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The Best Vegan Sour Gummy Worms and Treats

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Vegan sour candy isn’t exactly a huge market right now, so it’s not surprising that there aren’t many options. So far, after quite a bit of searching, I found 2 options. If you happen to stumble upon another at some point, please let me know and I’ll add it to the page. 1. Surf Sweets Sour Gummy Worms This is the best option if it’s at all possible for you. Surf Sweets is a vegan...

Is Move Theater Popcorn Vegan? (AMC, Regal, etc.)

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The fact that most movie theaters cheap out on their foods is actually a good thing for us vegans. A lot of the “butter” flavor that’s added to movie theater popcorn is actually made with soy oil and a few other ingredients. It depends on the particular theater, but a decent portion of movie theater popcorn is in fact vegan. I’ll go over the most popular theaters, but you’ll have to contact...

Are Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips Vegan? (Spoiler: Some Are)

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Dark chocolate is usually vegan. Milk chocolate is not. Semi-sweet chocolate is somewhere in the middle. There are many brands that aren’t vegan, but some that are. I’ll quickly walk you through your options if you’re looking for vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips. Typical Ingredients In Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips Unfortunately, most of the biggest manufacturers do not make vegan semi-sweet...

Are Bacon Bits Vegan?

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Real bacon bits are obviously not vegan. But there are plenty of “imitation” bacon bits in stores, what about those? From what I’ve seen, some might be vegan, but most are not vegan-friendly. It will mostly depend on where you stand on artificial colors, which I’ll explain shortly. Ingredients in Imitation Bacon Bits McCormick is a popular brand of imitation bacon bits. Let’s take a...

Which Panera Bagels Are Vegan? (2019 List)

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Panera Bread has a decent number of vegan options when it comes to bagels. The following bagels appear to be vegan-friendly: Plain Everything Blueberry Cranberry Walnut Sesame Bagels The only reason I use the word “appear” is because these bagels have sugar or brown sugar in them. In North America, some white and brown sugar isn’t vegan because it’s made using bone char.  However...

Is Store-Bought Angel Food Cake Dairy-Free and Vegan?

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While many cakes can be made vegan, angel food cake is a tough one. It’s typically made with several eggs (not an exaggeration) that is whipped up into a meringue. To make it dairy-free and vegan, you need to substitute those for an ingredient like aquafaba, which is a good alternative, but not the easiest one. Ingredients in Store-Bought Angel Food Cake They will of course differ based on brand...

Is Domino’s Crust Vegan?

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While many pizza chains have vegan crust, Domino’s is not one of them. I’ll try to keep this page up to date if anything changes, but you can always double-check the ingredients for yourself on Domino’s website here. Currently, there are 5 types of crust, and all of them have some sort of animal ingredient: Brooklyn crust – Whey Handmade Pan Crust – Whey, Natural...

The 4 Best Vegan Substitutes for Evaporated Milk

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Evaporated milk is a versatile ingredient for any cook. And while vegans obviously don’t eat (or drink I suppose) it, there are plenty of alternatives that give you a similar result. Essentially, any non-dairy milk can be used in its place, you just might need to boil it lightly for a few minutes to thicken it to a similar consistency as evaporated milk (that’s how evaporated milk is made in the...

Are Kellogg’s Corn Pops Vegan? (No, Here’s Why…)

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There’s a lot of misinformation about what foods are actually vegan. I’ve seen people claim that Corn Pops are vegan on numerous occasions, but I disagree. Now, some vegans will still eat them, but I’ll need to explain why. Ingredients in Corn Pops Let’s take a look at what you’ll find in this cereal: Milled corn, Sugar, Corn syrup, Salt, Vegetable oil, Annatto color, BHT for freshness, Wheat...

Are Red Vines Vegan? (Not For Strict Vegans)

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I don’t write about every topic related to veganism, I just don’t have time. But I kept seeing people claim (mainly on social media) that red vines were vegan. That’s not entirely correct, so I’d like to make the potential issue very clear. The Issue With Most Red Vine Flavors For Vegans Here’s what you’ll find in the original red vines: Corn syrup, Wheat flour, Molasses, Caramel coloring...