The 17 best vegan snacks

Which vegan snacks are the best?

Whether you’ve been fully vegan for years or just trying to limit dairy, eggs, and meat, finding delicious plant-based snacks is a great place to start. And the good news is that with the growing trend of vegan diets, there are plenty of crunchy, sweet and savory vegan snacks to try.

Top vegan snacks

Best cheese spaetzle

Outstanding Foods Outstanding Cheese Balls – Chedda

These crispy, fluffy cheese balls are the stuff of childhood nostalgia, all dairy-free. They’ll even stain your fingers orange, but don’t mind diving into the bag for more. Sold by Amazon

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Best Vegetable Chips

Rhythm Organic Cauliflower Bites

Rhythm Organic Cauliflower Bites

You’ll look forward to eating your veggies when they’re as crunchy and addictive as these Air Dried Cauliflower Florets. These are lightly seasoned with sea salt, but if you prefer a stronger flavor, opt for the Buffalo Ranch version. Sold by Amazon

Best Snack Cluster

Clusterbucks Grain-Free Superfood Clusters

Clusterbucks Grain-Free Superfood Clusters

The snickerdoodle flavor of these crispy buckwheat clusters is subtly sweet and beautifully spiced. This is a great healthy snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth without sending you on a sugar craze. The clusters are large but there are always many smaller pieces at the bottom of the bag which make a great yogurt topping. Sold by Amazon

Best vegan trail mix

Toodaloo Trail Mix Variety Pack

Toodaloo Trail Mix Variety Pack

The flavor options and ingredients in these unique trail mixes will turn everything you’ve expected from a trail mix upside down. They’re tangy, sweet, savory and all made with a unique blend of nuts, seeds, dried fruits and functional ingredients like lion’s mane and rishi for a savory, feel-good snack. Sold by Amazon

Best lupini bean snack

Brami Lupini Bean Variety Pack

Brami Lupini Bean Variety Pack

If you haven’t tried lupini beans, prepare to fall in love. These soft, nutty beans are marinated in mild spices and packed with plant-based protein. Each little sachet of Brami has just 60 calories and 7 grams of protein. They are great on their own or as a salad topper. Sold by Amazon

Best vegan yogurt

The Coconut Cult Mangos N' Cream Probiotic Coconut Yogurt

The Coconut Cult Mangos N’ Cream Probiotic Coconut Yogurt

Made with minimal ingredients, most of which are organic, this dairy-free yogurt has a wonderfully flavorful, almost bubbly texture and rich, satisfying taste. You only need a few tablespoons to reap the great probiotic benefits of this fermented breakfast or snack. Sold by Amazon

Best Vegan Superfood Popcorn

Azzzah's Herbal Green Popcorn - Original Savory Cheddar

Azzzah’s Herbal Green Popcorn – Original Savory Cheddar

Don’t let the green color put you off: all those spices mean loads of flavor. This crispy corn is coated in a flavorful blend of nutritional yeast, curry powder, herbs, cayenne pepper, garlic and of course spirulina. Derived from algae, spirulina not only tastes great, but is also packed with B vitamins that are difficult to incorporate into a vegan diet. Sold by Amazon

Best Mushroom Vegetables

Eat the Change Mushroom Jerky Variety Pack

Eat the Change Mushroom Jerky Variety Pack

This is plant-based jerky for meat lovers. It’s tender, chewy, and packed with rich umami flavor. Any of the three flavors (Sea Salt and Roasted Pepper, Maple Mustard, and Hickory Smokehouse) make a great portable snack, ideal for hiking. Sold by Amazon

Best crackers

Simple Mills Organic Seed Crackers - Everything

Simple Mills Organic Seed Crackers – Everything

These butter crackers get their rich flavor and crumbly texture from a blend of gluten-free flours, including sunflower, pumpkin and flaxseed, cassava and tapioca. They’re flavored with a classic all-bagel spice for a nice garlicky flavor that’s great with everything from a slice of vegan cheese to guacamole. Sold by Amazon

Best Spicy Vegan Jerky

Beyond Meat Plant-Based Jerky - Original and Teriyaki Variety Pack

Beyond Meat Plant-Based Jerky – Original and Teriyaki Variety Pack

You’ll love all the flavors of this meaty, hearty plant-based jerky from meat alternatives giant Beyond Meat. The protein is made from peas and mung beans and is free from soy, gluten and GMO ingredients. Plus, there’s a whopping 10 grams of protein per serving. Sold by Amazon

Best Crispy Chickpeas

Saffron Road Crispy Organic Chickpeas - Korean BBQ

Saffron Road Organic Crunchy Chickpeas – Korean BBQ

These crispy seasoned chickpeas taste great on their own or in a salad. For extra protein. They come in a variety of flavors including Buffalo, Chipotle, Sea Salt, and Korean BBQ to suit every palate. Sold by Amazon

Best Potato Chips

Popchips potato chips with sea salt

Popchips potato chips with sea salt

Get full, crispy potatoes with no fat overload. These light, airy chips taste just as good straight out of the bag as they do stuffed into a sandwich. Try the barbecue flavor if you like some heat. Sold by Amazon

Best sweet and savory popcorn

LesserEvil organic popcorn, sweetness from the Himalayas

LesserEvil organic popcorn, sweetness from the Himalayas

Certified organic by the US Department of Agriculture, this light, healthy popcorn has less fat and more fiber than regular kettle corn, but all the sweet and savory flavor you crave. If you’re looking for vegan, cheesy popcorn, try LesserEvil’s Classic Cheddah. Sold by Amazon

Best vegan queso

Siete Dairy Free Cashew Queso

Siete Dairy Free Cashew Queso

This fluffy, smooth, no-cheese queso dip is the perfect topping for nachos, tacos, and just about anything dip-based. It has a melt-in-the-mouth texture that’s great warm or cold and is flavored with tomato, carrot, pepper and nutritional yeast for a rich, slightly smoky flavor. Sold by Amazon

Best vegan cookie dough

Whoa Dough Edible Cookie Dough Bars Variety Pack

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Whoa Dough Edible Cookie Dough Bars Variety Pack

Soft, gooey, and loaded with flavors like Brownie Batter, Sugar Sprinkle, and Chocolate Chip, it’s hard to beat these cookie dough bars. They’re durable but retain the soft, chewy texture of homemade dough. Sold by Amazon

Best chocolatey vegan snack

Undercover quinoa chips, dark chocolate and sea salt

Undercover quinoa chips, dark chocolate and sea salt

These snacks consist of crunchy puffed quinoa cakes covered in rich dark chocolate with a hint of sea salt. Other vegan flavors include dark chocolate and pumpkin spice, and dark chocolate with blueberries for added antioxidants. Sold by Amazon

Best vegan graham crackers

Healing Home Foods Lemon Chia Graham Bites

Healing Home Foods Lemon Chia Graham Bites

These sweet graham cracker-like bites taste homemade, with a buttery flavor and a thick, crunchy texture made for dipping in your favorite plant-based milk. They have a touch of brightness of lemon. Sold by Amazon

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