The Case for a Vegan World

Food groups[]

  • Algae - seaweeds such as nori or kombu
  • Cereal or grains
  • Fruits
  • Legumes, pulse (legume), or beans
  • Mushrooms, Edible mushrooms, Portobello mushroom|Portobello
  • List of culinary nuts|Nuts
  • List of edible seeds|Seeds
  • Vegetables

Meat substitutes[]

  • Beans or Legumes
  • Imitation meats - popular brands include Gardenburger, Yves Veggie Cuisine, Lightlife, Morningstar Farms and Tofurkey
  • Mushrooms, Edible mushrooms, Portobello mushrooms (Grilling|Grilled or Frying|fried)
  • Wheat gluten (food) | Seitan (Wheat gluten)
  • Tempeh
  • Tofu
  • Veggie burgers
  • Yuba (food)|Yuba (Tofu skin)

Egg substitutes for baking[]

  • Applesauce egg replacer - 3 Tablespoons applesauce = 1 egg (when you don't mind a fruit flavor)
  • Banana egg replacer - 1/2 banana blended or well mashed = 1 egg (when you don't mind a fruit flavor)
  • Egg substitutes such as Orgran's 'Egg substitute mix'
  • Ener-G Egg Replacer - by Ener-G Foods; free of gluten, wheat, casein, dairy, egg, yeast, soy, nuts and rice, low-protein [1]
  • Flax seed egg replacer - 2 Tablespoons flax seed powder + 3 Tablespoons water = 1 egg (let sit a few minutes before adding to baking)
  • Psyllium egg replacer - 1 Tablespoon Psyllium seed husks + 2 Tablespoons water = 1 egg (the longer they sit in water the "eggier" they become)
  • Tofu - 1/4 cup blended soft or silken tofu = 1 egg
  • Kala Namak (for flavor/smell) - also known as black salt, or Indian salt, is a salty and pungent-smelling condiment used in South Asia. The condiment is composed largely of sodium chloride with several impurities lending the salt its colour and smell.

Plant Milks[]

  • Almond milk
  • Banana milk
  • Cashew milk
  • Coconut milk
  • Grain milks - oat milk, rice milk
  • Hemp milk
  • Oat milk
  • Peanut milk
  • Plant milks
  • Rice milk
  • Soy milk


  • Vegan cheese - popular brands include Tofutti
  • Nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, which is sold in the form of flakes or as a yellow powder It has a strong flavor that is described as nutty, cheesy, or creamy, which makes it popular as an ingredient in cheese substitutes.

Ice cream and frozen desserts[]

  • Dairy-free ice cream - popular brands include Purely Decadent, So Delicious Dairy Free, Tofutti (Tofutti Cuties frozen dessert sandwiches, Premium pints, stick bars and pops), or Temptation
  • Granita
  • Ice pops - frozen fruit juice bars, vegan popsicles
  • Sorbet
  • Vegan sherbet - made with fruit juice and a non-dairy milk such as vanilla almond milk, rice milk or soy milk

Honey Substitutes[]

  • Maple syrup - like sugar make sure it's not processed with animal products. A defoamer is used which may be made from an animal oil, a synthetic oil which is animal-derived, or a vegetable oil.
  • Agave Nectar - Extremely sweet with a very low glycemic index (great for diabetics). Very tasty.
  • Rub - a semi-thick dark brown, very sweet syrup extracted from dates or carob.


  • Fruit juice
  • Fruit smoothies
  • Green smoothies
  • Vegan milks (See above) - made from nuts, seeds, legumes, or grains, such as almonds, soy, oats or rice.
  • Vegan wine
  • Vegetable juice

Basic materials[]

  • Beans or Legumes
  • Bread - free of eggs and dairy products
  • Corn
  • Couscous
  • Gluten
  • Lupin
  • Pasta - free of eggs
  • Potatoes
  • Quinoa
  • Rice
  • Soy
  • Spelt


  • Nayonaise - mayonnaise substitute by Nasoya; vegan, natural, non-GMO, gluten free, and kosher[2]
  • Vegenaise - mayonnaise substitute by Follow Your Heart; vegan, natural, non-GMO, gluten free, and preservative-free[3]
  • Vegan Worcestershire sauce - free of Anchovies


  • Applesauce
  • Corn chips
  • Corn nuts
  • Dried fruit
  • Fresh fruit
  • Mixed nuts
  • Nuts
  • Popcorn
  • Potato chips
  • Pretzels
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Sunflower seeds
  • Trail mix
  • Vegan cookies

- Isabella's Vegan Cookies

- Eat Pastry's vegan cookie dough

- Uncle Eddie's Vegan Cookies

- Vegan Fig Newmans

  • Vegan doughnuts
  • Vegan muffins, cakes, chocolate brownies (or other flavors), bars, puddings, etc.

- vegan marshmellows

- vegan jello

- Homemade Hemp Protein Chocolate Shake (It's in the Nutiva Hemp Protein Powder Review YouTube video, she shows how she made it)


  1. "Ener-G Foods Egg Replacer (Official Website)"
  2. "Nasoya Nayonaise Nutrition Facts and Ingredients (Official Website)"
  3. "Vegenaise Facts: All About Vegenaise (Official Website)"