Are you looking for some new vegan snack ideas to keep your kids (or yourself) happy and healthy? Check out these awesome vegan snacks that are sure to please everyone in the family. From savory to sweet, there's something for everyone on this list! So go ahead and indulge guilt-free - your secret is safe with us. ;-)
Try roasted chickpeas for a savory snack
Roasted chickpeas are having a moment right now and it’s easy to see why! These high-protein vegan snacks are not only delicious but incredibly versatile. Whether you like them spicy and cheesy or sweet and savory, you can mix up the ingredients for endless flavors. For example, toss roasted chickpeas with teriyaki sauce for an Asian-inspired variation, or jazz up your poppin’ peas with Italian herbs and garlic for a lighter take on pizza. Give these tasty morsels a try - your taste buds will thank you!
Make your own fruit and nut bars
Take vegan snacking to the next level with homemade vegan fruit and nut bars! They’re great for vegans on the go or as an afternoon snack. Start with a vegan trail mix of your favorite nuts, seeds, and dried fruits, like tart cherries and cranberries. You can add oats or other grains like quinoa if you want something crunchier. Then combine those ingredients in a bowl with a liquid sweetener of your choice - maple syrup or dates are both delicious options - and some vegan butter to bind everything together. Press these into a greased baking pan, let them cool, and voila! You have your very own vegan DIY fruit and nut bars that are sure to make all your vegan friends jealous.
Dip fresh veggies in hummus or guacamole
While snacking doesn't have to be healthy, it certainly can be when you opt for healthy vegan snacks like dipping fresh veggies in hummus or guacamole. Not only are these dips delicious and tantalizing to the taste buds, but they're also packed with healthy vitamins and minerals that your body needs. You'll get a satisfying crunch from sliced vegetables like carrots, celery, and baby bell peppers while getting antioxidants and healthy fat from either dip -- whichever one you decide to go with. The only issue is trying hard not to finish the dip off before all of your veggies are gone!
Enjoy a bowl of hearty vegetable soup
If you're looking for a heart-healthy meal that's bursting with flavor, consider enjoying a bowl of hearty vegetable soup. A combination of fresh vegetables and flavorful herbs will tantalize your taste buds while providing the benefits of essential vitamins and minerals in one delicious dish. Served piping hot and full of heart-healthy goodness, this simple yet satisfying soup is sure to become a family favorite. Give it a try today and enjoy all the benefits that come with a bowl of hearty vegetable soup!
Roast some kale chips for a crispy treat
Kale chips are a vegan snack that can satisfy even the biggest craving! Roasting kale chips yourself is an easy and fun way to get your vegan snacks fix while jazzing up movie nights or weekend snacking. All you need is some fresh kale, olive oil, and your favorite spices, then pop it in the oven for a crispy treat. Kale chips are a great crispy alternative to potato chips and will have you wanting to make them again and again. So forget the over-processed vegan snacks and give this delicious option a try today!
Make a batch of energy balls packed with healthy ingredients
Making a batch of vegan energy balls is the perfect way to satisfy your healthy cravings! Using vegan trail mix as a key ingredient, you can easily create this delicious snack without compromising its nutritional values. Simply mix your favorite vegan trail mix, vegan protein powder, almond butter, dates, and chia seeds, and these energy balls will really give you a pick-me-up. And, because they’re hassle-free no-bake, they’re easy enough for even beginner chefs to make. Try making your own vegan energy balls today!
With these simple and healthy recipe options, you will never have to go back to unhealthy snacks again. For more ideas and recipes like this, be sure to check out Nature’s Garden’s blog!