21 Comfort Munchies You Don’t Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

21 products you loved before you were vegan and never need to give up!

The funny thing about going vegan is that usually people focus on what you need to deprive yourself of.

Or, to shift the focus off deprivation, they talk about the new amazing foods you will introduce to your kitchen and tastebuds.

Yet, no one rarely mentions that some of the comfortingly delicious things you loved before going vegan – you never need to give up!

Yes, that’s right! Why doesn’t anyone talk more about that?

Of course, if you have made the decision to go cruelty-free, you must be prepared to make certain sacrifices and stick to them. Yet, some or all of these products can be great substitutes for the comfort snacks you don’t want to give up. Or,

All of your favorite comfort munchies might already be on this list!

1. Oreos

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

America’s Favorite Cookie is vegan-friendly!

2. Jell-O Instant Pudding Mix

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Vanilla, Chocolate, Lemon, Pistachio, and Banana Creame are all vegan! Add your favorite non-dairy milk and you’re good to go.

3. Taco Bell’s Cinnamon Twists

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

For after the lard-free burrito.

4. Chipotle Sofritas

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Which honestly everyone should try.

5. Betty Crocker’s Bac-O’s Bacon Flavor Bits

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

We’re not sure if this is something to celebrate or be very, very afraid of.

6. Ritz Crackers

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Another food that prides itself on butter flavor, yet has none. Pass us a sleeve with some soy cheese, please!

7. Unfrosted Pop-Tarts

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

In Brown Sugar, Blueberry and Strawberry. Because Pop-Tarts are important.

8. Lindt Excellence Cocoa Bars in 70%, 85% and 90%

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Chocoholics rejoice.

9. Nutter Butters

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Hollerrrr.

10. Nature Valley Crunchy Granola Bar

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

In Apple Crisp, Cinnamon, Peanut Butter, Pean Crunch, Roasted Almond AND Maple Brown Sugar. We are so darn excited it hurts. Bring on the crumbs!

11. Doritos Spicy Sweet Chili

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

The classic flavors Cool Ranch and Nacho Cheese are made with milk, cheese and whey, but the lesser-known Spicy Sweet Chili flavor is dairy-free.

12. SuperPretzel Baked Soft Pretzels

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

 

You’d expect to find eggs or dairy in these baked snacks, but, albeit carb-heavy, they’re actually vegan.

13. Fritos

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Classic Fritos contain just three ingredients: corn, corn oil, and salt.

14. Pillsbury Crescent Rolls

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Ahh, the buttery taste of vegetable oils.

15. Thomas’s New York Style Bagels

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

In Blueberry, Cinnamon Swirl, Everything and Plain. Because carbs. And tofu cream cheese.

16. Chocolate Chip Teddy Grahams

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Delicious and vegan. And so darn cute we can BEARly stand it.

17. Trader Joe’s Speculoos Cookies

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Spicy sweet perfection. Pro tip: dip in almond butter.

18. Ghiradelli Double Chocolate Brownie Mix

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Just sub an egg substitute like a tablespoon chia seeds and some almond milk or a few tablespoons of apple sauce and you’re seconds away from gooey vegan brownies.

19. Sara Lee’s Frozen Pies

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

In Cherry and Apple. We’ll take both.

20. Duncan Hines Cake Mixes

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Swap out the eggs and butter/oil for a can of soda or sparkling water and you’ve got yourself the fluffiest vegan cake you could ever want.

21. Brach’s Mandarin Orange Slices

21 Comfort Munchies You Never Need To Give Up When You Go Vegan

Many if not most gummy candies contain gelatin, which is made from collagen from the skin and bones of animals. These citrus bites are an exception.

Don’t get me wrong – I’m not saying these are healthy. But as long as they’re cruelty-free – why not indulge in them from time to time?

This article is courtesy of the round-ups here and here.

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