Are you struggling to find affordable, tasty, easy-to-make, vegan options at your local Trader Joe’s? Sometimes when grocery shopping, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the sheer number of items on the shelves or customers in the store, especially during rush hour. The serotonin boost that comes with every Trader Joe’s haul is so real, yet for vegans, it can be challenging to find what you’re really looking for.

Luckily, most of these vegan meals, snacks, and desserts are available at your local Trader Joe’s year round. Whether you’re in need of a plant-based protein to add to your dinner, an easy lunch option when you're on the go, or a sweet treat at the end of a long day, this Trader Joe’s roundup has options for everyone.

Vegan Kale, Cashew, & Basil Pesto

This vegan pesto is unlike any other. Made without parmesan, this spread is the best to add to a pasta dish, pesto eggs, or a panini.

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Dark Chocolate Sunflower Seed Butter Cups

Not only are these sunflower butter cups perfect for folks who are allergic to nuts, they’re a delicious snack!

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Vegan Ranch Crunch Salad Kit 

Since it launched last April, this pre-made salad has been a huge hit. Featuring chopped lettuce, fresh raw veggies, and savory add-ins, there’s no doubt that this vegan salad is a must on your next trip to Trader Joe’s.

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Soy Chorizo

Are you looking to spice up your next Taco Tuesday, look no further than Trader Joe’s Soy Chorizo. Heat up a skillet with oil, add spices if you’d like, grab some tortillas and toppings, and you’re good to go!

Thai Vegetable Gyoza

POV: you’re craving Thai food, but you’re on a budget. These Thai Vegetable Gyoza dumplings are here for you! Sautée them in Trader Joe’s Miso Ginger Broth (which is also vegan!), add some rice and green onions, and now you have prepared a delicious, plant-based meal for yourself!

Japanese Style Fried Rice

Sometimes a simple, frozen fried rice is all you need. This Japanese Style Fried Rice is packed with veggies, Hijiki seaweed, and tofu, making it very yummy and nutritious.

Sriracha Tofu

This Sriracha Tofu is a must for your next vegan stir-fry. It comes marinated and ready to eat, so all you need to do is throw it in a pan with some veggies and noodles. Next thing you know, you have a low effort, delicious meal.

Soft Baked Snickerdoodles

These Soft Baked Snickerdoodles are both gluten-and dairy-free. Nonetheless, these soft, pillowy cookies are comforting and delicious.

Scandinavian Swimmers

Some may say that this is one of the best Trader Joe’s items of all time. Don’t knock ‘em till you try ‘em (plus, they’re vegan!).

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Hold the Dairy! Vegan Chocolate Mini Cones

These vegan mini ice cream cones are located in every Trader Joe’s freezer section. Featuring chocolate coconut milk ice cream packed into a small wafer cone, there’s no doubt that these are an instant addition to your next Trader Joe’s cart.

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Vegan Cookies & Cream Vanilla Bean Bon Bons

Made with coconut milk ice cream and packed with rich chocolate and vanilla cream flavors, these bite-size treats are always there when you need just a little sweet pick-me-up.

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Soy Creamy Cherry Chocolate Chip Non Dairy Frozen Dessert

This pint of vegan ice cream is made with soy milk and real frozen cherries, making it extra rich and flavorful.

Sweet Cinnamon Filled Korean Pancakes

These sweet, flavorful pancakes recently hit the shelves of Trader Joe’s as a regular item. Be sure to check out your local store’s frozen section for this indulgent brunch treat.

Bamba Puffed Peanut & Corn Snacks with Hazelnut Creme Filling

According to some Trader Joe’s Instagram accounts, this snack rated quite highly. Similar to the Choco Taco, these savory puffs are filled with hazelnut, giving you a beautiful balance of all flavors.

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Vegetable Pad Thai

This Pad Thai is sold ready-to-eat — all you have to do is throw it in your microwave or oven for a few minutes. Packed with plant-based protein and veggies, this is great for when you’re craving a savory, Thai-inspired dish.

Coconut & Almond Coffee Creamer

Popular among vegans and non-vegans alike, this creamer is made with full-fat coconut cream, adding a rich, unique flavor to your next cup of coffee.

Sweet Rose Coconut Whipped Cream

A non-dairy take on whipped cream that's just as scrumptious as the original. Be sure to grab some the next time you stop by!

Vegan Pasta Bolognese

This vegan pasta dish is delicious and comforting thanks to the  savory mushrooms, bright tomatoes, and delightful red lentil pasta.

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Greek Chickpeas with Parsley & Cumin

This canned item upgrades the classic chickpea with herby parsley and warm cumin. Packed with tons of flavors, these pair well with a salad, sandwich, or nachos.

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Kimchi & Tofu Soup

If you're in need of something warm and slightly spicy, this soup is great to fill you up during the colder months. You can find it in the freezer section!