Target has established a solid reputation as a popular shopping stop for those looking to purchase clothing, home decor, kitchenware, and, well, just about everything else! It has even recently become a foodie haven for vegans, offering a plethora of plant-based goodies to satisfy every craving. Here are 15 new vegan items that you can find at your local Target, along with a brief description of each one and the health benefits they offer!

1. Bob’s Red Mill Egg Replacer

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This handy product, in addition to being certified gluten-free and non-GMO, is an excellent option for those looking to experiment with vegan baking, and who are seeking out an effective egg replacement. Bob’s Red Mill Egg Replacer is composed of just four ingredients: potato starch, tapioca flour, baking soda, and psyllium husk fiber. When combined with varying amounts of water, it can be used in muffins, cookies, brownies, cakes, and more! Also available on Amazon! 

2. Suja Organic Chocolate Plant Protein Milk

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Plant-based protein milk has become incredibly popular among the vegan (and non-vegan!) community, and this specific brand is now widely available in Target. With 8 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber per cup, Suja Organic Chocolate Plant Protein Milk can be used in protein shakes (like these ones!), poured on top of granola, or just enjoyed as a sweet treat in the evening. It is free from dairy, gluten, nuts, and soy, making it an allergy-friendly beverage. Also available on Amazon! 

3. Sweet Earth Harmless Ham

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Prepared plant-based “meat” products can be a handy and convenient option for those looking to whip up a quick weeknight meal, or to throw together a tasty and nutritious sandwich for a school or work lunch. Sweet Earth Enlightened Foods has a plethora of delicious products, one of which is this savory and smoky Harmless Ham. With 14 grams of protein per serving, it could be used on a sandwich, eaten as-is, or even sliced and added to this Southwestern Tofu Scramble With Roast Potatoes. Make sure to grab a package on your next trip to Target!

4. Nestle Toll House Allergen Free Simply Delicious Semi-Sweet Baking Chips

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Now even the chocolate giant Nestle has jumped on the vegan-and-allergy-friendly train with these organic semi-sweet chocolate chips! These chips are free from the 8 major food allergens: milk, eggs, tree nuts, peanuts, soy, wheat, fish, and crustacean shellfish. They also contain only three simple ingredients–chocolate, cane sugar, and cocoa butter. No preservatives or milk-based additives necessary! You could use these chips to make this decadent Chocolate-Covered Mocha Cheesecake, or these unique Tahini Dark Chocolate Chunk Blondies With Caramelized Ginger and Figs.

5. Portland Ketchup Company Organic Ketchup

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It’s that classic tomato-based condiment, minus the high-fructose corn syrup and nasty additives that come along with many conventional brands. With just 8 simple organic ingredients and only 2 grams of sugar per serving, this ketchup will quickly become a tasty and healthy staple in your kitchen. It would also be the perfect dipping sauce for any of these unique 10 Chicken-less Vegan Nuggets, or these Super Flax Green Bean FriesAlso available on Amazon! 

6. Annie’s Organic Vegan Mac Cheddar

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Annie’s, a company well-known for its organic cheese-based products, has expanded its horizons and begun to develop a new line of boxed vegan mac-and-cheese! Made without any artificial preservatives or flavors, this would be the perfect in-a-pinch weeknight dinner, especially for families with kids. Annie’s Vegan Mac is certified organic and non-GMO, and makes approximately two servings per box (maybe less if you’re a big mac-and-cheese fan!). Also available on Amazon! 

7. Banza® Chickpea Elbows Pasta

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Gluten-free pasta alternatives are becoming more and more popular, even in conventional grocery stores, and this product is no exception. With an impressive 8 grams of fiber and 14 grams of protein per serving, Banza® chickpea pasta has a nutritional profile that outdoes most wheat-based pasta on the market. It is certified gluten-free and has just four simple ingredients: Chickpeas, tapioca, pea protein, and xanthan gun. The sky is the limit when it comes to toppings/sauce ideas for this protein-packed pasta, but here are some recipe suggestions to get you started: Green Pea and Almond Pesto Pasta, Pasta in Creamy Garlic Mushroom Sauce, and Smoky Tomato Almond Pasta SauceAlso available on Amazon! 

8. Imagine Organic Super Reds Creamy Soup

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As summer slowly starts to fade into fall, this antioxidant-packed soup will be a creamy and colorful addition to your pantry. Loaded with nutritious ingredients such as beets, carrots, red lentils, cranberries, and sweet potatoes, it is rich in both flavor and texture. You could even add other sautéed or roasted veggies for more texture, or serve it over a warm bowl or rice or quinoa. This soup is certified organic and non-GMO, and each serving contains 45% of the RDA of vitamin A.

9. Dang Sriracha Spice Sticky-Rice Chips

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These unique snacks are made with organic Thai sticky rice that has been steamed and crisped up to get a crunchy texture and delicious flavor. They come in multiple flavors, one of which is this product, the specific flavor being named after the well-known Sriracha hot sauce, which is made from chili peppers, vinegar, sugar, and other ingredients. Next time you’re in the store, pass over the potato chips and try these instead! Also available on Amazon!

10. Farmwise Frozen Broccoli & Sweet Potatoes Veggie Tots

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These veggie tots are a nutritious alternative to regular tater-tots, but still have crunch, flavor, and texture. Made with sweet potatoes, white beans, and broccoli, they have four grams of fiber per serving and offer up an impressive 140% of the RDA for vitamin A (plus 40% vitamin C and 25% vitamin K). So next time you’re whipping up a batch of homemade veggie burgers, pop these in the oven for a quick and tasty side dish!

11. Naked™ Green Machine Bar

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Perhaps best known for its tasty juices, the Naked™ company has now begun to produce these nutrient-packed fruit, nut, and veggie bars. This specific Green Machine bar is chock-full of ingredients such as dates, raisins, mangos, quinoa, kale, and pumpkin seeds. One bar has 70% of the RDA for vitamin C and 50% of the RDA for vitamin A, not to mention a hefty 30% of the RDA for iron! Plus, it is certified non-GMO and has only 1 gram of added sugar per bar.

12. Pacific Foods Organic Mushroom Broth

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As fall creeps in closer, soups and stews begin to sound more and more appealing as a dinner choice. But you can’t have a tasty soup without a flavorful broth, and this mushroom broth, produced by Pacific Foods, fits the bill perfectly! Made with four simple ingredients (water, mushrooms, sea salt, and garlic), this broth is certified organic and is sure to add a rich flavor and texture to all of your favorite recipes. As a suggestion, you could even use it as the base for this Mushroom, Tahini, and Miso Risotto. Mushroom lovers rejoice! Also available on Amazon!

13. SkinnyPop Salted Caramel Popcorn Mini Cakes

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From this company that brought us the delicious and hard-to-stop-eating SkinnyPop popcorn, here is their newest creation, using the sweet-and-salty combination to make a true masterpiece. These salted caramel mini cakes would be the perfect snack to munch on during a movie instead of a bowl of tradition popcorn, and even offer up 4 grams of fiber per serving. They are also certified gluten-free and non-GMO, and contain zero artificial flavors or preservatives. So grab a bag and munch away!

14. Pacific Foods Organic Cashew Carrot Ginger Soup

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Yet another tasty offering from Pacific Foods, this creamy Cashew Carro Ginger Soup is filled with fall-like colors, flavors, and textures. The cashews and coconuts lend a creamy base, while the ginger and spices add a nice flavorful kick. It is certified non-GMO and gluten-free, and contains no artificial flavorings or preservatives. It would make for a delicious fall meal, especially when served alongside some roasted veggies and a warm grain dish. Also available on Amazon!

15. Hippeas Vegan White Cheddar

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These delicious chickpea puffs offer up the best of both worlds when it comes to snack foods: flavor and nutrition! Made with organic chickpea flour and other spices, they provide 4 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber per serving, much more than many potato chips! They have a rich and cheesy flavor, yet are 100% vegan, and are also gluten-free. Also available on Amazon!

For related articles, check out YES! The Beyond Burger is Now Available in Target, or watch as Target Launches Its Own Line of Meatless Meat.

Also, as you’re browsing through all these tasty products, don’t forget to check out the Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check It out, and happy (foodie) hunting!

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