Are Van’s Waffles Vegan? (We Cover Gluten-Free, Blueberry, Grains & More)

Van's is a big name in the waffle business. But are Van's waffles vegan? We've gone through all of their ingredient statements and divided them up into vegan and non-vegan.

Check out what we found...

Are Van's Waffles Vegan?

Most of Van's waffles are totally vegan and delish. But there are some that aren't.

Just be mindful of the whole and multi-grain varieties which have honey and the chocolate chip and Belgian variety which have dairy.

Here's a list of Van's non-vegan and vegan-friendly waffles with their ingredients...

List of Vegan Van's Waffles

1. Van's Ancient Grains Gluten Free Waffles

No animal products to be found in their Ancient Grain waffles.

Ingredients: Water, Van's Foods Gluten Free Whole Grain Mix (Brown Rice Flour, Millet, Teff, Buckwheat, Sorghum, Amaranth, Quinoa), Tapioca Starch, non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Inulin, Potato Starch, Cane Sugar, Rice Bran, Contains 2% or less: Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate), Van's Natural Fruit Juice Blend (Pineapple, Peach and Pear Juice Concentrates), Flaxseed, Sunflower Lecithin and/or Soy Lecithin, Cinnamon, Calcium Carbonate, Rice Flour, Guar Gum, Vanilla Extract, Sea Salt.

2. Van's Apple Cinnamon Gluten Free Waffles

Happy to say that their Apple Cinnamon waffles are also vegan.

Ingredients: Water, Van's Foods Gluten Free Mix (Brown Rice Flour, Potato Starch, Rice Flour, Soy Flour), non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Apple Juice Concentrate, Contains 2% or less: Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate), Cinnamon, Sea Salt, Sunflower and/or Soy Lecithin, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Flavors, Guar Gum.

3. Van's Blueberry Gluten Free Waffles

Again, no animal products to note in their blueberry waffles.

Ingredients: Water, Van's Foods Gluten Free Mix (Brown Rice Flour, Potato Starch, Rice Flour, Soy Flour), non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Contains 2% or less: Cane Sugar, Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate), Van's Natural Fruit Juice Blend (Pineapple, Peach And Pear Juice Concentrates), Sunflower and/or Soy Lecithin, Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Guar Gum, Dried Blueberries and Blackberries, Natural Flavor, Sunflower Oil.

4 Van's Original Gluten Free Waffles

Their original gluten-free waffles are also vegan.

Ingredients: Water, Van's Foods Gluten Free Mix (Brown Rice Flour, Potato Starch, Rice Flour, Soy Flour), non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Contains 2% or less: Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate), Van's Natural Fruit Juice Blend (Pineapple, Peach And Pear Juice Concentrates), Sunflower and/or Soy Lecithin, Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Guar Gum.

5. Van's Blueberry Organic Waffles

Yup - the organic blueberries are vegan.

Ingredients: Water, Organic Whole Wheat Flour, Organic Unbleached Wheat Flour, Organic Soybean Oil, Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Oat Fiber, Contains 2% or less: Organic Soy Lecithin, Baking Powder (Baking Soda, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Monocalcium Phosphate), Organic Malt Extract, Sea Salt, Organic Natural Flavors, Organic Potato Starch, Organic Powdered Blueberries and Blackberries, Organic Sunflower Oil, Organic Guar Gum, Organic Caramel Color.

6. Van's Original Organic Waffles

No animal products in the Original Organic either.

Ingredients: Water, Organic Whole Wheat Flour, Organic Unbleached Wheat Flour, Organic Soybean Oil, Organic Oat Fiber, Organic Cane Sugar, Contains 2% or less: Organic Soy Lecithin, Baking Powder (Baking Soda, Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Monocalcium Phosphate), Organic Malt Extract, Sea Salt, Organic Guar Gum, Organic Caramel Color.

7. Van's Original Power Grains Waffles

Finally - no animal products we could find in the Power Grains.

Ingredients: Water, Enriched Flour (Unbleached Wheat Flour, Malted Barley Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Van's Power Grains Mix (Whole Wheat Flour, Cracked Red Wheat, Steel Cut Oats, Millet and Brown Rice), Wheat Protein Isolate, non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Cane Sugar, Contains 2% or less: Vital Wheat Gluten, Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate), Calcium Carbonate, Cinnamon, Oat Fiber, Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavor.


Non-Vegan Van's Waffles

1. Van's Chocolate Chip Minis Waffles

The chocolate chip minis have milk - making them non-vegan.

Ingredients: Water, Enriched Flour (Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), Whole Wheat Flour, Cane Sugar, Chocolate Chips (Sugar, Unsweetened Chocolate, Cocoa Butter, Soy Lecithin, Vanilla Extract), non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Contains 2% or less: Calcium Carbonate, Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate), Soy Lecithin, Natural Flavor, Sea Salt, Organic Nonfat Dry Milk.

2. Van's Homestyle Belgian Waffles

The Belgian waffles also have milk, which means they aren't vegan.

Ingredients: Water, Enriched Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamine Mononitrate, Riboflavin, Folic Acid), non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Whole Wheat Flour, Cane Sugar, Contains 2% or less: Baking Powder [Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Sodium Bicarbonate, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate], Organic Nonfat Dry Milk, Soy Flour, Calcium Carbonate, Natural Flavors, Soy Lecithin, Sea Salt.

3. Van's Original Eight Whole Grains Lite Waffles

Although a controversial ingredient, the Eight Whole Grains waffles have honey.

Ingredients: Water, Van's 8 Whole Grains Mix (Whole Wheat, Oat, Barley, Brown Rice, Dark Rye, Quinoa, Amaranth and Millet Flours), Cane Sugar, Oat Fiber, Contains 2% or less: Malt Extract, Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate), Soy Lecithin, Sea Salt, Calcium Carbonate, Vital Wheat Gluten, Cinnamon, Non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Organic Honey.

4. Van's Multigrain Eight Whole Grains Waffles

Just like the original whole grain - these multi-grain waffles also have honey.

Ingredients: Water, Van's Foods 8 Whole Grains Mix (Whole Wheat, Oat, Barley, Brown Rice, Dark Rye, Quinoa, Amaranth and Millet Flours), non-GMO Expeller Pressed Canola Oil, Oat Fiber, Cane Sugar, Contains 2% or less: Malt Extract, Baking Powder (Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate, Baking Soda, Rice Flour, Monocalcium Phosphate), Vital Wheat Gluten, Calcium Carbonate, Sea Salt, Cinnamon, Organic Honey, Soy Lecithin.

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