Skip to main content


Fast food chips
2min read

Is Vegan Fast-Food Healthy?

by Fabian Jackson

2min read

Sometimes a bit of fast food is just the ticket, but if we’re trying to eat healthily, are vegan options the answer?

It might seem like an open and shut case, but in reality going for vegan fast-food options is a little more complex. So, is it possible to eat healthily at fast-food restaurants?

Vegan fast food

Recent years have shown big spikes in popularity and demand for plant-based options at big-name fast-food joints – some with great success and others shrouded in controversy. But are any of them healthy?

vegan fish and chips

Is vegan fast food healthy?

Well, it’s generally a no, but if you’re smart about your choices, then this doesn’t have to be the case. 

Healthy fast food options

Any options grilled or baked over fried are immediately less unhealthy: choices at Leon can be a great place to start or somewhere like Barburrito where you can choose what’s going into your meal.   

vegan wraps

If you want to discover our favourite vegan fast food options, check this post out.   

Send more plant-based questions our way in the comments.


By Fabian Jackson
Fabian Jackson

Fabian is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants who loves writing almost as much as he loves coffee, old episodes of Escape to the Country (no judgement here), and cooking up a storm in his kitchen.

Read more from Fabian


Let us take care of dinner

We help to make eating more plants easy and delicious. Fancy letting us take care of dinner? Check out our delicious meals here.

Shop now