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Virtual Expo West Unboxed: A Taste-Tastic Adventure with Top Brands of 2023

Hey girl! So, even though I couldn’t jet off to Expo West 2023, I didn’t let that stop me from getting in on the action! Let’s spill the tea (or should I say, sip the tea?) on all the amazing brands I discovered from the comfort of my own home!

Hot Pot Queen

Alright, let’s start with a little spice! Hot Pot Queen’s sauces are straight-up mouthwatering. They brought that authentic Asian flavor right to my kitchen. Dinner just got a whole lot tastier!

Marin Food’s Smoked Butter

Um, can we talk about the game-changer that is smoked butter? It’s like regular butter, but with a smoky twist that takes everything to the next level. Say hello to gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches!

Honey Smoked Fish

Sweet meets smoky with Honey Smoked Fish. I was hooked from the first bite! It’s like they sprinkled a little magic on each fillet. I shared a link to these after going goo goo over them on my Instagram Stories and they instantly became my most purchased item ever. Literally like 20+ people bought them in one day. It was crazy haha.


Feeling a little mystical? Magiktea’s got you covered! Their blends are like potions for the soul. Plus, they come in the prettiest packaging. Tea time just got a whole lot more enchanting!

Local Hive Honey

Supporting local never tasted so sweet! Local Hive Honey is the real deal, straight from the bees to my pantry. It’s like a spoonful of sunshine with every taste.

Filippo Berio

Olive oil aficionados, listen up! Filippo Berio’s oils are the secret ingredient your kitchen needs. Drizzle, dip, or dunk—everything tastes better with a splash of Filippo Berio!

Ross Chocolates

Chocolate lovers, unite! Ross Chocolates are pure decadence in every bite. Trust me, you’ll want to savor every moment. Indulgence never tasted so good!

Scott’s Protein Balls

Busy babes, rejoice! Scott’s Protein Balls are the ultimate snack on-the-go. Packed with protein and flavor, they’re like little balls of energy. Snack time just got a serious upgrade!

Seafood Imports

Fresh seafood delivered straight to my door? Yes, please! Seafood Imports brings the ocean to my kitchen with their top-notch selection. Dinner plans just got a whole lot fancier!


Okay so this isn’t a food product, but man does it come in handy. VegaJelly makes vegan, sustainably sourced petroleum jelly. And sure, that’s not the sexiest product to talk about but man did it come in use when I needed it!


Yogurt lovers, you’re gonna wanna stock up on Siggi’s. Creamy, tangy, and oh-so-satisfying, it’s like a hug for your taste buds. They’re literally one of the highest quality yogurts out there!

Katie’s Pizza Pasta Osteria

Frozen pizza fans, rejoice! Katie’s Pizza Pasta Osteria is a game-changer in the freezer aisle. It’s like having a gourmet Italian feast in the comfort of your own home. Literally the best frozen pizza I’ve ever had in life and I can say that confidently! I loved it so much I did a TikTok about it lol

Mighty Sesame Co

Tahini enthusiasts, listen up! Mighty Sesame Co’s tahini is pure gold in a jar. Creamy, nutty, and oh-so-versatile, it’s a pantry staple for a reason. It’s honestly just so good in hummus!


Need a little pick-me-up? Ener-Life’s got your back! Their products are like a shot of energy straight to the system. Consider me officially powered up for the day!

Lemonilo Ramen

Ramen lovers, prepare to be obsessed! Lemonilo Ramen is comfort food at its finest. Noodles, broth, and all the fixings—what more could you ask for?

100 Coconuts

Hydration station, here we come! 100 Coconuts’ coconut water is like a refreshing tropical escape in a bottle. Whether you’re sipping it solo or mixing up a mocktail, it’s pure paradise in every sip.


Yogurt, but make it coconut! Cocojune’s coconut-based yogurt is creamy, dreamy, and oh-so-delicious. Plus, it’s packed with gut-loving probiotics.


Pasta night just got a whole lot more gourmet! Sfoglini’s artisanal pasta is a game-changer in the kitchen. From classic shapes to unique flavors, it’s pasta perfection, plain and simple.


Chips and dips, anyone? To know me is to know that I’m a long time fan of Siege. Their snacks snacks are a gluten-free dream come true. From crispy chips to creamy dips, they’ve got something for every snacking occasion. And while I can’t eat their chips (thanks to my stupid avocado allergy) I TEAR UP their tortillas and sauces!

Jelina Chocolatier

Chocolate lovers, prepare to swoon! Jelina Chocolatier’s treats are like little bites of heaven. Rich, indulgent, and oh-so-satisfying, they’re a must-have for any sweet tooth.

MilkBoy Switzerland

Swiss chocolate at its finest! MilkBoy Switzerland’s chocolates are like a symphony of flavors in every bite. Smooth, creamy, and utterly irresistible—prepare to be obsessed. They almost turned me on to dark chocolate even…almost.


Nut butter lovers, rejoice! BNutty’s creations are a nutty dream come true. From classic peanut butter to inventive flavor combinations, they’ve got something for every craving.

Once Again Nut Butters

Nut butter aficionados, this one’s for you! Once Again Nut Butters are pure nutty perfection. Creamy, crunchy, and oh-so-delicious, they’re a pantry staple for a reason.


Candy lovers, unite! YumEarth’s treats are like a trip down memory lane. From fruity gummies to sour candies, they’ve got something for every craving—minus the artificial stuff.

Carrot Bacon

For my vegans who miss bacon, meet your new obsession! Carrot Bacon is a veggie twist on a classic favorite. Crispy, smoky, and oh-so-addictive, it’s a game-changer for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

Three Farmers

Snack attack, anyone? Three Farmers’ snacks are a crunchy delight. Packed with flavor and protein, their fava beans are a must-have for munching on the go.

The Food Movement’s Sea Moss Products

Get ready to glow! The Food Movement’s sea moss products are like skincare from the sea. Packed with nutrients and hydration, they’re a beauty secret worth sharing.

Beekeeper’s Naturals Soothing Lozenges

Sore throat? Beekeeper’s Naturals has you covered! Their soothing lozenges are like a hug for your throat. Plus, they’re made with clean, natural ingredients—no nasties here!

Mary Ruth’s Liquid Vitamins

Liquid gold in a bottle! Mary Ruth’s liquid vitamins are a game-changer for wellness enthusiasts. Packed with nutrients and easy to absorb, they’re a daily essential.

Chewsy’s Women’s Multivitamin

Ladies, listen up! Chewsy’s women’s multivitamin is like a little boost of goodness every day. Packed with vitamins and minerals tailored to our needs, it’s a must-have for feeling your best.

PlantFusion Protein Powder

Protein power, activate! PlantFusion’s protein powder is like a plant-based powerhouse. Creamy, delicious, and packed with nutrients, it’s the perfect addition to smoothies, shakes, and more.

Clipper Tea

Tea time, upgraded! Clipper Tea is my new go-to for everyday sipping. From classic blends to inventive flavors, they’ve got something for every mood and moment.

Tea Botanics

Period blues? Tea Botanics to the rescue! Their blends are like a warm hug during that time of the month. Plus, they’re packed with herbs and botanicals to ease those pesky symptoms.

Buddha Teas

Stressed out? Buddha Teas has your back! Their soothing blends are like a moment of zen in a cup. Sip, relax, and let the stress melt away.


Cookie monsters, rejoice! Meli’s is a gluten-free delight. Soft, chewy, and packed with flavor, it’s a sweet treat worth savoring.

Ethel’s Gluten Free Pecan Dandy

Gluten-free goodness at its finest! Ethel’s Pecan Dandy tastes like it was made just for me. Buttery, nutty, and utterly irresistible, it’s a must-have for any cookie lover.

Fire & Smoke Society

Spice up your life with Fire & Smoke Society! Their seasonings are like flavor bombs for your taste buds. Whether you’re grilling, roasting, or sautéing, they’ll take your dishes to the next level.

Zab’s Hot Honey

Sweet meets heat with Zab’s Hot Honey! Drizzle it on everything from pizza to cheese boards for a flavor explosion. Warning: it’s seriously addictive!

Kodiak Cakes

Breakfast just got a whole lot better with Kodiak Cakes! Their mixes are like a shortcut to pancake perfection. Fluffy, hearty, and oh-so-delicious, they’re a morning must-have.

As I reflect on the plethora of flavors and experiences from Expo West 2023, I can’t help but feel grateful for the opportunity to discover so many incredible brands from the comfort of my own home. I’m already counting down the days until I can attend in person in 2024! Until then, I’ll be savoring every moment and enjoying the delicious products that have enriched my life. Cheers to the future and all the tasty adventures it holds! 🎉