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Vegan snacks to keep you going between meals

by Genevieve Halbert

published on 6 January 2021

There is only one way to get through the month of January: constant snacking. If you're taking part in Veganuary and are currently fretting about how you're going to satisfy those eleven o'clock cravings, we've got you covered. Scroll on for our collection of the best sweet and savoury vegan snacks, including some veggie haggis bites from Elly Pear and a quick and easy tahini cookie recipe from Melissa Hemsley. 

Vegan Snack Recipe Melissa Hemsley Seeded Crackers

Seeded Crackers from Eat Green by Melissa Hemsley

These vegan and gluten free crackers from Melissa Hemsley's Eat Green are packed with nutritious seeds and tasty herbs and spices. They make the perfect accompaniment to your favourite dip or vegan cheese, and are especially good with Melissa's Beetroot or Carrot Borani (below).

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Vegan Snack Recipe Melissa Hemsley Beetroot Carrot Borani Dip

 Beetroot or Carrot Borani Dip from Eat Green by Melissa Hemsley

A flexible, easily adaptable recipe from Melissa Hemsley, this Borani Dip is a great way to use up any leftover roast carrots or beetroot you might have lying around. It's just the kind of light but satisfying snack you need to keep you going until dinner.

Order your copy of Eat Green now from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Snack Recipes Parsnip Fattoush

Roasted Parsnip and Crispy Pitta Fattoush from One Pot Vegan by Roxy Pope & Ben Pook

A simple, Lebanese-inspired salad from One Pot Vegan, this fattoush combines sweet roast parsnip with crisp, toasted pitta and crunchy salad vegetables for a hearty snack or light lunch.

Order your copy of One Pot Vegan now from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Snack Recipe Chocolate Cake

Super-Chocolatey Snacking Cake from Vegan on the Go: Fast, Easy, Affordable – Anytime, Anywhere by Jérôme Eckmeier & Daniela Lais 

When the 3pm sugar cravings strike, a thick slice of this super-chocolatey loaf cake will lift your spirits like nothing else. 

Order your copy of Vegan on the Go from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Snack Recipe Elly Pear Veggie Haggis Puffs

Veggie Haggis and Chutney-seeded Puffs from Green: Veggie And Vegan Meals For No-Fuss Weeks And Relaxed Weekends by Elly Pear

Whip up a batch of these puff-pastry bites on a Sunday evening and rest easy knowing you'll start the working week with a supply of supremely satisfying snacks. Warning: the combination of spiced veggie haggis and tangy chutney is truly addictive!

Order your copy of Green now from Amazon, Waterstones, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Snack Jamie Oliver Energy Balls

Tasty Energy Balls from Everyday Super Food by Jamie Oliver

Need a quick pick-me-up between Zoom calls? Jamie Oliver's Tasty Energy Balls recipe was created in collaboration with a team of experts to ensure they provide a balanced nutritional boost. They also happen to taste delicious, with plenty of nuts, dates, spices, honey, and cocoa powder.

Order your copy of Everyday Super Food from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Snack Meera Sodha Sweetcorn Chat

Blackened Sweetcorn Chat from Fresh India: 130 Quick, Easy and Delicious Recipes for Every Day by Meera Sodha

Meera Sodha describes this dish as “just the sort of thing I love to eat when I’m at a low ebb mid-afternoon, as its lip-smacking flavours jolt the senses, seduce the taste buds and make you want to punch your fist in the air for being alive.” We're sold!

Get your copy of Fresh India from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Snack Recipe Melissa Hemsley Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookies from Eat Green by Melissa Hemsley

These cookies single-handedly got us through our first bout of lockdown home-working. They take less than half an hour to make, and can be stored in an airtight container for up to five days (though the chances they'll actually last that long are very low).

Order your copy of Eat Green now from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Snack Recipe Nigella Lawson Caramelised Garlic Hummus

Caramelized Garlic Hummus from Simply Nigella: Feel Good Food by Nigella Lawson

Hummus is a vegan classic for a reason – an addictively tasty and nutritious dip, it pairs well with everything from carrot sticks to crisps. This particular version from Nigella Lawson incorporates the sweet, complex flavour of caramelised garlic.

Get your copy of Simply Nigella from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

Vegan Snack Recipe Rocky Road

Rocky Road (gluten-free, dairy-free) from The Little Green Spoon: Deliciously healthy home-cooking to share and enjoy by Indy Power

What could be better than a square of crumbly, chewy, nutty rocky road to go with your eleven o'clock cup of tea? This plant-based recipe from Indy Power is full of nuts, dried fruit, and cacao powder. 

Get your copy of The Little Green Spoon from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop

Vegan Snack Recipe Falastin Sweet Spicy Nuts

Sweet and Spicy Seeds and Nuts from Falastin: A Cookbook by Sami Tamimi & Tara Wigley

You can use any combination of nuts and seeds you like here – what makes this recipe special is the lip-smacking sweet/salty/spicy flavouring. Make a double (or triple!) batch of this moreish nut mix and keep it in an airtight container for up to two weeks. 

Get your copy of Falastin from Waterstones, Amazon, or an independent bookshop.

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