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:
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
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 salt
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 salt
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 salt
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 salt
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 salt
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 salt
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’s