20 Surprisingly Vegan Snack Foods

March 7, 2017


Photo Credit: Tabitha Rucker (used with permission)

“I was pleasantly surprised to learn that my absolute favorite snack, Uncrustables, was vegan!” says Junior Tabitha Rucker.

Veganism is a lifestyle in which excludes (in all forms practical and possible) the cruelty and exploitation of animals for food, cosmetics, clothing, or  for any other purpose. This means eating an abundance of plant-based foods such as fruit, vegetables, and whole-grains. While many vegans stick to a strictly plant-based diet, eating vegan is still achievable by including common snack foods in one’s diet.

“When I first tell people that I’m vegan, for some reason they automatically assume that that means I can only eat pine cones or something. Most people don’t understand just how many of their favorite snacks are actually vegan-friendly!” says junior Morgan Salzsieder.

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20 surprisingly vegan snack foods include:

1. Airheads 

2. Chocolate Chip Teddy Grahams 

3. Clif Bars 

4. Fritos 

5. Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup 

6. Jolly Rancher Hard Candy 

“Jolly Rancher are my go-to snack on flights.” says Freshman Ellie Boos. Credit: Audrey Diaz/ Achona Online

7. Lay’s Potato Chips 

8. Nutter Butter 

9. Nature Valley Granola Bars 

10. Oreos 

However, Oreos are not vegan in the United Kingdom. Credit: Audrey Diaz/ Achona Online

11. Pillsbury Crescent Rolls 

12. Ritz Crackers 

13. Sour Patch Kids 

Not only are sour patch kids vegan, but they are also fat-free! Credit: Mia Leto (used with permission).

14. Sweet and Spicy Chili Doritos 

15. Thin Mints 

16. Twizzlers

17. Uncrustables 

18. Unfrosted Pop Tarts 

19. Veggie Straws 

20. Wheat Thins 

All Wheat Thin flavors are vegan excluding Honey Mustard, Chili Cheese, and Ranch. Credit: Audrey Diaz/ Achona Online
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