The balanced vegan diet excludes all animal products, including eating meat and dairy and includes only plant-based foods. This, unfortunately, can sometimes mean vegans have a limited selection of snack foods to choose from.
But worry not! The combinations of delicious plant-based foods are endless and, many can make up some awesome tasting snack ideas. What’s more, many of these snack ideas are dairy-free, gluten-free and packed full of protein.
Whether you are a full vegan or just looking to reduce how much animal products you consume, check out these top vegan snack ideas for 2020!
Healthy Vegan Snack
Creamy Avocado Vanilla Smoothie
For many of us, a healthy delicious smoothie is the best way to start any day. Avocados have been popular and talked about for a while now, and often find themselves falling in that ‘superfood’ category. They are packed full of fiber, healthy fats and nutrients and give bananas a run for their money when it comes to potassium content.
We recommend trying avocado in this light creamy,vanilla-infused, coconut oil, avocado smoothie as a pre-work snack that is both gluten-free, dairy-free and totally vegan!
Top tip: Sprinkle on some vegan chocolate chips to tastye a little bit of heaven!
Get the recipe here: Creamy Vanilla Avacado Smoothie
Easy Vegan Snack
Hummus & Sweet Potato Toast
For an easy snack to put together on the fly, check out this Hummus Sweet Potato Toast recipe. Optional toppings include sliced avocado, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, berries, peanut butter. This is not only a quick and easy vegan snack to put together any time of the day, but it tastes great and is pretty healthy. Try with potato chips to make it even easier!
Top tip: Add some crunchy sea salt to really bring out the flavors!
Quick Vegan Snack
Fruit and Nut Butter
Fruit and nut butter, made by blending nuts, has many awesome nutritional benefits and is a quick and easy vegan snack to make.
Nuts are naturally rich in fiber and protein and the fruits also provide fiber, vitamins and minerals. This quick and easy vegan snack will give you that extra energy boost you need to get you through your busy day.
Top nuts to try: Cashews, almonds, and pecans. Whenever possible, try to get roasted nuts which will give your bars a more robust flavor.
To fruits to try: Cherries, dried cranberries and golden raisins are great picks.
Delicious Vegan Snack
Guacamole and Crackers
The rich, fatty, creamy avocados are laden with health benefits & plant-based protein, and this is why we highly recommend Guacamole as a healthy vegan snack.
Guacamole is a vegan dip usually made from avocado, onion, garlic and lime juice, and is said to have originated in Aztec, Mexico.
Guacamole is very healthy and an excellent source of good fats, fiber and potassium. All of which promote a healthy heart and a healthy gut. You can spread your guacamole on crackers, but remember to ensure that the crackers you choose are as healthy as possible
Which crackers are healthy?
- Whole grains as the first ingredient
- Minimal or no refined grains
- Minimal or no added sugar
- Low amounts of sodium
- No artificial preservatives or artificial colors
Check out our blog on How to get a healthy gut by snacking.
Try making your own guacamole today with this awesome guacamole recipe.
Always keep plant-based snacks in mind if you are following a vegan diet or are simply trying to reduce the number of animal foods you are consuming.
These vegan-based snacks not only taste great but are perfect for those quick coffee break snacks at work, or a snack to wind down after a long commute home!
All Nagi snack bars & balls are vegan-friendly, gluten-free, soy-free, GMO-free, dairy-free and most importantly… delicious and healthy!
Check out our range of dark chocolate organic vegan snacks HERE