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Your Guide to Vegan Grocery Shopping at Meijer

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With locations across Michigan, Ohio, and other Midwestern states, Meijer is one of the nation’s largest grocers. The chain of superstores sells sporting goods, clothing, electronics, and—of course—lots of groceries. If you, like millions of other Americans, are looking for vegan groceries, you’ll have no trouble at all finding products that are free of meat, eggs, and dairy and all other animal-derived ingredients at Meijer. We’ve prepared this handy guide to take the guesswork out of shopping for vegan snacks, products, drinks, and meals at the chain.

Ready to shop vegan at Meijer? Just look for these great products:

Prego+ Plant Protein Meatless Meat Sauce

prego vegan meatless sauce

Häagen-Dazs Nondairy Frozen Desserts

haagen-dazs nondairy chocolate salted fudge truffle

Amy’s Frozen Burritos and Entrées

  • Black Bean Tamale Verde
  • Gluten Free Non-Dairy Organic Beans & Rice Burrito
  • Harvest Casserole Bowl
  • Light & Lean Spaghetti Italiano with Meatless Meatballs
  • Light & Lean Sweet & Sour Asian Noodle
  • Paella Bowl
  • Thai Green Curry

amys thai green curry

Amy’s Organic Soups, Sauces, and Sides

Amy’s Kitchen makes a huge variety of vegan soups. Check if your local Meijer carries any of the following vegan flavors:

  • Chunky Vegetable
  • Fat Free Alphabet
  • Fire Roasted Southwestern Vegetable
  • Golden Lentil Indian Dal
  • Hearty French Country Vegetable
  • Hearty Minestrone with Vegetables
  • Hearty Spanish Rice & Red Bean
  • Indian Dal Curried Lentil
  • Lentil Vegetable
  • Light in Sodium Lentil Vegetable
  • Low Fat Black Bean Vegetable
  • Low Fat Minestrone
  • Low Fat Split Pea
  • Tom Kha Phak Thai Coconut
  • Tuscan Bean & Rice

a vegan soup from amy's kitchen

You can also look for these great Amy’s products:

  • Medium Organic Chili with Vegetables
  • Medium Salsa
  • Mild Salsa
  • Vegetarian Organic Refried Black Beans

Annie Chun’s Noodle and Soup Bowls

These quick meals from Annie Chun’s offer a delicious take on Asian fare.

Annie’s Homegrown Baked Goods

These place-and-bake items from Annie’s Homegrown Foods make vegan baking a snap:

Annie’s Homegrown Organic Fruit Snacks

Annie’s Homegrown Organic Vegan Mac Cheddar Flavor

Annie’s also makes a gluten-free boxed vegan mac and cheese.

boxed vegan mac and cheese from annie's homegrown

Ben & Jerry’s Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts

Have you tried all the vegan Ben & Jerry’s flavors yet? Look for these varieties at your Meijer store:

Beyond Meat Beast Burger

Look for it in the freezer aisle!

the beast burger from beyond meat

Beyond Meat Beyond Beef Crumbles

These vegan crumbles from Beyond Meat come in two varieties: Beefy and Feisty.

Boca Original Chik’n Veggie Patties and Original Vegan Veggie Burgers

find vegan boca burgers at meijer

Breyers Non-Dairy Ice Cream

vegan ice cream available at Meijer stores

Clif Bars (Assorted Varieties)

Most Clif Bars are vegan, but be sure to check the ingredients—some protein bar flavors contain whey (a dairy derivative).

Daiya Cheese

vegan at meijer - daiya cheeze shreds

Daiya Cheezecakes

great vegan desserts are waiting at meijer

Daiya Cheezy Mac

boxed vegan mac and cheese available at meijer

Daiya Dairy-Free Dressings

Earth Balance Vegan Buttery Sticks

vegan buttery sticks available at meijer

Field Roast Sausages

Vegan brand Field Roast makes tasty sausages that are perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Look for these varieties at your local Meijer:

Follow Your Heart Vegan Cheese Slices

These vegan cheese slices from Follow Your Heart are great on cold sandwiches or melted in a grilled cheese.

vegan cheese from follow your heart is sold at Meijer stores

Gardein Frozen Products

  • Classic Meatless Meatballs
  • Crispy Chick’n Sliders
  • Golden Fishless Filets

vegan fish available at meijer

  • Home Style Beefless Tips
  • Mandarin Orange Crispy Chick’n
  • Meatless Pepperoni Pizza Pockets
  • Mini Crispy Crabless Cakes
  • Seven Grain Crispy Tenders
  • Sweet and Sour Porkless Bites
  • Teriyaki Chick’n Strips
  • Ultimate Beefless Burger
  • Ultimate Beefless Ground

vegan at meijer shopping guide: gardein porkless bites

Garden of Life SPORT Organic Plant-Based Protein (Vanilla or Chocolate)

this vegan protein powder is sold at meijer

Halo Top Dairy-Free Chocolate Almond Crunch Ice Cream

This delicious vegan ice cream from Halo Top Creamery has only 280 calories per pint!

Hellmann’s Vegan Carefully-Crafted Dressing & Sandwich Spread

vegan mayo at meijer

I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter Vegan Buttery Spread

find this vegan butter at meijer

Kite Hill Almond Milk Cream Cheese

  • Plain
  • Chive
  • Jalapeño

Lärabar (Assorted Varieties)

These vegan snack bars are made with just a few simple, tasty ingredients.

vegan snacks at meijer: larabar

Lightlife Vegan Meats and Sausages

Lightlife‘s vegan cold cuts are perfect for sandwiches—and don’t miss the other great staples that the company offers, including veggie dogs, ground crumbles, and protein-packed tempeh.

  • Gimme Lean Meatless Veggie Sausage
  • Meatless Italian Smart Sausages
  • Organic Original Tempeh
  • Smart Deli Meatless Veggie Ham Slices
  • Smart Deli Meatless Veggie Turkey Slices
  • Smart Dogs (Regular and Jumbo)
  • Smart Ground Meatless Original Crumbles

vegan deli slices for sale at Meijer

Meijer Almondmilk

MorningStar Chik’n Nuggets

Nasoya Organic Firm Tofu

If you’re looking for tofu at Meijer, Nasoya has you covered. In addition to firm tofu, the brand also offers Organic Silken Tofu, Marinated Baked Teriyaki Tofu, Organic Cubed Super Firm Tofu, and Organic Extra Firm Tofu.

find great vegan staples like tofu at meijer

Nissin Top Ramen Soy Sauce Flavor

These low-cost noodles are a nice choice for shoppers on a tight budget. Only the Soy Sauce flavor is vegan, however.

vegan at meijer guide: nissin top ramen

Pacific Foods Soups

Pacific Foods makes a variety of soups and broths. The following ones are all vegan:

vegan soup sold at meijer

Pacific All Natural Ultra Soy Non-Dairy Beverage (Plain or Vanilla)

vegan soy milk sold at meijer

Pure Protein Super Food Complete Plant-Based Protein Powder (Dark Cocoa or Vanilla Bean)

find this vegan protein powder at Meijer stores

Purely Inspired 100% Plant-Based Chocolate Protein Nutritional Shake

find this vegan protein shake at Meijer

Solgar Spoonfuls Vegan Protein Powder

find this vegan protein powder at Meijer

Sun Yun Hot Kim Chee

This traditional garlic, ginger, and cabbage dish comes with an added kick of spicy heat. For less heat, grab the mild version instead!

vegan kim chee for sale at Meijer

Sweet Earth Frozen Entrées

Sweet Earth makes a variety of frozen burritos and individual meals. Just make sure that the product you’ve grabbed is labeled “Vegan.” Here are a few options carried at Meijer stores:

sweet earth vegan entrees at Meijer

Tofurky Deli Slices and Sausages

  • Beer Brats
  • Hickory Smoked Deli Slices
  • Italian Original Sausage

vegan sausages from tofurky are sold at Meijer

True Goodness Organic Plant-Based Milks

Try the soy milk and almond milk.

vegan milk options are available at meijer stores

Van’s Crackers, Cereal, and Snack Bars

find this vegan cereal at Meijer

Van’s Frozen Waffles

vegan frozen waffles from vans are sold at Meijer

Vega Protein Cashewmilk Yogurt

Vega, maker of a popular vegan protein powder, also produces a line of vegan yogurts. Look for these flavors at Meijer:

  • Blueberry
  • Raspberry
  • Strawberry
  • Vanilla

find this vegan yogurt at Meijer

In addition to the brands and products listed above, Meijer also has a sweeping produce section with tons of healthy building blocks for your meals, including fruits, vegetables, fresh juices and drinks, prepackaged salads, dressings, nuts, and herbs. In some cases, these products may not be vegan, so check the ingredient lists before buying. If you’re unsure about a particular ingredient, we have a list of animal-derived ingredients that you can reference.

there are tons of great vegan items at meijer

As more and more people go vegan, chains like Meijer are evolving to meet the demand. The availability of the products listed above may vary from location to location, but note that—like all grocery stores—Meijer also carries plenty of “accidentally vegan” products, so this guide is by no means exhaustive. Always look at the ingredients, because a product may be vegan even if the packaging doesn’t explicitly state that.

Don’t live near a Meijer? Fear not! We also have a general guide to vegan grocery shopping to help you find products in other popular chains across the U.S.:

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Going vegan is a great way to help animals, the environment, and yourself, all at once. You’ll reduce animals’ suffering, eat in a sustainable way, and improve your personal health.

This shopping guide is just one of the many free tools in PETA’s Living section that can help you enjoy a healthier, more compassionate life. You can go vegan, and we can help. What are you waiting for?

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