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When it comes to the late night snack we all want something nice and easy to prepare. You might be partway through a new Netflix series, and those little hunger pangs are pressing enough to warrant attention.

You want to get back to the comfort of your sofa quick sharp, so the last thing you want to be doing is putting together a complex late night vegan snack that takes 30 minutes to make.

If that sounds like you, you’re in the right place.

Below you will find 10 Quick n Tasty vegan late night snacks that will not take more than 10 minutes to knock up.

Sweet or savoury, light or heavy, we’ve got you covered.

So if you’re ready, let’s get to it.

1. No-Bake, Salted almond & honey snack bites

No-Bake, Salted almond & honey snack bites

These no-bake, oat-based bites are a perfect addition to an hour sat in front of the television before bedtime. This easy to make vegan late night snack can be as sweet or savoury as you desire.

Don’t mind a touch of natural sugar before you turn in for the night, you can layer up with a coating of maple syrup for that oh so sweet flavor.

There’s also the option of adding a some dark chocolate on top, however we do not neccessarily recommend that if you’re trying to watch the calories.

The almonds and almond butter are chock full of healthy fats, making this a rich and rather filling snack to get you through the night.

What You’ll need:
  • 1 cup raw almonds (unsalted)
  • 1 cup large flake oats
  • 1/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup of maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • Melted dark chocolate (if you’re brave enough at this time of night)
How you’ll do it:
  1. Use a food processor to grind up the almonds and oats,  (20-30 seconds should do it, you want a breadcrumb type texture)
  2. Pour mix into a bowl and add your maple syrup, almond butter, vanilla extract and sea salt.
  3. Mix thoroughly to turn your everything into a nice thick dough.
  4. With damp, clean hands, roll your mix into small balls (you should get 8 or 10 with the measurements we have suggested).
  5. Move into the fridge or freezer to set and then serve up your late night snack
  6. (Coat your delicious balls with melted chocolate if you’re not calorie watching!)

2. Peanut Butter Jelly Apple Nachos

Peanut Butter Jelly Apple Nachos

This grain-free alternative to a delicious PB&J sandwich is a wonderful late night treat that you’ll end up turning back to time and time again.

With the texture of crunchy chips (to satisfy that little craving), you are safe in the knowledge that no unhealthy salt has passed your lips.

The apple base provides a very tasty high-fiber level to the snack, while the peanut butter and jelly topping is so darn tasty the only problem you’ll have is to make sure there’s enough to go around.

What You’ll need:
  • 1 apple (or more if you’re vegan late night snack is for a few of you)
  • 1-2 melted peanut butter
  • 1-2 tablespoons jelly of any kind
  • A ground up seed or nut topping of your choice
How you’ll do it:
  • Cut the apple(s) into thin slices and arrange on the serving plate.
  • Drizzle the melted peanut butter and jelly in any way you see fit, (pile it on or spread it thinly, you’re the boss!)
  • Sprinkle with what ever seeds or nut you have (checking that nobody has an allergy first)

3. Delicious Mediterranean Pinwheels

Delicious Mediterranean Pinwheels

We’re moving into savoury territory with our vegan late night snack now. And unlike regular pinwheels that are stuffed with cream cheese, (no thank you, this is meant to be a vegan recipe!) our dairy-free alternative is even nore tasty and a lot more healthy to eat before you go to sleep.

Our cream cheese substitute is a delicious tahini-based spread. We then add an assortment of vegetables, tomatos and olives, (or anything salad-like you can get your hands on), roll up and away we go.

What You’ll need:

For the Sauce

  • Tbs Tahini Paste
  • 3 Tbs Lemon juice
  • 4Tbs white vinegar
  • 1/2 cup, 120ml water
  • 1 glove garlic
  • salt pepper to taste

For the pinwheels

  • olives
  • cherry tomatoes
  • artichokes in a jar
  • lettuce
  • tortillas, gluten-free
How you’ll do it:
  • Whisk the ingredients for the sauce in to a bowl until its nice and creamy
  • Cut your selected ingredients for the pinwheels into slices (in our example the tomatoes, artichokes, and olives)
  • Spread one Tbs of the Tahini sauce on one tortilla. Add your sliced veggies and a bit of salad
  • Tightly roll the tortillas and cut into smaller pinwheels.
  • Serve up and jump straight back to the sofa for your healthy late night snack!

4. Juicy, Marinated Mushrooms

Marinated Mushrooms

Ahh, my mouth is watering just thinking about this one. (I love mushrooms!)

And it’s very simple to make. Which is exactly what you want if you’re hitting the kitchen at 10.30pm.

All you do is allow your mushrooms to soak in the this zesty marinade after cooking and then start tucking in. A perfectly light and savory snack that won’t have your belly doing cartwheels after you’ve hit the sack.

What You’ll need:
  • 12 ounces small button mushrooms
  • 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (smashed and minced)
  • 1/2 tsp maple syrup or sugar if desired (skip for keto/whole30)
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 TBSP fresh chopped parsley or dried
How you’ll do it:
  • Heat a pan to medium-high and toss in the mushrooms and olive oil.
  • Saute for 5 minutes
  • While this is going on, whisk together all the ingredients for your marinade.
  • Take the hot mushrooms and place into a bowl
  • Add the marinade and start snacking!

5. Watermelon Pizza

Watermelon Pizza vegan snack

We’ll finish with this wonderful 5 minute all fruit extravaganza: watermelon pizza. Can you think of a better way to snack late at night?

We think not. This excellent recipe replaces both the unhealthy crust and dairy-based toppings of a normal pizza with fruit goodness and coconut yogurt.

Tuck into this and have the nutritional value of all that fruit being absorbed into your body as you sleep.

What You’ll need:
  • 1 watermelon
  • 1 cup coconut yogurt (or greek yogurt for non-vegan)
  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup raspberries
  • 1/2 cup cherries
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup pomegranate seeds
  • maple syrup
How you’ll do it:
  • Cut a slice of watermelon right down the middle (2-3″ thick should do it)
  • Spread an even layer of yogurt (a spatula works best for this) around the watermelon.
  • Pile on the chopped fruit toppings in any way you see fit – this is your vegan late night treat!
  • Drizzle maple syrup if you have an extra craving for something sweet

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