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The 12 Best Vegan Protein Bars

Whether you need post-pickleball game fuel or a hearty on-the-go snack, these vegan protein bars fit the bill.

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Whether you need post-pickleball game fuel or a hearty on-the-go snack, these vegan protein bars fit the bill.

Check out our list of the 12 best vegan protein bars to easily amp up your protein intake!


GoMacro’s sustainable bars are all the rage, and here’s why. They are larger and heartier than your average vegan protein bar, available in the most delectable flavors, and sustainably made! Our top pick for protein intake? The Protein Decadence MacroBar, which boasts a rich, chocolaty flavor with pockets of crunchy almond pieces.

GoMacro bar laying on top of drizzled chocolate and peanut butter with almonds

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Power through your day with a POSSIBLE Meal Bar! A strategic combination of organic, vegan, and gluten-free ingredients make up these delicious snacks. Each serving contains 20g of protein and provides a good source of magnesium and healthy fats.

POSSIBLE bar on almonds, chocolate, etc.

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Clif Builders

Meet the classic Clif Bar’s protein-packed sibling, Builders Protein! So the next time you hit the gym or your fancy new WFH desk treadmill, rip open one of these bars to help rebuild and repair your muscles with 20g of clean plant protein.

Clif Builders bar

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No Cow

Let us put you onto No Cow’s Protein Bars and Dipped Protein Bars! These snackable sweets come in a variety of droolworthy flavors—with stellar nutrition facts. They’re low in fat and sugar (just 1g) and high in fiber and protein. What more could you wish for?

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Real Food Bar

Real Food Bar makes their vegan protein bars from—well, real food! Specifically, pea protein, coconut oil, nut butter, and even hidden veggies like kale and cauliflower. The current flavor lineup includes Cherry Cashew, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Chip, Chocolate Sea Salt, and Espresso Chip.

Real Food Bar bars lined up

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IQ Bar

Just because something is vegan, doesn’t mean it’s loaded with carbs! Exhibit A: IQ Bar’s vegan keto protein bars. With a wicked portfolio of flavors like Matcha Chai, Lemon Blueberry, and Chocolate Sea Salt, IG Bar makes something for everyone! Can’t decide? Order the 7 Bar Sampler to try all of the flavors.

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Misfits’ chocolate-covered plant-based bars are the ultimate protein-enhanced dessert dupe. We’re talking about flavors like Choc S’mores, Cookie Dough, Cookie Butter, White Choc Caramel, Strawberries & Cream, and more! But don’t let these rich flavors throw you off, each vegan, gluten-free bar offers 15g of protein and just 1g of sugar!

Misfits bars in box

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Have you tried lupini beans before? These sustainable legumes offer three times the protein of eggs, three times the fiber of oats, and all nine amino acids. Lupii uses this powerful ingredient as a base for their vegan protein bars. So, why not order a box to give ‘em a try?

Lupii with ingredients scattered

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What’s tasty, nutritious, and R.E.D.D. all over? Why, R.E.D.D.’s vegan protein bars, of course! In addition to fiber and protein, these energy-inducing snacks feature an adaptogenic mushroom blend, prebiotics, and probiotics.

R.E.D.D. bars scattered on table

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Why Bars

This Michigan-based vegan food brand produces its protein bars in small batches using organic, vegan, and gluten-free ingredients. Whether you’re a fruity or chocolaty person, Why Bars stocks a flavor for you—from Zesty Lemon to Super Cacao!

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You may have seen these eye-catching bars at Trader Joe’s—and let us just say, they taste even better than they look! Barebells’ vegan Salty Peanut and Hazelnut Nougat Plant-Based Protein Bars come in at 15g of protein, 1g of sugar, and 220 calories a pop. Best of all, they taste like candy bars!

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Picky Bars


Picky Bars’ new Nut Butter Bars are just what you need to take your post-workout snacking to the next level. Created by athletes, for athletes, these bars are loaded with clean ingredients that will make you feel like a gold medalist.

Person holding Picky Bars

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Allie Mitchell

Allie Mitchell


When Allie responded to an Instagram post on @vegoutlosangeles a few years ago, she had no idea she’d join the coolest vegan team on the planet. An Austin native, actress, yogi, and part-time sword fighter (don’t ask!), Allie is on a mission to live her best life and inspire others to do the same. She graduated from Hussian College In Studio with a B.F.A. in Contemporary Musical Theatre + Film and currently acts, writes, and eats her way through Los Angeles.

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