Healthy Snack Foods from the Future: Sustainable, Lactose Free, and Delicious

We are committed to creating a more equitable, resilient, and diverse food system by changing the process, not the food. Our sustainable, animal-free whey protein is the same as the whey protein from cow’s milk, so you can enjoy the same foods without sacrificing taste or nutritional value. We also partner with food makers and food service operators to provide them with our sustainable ingredients. 

February is National Snack Foods Month, and to celebrate, we’re rounding up some of our favorite animal-free, lactose-free snacks that are kinder to people and the planet. Whether vegan, lactose-free or looking to make more sustainable choices, you can enjoy these delicious snacks while also doing what’s best for the planet. From protein-packed to satisfyingly savory snacks to decadent indulgences, we’ve got your snack cravings covered… 

Whey Forward 

Myprotein’s Whey Forward, made with Perfect Day, is an animal-free and environmentally friendly protein powder that delivers the same nutritional benefits as regular whey, just without cows. It has the same taste and texture as traditional whey, with 20 g of protein, 4.7 BCAAS, and a sugar-free formula. Whey Forward is available in six decadent flavors: Creamy Mint Chocolate Chip, Rich Salted Caramel, Decadent Chocolate Brownie, Cinnamon Cereal, Fruity Cereal, and Strawberry Banana! 

Check out their recipes for Salted Caramel Protein Oats Recipe and Tiramisu Inspired Brownie Baked Oats Recipe for some delicious snack ideas using Whey Forward. 

Woo Bar 

Next, we have Woo Bar by betterland. Treat yourself to some chocolatey, caramelly, peanutty, nougaty deliciousness, without feeling an ounce of regret. With half the sugar and double the protein of the leading chocolate bar, this vegan-friendly snack is sure to satisfy your cravings. 

Try Woo’s Creamy Nougat Bars and Salty Peanut Bars for a healthy sweet snack.

California Performance Co. 

California Performance Co. makes revolutionary animal-free whey protein that is bioidentical to whey from cows, bringing you an environmentally friendly and tasty protein powder. Available in Chocolate Brownie, Vanilla Sundae, and Mixed Berry flavors.

Try these protein-packed, healthy snack foods to satisfy your sweet tooth: Chocolate Peanut Butter Snaps and Figgy Pudding Protein Balls.


Mooless by Natreve ready-to-mix powder made with Perfect Day’s animal-free whey protein delivers 20 g of protein per serving and is available in indulgent flavors like vanilla bean cupcake, strawberry shortcake, chocolate fudge brownie, or cookies and cream. Enjoy the complete nutrition of whey protein made better for our planet.  

Pick up Mooless animal-free protein powders online and in-store at over 690 Vitamin Shoppes.  

Try these healthy, lactose-free, protein snacks that don’t skimp on taste: Animal-Free Pina Colada Smoothie and No-Bake Chocolate Chip Vanilla Caramel Protein Bars.


CO2COA animal-free dairy chocolate bar by Mars offers silky smooth chocolate that is made animal-free, vegan-friendly, and wrapped in paper-based packaging, so you can enjoy a moment full of love, to chocolate and the planet. 

Bored Cow 

Our partners, Tomorrow Farms, have created Bored Cow milk boxes. Ready to fill lunchboxes for kids and grown-ups alike, Bored Cow is wholesome, nourishing animal-free milk made for those who are ready for a kinder, greener, future. Bored Cow is available in three favorite childhood flavors: Vanilla, Chocolate, and Strawberry. 

Try the Strawberry Matcha Rolls and Cinnamon Rolls in a Mug for a delicious vegan-friendly treat using Bored Cow. 

Modern Kitchen 

Modern Kitchen believes in good food made thoughtfully, using a modern approach to create traditional foods without compromising taste. Made with our animal-free whey protein that reduces greenhouse gas emissions by up to 97%, compared to protein from cows. Modern Kitchen’s animal-free and lactose-free cream cheese has all the creamy deliciousness of traditional dairy cream cheese but without any animal inputs. Modern Kitchen is available in three delicious chef-inspired flavors: Spring Onion & Chive, Harissa Pepper, and Strawberry. 

Try Peppery & Creamy Stuffed Mushrooms and level up your next pancake morning with Modern Kitchen Cream Cheese

Brave Robot 

Brave Robot makes ice cream and ice cream sandwiches that are exceptionally delicious and animal-free, lactose-free, and cholesterol-free. With the same creamy taste and texture of traditional dairy minus lactose, you can enjoy a more sustainable ice cream. Brave Robot offers a variety of flavors including A Lot of Chocolate, Buttery Pecan, Hazelnut Chocolate Chunk, and classic Vanilla. 

Enjoy a sustainable, lactose-free ice cream treat at any time of the day with these delish recipes: Peanut Butter Cereal Bowl and Pumpkin Spice Milkshake

We hope you enjoy these delicious, sustainable, and animal-free snack options. Happy snacking! 

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