Going into the New Year can be a great time to assess the foods we eat. Plant-based diets reduce our environmental impact and have health benefits.
Switching to a plant-based diet doesn’t mean you have to compromise your sweet tooth! Some of our favorite sweets come in vegan options that are just as good. Luckily, Los Angeles is a hub for vegan treats.
Here are some of my favorite vegan sweet spots in Southern California.
By: Leah Thomas
Erin McKenna’s Bakery
Erin Mckenna’s has locations in New York, Orlando, and Los Angeles. Some of their fan favorites include Vegan soft serve and their delectable donuts. All items on the menu are dairy free, egg free, soy free, and gluten free. Most items are sweetened with organic sugar or agave.
Scoops seems to have a vegan version of all the best ice cream flavors. My personal favorite flavor being ginger green tea! Located off Melrose Ave, Scoops holds an almost 5-star rating on Yelp with thousands of reviewers. They’re known for their large serving sizes and reasonable prices for the vegan ice cream market.
Located at 8104 3rd Street in Los Angeles, Fōnuts offers gluten-free and vegan options. The flavors range from Peanut butter chocolate to blueberry earl gray. These make the perfect morning treat alongside a warm cup of coffee.
All of the soft serve at Yoga-urt is made daily at the location with their house nut milk. All of the items are dairy free, gluten free, and Kosher. Voted “Best Sweet” at Eat Drink Vegan 2016, stopping by Yoga-urt is a must if you’re craving frozen yogurt in LA.
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