While chips are certainly not the healthiest snack foods, we made the executive decision that these guilty pleasures still deserve their very own list. A selection of perfect on-the-go grub for when you’re traveling and in a pinch for healthier options or simply when you just fancy a bit of treat. What’s more is that you can happily munch away knowing that no dairy or other animal products are to be found in any of these flavours — cruelty free convenience food just got crunchy!

10 Accidentally Vegan Chip Flavours Available in The U.S


Kettle Brand Potato Chips

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Not all of their flavours are vegan, but a wide variety are! Backyard Barbecue, Jalapeño, Maple Bacon, Pepperoncini, Red Curry, Roasted Garlic, Sea Salt, Sea Salt & Vinegar, Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper, Spicy Thai, Sriracha, and Unsalted varieties are all vegan-friendly so consume wisely.

Terra

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The Original Sea Salt Vegetable chips are made from real vegetables and non-GMO ingredients. If you needed an excuse to justify finishing a bag of them, they also have no trans fats, no artificial flavours and no preservatives, are cholesterol free and even gluten-free.

 

Lay’s

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Approximately 30% of the brand’s chip flavors contain no animal ingredients. Such as Classic, Barbecue, Deli Style-Original, Dill Pickle, Lightly Salted, Salt and Vinegar, Kettle Cooked – Original, Kettle Cooked – Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper, Kettle Cooked – Lattice Cut Sea Salt, Kettle Cooked – 40% Less Fat – Original, Wavy – Original, Wavy – Lightly Salted, Stax – Original, Stax – Hot ‘n’ Spicy.

 

Pringles

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Pringles are really good at labelling their packaging to indicate which products are vegan or just vegetarian, so check the back if you can’t remember. Their vegan-friendly range includes Original, Original Reduced Fat, Lightly Salted, BBQ (However not ‘Memphis BBQ’), Tortillas Original, Tortillas Zesty Salsa,  Multigrain Original, Xtra Fiery Sweet BBQ, Xtra Tangy Buffalo Wing.

 

Sunchips

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These are seriously addictive, so consume with caution if you’re watching the waistline. However, these chips make a great addition to a good bowl of your favourite dip and are perfect on a picnic.

Herr’s

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Salsa & Lime Tortilla Chips and Onion Rings are accidentally vegan and absolutely delicious, so be careful if eating a bag alone. Find their list of allergens here.

Fritos

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Can The Original Corn Chip ever go out of style? Pair these chips or their Bar-B-Q Flavored Corn Chips/Lay Sabritones with a hearty bowl of spicy vegan chili and you have one monster of a good meal.

Doritos

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We don’t advise consuming a bag every day, but for some occasions chips are just what you need with a bowl of hummus or guacamole in hand. Not all Doritos are vegan but try Spicy Sweet Chili Flavored Tortilla Chip, Toasted Corn or Chili Heatwave.

Boulder Canyon

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Coconut Oil, Red Wine Vinegar, Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper are vegan-friendly. Despite being low in sodium, we advise crisp consumption to be sparingly. These chips are also gluten-free and the producers use green energy.

Cape Cod

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This brand has multiple vegan-friendly flavours including Sea Salt and Vinegar, Mesquite Barbeque, Sweet and Spicy Jalapeno, Tortilla Dipping Shells Four Bean, Original, Original – 40% less fat and most surprisingly Kettle Cooked Potato Chips Back Bay Crab Seasoning.