5 Best Vegan Advent Calendars For 2021

5 Best Vegan Advent Calendars

Christmas 2021 is almost upon us and so we decided to test a variety of vegan advent calendars to find the best, and healthiest, options. We've chosen 5 of the best, based on a variety of factors and compared them by pricing, calories, taste and quality.

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Best Budget Calendar: Nomo Chocolate Advent Calendar

Nomo Vegan Advent Calendar

The Nomo (No Missing Out) Chocolate Advent Calendar is beautifully designed with eye-catching illustrations and a gender-neutral light blue colour, making it suitable for almost any family member. It contains 24 x 4g vegan chocolates, hidden behind the neatly designed doors, and there are two delicious flavours – Caramel & Sea Salt or Creamy Chocolates.

Ingredients

Sugar, Cocoa Butter*, Rice Powder (Dried Rice Syrup, Rice Starch, Rice Flour), Cocoa Mass *, Inulin, Shea Oil, Emulsifier (Sunflower Lecithin), Flavourings, Sea Salt, *Rainforest Alliance Certified. Caramel Choc Drops Ingredients: Sugar, Cocoa Butter *, Invert Sugar Syrup, Rice Powder (Dried Rice Syrup, Rice Starch, Rice Flour), Cocoa Mass *, Inulin, Shea Oil, Humectant (Vegetable Glycerol), Glucose Syrup, Emulsifiers (Sunflower Lecithin, Mono-And Diglycerides of Fatty Acids), Sea Salt, Flavourings, *Rainforest Alliance Certified Reindeer Ingredients: Sugar, rice powder (dried rice syrup, rice starch, rice flour), cocoa butter*, vegetable oils (shea, coconut, sunflower), cocoa mass*, maize starch, inulin, rice flour, cocoa nibs*, emulsifiers (sunflower lecithin, mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids), salt, flavourings, raising agent (sodium bicarbonate).  Allergens: Suitable for dairy, egg, gluten, peanut and tree nut allergy sufferers.

 

Available from The Vegan Kind: £4.99

 

Best Tasting Calendar: Monty Bojangles Advent Calendar (Chocolate Truffles)

Monty Bojangles Vegan Advent Calendar

The Monty Bojangles Advent Calendar immediately gives the impression of being something quite special. The lively, high-quality artwork gives a hint of the deliciously moreish treats that hide inside. Three varieties of vegan truffles, dusted in cocoa powder are each individually-wrapped to keep them fresh.

The calendar contains 26 truffles including three indulgent and creatively named flavours – Cocoa Nib Nights, Cocoberry Blush and Caramel Haze.

Ingredients

Ingredients Vegetable Oils (Coconut, RSPO MB Palm Kernel), Sugar, Fat Reduced Cocoa Powder, Cocoa Bean Nibs (2%), Caramelised Coconut Pieces (2%) (Coconut, Sugar), Caramelised HAZELNUT Pieces (2%) (HAZELNUT, Sugar), Cocoa Powder, Emulsifier (SOYA lecithin), Natural Raspberry Flavour (0.1%), Natural Flavour (0.05%).

 

Available from The Vegan Kind: £11.99

 

Best No-Chocolate Calendar: Candy Kittens Christmas Advent Calendar Tree (Gummy Sweets)

Candy Kittens Vegan Christmas Advent Calendar Tree

If you want to enjoy a sweet treat for the Christmas countdown but you’re not fond of chocolate, these 3D Candy Kittens Advent Calendars will fit the bill perfectly. The calendar arrives in a neat box and contains a cardboard Christmas tree that you build yourself – ideal if you’re into arts and crafts. You then get to enjoy at least two gelatine-free sweets each day in your countdown to Christmas. The sweets are made with 10% real fruit juice and with no artificial colours or flavours.

Ingredients

glucose syrup, sugar, dextrose, fructose-glucose syrup, modified starch, gelling agent: pectins; juices from concentrate: (blood orange, strawberry, pomegranate, guava, raspberry, elderberry, coconut water, sour cherry, watermelon), acids (malic acid, citric acid, lactic acid), acidity regulators: calcium carbonate and sodium malate; fruit and plant concentrates (apple, blueberry, carrot, pumpkin, red cabbage, black carrot, sweet potato), spirulina concentrate, natural flavours, hydrolysed pea protein, potato protein, salt, sunflower oil, glazing agent: carnauba wax (from responsible sources).

 

Available from The Vegan Kind: £8.50

 

Best Premium Calendar: Joe & Seph’s Vegan Popcorn Advent Calendar

Joe and Seph's Vegan Popcorn Advent Calendar

For something extra-special and extra-different this exquisitely-presented calendar is for those who want to treat themselves, or a loved one, to a quite unique gift.

Inside the 24 cubbyholes you will find a 7g bag of popcorn containing one of 8 different, delicious flavours:

  • Salted Caramel
  • Toffee Apple & Cinnamon
  • Coconut and Cacao
  • Olive Oil, Sea Salt & Black Pepper
  • Orange Chocolate
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Strawberry Caramel
  • Salted Maple

Ingredients vary but there are no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives.

 

Available from The Vegan Kind: £24.50

 

LIMITED EDITION: FRIENDS Nespresso Compatible Calendar

Vegan Advent Calendar FRIENDS Limited Edition Nespresso Coffee

Who says a calendar has to revolve around food? This year you get to ‘pivot’ and choose something very different indeed – a Limited Edition, FRIENDS-branded calendar containing 24 Nespresso-compatible capsules. Each capsule is made with aluminium and can be returned to Nespresso for recycling after use.

The capsules come in 8 different flavours:

  • Chocolate Cherry
  • English Pudding
  • Cinnamon
  • Crème Brulee
  • Caramel Toffee
  • Espresso Intense
  • Dark Roast Espresso
  • Lungo Espresso

 

Available from Amazon: £18.95

 

Summary of Calendar Features

Calendar

Vegan Society Registered

Protein*

Carbs*

Fat*

Calories*

Price

Nomo

No

2.4g

54g

36g

557

£4.99

Monty Bojangles

Yes

4.1

40g

46g

602

£11.99

Candy Kittens

No

0.8g

81g

0.1g

335

£8.50

Joe & Seph’s Popcorn**

Yes

3.4g

60g

6.7g

294

£24.50

FRIENDS

No

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

£18.95

 

 


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