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Vegan Bacon Guide

By KD Angle-Traegner / Updated November 20, 2018

We live in a world that is obsessed with it. Its smoky and salty flavor combined with a satisfying crunch can be addicting, it’s no surprise why it has a cult-like following.

Living vegan doesn’t mean you have to give up the taste-tingling flavor you love; there are tons of plant-based alternatives

Because bacon doesn’t have to, and shouldn’t, come from an animal.

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Shopping Guide

It used to be that you could only find vegan products in select all-natural grocery stores, but that’s no longer the case. There are a variety of flavors, styles, and brands widely available. Let’s take a closer look.

Vegan Bacon Brands

You’ll spot these vegan brands alongside other plant-based meats in the refrigerated section, often near the tofu.

Bacon-Flavored Vegan Foods

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Baconish - Vegan Bacon Guide - Your Daily Vegan

Homemade Vegan Recipes

Delicious, crispy vegan versions aren’t just found premade at your local grocery or health food stores, they can also be made at home. Here are a few easy recipes to get you started.

Vegan Tempeh Bacon recipe - Vegan Bacon Guide - Your Daily Vegan

Vegan Tempeh Bacon / Photo: Elephantastic Vegan

Tempeh Bacon

Seitan Bacon

Tofu Bacon recipe by Yup, it's vegan - Vegan Bacon Guide - Your Daily Vegan

Smoky Tofu Bacon / Photo: Yup, It’s Vegan

Tofu Bacon

Mushroom Bacon

Shiitake Mushroom Bacon recipe from Olives for Dinner - Vegan Bacon Guide - Your Daily Vegan

Shiitake Bacon / Photo: Olives for Dinner

Crispy Eggplant Bacon / Photo: Minimalist Baker

Vegetable Bacon

Coconut Bacon

Coconut Bacon recipe by Connoisseurus Veg - Vegan Bacon Guide - Your Daily Vegan

Coconut Bacon / Photo: Connoisseurus Veg

Vegan Bacon / Photo: Love Through Plants

Beans & Grains Bacon

Rice Paper Bacon

rice paper vegan bacon

Rice Paper Bacon / Photo: Yup, It’s Vegan

Bacon-Flavored Vegan Food

Vegan Bacon - Shopping Guide, Recipes & More - Your Daily Vegan

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