There are plenty of dairy-free chocolate alternatives now available, meaning no one needs to go without their chocolate-fix! We’ve rounded up our favourite vegan-friendly chocolate products for you to share with your loved ones this Valentine’s Day

Chocolate is usually an easy win on Valentine’s Day. But if your better half is vegan, most of the traditional options are off limits. Luckily, there are now a breadth of vegan-friendly chocolate products on the market. Here are some of our top picks:

SOFT CENTRE

Despite an oh-so-creamy pistachio filling, this vegan-friendly bar is completely dairy free. It’s only small, so a great portion controller too.
Ombar Centres Pistachio, £1.99/35g, Planet Organic, Whole Foods
Per bar: 202kcal; 14.9g fat; 9.9g saturates; 9.7g sugar; 0g salt Image of Ombar Pistachio

GO FOR GOJI

The blend of goji berries and coconut flakes give luxe texture and delicious taste to this plant-based bar.
Pana Chocolate Coconut & Goji, £3.20/45g, Planet Organic, Wholefoods
Per 2 squares: 84kcal; 7g fat; 5g saturates; 3.2g sugars; 0g saltImage of Pana Chocolate Coconut & Goji

BETTER SHARED

A hint of raspberry adds sharpness to this dark choc bar – perfect for sharing with someone special on an evening in.
Seed and Bean Organic Extra Dark Chocolate Coconut and Raspberry, £2.69/85g, Whole Foods, Planet Organic
Per 2 squares: 81kcal; 5.9g fat; 3.7g saturates; 4.3g sugars; 0g saltImage of Seed and Bean

FLORAL THINS

Handmade in Mallorca, these thin dark chocolate squares melt in the mouth. The lavender and apricot blend delivers a gentle floral flavour.
Cachao Apricot and Lavender Chocolate Squares, £5.50/40g, cachao.eu/en
Per half pack (5 squares): 117kcal; 7.9g fat; 5.1g saturates; 5.4g sugars; 1.8g protein; 0g saltCachao Apricot & Lavender

VEGAN TRUFFLES

Combining cocoa with dates, hazelnuts and almonds for heavenly taste, these gluten and dairy free truffles prove that less is more.
Nouri Chocolate and Hazelnuts, £3.99/100g (10x10g truffles), nouri-health.com
Per truffle: 45kcal; 2.4g fat; 0.8g saturates; 3.2g sugars; 0g saltImage of nouri truffles

COFFEE FIX

If ultra-sweet isn’t your thing, you’ll love this espresso-flavoured raw cacao bar. Plus, for each one sold, a tree is planted!
Nucao Espresso, £2.79/40g, Planet Organic
Per bar: 236kcal; 20g fat; 8.7g saturates; 5g sugars; 0g saltImage of Nucao Espresso

ENERGY BOOST

If you’re a fan of the energy ball trend, you’ll love these bite-sized free-from treats. A good switch-up from choccy biccies!
Kate Percy’s Go Bites Raspberry & Cacao, £1.76/36g (3x12g bites), supermarkets
Per pack: 141kcal; 4.5g fat; 0.6g saturates; 13.2g sugars; 0g saltKate Percy's Go Bites

DRINK UP

The wintery flavour combination of this cinnamon-spiced tea is lovely. Best enjoyed after a long day at the office.
Aduna Relax Spiced Cinnamon Cacao tea pyramids, £3.99/41g (15 bags), selected Sainsbury’sImage of Aduna cacao tea

 

Read about more of our favourite vegan food products here.