Plant based diet snacks don’t have to be boring!
Plant-based eating is a lifestyle or diet consisting of mostly plant foods. Primarily, it’s a focus on eating mostly fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, and seeds. It means no animal products, or a very small amount of animal products, are included in the diet.
Snacking is something that most of us are used to doing. Having snacks that fit our diet is beneficial to keeping us on track with a certain way of eating.
I’ve put together a list of yummy plant based snacks to keep your snacking interesting!
30 Plant Based Diet Snacks
Plant-Based Protein Snack Ideas
Protein snacks help keep you full and satisfied between meals. Plant based proteins are great for road trips and busy work days when you need plant-based foods nearby.
Grab some of these options for snacks with plant-based ingredients.
1. Protein Puck Plant Based Bars
These protein pucks have 13-17 grams of plant based protein and natural ingredients. They’re great for a on-the-go snack when you need the energy to keep going between meals.
Protein bars are a good snack to keep on hand to have between meals.
2. Ambrosia Planta – Premium Organic Plant-Based Protein Peanut Butter Cup Flavored Protein
When you need a sweet treat, throw together a chocolate peanut butter flavored smoothie with this plant based pea protein mix.
With 20 grams of protein per scoop, this stuff will help keep you full and satisfied until your next meal.
Add fruit and plant based milk to your smoothie and you’ll have a healthy and delicious treat.
3. Beyond Meat Plant-Based Jerky
If you’re looking for a chewy and satisfying snack to nibble on between meals, this plant-based jerky does the trick.
Plant-based eating is amazing, but sometimes you just have a taste for foods you used to eat and this meat replacement is surprisingly delicious.
4. Munk Pack Protein Cookie
These cookies are plant based, vegan, gluten free, and tasty! They pack a whopping 16 grams of protein in one cookie and satisfy your sweet tooth while keeping you going between meals.
5. Orgain Organic Plant Based Protein Bar, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
This gooey chocolate chip cookie dough protein bar has protein, fiber, and healthy fats. If you’re a fan of cookie dough, this is a great way to keep similar sweet snacks within reach without any dairy involved.
6. Popcorners Flex Energy Protein Crisps
These Flex protein crisps have a crunch of chips with different non-dairy flavors like BBQ, cheddar and sour cream, and buffalo. These are full of flavor and you might even like these more than greasy potato chips.
7. Evolve Plant Based Protein Shake
These easy grab-and-go shakes are a great thing to have on hand to keep you full throughout the day.
These have 20 grams of protein and only a small amount of added sugar. They are also vegan diet friendly.
8. Lenny & Larry’s The Complete Crunchy Cookie
These plant-based, double chocolate, high protein cookies also contain 4 grams of fiber. They are perfect when you are craving something rich and chocolatey.
9. Supernola Superfood Clusters
These little bite-sized granola snacks are high in healthy fats and protein. As an added bonus, they are high in antioxidant ingredients.
You can add these to plant-based yogurt or toss them in your purse for a busy day of running around town.
10. Blue Diamond Almonds, BOLD Elote Mexican Street Corn Flavored Snack Nuts
These flavorful almonds are a great quick snack for plant based eaters.
Convenient Plant-Based Snack Ideas
Convenience is so helpful when we’re trying to stick to a specific way of eating. Try these plant based healthy snack ideas that can be grabbed on the go.
11. The Only Bean Crunchy Dry Roasted Edamame Snacks
These crunchy edamame sea salt snacks are a healthy and convenient way to have a plant based snack. Edamame are full of protein and other nutrients that make this a snack worth keeping on hand for you and your kids.
12. Navitas Organics Superfood Power Snacks
These sweet power bites are easy and chocolatey healthy snacks that are great for road trips, a day of errands, or to grab as you walk through the kitchen.
Chia seeds give these a boost of healthy fat and protein for a more filling snack.
13. Kibo Chickpea Chips
Chickpeas are one of the best plant based snacks to have on hand.
Pass up the bag of potato chips and grab these chickpea chips instead. They are crunchy and have all the health benefits of regular chickpeas without the inconvenience of having ot prepare them.
14. Bahamii Certified Organic Energy Bites
These energy bites are a great quick and easy source of healthy plant energy on the go. These could contain trace amounts of milk or eggs, so if you’re fully plant based or vegan, skip these.
15. Back to Nature Non-GMO Crackers
If you’re a fan of chez-its or other cheese crackers, this plant based version is just as tasty! These don’t have any high fructose corn syrup or hydrogenated oils.
16. Back to Nature Cookies Chocolate Mint Cookies
These fudgy chocolatey cookies melt in your mouth and are perfect for satisfying your sweet craving without eating total junk food.
17. Noka Superfood Fruit Smoothie Pouches
These plant based superfood protein packs are great for a healthy boost to your energy level that you can feel good about.
18. That’s it. Crunchables Snack Pack
These delicious plant based snack packs are great eat on their own or top plant-based yogurt or even your homemade nice-cream (below).
19. Outstanding Foods Outstanding Puffs
Plant based “cheese” puffs are addictively delicious and one to add to your collection of tatsy plant-based snacks. These are a great healthier option for kids and they’re individually wrapped servings for easy grab and go access.
20. Nature’s Bakery Gluten Free Fig Bars
These individually wrapped fig bars are great to toss in your purse or bag, even keep some in your car for snacks.
Kids will love these fruity fig bars and they won’t be able to tell they are nutritious.
Whole Food Plant-Based Diet Snack Ideas
Tasty plant-based snacks are even better when they are nothing but healthy.
Whole food plant-based diets include no processed foods. If that’s what you’re going for, these homemade snack recipes are great healthy choices for eating whole foods as plant snacks at home.
These snacks can be prepped ahead of time so they’re easy to grab whenever you need them.
Anything made at home is sure to have healthier ingredients and more benefits than buying it. at the grocery store.
21. Homemade Roasted Chickpeas
Roasted chickpeas are super easy to make at home.
Drain a can of chickpeas, dry them well in paper towels, toss them in a very light mist of olive oil and whatever seasoning you like, then roast in the oven or air fryer until they’re crunchy.
Common spices used for roasting chickpeas are garlic powder, smoked paprika, and salt and pepper. You can also toss them in cinnamon for a sweeter flavor.
22. Raw Veggies
Raw, cut veggies make a great crunchy snack to have by your side all day. You can eat endless amounts of them because they have basically no calories. Try them with hummus or a vegan dip.
Pitted dates are a great whole food plant based snack when you want a sweet treat.
Dates are great paired with almonds and they’re high in fiber so they’re a really healthy option for a snack.
24. Peanut Butter and Celery
This classic snack is cheap and easy to make. Sweeten it up with some raisins sprinkled on top. If you prefer, you can use almond butter or any nut butter that you enjoy.
Nice-cream is a plant based ice-cream made out of just one ingredient, frozen fruit.
It’s so easy and has so much nutritional value with no artificial sweeteners or flavors.
You can make ice-cream from any fruit.
Commonly used fruits for ice cream are bananas, strawberries, blackberries, and mango. Simply freeze the fruit and blend them until they’re creamy. You can add a little plant milk like oat milk if you want to thin out your nice-cream.
Guacamole is super easy to make at home and can be eaten with raw veggies for a healthy plant based snack.
All you have to do is mash up a fresh avocado and add any other ingredients you like in your guac. Chopped onion, red bell peppers, garlic powder, and salt make for a tasty homemade guacamole recipe.
27. Kale Chips
Kale chips are so much more delicious when they sound and so easy to make. Toss fresh kale in seasonings like garlic powder and smoked paprika and put them in the air fryer until they’re crispy.
28. Fresh Fruit
Fresh fruit is a great plant based snack, it can be eaten as much as you want, even for weight loss.
You can also make dried fruit at home! Mash your fruit, spread it out in a sheet and let it dry and you can roll it up life a fruit roll up.
29. Homemade Veggie Chips
Slice veggies thinly, toss them in your favorite seasonings, and air fry them for a crispy plant based snack.
This works great with zucchini, squash, carrots, turnips, beets, and more!
You can even make fruit chips with bananas, strawberries, mango, apples, and more.
30. Homemade Trail Mix
Mix your favorite nuts, seeds, and granola with vegan chocolate chips or any variety of flavors from dried fruits for a homemade trail mix. Add some Chex Mix, which is also plant based, to make everyone’s favorite Chex Mix trail mix.
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