In the world of glitz and glamour, where every detail counts, celebrities are often trendsetters, influencing our lifestyles in countless ways. From fashion choices to wellness routines, their endorsements can turn ordinary products into must-have items. And one trend that has captured the hearts (and taste buds) of many stars is the rise of veganism. Celebrities are not just embracing plant-based diets for their health benefits, but are also championing them for ethical and environmental reasons. This shift has led to a surge in popularity for everyday snacks, kitchen essentials, and restaurant recommendations that make plant-based living easier and more enjoyable.

For many celebs, vegan snacks have become a staple in their daily routines, offering a delicious and nutritious way to stay energized throughout their busy schedules. From energy bars packed with superfoods to indulgent dairy-free chocolates, the variety of vegan treats available today is astounding. Stars like Travis Barker, who have famously adopted a plant-based diet, have praised the convenience and health benefits of these snacks. Meanwhile, vegan chefs like Tara Punzone have turned their passion for plant-based cuisine into a thriving career, inspiring millions to explore the world of vegan delights.

But it’s not just about what they eat. Where they eat is equally important, as an endorsement from celebrities can make have a major impact on the success of vegan restaurants, especially in tough industry times like we’re in now.

So we hit up some of our favorite plant-based personalities and asked them about the snacks they can’t live without, the products they’re keeping well stocked in their kitchens, and the meals they can’t stop dreaming about. Read on to discover how these celebrities are making plant-based living both chic and accessible, and who knows, their tips and recommendations might just inspire you to make some delicious changes in your own kitchen.

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Alicia Silverstone

Golden Globe-nominated actress and author

Actress and longtime vegan advocate Alicia Silverstone has been a trailblazer in the plant-based movement for years. Known for her role in Clueless, Alicia’s favorite vegan snacks and her go-to meals at top vegan restaurants showcase her commitment to health, animal welfare, and sustainable living.

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Kitchen must-haves

“Hu’s fair-trade chocolate-covered cashews with coconut sugar and vanilla bean; fresh vegan cheese from Los Angeles cheesemonger Vromage (like manchego, asiago, and mozzarella); and sourdough bread with Miyoko’s butter, heirloom tomatoes, and salt.”
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Go-to restaurant meal

“I loved Nic’s on Beverly in Los Angeles for the avocado crispy rice with ponzu sauce, citrus fruit, and cilantro—it was the best in the world. Honorable mentions to Sugar Taco for carne asada tacos and Kusaki for tuna and salmon nigiri, watermelon granita, and spicy tuna roll.”
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Latest obsession

“For skin care, I love The Body Deli’s cantaloupe-turmeric foaming cleanser, Garden Apothecary’s Higher Ground facial serum, and The Everything Oil by Carter + Jane.”
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Nika King

Nika King

Star of HBO’s Euphoria, standup comedian, and co-owner of Blue Tree Cafe vegan kitchen

Actress Nika King, best known for her role in the hit series Euphoria, is passionate about promoting a healthy vegan lifestyle. Nika’s favorite plant-based snacks and her preferred dishes at trendy vegan restaurants highlight her dedication to wellness and conscious eating.

Malk milk

Kitchen must-haves

“Off the Farm’s cashew butter-based bars in flavors like cherry chocolate, blueberry vanilla, and mango coconut; Malk’s organic, three-ingredient almond and oat milks; and Siete Foods’ grain-free Mexican-spiced potato chips.”
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Go-to restaurant meal

“The Blue Soul Bowl at Blue Tree Cafe, the restaurant I own with my mom Sharon in Ft. Lauderdale. You choose from sides like candied yams, mac and cheese, and collard greens, a protein like barbecue mushrooms or crispy cauliflower, and we can’t forget about Chef Sharon’s famous cornbread. I love it—it’s like a mini Thanksgiving in a bowl.”
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Latest obsession

“Tabitha Brown. I met her years ago when she was producing a short film and cast me in a role. Now, I get to look forward to her posts to uplift me every day. Who needs a therapist when you have Tab?”
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Rachel Klein

Rachel Klein

Chef and owner of Philadelphia’s Miss Rachel’s Pantry

Philadelphia-based chef Rachel Klein is renowned for her innovative approach to vegan cuisine, making waves in the culinary world with her inventive dishes. As the mastermind behind some of the city’s top plant-based restaurants, Rachel’s favorite vegan snacks and her signature meals are a testament to her culinary creativity and commitment to sustainable, delicious dining.

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Kitchen must-haves

“Bandit’s double cream camembert-style cheese wheel; Tierra Callada’s premium black-bottle Temprano olive oil; and Mama O’s fish sauce-free kimchi paste.”
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Cafe Vientiane Salad

Go-to restaurant meal

“The nam khao at Vientiane Cafe in West Philly. It’s a crispy rice salad—sticky, lime-y, bright, and spicy—served with lettuce wraps. So good.”
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Gray-Barn

Latest obsession

“For a little getaway in upstate New York, The Gray Barn at Woodstock Farm Sanctuary is a really beautiful place to stay. Your visit even includes a tour of the sanctuary to meet the residents.”
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Reza Farahan

Los Angeles realtor and star of The Goat, The Traitors, and Shahs of Sunset

Reality TV star Reza Farahan, known for his role on Shahs of Sunset, is a vocal supporter of veganism, inspired in part by his vegan husband, Adam Neely. Reza’s favorite plant-based snacks and top picks from the hottest vegan restaurants reflect his enthusiasm for the lifestyle and his support for Adam’s commitment to health and compassion.

Salt and Straw Freckled Mint Chocolate Chip

Kitchen must-haves

“Heavenly Hunks’ soft-baked peanut butter-chocolate oat bites; Salt & Straw’s Freckled Mint Chocolate Chip ice cream; and homemade desserts made with Medjool dates, dark chocolate, peanut butter, and bananas.”
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Go-to restaurant meal

“The Bolivian meatball sandwich, cheesy chile rellenos, bacon quesadillas—everything on the menu at Leonor’s Mexican Vegetarian Restaurant in Studio City, CA is fire. My husband is vegan, so we order from them at least once a week.”
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Latest obsession

“The vegan coconut wax White Cypress candle from Voluspa. I’m obsessed with the smell, and we have them all over—our house smells like a Voluspa store.”
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