As the demand for vegan and vegetarian options continues to grow, Cavan has seen a wonderful surge in plant-based offerings. Whether you are a committed vegan, a vegetarian, or simply looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, Cavan’s local producers and eateries have something delicious in store for you. Here’s a guide to some of the best vegan and vegetarian options available from members of the Created in Cavan network.

Charlene’s Wholesome Pantry

Charlene’s Wholesome Pantry offers a delightful range of healthy snacks that cater to vegan, vegetarian, paleo, and wheat-free diets. Known for their energy balls and seed, fruit, and nut slices, these treats are perfect for those on-the-go moments or as a wholesome snack. Made with the best natural ingredients, Charlene’s creations ensure that you don’t have to compromise on taste or nutrition.

Cully’s Craft Bakery

Cully’s Craft Bakery is another gem in Cavan, known for their freshly baked goods. They have embrace vegan options by offering a variety of traditional breads. These baked goods are made with the same care and quality that Cully’s is known for.

Scott’s Irish Cider

While primarily known for their artisan cider, Scott’s Irish Cider also caters to the vegan community. Their natural cider, made with the finest Irish apples, is a refreshing drink that pairs perfectly with a vegan meal. You can enjoy the crisp, authentic taste of Scott’s Irish Cider, knowing it aligns with your dietary preferences.

Mary-Ellens Meadow

Mary-Ellens Meadow specialises in a range of foraged, wild herb, fruit, and flower cordials. These delightful beverages are not only vegan but also bring a unique and refreshing taste to your palate. Perfect for a summer day, these cordials can be enjoyed on their own or mixed into a creative cocktail.

Bogboy Booch

For kombucha enthusiasts, Bogboy Booch offers a traditionally fermented, unfiltered, living beverage that serves as a healthier alternative to fizzy drinks. Using seasonal, organic ingredients, this kombucha is not only vegan-friendly but also packed with probiotics and natural goodness.

Adventure 21 Café

Adventure 21 Café is a must-visit for anyone looking for vegan-friendly dining options. With a dedicated menu that includes plenty vegan options, this café ensures that plant-based eaters have a variety of delicious choices. Their commitment to fresh, local ingredients shines through in every offering.

Café Nua

Café Nua also offers a variety of vegan options, making it a great spot for a casual meal. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty vegan breakfast, a light lunch, or a sweet treat, Café Nua has something to satisfy your cravings. Their cosy atmosphere and friendly service make it a favourite among locals and visitors alike.

HealthTea

For tea enthusiasts, HealthTea provides an incredible range of teas that cater to vegan and vegetarian lifestyles. Their selection includes herbal blends and specialty teas that are perfect for any time of day. HealthTea’s commitment to quality ensures that you get the best flavours and health benefits from each cup.

Nomad Coffee

Nomad Coffee, a popular spot for coffee aficionados, also caters to vegan preferences. They offer a selection of plant-based milk options to accompany their expertly brewed coffees. Additionally, their menu includes vegan snacks and pastries, making it a perfect stop for a quick bite or a leisurely coffee break.

The Local Green Box Cavan

The Local Green Box Cavan is a fantastic initiative that brings together a variety of local, organically grown vegetables and other vegan products. Every Friday, you can get a box filled with fresh, seasonal produce, perfect for creating nutritious and delicious vegan meals at home. This service supports over 20 local food producers and growers, ensuring you get the best quality while supporting the community.

Moran’s Mega Jam

Moran’s Mega Jam offers a delightful range of jams and preserves, many of which are vegan-friendly. These spreads are perfect for adding a burst of flavour to your breakfast toast, sandwiches, or even as a topping for vegan desserts. Made with locally sourced fruits and crafted with care, Moran’s Mega Jam products are a tasty addition to any vegan pantry.

SeanNua Farm

If you are looking for the freshest vegetables around, look no further than SeanNua Farm. They have a market garden where they grow beautiful nutrient-dense vegetables from organic seeds. The market garden is no dig, no spray; everything is produced naturally without the use of any chemicals.
Cavan’s vibrant food scene has truly embraced the plant-based movement, offering a variety of vegan and vegetarian options that cater to diverse tastes and preferences. From wholesome snacks and baked goods to refreshing beverages and hearty meals, the members of the Created in Cavan network are dedicated to providing delicious and inclusive options for everyone. So, whether you’re a local or just visiting, make sure to explore these fantastic vegan offerings and experience the best of what Cavan has to offer.