Road trips are fun all year long, but summertime is the prime time for road trips. The warm weather makes you want to be outside, and there’s something about spending summer nights with your family and friends that makes this season all the more memorable. During summer travels, most of us make sure to pack our clothes, gear, and basic necessities. But one thing you can’t forget is: food! Especially while on the road, we all get snacky! Having your own vegan road trip snacks helps you avoid stopping too much for processed goods or too much junk. It’ll save you lots of time if you have things you can reach for right in the car.
That’s why we put together 15 vegan road trip snacks available on Amazon to help you prepare for your summer travels!
1. Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs
Source: Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs
Hippeas Organic Chickpea Puffs are USDA certified organic, certified gluten-free, vegan, non-GMO, and kosher. They’re free of peanuts, tree nuts, and soy. Each 1-ounce serving has 3 grams of fiber and 4 grams of protein. There are three flavors in this variety pack: vegan white cheddar, Sriracha sunshine, and bohemian barbecue. Having these on the road will keep you from digging into a big unhealthy bag of cheese puffs. The price for this variety pack is $19.99.
An Amazon customer says, “Love the crunch. And love the flavors even ones that I thought I wouldn’t like (bar-b-que) and ones I thought I’d like I love. Glad I ordered a variety pack. Like the portion control packaging, and love that it these are vegan. Very happy with this product…. I ordered again, and think that I will continue to use these as a quick easy healthy crunchy snack.”
2. Lenny & Larry’s The Complete Cookie
You could just reach for regular cookies in the car, but why not also have a high-protein Complete Cookie on hand? These chewy and moist chocolate chip cookies contain no animal products. They contain 16 grams of plant-based protein and 10 grams of oat fiber. This 12-count box costs $19.44.
An Amazon customer says, “Lenny’s & Larry’s are da bomb. I like that these are a healthier version of a cookie. With a sweet tooth, these cookies come in very handy for me to break off a bite or two for that after dinner sweet. These are the cookie that eats like a meal. I have used these as a snack at work in between meals but need to keep zip locks baggies in my desk drawer as I can’t finish a cookie in a single setting.”
3. Enjoy Life Seed & Fruit Mix
Source: Enjoy Life Seed & Fruit Mix
These allergy-friendly Seed & Fruit Mix packets are perfect for families who have to keep the car nut-free during road trips! These are verified non-GMO, gluten-free, vegan, kosher, halal, and paleo-friendly. They contain roasted sunflower and pumpkin seeds blended with raisins, cranberries, and chocolate chips. This pack of 24 bags costs $17.76.
An Amazon customer says, “My daughter has nut and sesame seed allergies. Prior to turning 5 she was also allergic to sunflower seeds which eliminated most nut substitutes. Fortunately, she out grew the sunflower seed allergies and LOVES that she can have trail mix. I put little cups of it in her lunch as a surprise. You’d think I just given her a big chocolate chip cookie by the way she comes home beaming. The best part is that the whole family can eat this including my sister with celiac. I’ve even developed a habit of snacking on it instead of chips. It’s very tasty!”
4. UNREAL Dark Chocolate Snack Pack
Source: UNREAL Dark Chocolate Snack Pack
UNREAL Dark Chocolate Snack Pack are basically the vegan version of M&Ms. These are non-GMO verified, free of soy, and are made with fair trade certified ingredients. The color comes from veggies like spirulina and beets! The price for this 12-pack is $23.50.
Glenn says, “Great healthy Snack!”
5. BOOMCHICKAPOP Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn Popcorn
Sweet & Salty Kettle Corn Popcorn is the perfect road trip snack! These are whole grain, non-GMO verified, and certified gluten-free. Just bring a chip bag clip and you can make these popcorn bags last your whole trip. A pack of 4 costs $12.82.
An Amazon customer says, “I absolutely love this popcorn, I highly recommend. It is addicting! Ordered for my friends and they said it was the best they’ve ever eaten! Light in sodium and sugar… thumbs up.”
6. Louisville Vegan Jerky
Source: Louisville Vegan Jerky
You probably never thought you could have jerky without the cruelty, but be prepared to be proven wrong! Louisville Vegan Jerky is free of gluten, cholesterol, and trans fat. Each bag contains 21 grams of protein and just 4 grams of fat. This sampler pack includes three of their most popular flavors: Smoked Black Pepper, Perfect Pepperoni, and Smoked Chipotle. The price is $22.10.
Andria says, “My sister bought these for me so I’m reviewing from her purchase. I’ve been a vegetarian for 16 years and I’m very picky. I saw soy protein listed and wasn’t sure if I’d like these. They do NOT have a soy flavor like some items do. That was my fear as I hate veg products that taste strongly like soy. The texture of these is really nice too. It isn’t soggy like some jerky, it doesn’t fall apart like others. It has a nice tearing sound to it when you bite into it, like I vaguely remember real jerky having.
There’s more kick in the Sriracha flavor than the Chipotle, but neither are overly spicy. My non-veg niece and nephew loved these too! My nephew can’t handle much spice at all and he was able to eat these without issue. Personal favorite was the smoked black pepper.”
7. Simple Mills Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies
Simple Mills Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies are gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, corn-free, and dairy-free. They’re vegan, paleo-friendly, and non-GMO. They’re made with natural ingredients like a nut and seed flour blend, organic coconut sugar, vanilla extract, rosemary extract for freshness, and more. Three boxes cost $14.97.
An Amazon customer says, “For a gluten-free chocolate chip cookie, this is quite tasty! I like the flavor and the texture/consistency reminds me of Famous Amos cookies.”
8. Spread The Love NAKED Organic Peanut Butter
Spread The Love NAKED Organic Peanut Butter would come in handy in many different ways on the road. You can spread it on some bread, dip a banana in it, eat it with crackers, maybe even with celery. The possibilities are endless. This peanut butter is made with just one ingredient: dry-roasted organic peanuts. It’s all natural, vegan, kosher, non-GMO, and free of gluten, diary, preservatives, sugar, salt, and palm oil. It costs $11.99.
Sky says, “My family loves loves this peanut butter! We live in California so we love that organic lifestyle. I love this peanut butter because it’s palm oil free, only peanuts, no gmos, no sugar added!! My 2.5 year old toddler loves eating straight out of the jar. Yes it’s a bit on the runny side but we like that better because its’s easier to eat and the taste is on my my..!! Amazing! So delicious that I can eat the whole jar myself! Unlike most store brands like skippy and Justine’s or any other trader joe’s Or Whole Food’s peanut butter, it truly tastes all organic peanut butter. Highly recommend it! And also the packaging is so beautiful.”
9. Organic Instant Oatmeal Variety Pack
An Amazon customer says, “My special needs daughter loves 365 Instant Organic Oats. I add fresh or frozen fruit or yogurt to it and she is a happy camper. I am Happy knowing that I am giving her a healthy meal.”
10. Organic Dried Fruit Variety Pack
Source: Organic Dried Fruit Variety Pack
Having some Organic Dried Fruit Variety Pack is convenient so that when you’ve eaten all your fresh fruit while on your trip, you have some long-lasting backup! These are all natural, and do not contain any added sugar or preservatives. They’re also USDA organic, gluten free, direct trade certified, and naturally high in fiber! This variety pack of Pineapple, Jackfruit, and Mango costs $13.99.
Michael says, “I just wanted to say that I appreciate the quality and care that went into making this product. The first bite I went straight into a decent sized piece of mango but found it to be a little hard. A trick to enjoying this product is to put a piece in your mouth for a few seconds and enjoy the flavor between squeezing it between your teeth. I have ordered dried mango from another company but their product had added sugar and felt like I was eating some kind of candy. You can taste a world of difference between the two, one tastes like a fine wine and the other a cheap beer. I am so happy with my purchase that I decided to try out their papaya and ordered a second box just in case they sell out.”
11. YumEarth Organic Lollipops
Source: YumEarth Organic Lollipops
YumEarth Organic Lollipops are USDA organic, vegan, gluten-free, non-GMO verified, and kosher. They’re also free of artificial colors and flavors. This variety pack includes the following flavors: Pomegranate Pucker, Wet-Face Watermelon, Strawberry Smash, Googly Grape, Very Very Cherry, Perfectly Peach, Razzmatazz Berry, and Mango Tango. The price for this pack of 40 is $4.69.
An Amazon customer says, “So it’s hard not to give your kids sugar at times, but with these I feel better than HF corn syrup candy like 90%+ of hard candy these days. I feel bad but sometimes these are the only things that keep them from freaking out in public, which for parents is one of the top goals when taking your young kids to dinner or an outing.
Packaging is good, we go through a pack of 40 in about 2-3 months and they stay fresh in that amount of time.”
12. Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee Mix
Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee Mix is made with 100 percent Arabica coffee with cordyceps and chaga. Each serving contains 40 mg of caffeine. This is a great way to get your daily dose of caffeine without going through too much hassle while on the road. You also get the powerful benefits of chaga as well! This pack of 30 packets costs $28.36.
An Amazon customer says, “I am familiar with the health benefits of cordyceps but I’m not a mushroom fan so my first purchase was a single box. I liked it so much that I bought it again, this time buying 3 boxes. The coffee dissolves quickly and has a rich, somewhat earthy flavor. The packaging is fun too.”
13. Power Up Mega Omega Trail Mix
Source: Power Up Mega Omega Trail Mix
Power Up Mega Omega Trail Mix has walnuts and almonds to provide Omega-3 “heart-healthy” fatty acids, and mango and cranberries to provide antioxidants. There’s also protein and vitamin B pumpkin seeds to make this a totally healthy snack! These are non-GMO verified, free of artificial ingredients, gluten-free, vegan, and certified kosher. It costs $4.73.
An Amazon customer says, “I really like this mix. I have tried alot of varieties and this one is my favorite so far. It has all the blends I like, walnuts, almonds, cranberries and more. I like it even more because the dried fruits are tasty and not bland like others. Love it. Will be ordering more.”
14. Barnana Organic Plantain Chips
Source: Barnana Organic Plantain Chips
Barnana Organic Plantain Chips are certified organic, non-GMO project verified, naturally gluten-free, vegan, and kosher! These are made from sustainably upcycled bananas. This variety pack includes four flavors: Brazilian BBQ, Acapulco Lime, Himalayan Pink Salt, and Sea Salt and Vinegar. It costs $20.86.
Richard says, “I bought the Sea Salt & Vinegar chips and the Himalayan Pink Sea Salt chips on Amazon. Barnana chips have the comforting crunch of any salty snack with much less sodium and fat and no added sugar. I like that they are made with coconut oil and certified organic. The flavors are subtle, not overwhelming as many other salt & vinegar products can be, and leave a delicious after-taste in your mouth with a lingering hint of coconut and salt.”
15. Kashi Chewy Granola Bars
Source: Kashi Chewy Granola Bars
What’s a more classic road trip snack than granola bars? Kashi Chewy Granola Bars are made with whole grain oats, crunchy peanuts, roasted peanut butter, and rich chocolate chunks made with responsibly sourced cocoa. They Chocolate Peanut Butter bars are a good source of fiber, vegan, kosher, and non-GMO verified. The price for a pack of 8 boxes of 6 bars (a total of 46) costs $31.92.
An Amazon customer says, “I like these for that extra little pick me up I need sometimes in the afternoon. Peanut Butter & Chocolate is my all time favorite combo, so these fit the bill!”
Like this products but would also like to make some homemade vegan snacks for your road trip? Check out Easy Vegan Cooking Tips: Road Trip Snacks!
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