The best healthy vegan snacks and treats to curb your hunger

Get stuck into the tastiest and healthiest vegan snacks to satisfy your cravings.

Vegan snacks

by Ellen Kinsey |
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When the mid-afternoon hunger kicks in, it is always way too easy to reach for a bag of crisps. Yes, they are affordable, accessible and do the job, but are they really giving you the fuel you need to continue on with the rest of your day?

Whether you are vegan or are trying your hand at a plant-based lifestyle, there are so many snacking options to choose from that don't contain animal products. Bringing your own snacks to the office or on the go doesn't have to be boring, with so many healthy, tasty options available. Hangry you does not make good choices.

With that in mind, we've put together a list of delicious, satisfying and healthy vegan snacks that will curb the cravings and give you a boost of energy to finish the day. From pretzel thins to soy chocolate pudding pots - there is something for everyone.

The best vegan snacks for on-the-go:

Pretzels are among the most moreish snacks out there; it is way too easy to finish an entire bowl full. These pretzel thins are a great vegan snack or movie treat and are only 97 calories per bag.

Nakd Mind Blown Fruit & Nut Bar Mixed Case, 35 g (Pack of 18 Assorted)
Price: $38.99

Reliable classics - Nakd bars have been a staple in vegan and gluten-free individuals' bags for years and years. Made from clean and filling ingredients, Nakd bars are a fantastic way to curb your hunger on the go. This mixed box comes with all the favourites such as Salted Caramel, Blueberry Muffin, Cocoa Orange, Peanut Delight, Berry Delight, Cashew Cookie, Bakewell Tart, Lemon Drizzle and Carrot Cake.

Get your vegan sour cream fix with these healthy sour cream and chive lentil crisps. They are the perfect size crisp packets to satisfy hunger cravings at only 93 calories per packet.

An absolute essential go-to breakfast or on the go travel snack for those with food intolerances. These gluten-free and vegan breakfast chocolate biscuits are individually packed with three biscuits in each packet. There are four pouches in each box, so you can grab and go.

These are the perfect allergen-free snack for when the mid-afternoon slump kicks in. Eat Real has a wide selection of different healthy crisps. The Chilli & Lemon Lentil Chips are addictive and ideal for those avoiding gluten and dairy but still want to share with friends and family.

The best vegan sweet snacks:

These soy-based chocolate pots are a velvety-smooth, sweet vegan pudding you can take with you everywhere - think the office, on a picnic, even for breakfast (go wild.)

Nothing quite hits the spot like a cup of tea and a biscuit. Digestives are totally vegan so you can enjoy your favourite biscuit with a cuppa whenever you please.

Snack A Jacks rice cakes are a classic when it comes to healthy snacking and these caramel flavoured rice cakes are no different.

vegan snacks
Price: £1

Vegan macaroons? Yes, please. The coconut-based dairy, egg and gluten-free treats will satisfy your sugar cravings.

The best vegan snacks and appetisers:

A vegan icon. Hummus is genuinely one of the best vegan snacks out there - with a range of flavours, you can never get bored of this chickpea puree dip. We love Sabra hummus; it is super creamy and luxurious.

Gluten-free vegans rejoice - here is the best allergen-free garlic bread baguette out there. Just stick it in the oven and you have the perfect appetisers, side dish or evening snack (no one is judging you.)

Peanut butter is an elite vegan snacking food, and Manilife has the best spread around. Deep, crunchy and savoury, this peanut butter spread will take your breakfast or toast to the next level.

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Ellen Kinsey is a Commercial Content Writer for WhatsTheBest, and also writes for Yours, Mother&Baby, Heat, Closer and Empire. She has a passion for cooking, media, and wellness.

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