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27 of the best healthy vegan snacks

1. Guacamole bruschetta

Avocadoes are wonderfully packed with healthy fats, vitamins and minerals to keep you feeling satisfied for longer. Give your avocado on toast an Italian makeover by making some guacamole bruschetta!

1. Guacamole bruschetta

Calories 271kcal
Carbs 38.4g
(of which sugars) 2.1g
Fat 8.8g
(of which saturates) 1.9g
Fibre 2.6g
Protein 8g

 

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3. Chia pudding

They may look like tiny little seeds – which they are! – but chia seeds are packed with plant protein and other goodness. Mix them with plant milk, sweeteners and other flavours to make a tasty-yet-nutritious snack.

3. Chia pudding

Calories 431kcal
Carbs 23g
(of which sugars) 19g
Fat 24.4g
(of which saturates) 4g
Fibre 16.5g
Protein 14.25g

 

4. Roasted veggies with tahini

Broccoli, cauliflower, mushrooms, courgette, aubergine, sweet potatoes, brussels sprouts… just some of the veggies that taste divine roasted with a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper. Drizzle a little tahini over for a punch of flavour.

4. Roasted veggies with tahini

Calories 227kcal
Carbs 3.35g
(of which sugars) 2.3g
Fat 19.3g
(of which saturates) 3g
Fibre 4.75g
Protein 8g

 

5. Dark chocolate

Looking for vegan healthy treats that really do feel like a treat? Dark chocolate is good for you…need we say any more? Not only does it taste delicious, good-quality, cocoa-rich dark chocolate is known for being a good source of flavanols.

5. Dark chocolate

Doisy & Dam Vegan Dark Chocolate Buttons

Made with natural ingredients like ethically sourced 70% cocoa – totally palm oil and dairy free and 100% vegan. As they are already portioned into buttons, they make a fun, easy snack on their own or can easily be popped into mini overnight oats, smoothies or melted onto rice cakes.

What our customers say:

Marsha723- Just perfect - 5/5 stars

'I had been buying very high chocolate content buttons from a specialist chocolate shop which then discontinued them. These are better! It’s a great way to eat dark chocolate in a more fun way. They are big buttons but thin and crisp.'

Clapham23 – Dark and delicious! – 5/5 stars

'These are delish! Buttons are huge and you can tell the chocolate is great quality. Plain and simple but they’re less sugar which makes me feel less guilty!'

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Doisy & Dam Vegan Dark Chocolate Buttons

Calories 224kcal
Carbs 19g
(of which sugars) 16.7g
Fat 12.6g
(of which saturates) 1.8g
Fibre 4g
Protein 7.5g

 

6. Date-based bites

Sugar isn’t the enemy, it helps to energise our bodies and minds all day every day, but some forms of sugar are better than others if you’re watching your health.

6. Date-based bites

Livia’s Kitchen Chocolate Orange Million Squares, 60g

A gooey date caramel sandwiched between a layer of dark raw chocolate and an oaty base.

What our customers say:

Chocolove – THE BEST FLAVOUR. PERIOD. – 5/5 stars

“Obsessed. I am usually NOT a fan of mix of fruits and chocolate, well turns out this is my favourite flavour among the Million Squares range from Livia’s. The orange flavour pairs so well with the date. YUM!”

Kali12 – Livia’s Million Squares – 5/5 stars

“So tasty and amazing vegan treat for on the go. Soft centre with a lovely dark chocolate on the top. Would definitely recommend! They are my obsession.”

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Livia’s Kitchen Chocolate Orange Million Squares, 60g

Nakd Salted Caramel Fruit & Nut Bar, 35g

Just raw fruits and nuts lovingly ‘smooshed’ together, these bars are simply yummy. This salted caramel flavour date bar is wheat, dairy and gluten free, providing you with a sweet snack made of healthy ingredients instead of packed with refined sugar.

What our customers say:

GuruStephen – A great bar for the slightly sweeter palette – 5/5 stars

“Healthy, tasty and very filling for the size. Pop one in your pocket for when you're out and about.”

B McGovern – Superb flavour – 5/5 stars

“Superb flavour, my favourite naked bar. Natural ingredients.”

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Nakd Salted Caramel Fruit & Nut Bar, 35g

7. Fresh popcorn

Of all the low-calorie vegan snacks out there, making your own fresh popcorn could be one of the most versatile, fun and healthy!

7. Fresh popcorn

Calories 133kcal
Carbs 14.6g
(of which sugars) 0g
Fat 8g
(of which saturates) 6g
Fibre 0.5g
Protein 2g

 

8. Vegan granola bars and loose granola

Granola / breakfast bars are a classic, easy and much-loved snack that can be healthy too.

8. Vegan granola bars and loose granola

Calories 225kcal
Carbs 14.6g
(of which sugars) 5.8g
Fat 15.2g
(of which saturates) 2.9g
Fibre 3.7g
Protein 5.5g

 

Nine Breakfast Fruit & Nut Bar

Powered by 100% plant protein, NINE bars offer a breakfast solution full of sunflower, pumpkin, sesame and hemp seeds, as well as oats, peanuts and juicy raisins.

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9. Hummus

Would this even be a legit ‘good vegan snacks list’ if hummus didn’t get a mention? Hummus has been a classic vegan staple snack for decades and it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere – for good reason!

9. Hummus

Calories 194kcal
Carbs 9.6g
(of which sugars) 0.7g
Fat 13g
(of which saturates) 1.9g
Fibre 3.8g
Protein 6.4g

 

Misfits Dark Chocolate Raspberry Vegan Protein Bar

High plant-protein (16g) meets super low sugar (<1g) in this vegan protein bar. They make a great alternative to your afternoon chocolate bar and can make sure you’re hitting your daily protein goals.

What our customers say:

JoaoMiguel- Great taste! - 5/5 stars

“Order this a few days ago and I'm already re-ordering! Absolutely love it”

KHealey – MUST TRY – 5/5 stars

“OMG this bar is amazing, if you like raspberry and dark chocolate together you need to get this. Its soft and rich and delicious. Will definitely be buying again on the regular.”

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Misfits Dark Chocolate Raspberry Vegan Protein Bar

Boost Ball Protein Bites, Lemon Drizzle Cake

Nutritious nuts, delicious fruit and plenty of plant-based protein make these boost balls make a perfect healthy vegan snack.

Their unique lemon and coconut flavour come together to give you a taste of dreamy lemon drizzle with an equally tasty 9g of protein per pack.

What our customers say:

Shooshie – Lovely little treats – 5/5 stars

“These are yummy, not too sweet (I'm trying to reign in my sweet tooth) but satisfying for a treat.”

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Boost Ball Protein Bites, Lemon Drizzle Cake

Andrea Dobronszki,
Senior Regulatory Affairs Associate

Joined Holland & Barrett: Aug 2020

Master’s Degree in Food Science and Technology Engineering and BSc in Dietetics

Andrea started her career as a clinical dietitian and lecturer at a university hospital, managing the dietetic treatment of patients with various diseases, and giving lectures in nutrition for medical students.

Later she worked as a Product Developer at a sport nutrition company where she developed food supplements and fortified foods, and ensured that the products complied with the relevant regulations.