World Vegan Day – 10 Vegan Foods You’ll Love: Countless people across the country (and the world) are discovering the joys of eating a healthy, plant based diet. ‘Going vegan’ means that you quit eating all animal products, including meat, dairy, eggs, honey and any animal derived ingredients. Vegans also do not use any animal products or materials in their homes or on their bodies, including fur, leather, wool, beeswax or bone.
That said, being vegan does not have to be a chore! With World Vegan Day just around the corner, here are 10 vegan foods you’ll love, and there are plenty more to discover:
Yes, you read that correctly! While certainly not a health food, the classic Oreo sandwich cookie is surprisingly completely vegan, so you can pig out with a clean conscience.
2. Linda McCartney’s Sausages
This famous vegan brand is renowned for animal activism, and they make a darn tasty sausage! Best of all, you don’t need to travel to a specialty store to find them – they’re available at Icelands.
3. M&S Sandwiches
Ahhh, a fast and filling M&S sandwich that is perfect for vegans – what could be better? How about two different options? The recently introduced ‘Super Greens’ and ‘Rainbow Veg’ sandwiches are cruelty free.
4. Vegan Cheese
Sainsbury’s has recently leveled up their vegan game and introduced of a line of dairy free cheeses. Vegan cheddar, feta, cream cheese and more, all made by Bute Island Foods.
5. Tesco ‘Free From’ Ice Cream Cones
These strawberry and vanilla ice cream cones are deliciously moreish. You won’t be able to believe that they contain no dairy!
6. Organic Tofu Wieners
Sometimes only a hot dog will do at a BBQ especially a tofu one! Sold at various stores tofu based hot dog wieners will satisfy your ballpark cravings. Who said tofu had to be boring?
7. Vegan Ready Meals
Most of the major supermarkets are now offering completely vegan ready meals. Thai noodle dishes, all manners of curries, lasagnas, pastas and even vegan mac and cheese!
8. Hummus, Dolmades and Baba Ghanoush
It’s no secret the UK has a love affair with mezze, and thankfully most brands are completely vegan. Do check some baba ghanoush brands, as they can sometimes have mayonnaise added in.
9. Ben and Jerry’s Dairy Free
Vegans all over the world cheered when ice cream legends Ben and Jerry announced that they were releasing a line of dairy free flavours. Try Chunky Monkey, Peanut Butter & Cookies, and Chocolate Fudge Brownie.
10. Heck Super Greens ‘Meatballs’
Artisanal sausage maker Heck has gotten on the vegan train by releasing a line of meat free, ultra healthy ‘meatballs’ packed with spinach, courgette, kale and chickpeas. You could also try making your own.
Plenty of people are taking part in online surveys with Irish Opinions in order to earn vouchers for Boots, Tesco and more so that they fill their cupboards with plant based goodies. Filling out just a few surveys can help you earn valuable vouchers that you can spend online and in stores.
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