Are you looking for a vegan advent calendar for the countdown to Christmas 2021? We’ve rounded up the best gluten-free and gluten-free advent calendars for adults and kids, from chocolate and candy to cruelty-free cosmetics.
Looking for a vegan Advent calendar This year? In the past, these might have been slim choices for the plant-based living among us, but not for the countdown Christmas 2021 – there are so many vegan– user-friendly options for both kids and adults alike.
So whether you’re looking for a dairy-free treat or cruelty-free beauty surprises to make December a little more festive and fun, then read on, we’ve rounded up the best here.
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The best vegan chocolate advent calendars
Nomo Vegan Advent Calendar, Amazon
This cute vegan advent calendar is packed with 12 caramels + sea salt plus 12 creamy vegan chocolate treats for each day of the festive month! Free of dairy, gluten, eggs and nuts, it’s a vegan’s chocolate dream!
Divine Chocolate Dark Chocolate Advent Calendar, £7.31, Amazon
Each December morning means a new window to open, with a piece of delicious vegan dark chocolate – and an interesting world fact – behind each one. The Ghana-based company uses only fair trade ingredients and uses Ghanaian cocoa beans, some of the most sought after in the world. It’s sold out almost everywhere, but you can get a two-pack on Amazon – hurry!
Vegan Dark Chocolate Advent Calendar, £12.50, Hotel Chocolate
Dark chocolate lovers will also love Hotel Chocolat’s vegan advent calendar, made from 100% Ecuadorian cocoa beans and molded into festive sculptures. It is sugar free and of course without added milk. There is also an uplifting message behind each door which is a nice added touch.
Chocolate Vegan Advent Calendar, £14.50, Etsy
This vegan chocolate collection is apparently to die for, based on rave reviews from many customers. Delivered in a pretty gift box and filled with lots of little chocolate delights for 24 days, this vegan advent is not to be missed!
Vegan friendly Prestat Advent Calendar, £15.00, brand driveway
A chocolate feast is what it is! Prestat has been producing fine chocolates for over a century and is renowned for making only the best. From roasted almonds and dark and stormy delights to Himalayan pink salt and raspberry choices, you’ll never be bored at every window.
Montezuma Dark Chocolate Advent Calendar, £9.99, Amazon
There is also a vegan version with Montezuma dark chocolate for those who like their treats a bit stronger and more bitter.
Moo Free White Chocolate Advent Calendar, £13.26, eBay
White chocolate lovers, this one is for you! Moo Free’s Dairy Free Advent Calendar contains 24 organic, gluten and soy free rice milk chocolate treats and is a great option for kids. Moo Free also makes a vegan alternative to the milk chocolate advent calendar so check that one out too (below) if you like your vegan chocolate a little sweeter. It’s sold pretty much everywhere, but you can get one from the British Corner Shop online store!
Moo Free Milk Chocolate Advent Calendar, £6.99, eBay
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The Best Cruelty-Free Vegan Beauty Advent Calendars
25 Day Beauty Advent Calendar, £40 Holland & Barrette
Holland & Barrett’s cruelty-free advent calendar is packed with sustainable brands like UpCircle, Ethics, Weleda and Q&A. You get £170 worth of products for £40 – there are vegan serums, cleansing oils and creams waiting behind every door, and it also offers behind-the-doors vouchers selected so you can keep growing your beauty collection vegan. ***Currently out of stock but keep checking for restocks.
Superdrug Studio London 12 Day Makeup Gift Set, £60, Superdrug
Superdrug’s vegan beauty offering includes their Studio London cruelty-free makeup line. The 12 Days Makeup Gift Set takes you halfway through Christmas with 12 full-size products, including vegan eyeshadow, blush, mascara and makeup brushes.
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Cath Kidston’s Vegan Beauty Advent Calendar, eBay
Cath Kidson’s Beauty Advent Calendar is filled with 24 vegan treats to bathe, soothe and pamper. You will find scented soaps, their famous hand creams, lip balms, sparklings, lotions and cleansers. Attractive.
The best vegan foodie advent calendars
Joe & Seph’s Vegan Popcorn Advent Calendar, £24.19, Amazon
Gourmet popcorn masters Joe & Seph’s have launched their first gluten-free vegan calendar and it’s seriously mouth-watering – plus it looks downright lovely! There are 24 festive cupboards to open, each hiding a mini packet of handmade gourmet popcorn in eight unique vegan flavors, including their best-selling Vegan Salted Caramel, Vegan Toffee Apple & Cinnamon and Vegan Dark Chocolate popcorn. Drool!
Popcorn Shelter Vegan Advent Calendar, £18, popcorn shed
If you’re also a fan of salty and sweet popcorn, Popcorn Shed’s Vegan Advent Calendar is a great choice. Their delicious flavors are: salty sea, sweet and salty, salt and vinegar, caramel, white truffle and smoked maple. There are 24 bags to sample and they are all dairy and gluten free.
This incredible Advent calendar comes from a small artisan producer and has delicious milk chocolates behind every window. Packaged with love, it’s a perfect gift for a vegan chocolate lover!
Cocoa Libre Advent Calendar, £8, Amazon
Candy Kittens Gourmet sweets Advent Calendar, £12 candy kittens
Looking for 100% natural sweets? Then the DIY Advent Calendar from Candy Kittens is the one for you. There’s a gourmet vegan candy every day until Christmas Eve and the delicious flavors include wild strawberry, sour watermelon, tropical mango and blueberry bliss. They’re all made with 10% fruit juice and plant-based ingredients and absolutely no artificial colors or flavors.
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