Vegan Snacks: Curb “Carnivore” Cravings — A Case For Plant Based

Why foods that should be vegan aren’t

Non-vegan snack foods and vegan alternatives

Snack Foods

Snack foods that are vegan

  • Fritos The Original
  • Sun Chips original
  • Lay’s classic potato chips
  • Ruffles original potato chips
  • Pringle’s original flavor
  • Stacy’s pita chips
  • Kettle Brand potato chips: maple bacon, sea salt and vinegar, jalapeno, and sriracha flavors
  • Cracker Jacks
  • Traditional Chex Mix
  • most pretzels are vegan (always double check the ingredients label)
  • SuperPretzel soft pretzels
  • Ore-Ida products that do not contain milk or eggs: golden tater tots, golden crinkles, golden steak fries, golden waffle fries.
  • pair with Good Karma plant based French onion or ranch dips

Candy and sweets that are vegan

  • Ben & Jerry’s vegan chocolate chip cookie dough chunks
  • Teddy Grahams: chocolate, chocolatey chip, and cinnamon flavors
  • Nabisco Graham Crackers
  • Pop-Tarts unfrosted flavors: blueberry, strawberry, and brown sugar cinnamon
  • Twizzlers
  • Skittles
  • Jolly Ranchers
  • Sour Patch Kids
  • Swedish Fish
  • Airheads
  • Fruit by the Foot
  • Most dark chocolate is naturally vegan (always check labels)

Dessert in a mug

Vegan-specific snack brands

Why sugar and junk food is addictive

Curb Cravings

  • Eat smaller meals more frequently so you are less hungry at set meal times
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Eat more protein
  • Plan meals ahead of time
  • Manage stress effectively and in a healthy way
  • When craving something sweet, choose a fresh piece of fruit instead
  • Allow yourself a few bites of what you’re craving then stop
  • Eat healthy fats: like avocado
  • Combine craving with healthy foods
  • Chew gum when cravings hit
  • When cravings arise, do something else to distract yourself
  • Keep a food journal to increase your awareness: i.e. what triggered the craving
  • Put simply: don’t buy junk food-if it’s not in the house, you can’t eat it.

Healthy snack options

Other resources

Healthy is best

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