Vegan Snack Ideas

What to snack on when you're eating vegan? There are plenty of options

Homemade oven-roasted chickpeas make a great vegetarian and vegan snack!
Homemade oven-roasted chickpeas make a great vegetarian and vegan snack!. Photo by Getty Images

Looking for some healthy snack ideas or some vegan snack recipes? As a new vegan, you may be wondering what you can snack on in between meals, late at night or just when you're out and about and on the go. There's plenty to choose from. You don't have to just eat carrot sticks (although with a bit of hummus or some vegan ranch dressing, veggies are a fantastic healthy vegan stack ideas!).

Here are a few ideas, some healthy and some a bit less healthy.

You've got to have a bit of variety, right?

If you're not sure what a vegan is, you'll want to check out this simple vegan definition here, and if you're looking for more vegan recipes, you'll find plenty of vegan recipes here. 

Healthy Vegan Snack Ideas:

  • Vegan yogurt with granola or fruit
  • Baked tofu, store-bought or homemade
  • Pretzels
  • Tiger nuts!
  • Rice cakes with peanut butter or jam
  • Edamame
  • Granola
  • Kale chips (either homemade or from the store)
  • Vegan trail mix
  • Sweet potato fries
  • Pita and hummus
  • Pita and baba ghanoush
  • Pita or veggies with vegan tzatziki
  • Dates or figs (check the bulk section of your local natural foods store to see what they have!)
  • Apples, bananas or celery with peanut butter or another nut butter
  • Nuts, sunflower seeds
  • Applesauce
  • Dried fruit
  • Granola bars or protein bars (watch out for lots of added sugar, though!)
  • Banana chips
  • Dehydrated fruit leathers
  • Crackers with olive tapenade
  • Chips and salsa
  • Chips with bean dip (store bought or homemade bean dip)
  • Homemade granola bars
  • Vegan rice crispies
  • Bagel with peanut butter, hummus or guacamole
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Canned fruit (watch out for added sugar though; try ginger or pineapple tidbits!)
  • Seaweed snacks (read the ingredients because some brands may contain seafood products)
  • Vegan muffins
  • Vegan bruschetta

Less Healthy Snack Ideas:

Need some more vegan cooking help, or not sure where to start as a vegan? Here are a few more tips, recipes and resources to get you started on your way to a healthy vegan diet: