Coming up with fast, easy plant-based snack ideas can be kind of challenging. Don’t worry–you don’t need to stick to granola bars and hummus. If you’ve recently gone plant-based, or are just looking to up your snack-game, it can seem like, “what can I eat? Everything out there has dairy, eggs or other ingredients?!”
When we first went vegan a few years back, I remember feeling like I wasn’t going to find stuff to snack on, or enjoy. It actually made me kind of sad. I thought I was going to be relegated to a life of salads, or would forever bringing just hummus to parties.
There are TONS of plant-based snack ideas–sweet, salty, dip-able. Some are healthier than others, of course, but here is our go-to list for items to snack on. If you want more ideas, check out the Accidentally Vegan list. You might be surprised!
Easy Plant-Based Snack Ideas
-Hummus & crackers, carrots, celery, pita chips
-Peanut & almond butter with everything!
-Toasted bread topped with bruschetta topping
-Chips & salsa
-Nuts, nut mixes, and trail mixes
-Snack bars such as Luna, Lara, Kind, Clif (there are like a billion of these out now–many that are vegan)
-Girl scout cookies (Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, Thanks-A-Lots, Lemonades!!!)
-Oreos & Nutter Butters
-Cereal & almond milk
-Ben & Jerry’s Dairy Free options!
-Oatmeal or baked oatmeal bars
-Popcorn (plain, or Skinnypop, and several other pre-packaged types)
-Spicy Sweet Chili Doritos
-Plain potato chips, corn chips (watch out for dairy in some salt & vinegar, and other flavors you wouldn’t guess have dairy, or animal ingredients)
-Fruits and veggies (duh)
-Daiya slices and crackers
-Pretzels and mustards
-Dried fruits and vegetables
This list is in no way comprehensive, but at least gives you a few ideas to start with snacking. Please let me know–what’s your favorite plant-based snack? How do you fuel up?