We’re swapping our weekly takeout for hearty home-cooked meals, fresh fruits and veggies, and nutrious snacks. If you’re beginning to feel the bloat, it might be time for a few healthy snack swaps. During your next grocery haul, pick up these healthier vegan options.

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The Daily Crave Beyond Puffs

These grain-free, corn-free crispy puffs are made with a blend of red lentils and black beans. While some veggie-and-legume-infused snacks lack protein, each light-as-air serving of Beyond Puffs provides five solid grams of this muscle-building material. Vegan-friendly flavors include Himalayan Pink Salt, Vegan Cheddar, Vegan Sriracha, and Vegan White Cheddar. 
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2Low-calorie ice cream 

At 360 calories or less per pint, we were severely skeptical about the quality of these trending vegan products. Surprisingly, many of these pints live up to the hype—they’re luscious, creamy, and absent of that horrid sugar alcohol aftertaste. Not all flavors and brands are winners, but a few favorites include Halo Top’s Dairy-Free Peanut Butter Cup and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, and Arctic Zero’s Non-Dairy Peanut Butter Chocolate. 
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3 Maxine’s Heavenly cookies

While not entirely advised, you can eat an entire bag of these soft, crumbly, chocolate-studded cookies and not feel awful afterward. Made with simple ingredients and devoid of gluten and refined sugar, these tender cookies will satisfy your sweet tooth without causing belly bloat the next day. The flavors range from decadent Chocolate Chocolate Chunk to homey Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin. 
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4 Dessert hummus 

When the craving possesses you to dig into a tub of cookie dough, reach for a satisfying spoonful of dessert hummus instead. Vegan brand Delighted by Hummus offers a medley of divine flavors such as Brownie Batter, Snickerdoodle, and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough—and you’d never guess the first ingredient is chickpeas. The brand reinvented its signature refrigerated product and transformed it into a shelf-stable, DIY mix. It’s even easier than brownies from a box!
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5 LÄRABAR

It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the constant innovation of vegan products—it seems like there is a new tasty temptation every day. Sometimes we forget about one of the original vegan staples: LÄRABARs. The true fruit-and-nut bar, these energizing nibbles are as wholesome as biting into a piece of fruit with a side of nuts. We don’t know how they create dessert-inspired flavors such as Cherry Pie and Cinnamon Roll with nothing but fruit, nuts, and spices, but we’re happy these bars exist to calm our candy bar cravings. 
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6 Naya’s Natural Foods’ chips and dip

For a snack on the go that won’t slow you down, try one of Naya’s Natural Foods’ dip and chip combos. Creamy hummus is reimagined, swapping out chickpeas for the ever versatile cauliflower. This two-in-one product makes snack time a breeze. Flavors include Classic and Roasted Red Pepper. Opt for Lemon Garlic and Babaganoush for a chip-free option perfect for your baby carrots. 
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7 Phi Kind truffles

Those who truly love chocolate don’t crave it—they need it. These velvety, sugar-free truffles are perfect for such occasions. Beyond basic solid chocolate, flavors include Cosmic Mint, Strawberry Coconut Butter, Matcha Ginger, Golden Coconut Milk, and Almond Butter Cookie Dough. We keep a box stashed at all times, because chocolate emergencies are real. 
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8 Simply Delish pudding

Most days, we don’t think about pudding. But when we’re sick or feeling nostalgic for our childhood, it’s all we can think about. Ditch the processed plastic pudding cup and whisk up a batch of smooth chocolate, strawberry, or vanilla Simply Delish. Feeling inventive? Mix up all three flavors and layer them in a tall glass to create a sugar-free Neopolitan treat!
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For more tasty, healthy vegan treats, read:
Healthy Vegan Chocolate Brownie Doughnuts
Vegan Pink Rice Sushi Roll with Ginger-Tamari Sauce
5 Meaty Swaps That Aren’t Vegan Meat

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