 57g carbs, 4g fiber, 36g sugars, 4g protein.*

More Facts on President’s Choice Vegan Cheesecake Style Dessert

Price: $7.99 per 540g cheesecake

Availability: President’s Choice Vegan Cheesecake Style Dessert is sold at Loblaw’s stores across Canada. This includes Real Canadian Superstore, No Frills, Zehrs, Fortinos, and Shoppers Drug Mart.

Certifications: President’s Choice Vegan Cheesecake Style Dessert is Certified Vegan.

Dietary Notes: By ingredients, President’s Choice Vegan Cheesecake Style Dessert is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, and vegetarian.*

For More Product Information: Visit the Loblaw’s website at www.loblaws.ca.

*Always read the ingredient and nutrition statement prior to consumption. Ingredients, processes, and labeling are subject to change at any time for any company or product. Contact the company to discuss their manufacturing processes if potential allergen cross-contamination is an issue for you. No food product can be guaranteed “safe” for every individual’s needs. You should never rely on ingredient and allergen statements alone if dealing with a severe food allergy. 

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Sugar Cheesecake

2.0 rating
August 11, 2019

I thought I’d give it a go based on the “creamy and tart” description right on the box, but it tastes like pure sugar. Although I love fudge & chewy candy which are almost pure sugar, I hate it when people use sugar to mask tastes. It needs more acidic flavours, specifically lemon. I am not vegan or vegetarian, so I am not sure why I felt drawn to try this. The ingredients are listed weirdly: the “dessert base” is the FIRST ingredient. Inside the dessert base ingredient brackets, cultured dextrose and blue agave syrup are the 8th & 9th. The SECOND ingredient is “sugars”. Inside its brackets, there are sugar and corn maltodextrin. The THIRD ingredient is “graham crumbs”. Its brackets also contain sweeteners: number 3 is sugar, number 5 is blackstrap molasses. There seems to be a big effort to disguise their excessive use of sweeteners. I googled “What does 36 grams of sugar look like” and found that 40 is a mountain. I think I will throw the cake out even though it tastes okay…beyond the sugar taste issue.

CoCoJoe

Wow

5.0 rating
July 13, 2019

Plan on keeping these in my freezer. This and canned cherries..vegan heaven

Iris Gill

Splendiferous cheesecake, smooth and creamy!

5.0 rating
July 9, 2019

As someone who has made cheesecakes for for more than four decades,
I was duly impressed. In fact, more than merely duly impressed, I was as
the British say, “ gobsmacked “ with its authentic cheesecake like flavour
and texture. So far, four of these amazing cheesecakes have been purchased
and consumed. My freezer has a new set of companions, boxes and boxes of
this wonderful dessert. Along with President’s Choice frozen,four
berry blend fruits as a luscious topping accompaniment, I am ready for any guest, for a short stay or longer. After tasting this totally decadent dessert,
one would imagine they’d opt for a longer stay. Now that I will not be baking my own, there will be more time to spend planning fun summer activities. Thank you to all the bakers in the President Choice Cheesecake kitchen. Kudos to each of you. 😊

Judith

Um, Amazing?!

5.0 rating
June 12, 2019

After having tried dairy free desserts in the past that did nothing but disappoint and trigger my gag reflex, I didn’t have high hopes for this vegan cheesecake going in. Colour me surprised! It’s SO GOOD!! Do yourself a favor and give it a try – you may thank me later. 🙂

April

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Food Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living, and the new cookbook, Eat Dairy Free: Your Essential Cookbook for Everyday Meals, Snacks, and Sweets. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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