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5 Surprisingly Vegan Snacks for Ethical Indulgence

Accidentally Vegan Snacks


For those times when you have a snack attack, reach for these accidentally vegan snacks. Though they may not be the healthiest foods, they are better choices for when junk food cravings strike. Balance is key in maintaining a healthy lifestyle and indulging every now in then can be healthy when done right.

Many of these vegan snacks are organic, non-GMO, and/or gluten-free. Always double-check the ingredients before buying to make sure the product’s formula hasn’t been altered to include an animal ingredient. Also, watch out for special flavors of some of these items which might not be vegan.

5 Vegan Snacks

1. Kettle Brand Organic Potato Chips

Potato chips are a classic go-to for when crunchy cravings arise. Luckily, Kettle Brand organic sea salt potato chips are non-GMO verified. They taste just as delicious as the original but without any pesticide-ridden potatoes! Not a fan of the grease? Try making your own with our baked potato chip recipe.

2. Annie’s Organic Bunny Fruit Snacks

For a kid-friendly snack, try Annie’s organic fruit snacks. The gummies are surprisingly gelatin-free which isn’t the case for most other fruit snacks. They are also free of artificial coloring and instead are made with real fruit juice. They also come in individual packages perfect for your child's lunchbox or even your own as they are adult-friendly, too.

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3. Glutino Pretzel Sticks

If you’re gluten-free and vegan, snack shopping can be tricky. It’s tough to find treats that adhere to both special diets. But luckily Glutino’s original pretzel sticks and twists are vegan and certified gluten-free. The pretzels are complete with the salty flavor and crunchy texture you crave.

4. Alexia Organic Yukon Select Fries

Alexia’s Yukon gold fries bake up into delightfully crispy-on-the-outside, soft-on-the-inside perfect. These particular fries are organic and non-GMO certified so they won’t compromise your organic lifestyle while allowing you to live a little. Try pairing them with homemade vegan ranch dip.

5. Boom Chicka Pop Sea Salt, Sweet & Salty Popcorn

Bring your own popcorn to the movies to get your (vegan) crunch on while you watch. Angie’s Boom Chicka Pop has seven delicious vegan flavors which are free of artificial ingredients, non-GMO verified, and gluten-free certified. The vegan flavors include sea salt, sweet & salty, light kettle corn, sea salt & vinegar, dill pickle, sweet & spicy, and salted caramel.

To discover more vegan snacks, checkout Barnraiser's collection.

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