The best vegan snacks to kick your hunger to the curb. From dairy-free peanut butter cookies to zucchini chips, find your new favorite recipe today.
Why vegan snacks? Maybe you decided on a vegan lifestyle and you need your snacks to stay within those parameters. Perhaps you are serving friends or family who are vegan. Maybe you are just looking for healthier options when it comes to snacking.
Vegan snacks do not only consist of just fruits and vegetables. Are you craving chocolate? Have a desire for sweet and crunchy snacks? Looking for something savory or spicy? Maybe you want some crunch to your snacks.
Check out our list of best vegan snack recipes here. You will find everything from cookies to bruschetta, from popcorn to jalapeño poppers. Something on this list is sure to satisfy your snack cravings.
From vegan cookies to cauliflower wings, here are some of the best vegan snack recipes and ideas from around the world.
Baked Zucchini Chips
Have some zucchini in your fridge just waiting for you to use? Not sure what to do with it? Try these Baked Zucchini Chips. These chips will make some great snacks! Add some flavor with the paprika and the garlic, some crispness from the olive oil and the baking process, and then vegan cheese on top. Everything’s better with cheese, right?
Gluten-Free Vegan Trail Mix Cookies
Think of your favorite trail mix. Now imagine that sweet and salty combination mixed into your favorite cookie dough. That’s what you will get with these cookies. Here you will find a gluten-free cookie recipe that adds in walnuts, coconut, almonds, raisins, cranberries, and chocolate. These cookies will make a great snack. They could even work for breakfast!
Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas
Chickpeas as snacks? Absolutely! Roasted chickpeas provide all the health benefits of chickpeas with an added crunch. These roasted chickpeas use your favorite olive oil and a combination of seasonings to give a burst of flavor with every bite. This recipe uses canned chickpeas – very convenient. Flavorings include cumin, paprika, onion powder, garlic, pepper, coriander, and sea salt. Skip the popcorn for your next movie night and give these roasted chickpeas a try.
Vegan Potato Cakes
Wondering what to do with those leftover mashed potatoes and leftover rice in your fridge? Try these potato cakes. Make these potato cakes using leftover mashed potatoes and rice, some grated carrots, diced onion, and your choice of seasonings. This recipe is vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free. But it is not lacking in crispness and flavor! Turn those leftover mashed potatoes into a delicious snack
DIY Microwave Vegan Popcorn
Everyone loves popcorn, but not everyone is a fan of the ingredients in microwave popcorn. This recipe gives you great flavorful microwave popcorn that doesn’t use any strange chemicals or ingredients. Did you know you can make popcorn in the microwave? If not, you’d better check out this recipe. Make your popcorn, then add the seasonings mixed with nutritional yeast flakes. Popcorn with healthy toppings – what more could you ask for?
Peanut Butter Protein Balls
Not much can top the flavor combination of peanut butter and chocolate. This recipe combines these two ingredients into an easy no-bake ball of flavor and goodness. Add some honey, some rolled oats, and some coconut to round out the flavor of these protein balls. These are so easy to make – mix the ingredients, form them into balls, and you are done!
Chocolate Digestive Biscuits
Chocolate – Need I say more? These digestive biscuits are similar to a very thin cookie. After baking these biscuits are drizzled or spread with unsweetened chocolate melted with coconut oil. You get a thin, crunchy, slightly sweet cookie base with chocolate on top. Made with a mix of whole wheat flour and regular flour, these chocolate-topped biscuits are sure to impress.
Easy Vegan Bruschetta
Baguette slices and tomatoes form the basis for this delicious and easy treat. This recipe has “fresh” written all over it. Fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, fresh garlic, fresh green onions, all marinated in olive oil and balsamic vinegar with some herbs, salt, and pepper. Spread the tomato mixture on toasted baguette slices and top with vegan parmesan and you have a tasty treat.
Sticky Backed Sesame Cauliflower
Do you love the idea of Asian Sesame Chicken but want to keep things vegan? Try this Sticky Sesame Cauliflower instead. You will find the same flavor profile, minus the chicken. Battered and baked cauliflower coated in a soy and sesame-flavored sauce forms the basis for these snack bites. The sauce also uses ginger, garlic, agave nectar, and a bit of hot sauce to boost the flavor.
Vegan Brookies with Peanut Butter Swirl
Brownie + Cookie = Brookie. This is the basis for these sweet treats – a vegan brownie-based cookie topped with a peanut butter swirl. Chocolate-peanut butter combinations are always winners! To enhance the peanut butter flavor, these cookies also use nut flour in the mixture. Easy to make, easy to bake, easy to eat, these cookies make a great addition to your snack list.
Vegan Jalapeño Poppers
Looking to spice up your snack routine a bit? Check out these Jalapeno Poppers, a healthier and vegan version with just as much flavor as the originals. Instead of cheese, this recipe uses a mixture of cashews, nutritional yeast, spices, vegetable broth, and onions for the base of the filling. And these poppers are baked, not fried. Cumin and green chiles provide just the right amount of heat.