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Oct 9, 2020

In this episode of Teach Me How To Vegan we share tips and resources for enjoying a vegan Halloween. We share some basic pointers for identifying which candies are vegan, a list of our favorite vegan candies (both “accidentally vegan” and “intentionally vegan”), our favorite homemade vegan candies and treats, vegan Halloween themed foods, and resources for shopping and further reading. We include peanut free and other allergy friendly ideas as well.

Products Mentioned

Enjoy Life  
https://enjoylifefoods.com/collections/shop-all

UnReal  
https://getunreal.com

UnReal “Peanut M&Ms” Candy  
https://shop.getunreal.com/Dark-Chocolate-Peanut-Gems-Snack-Pack/p/UNR-006413&c=UnReal@SnackBags

Justin’s Peanut Butter Cups 
http://www.justins.com/nut-butter-cups

Theo Peanut Butter Cups 
https://theochocolate.com/dark-chocolate-peanut-butter-cups/

Pea Not Cups  
https://www.nowheychocolate.com/Milk_Free_Nut_Free_Gluten_Free_p/vegan-chocolate-peanot-cups.htm

Free to Be Sunflower Cups 
https://free2bfoods.com/collections/sun-cups-minis

Cocomel Bites 
https://jjssweets.com/pages/cocomel-bites-sea-salt-and-vanilla

Softer than Brittle (Pecan) 
http://www.softerthanbrittle.com/stbpecan.html

Crescent Roll Dough  
https://www.pillsbury.com/products/crescents/original

Dandies Marshmallows
https://dandies.com

Trader Joe’s Marshmallows
https://www.traderjoes.com/fearless-flyer/article/5128

Sprouts Chocolate Chips 
https://shop.sprouts.com/product/27570/sprouts-semi-sweet-chocolate-chips-10-oz

Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chips   
https://www.influenster.com/reviews/trader-joes-semi-sweet-chocolate-chips-12-oz-bag

Kirkland Chocolate Chips 
https://www.costco.com/kirkland-signature-semi-sweet-chocolate-chips%2C-4.5-lbs.product.100381477.html

Nestle Simply Chocolate Chips 
https://www.target.com/p/nestle-toll-house-simply-delicious-semi-sweet-baking-chips-10oz/-/A-53443807

 
Recipes Mentioned

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups 
https://apnm.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Peanut-Butter-Cups-Recipe.pdf

Homemade Candy Bars (Crunch Bar & Mr. Goodbar) 
https://apnm.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Homemade-Vegan-Candy-Bars-Recipe.pdf

Muddy Buddies (use vegan chocolate chips and any vegan butter) 
https://www.chex.com/recipes/chex-muddy-buddies/

Kettle Corn (my recipe is a little different as mentioned in the episode, but this is the same ingredients and explains the process)
https://www.weelittlevegans.com/vegan-maple-kettle-corn/

Mummy Dogs (use vegan hot dogs such as Lightlife Smart Dogs)
https://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/crescent-mummy-dogs/d52a57d7-ab8a-4a1c-8dae-f9f90d03b912

 Mummy Calzone (use vegan cheese and vegan fillings, but use recipe for inspiration and layout) 
https://www.imnotthenanny.com/2016/10/mummy-calzone-recipe.html

Spider Ring Taco (use vegan ingredients such as Gardein Beefless Crumbles, but use this recipe for inspiration)
http://pocketchangegourmet.com/halloween-food-for-kids-spider-taco-ring/

 Pizza Fingers (use vegan cheese)
https://tipbuzz.com/witches-fingers/

 
Resources Mentioned

Sweets & Desserts Webinar  
https://youtu.be/-qhG2AI72hI 

Natural Candy Store   
https://www.naturalcandystore.com/category/vegan-candy  

No Whey foods 
https://www.nowheychocolate.com

PETA Vegan Halloween Candy Guide   
https://www.peta.org/living/food/vegan-halloween-candies/

PETA Guide to Chewing Gum   
https://www.peta2.com/vegan-life/is-gum-vegan