A stash to keep in your home which your vegan friends will love
Do you ever feel ill equipped when your vegan friends or family come over because you haven't had time to go to a 'special' shop to buy vegan items? Perhaps, you felt as if you didn't have enough time to find out what's vegan and what's not. Maybe you aren't inclined to making an extra effort for them, so you couldn't offer anything when they came over.
You can buy vegan snacks from supermarkets or even the local newsagent
You don't have to go to a 'special' shop, nor do you need to do lots of research and it doesn't need to involve extra effort either!
The images of sweet and savoury snacks shown below can be purchased in a local newsagent near you, in any of the smaller supermarket stores and of course, in the bigger ones too! Nice and easy! However, these photos don't show ALL of the vegan options that are easily available. Check out the list from Unilever below.
So is it hard to host vegan friends and family?
In this post I've focused on catering for vegans who pop in for a quick visit, which may involve tea, coffee, cold drinks and some snacks. If you wanted to make a little extra effort, you could get some non-dairy milk, so they can have white tea or coffee. Here's a few that you can buy in your local supermarket, soya milk, almond milk, hazelnut milk and coconut milk. If you ever decide that you want to cook a vegan meal, these delicious recipes may help.
"Today, I marvel at the vegan foods in the supermarket, at the cruelty-free clothing choices in stores, and at the fantastic alternatives to dissection in schools, the modern ways to test medicines without killing rabbits and beagles, the many forms of entertainment involving purely human performers."
- Ingrid Newkirk