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The Vegan Guide to Clif Bars

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I’ve been a big fan of Clif Bars for a while. They’re not super healthy, but they have a decent amount of protein, and taste great. Many types of Clif Bars happen to be vegan-friendly, and they’re easy to find in stores and on sites like Amazon and Billion Vegans. There are 5 main types of Clif Bars, all with different core ingredients, so I’ve divided this guide into 5 section, each with its own...

Is Chex Mix Vegan? (These Flavors Might Be…)

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Chex Mix is super easy to find, particularly at convenient stores and gas stations, so it’d be nice if it was vegan friendly. Out of the several flavors of Chex Mix, it turns out that most are not vegan. But 2 of them potentially are. I looked up all the ingredients on the Chex Mix site for each flavor to save you time, and noted down any non-vegan or possibly non-vegan ingredients. The table...

Are Wendy’s French Fries Vegan?

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The answer to this question depends on how strict of a vegan you are. That might sound weird, but it’s pretty clear when we look at the nutritional information and ingredients for fries at Wendy’s: Potatoes, Vegetable Oil (Contains One Or More Of The Following Oils: Canola, Soybean, Cottonseed, Sunflower, Corn), Dextrose, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate (To Maintain Natural Color). Cooked...

Is Burger King’s Veggie Burger Patty Vegan?

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I’ve already written about whether or not Burger King’s french fries are vegan, but what about their veggie patty? Here’s a PDF with nutrition and ingredient information for all Burger King products. If we scroll down to the “Veggie Burger Patty” section, here’s the full ingredient list that we see: Vegetables (Mushrooms, Water Chestnuts, Onions, Carrots, Green...

Are Burger King Fries Vegan?

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At most places, fries are usually a safe vegan option. But at fast food restaurants like Burger King and McDonald’s, it doesn’t hurt to double-check. French fries at Burger King, contain over 10 ingredients. Here’s the full list that we need to examine: Potatoes, Soybean Oil or Canola and Palm Oil, Modified Potato Starch, Rice Flour, Potato Dextrin, Salt, Leavening (Disodium...

Is Teriyaki Sauce Usually Vegan?

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Ideally, you check the ingredients on the label, or ask the restaurant if their teriyaki sauce is vegan. However, if that’s not possible for some reason, it’s usually safe to assume that teriyaki sauce is vegan. The main ingredients of a typical teriyaki sauce are: Soy sauce Sugar Ginger Garlic (optional) Sake (optional) – This isn’t common in “Western”...

Subway Veggie Patty Ingredients – Is It Vegan?

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This information is accurate as of December 2018. It’s possible that the ingredients have changed since then. According to Subway, their veggie patty consists of: Water, water chestnuts (water chestnuts, water, citric acid), onions, carrots, cooked brown rice (water, brown rice), whole grain oats, mushrooms, egg whites, wheat gluten, soy flour, corn oil, calcium caseinate (from milk), green...

Is Miso Soup Vegan?

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Some miso soups are vegan, and some are not. There are many variations. If you go to a restaurant, it’s not safe to assume that miso soup on the menu is vegan, unless it’s clearly marked. The 3 Components of Miso Soup Traditionally, there are 3 main parts of a soup: The stock – Most commonly made from dried sardines (not vegan), kelp, tuna (not vegan), or shiitake mushrooms. The miso paste...

Which Salad Dressings At Restaurants Are Usually Vegan?

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Unless you go to a vegan restaurant, it’s hard to know if salad dressing is or isn’t vegan. Obviously, it makes sense to ask, but even then not all waiters/waitresses know the ingredients in their dressings. So it depends on whether or not you want to take a risk that a dressing is free of animal products. If you’re okay with a little risk, here is a list of salad dressings at restaurants that...