Whether you’re a newly converted vegan, or an established veteran of the cruelty-free lifestyle, there are certain foods you should always have on hand. Check out our list of vegan must-haves below and make sure that your pantry is packed with all of the vegan essentials!

Spices & Herbs

  • Black Pepper
  • Garlic Powder
  • Oregano
  • Cayenne Pepper
  • Rosemary
  • Cinnamon
  • Thyme
  • Basil
  • Cumin
  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
  • Nutritional Yeast Flakes

Oils

  • Olive Oil
  • Canola Oil
  • Oil Spray

Vinegars

  • Red Wine Vinegar
  • Apple Cider Vinegar
  • White Vinegar
  • Rice Wine Vinegar
  • Balsamic Vinegar

Beans

  • Chickpeas/Garbanzo Beans
  • Green Peas
  • Black Beans
  • Cannelli Beans
  • Lentils

Nuts & Seeds

  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Cashews
  • Peanuts (Plus, Peanut Butter!)
  • Almonds
  • Sunflower Seeds

Starches & Grains

  • Whole Wheat Pastas
  • Brown Rice
  • Quinoa
  • Oats
  • Couscous
  • Bread

Condiments

  • Ketchup
  • Hot Sauce
  • Soy Sauce
  • Dijon Mustard
  • Vegan Mayonnaise