A basket isn’t going to do it anymore, folks, because Trader Joe’s has been upping its vegan game. The shelves of your neighborhood grocery store are filled with vegan copycats of classic snack foods like dairy-free Dark Chocolate Sunflower Seed Butter Cups and Chili & Lime Flavored Rolled Corn Tortilla Chips. These tasty treats are proof that food doesn’t need the flesh, milk, or any other part of an animal in order to taste good. With all these delicious vegan goodies, we can’t imagine ever being hangry again. This list is constantly being updated, so be sure to check back for the best new vegan TJ’s products.

Vegan Ranch Crunch Salad Kit

This packaged salad mix features a base of green and red cabbage, romaine lettuce, and kale with crispy fried onions, roasted sunflower kernels, carrots, and green onions. It’s all tossed with a super-creamy and cow-friendly vegan ranch dressing. Add a Turkeyless Protein Patty or some cubed baked tofu on top to round out your dinner, or enjoy it as is for a quick and easy lunch.

Vegan Bolognese Style Pasta Sauce

Pea protein–based crumbles add a satisfying, meaty texture to this tomato-based pasta sauce, without using the flesh of cows or pigs. Toss it with your favorite pasta, or grab some extra ingredients to try this recipe for a low-carb, high-protein option topped with melted vegan cheese:

Vegan Tzatziki Dip

Use this creamy, Greek-inspired sauce to top homemade gyros or a Mediterranean bowl or as a dip for your favorite fresh veggies.

Vegan Taco Salad Kit

Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, this vegan salad kit features chipotle seitan, pico de gallo, purple tortilla chips, and a spicy jalapeño ranch-style dressing.

Plant Folk Coconut Creamer

This low-calorie creamer will make your morning coffee creamy and delicious, with no cow’s milk in sight.

Vegetable Samosa Burrito

This samosa-inspired burrito is packed with potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, peas, and a spiced tomato chutney.

Vegan Gingerbread Loaf

This festive gingerbread-spiced loaf can be found in the bakery section.

Herbed Tahini Sauce and Romesco Dip

Two delicious new dips are gracing Trader Joe’s shelves, and both are vegan! They go great together on Mediterranean or Middle Eastern dishes such as falafel wraps or simply on your favorite grilled veggies.

Spicy Cashew Butter Dressing

Cashew butter gives some next-level creaminess to this salad dressing. It’s also delicious on a cold soba noodle salad with some baked tofu.

Non-Dairy Oat Frozen Dessert Strawberry

Oat milk is the secret ingredient that makes this new ice cream divinely delicious. The oat base is strawberry flavored, with almond brittle and candied strawberries for crunch throughout.

Vegan Caesar Dressing

Made from olive oil, tofu, lemon juice, white miso, Dijon mustard, and capers, this creamy vegan Caesar dressing is great for quick weeknight dinners. Pour it onto some crispy romaine lettuce and add vegan Parmesan and vegan chicken for a satisfying anchovy– and egg-free salad.

Dairy Free Cheddar Style Slices and Dairy Free Mozzarella Style Shreds

Trader Joe’s expanded its vegan cheese selection with these new options, which are great for topping your Turkeyless Protein Patties or for making a homemade pizza. No cow secretions here—these vegan cheeses are made from cashews, so choosing them helps keep mother cows with their calves.

Turkeyless Protein Patties

Trader Joe’s Turkeyless Protein Patties are packed with 23 grams of pea-based protein per serving. By choosing to grill these delicious, healthy burgers, you’ll help save sensitive turkeys, who are intelligent and curious birds able to recognize familiar faces, form strong bonds, and defend their young from predators.

Vanilla Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert

Ditch the gross items made with cow’s milk and instead pick up a pint of this rich vanilla-flavored ice cream made with almonds. The almonds give it a sweet flavor that tastes a bit like cake batter, which you can enjoy knowing that no cows were harmed for it.

Ube Mochi Pancake and Waffle Mix

This pancake and waffle mix gets its fun purple color from ube (purple yams). Rather than using chicken’s eggs and cow’s milk butter, mix this batter with a vegan egg replacer of your choice and melted vegan butter or vegetable oil.

Vegan Mac

You can find this creamy, ready-to-heat vegan mac and cheese—made with a decadent butternut squash and coconut milk sauce—in the refrigerated section near the tofu.

Protein Patties

For just $4.49 per package, you can get your hands on Trader Joe’s vegan Protein Patties. One patty packs 18 grams of protein.

Non-Dairy Oat Beverage

Oats and water are the only ingredients in this delicious oat milk. Add it to your coffee and cereal for an animal-friendly start to the day.

Vegan Ranch Dip

Sink some veggies or chips into a bowl of this vegan ranch dip.

Super Burrito!

A delicious sweet potato burrito that’s ready to eat in only 1.5 minutes if you microwave it and is completely free of any animal-derived substances? Now that’s super.

Cold Brew Coconut Cream Lattes

The perfect summer afternoon pick-me-up, these coconut cream cold brews don’t harm cows and come in Original and Caramel Spice flavors.

 

Chili & Lime Flavored Rolled Corn Tortilla Chips

You conquered the Trader Joe’s parking lot, so you definitely deserve at least three bags of these vegan Chili & Lime chips.

Jerk-Style Plantain Chips

Don’t @ us, but plantain chips are the perfect snack food. Pick up this spicy snack on your next trip to TJ’s. Also, keep in mind that plantain chips and guac are a match made in summer snack heaven.

Dark Chocolate Sunflower Seed Butter Cups

These sweet and salty delights had us at “dairy-free dark chocolate.”

 Chicken-Less Mandarin Orange Morsels

Orange (vegan) chicken that’s the perfect combination of salty and sweet and completely free of animal flesh? Yes, please!

Trader Joe's Chicken-Less Orange Morsels

Organic Buffalo Style Hummus

Spice up your crudités (or fries) with this Buffalo Style Hummus.

Vegan Jackfruit Cakes (Crabless Cakes)

These crab-less cakes are further proof that jackfruit can do no wrong.

Trader Joe's Vegan Jackfruit Crabless Cakes

Vegan Banana Bread with Walnuts

No recipe required—this vegan banana bread is ready to eat and free of any animal-derived substances.

Mango Mini Mochi

This mochi is our new favorite thing because it’s completely free of cow’s milk and it’s mini, so if we eat five, it’s like we only ate one, right?

Trader Joe's Vegan Mango Mini Mochi

Popcorn in a Pickle

Pick up this tangy snack for your next movie night. Might we suggest Blackfish?


Trader Joe’s has tons of vegan items, and it’s up to you to turn them into delicious meals. Looking for some healthy vegan recipes to make at home? PETA has lots of free, animal-free recipes for beginners, like these quick and tasty meals that you can make in 10 minutes or less!