It’s 3 p.m. and that “hangry” feeling is starting to well up inside of you. Spare your coworkers the ensuing sass and grab something satisfying and nutritious to eat. Vegan or not, a plant-based snack routine is a great way to keep you going until the end of the day—and to help you avoid that guilty feeling after you go nuts on a jar of M&Ms. Here, 6 easy, vegan-approved snacks to keep on hand.
Nutty Baby Kale Chips
We suggest doubling this recipe for crisp kale chips because of their high snackability. Baby kale makes for a perfect, bite-size chip (without the chopping) and raw almond butter adds extra protein and texture.
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Taiwanese Sesame Cucumbers
Here at F&W, we're pretty lucky—we get to taste amazing food all day long. However, sometimes you need something crunchy and fresh to balance out that double cheeseburger or super-creamy mac-and-cheese. These quick pickled sesame-flecked cucumbers are a go-to. Simply let them sit in rice vinegar and sesame oil before mixing with sesame seeds, scallions and crushed red pepper.