Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Have you decided what to send your vegan Valentine? Here are a few compassionate options to choose from to show how much you care for that special person in your life and the animals. And all of these options all ship nationwide, so your vegan Valentine will receive their gift no matter where they are in the country.
Is your sweetheart a chocolate connoisseur? If so, you can give them more than just traditional chocolates; you can give them an entire chocolate experience. Dandelion Chocolate’s Online 103: Chocolate Tasting course is a delicious and informative online class that will introduce you and your vegan Valentine to the fine art of chocolate tasting. Attendees will learn specialized techniques, flavors to look for, and specific vocabulary. Before the class, your sweetheart will receive a chocolate flight featuring five single-origin chocolate bars. Students will taste their way through the chocolate flight and test newfound knowledge during the course. The single-origin bars include only two ingredients and hail from Columbia, Dominican Republic, Tanzania, Sierra Leone, and Ecuador. The chocolate tasting course is the perfect date-night experience for two or one.
Traditional Valentine’s Day gifts usually include chocolate candies, but maybe chocolates are not what gets your vegan valentine heart jumping. If your vegan Valentine has a sweet tooth for cakes or cookies, Southern Roots Vegan Bakery in San Antonio is a great option. Southern Roots has some delicious bakery options that ship in 5-7 business days, so it isn’t too late to put in an order. And if you are looking for a variety, their volcano cake bundle includes a Lemon Blueberry, Red Velvet, Chocolate Luxury, and Funfetti flavored cupcake. Each cupcake has a vegan buttercream filling and is twice the size of a regular cupcake. But if you are looking for cookies instead, try out some Chocolate Chip, Double Chocolate Chip, Sprinkle Sugar, Oatmeal Raisin. Or opt for the vegan Donut of the Month club, so your Valentine’s gift lasts all year long.
Karma Baker in Westlake Village, CA, offers beautiful vegan cakes, cookies, and cakesicles for every holiday, Valentine’s Day included. Send your Vegan Valentine a whole Red Velvet or Chocolate Covered Strawberry cake. Or choose from a Diamond Hearts Box, a Cakesicle Box, or a Deluxe Valentine Date-Nite Box. Another fun option is the Break-My-Heart-Bear which includes a hollow golden chocolate bear filled with treats comes complete with a tiny mallet to break him open.
If your Valentine likes their chocolate a little on the “dark” side, Vegan Treats in Bethlehem, PA, has just the box of chocolates for you. The Fatally Yours Yummy Mummy Limited Edition Chocolate Box is available for pre-order. The collection includes 16 handcrafted premium vegan chocolates in spooky shapes like the Bolivian Rose Salted Skull and the Chocolate Crunch White Chocolate Mummy Cats. Vegan Treats also carries fun merchandise with logos such as stickers, cups, and t-shirts.
Amore Di Mona
Amore Di Mona in Louisville, KY, has specialized in fine, decadent vegan chocolates since 2011. Choose from multiple luxury gift boxes decorated to the nines. The Connoisseur Collection features cranberry, coffee, cherry, and original Caramela alongside dark chocolate hearts with Swiss coffee beans or black currants. Other choices include the Mignardise Collection with caffe, frutta, and sel flavors and the Ganache Assortment with black currant, coffee, ginger, lemon rose, orange and vanilla flavors. You could also opt for their Amore Assortment Gift Hearts.
SJAAK’s will send your vegan Valentine a chocolate lollipop, some coconut milk chocolate truffles, or some dark chocolate hearts in a variety of flavors. SJAAK’s of Petaluma, CA, has dark chocolate hearts in cherry, green tea and lemon, raspberry, and lavender. Select your love’s favorite or create a combination box. You can also get a traditional heart box filled with coconut milk chocolate or the Dark Filled Heart with dark chocolate truffles in Black Forest, crème brûlée, gianduja hazelnut, churro, and maple caramel flavors.
Giselle’s Vegan Kitchen
If you’re looking to sample the whole bakery for your vegan valentine, Giselle’s Vegan Kitchen in Laguna Hills, CA, has you covered. Giselle’s Mixed Box gives you an assortment of plant-based treats, including a keto brownie, a chocolate chip cookie, an almond bar, a coffee cake, a PB&J bar, a protein bar, a coconut cheesecake, a peanut butter cookie, and a donut of your choice. Still, need a little more? Try the Mystical Box. It has all the goodness of the Mixed Box and a whole pie. Pie flavors include pumpkin, cherry, apple crumble, pecan, or key lime.
Erin McKenna’s via Goldbelly’s
Erin McKenna’s bakery now ships through Goldbelly’s and “has established itself as one of America’s top destinations for drool-worthy vegan and gluten-free baked goods.” With locations in New York, Los Angeles, and Disney Springs in Orlando, Goldbelly’s offers a wide variety of goodies for your vegan Valentine. Try a Valentine’s Day “Be Mine” cake in carrot, chocolate, or vanilla unless doughnuts or cupcakes are more their styles. You can send a 12 pack of the best-selling flavors. Goldbelly’s also carries plenty of plant-based, allergy-friendly cookies, brownies, and even dinner selections, so your options are wide open.
L’Artisan Creative Bakery
L’Artisan Creative Bakery specializes in delicious vegan croissants, macarons, and cookies in Coral Gables, FL. They sell vegan croissants in plain, pain au chocolat, Nocciolata, coconut caramel cruffin, cookie butter, guava, cream cheese danish, or the Morning Bun. Prefer the macarons? Try a salted caramel ganache, strawberry-rose ganache, cassis-dark chocolate, pistachio-white chocolate, or lemon-hire chocolate ganache. Then there are the cookies, of course. Try them in chocolate chip, double chocolate, hazelnuts, apple pie, pecans, or oatmeal raisin.
The wonderful thing about all of these valentine gifts is they are 100% vegan. No animals will come to harm for your Valentine’s Day gifts which makes them twice as sweet.
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