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Snacks & Appetizers

These appetizers and snacks are more than just delicious shareable dishes: They’re opportunities to show friends and family just how tasty, satisfying, and creative whole-food, plant-based cuisine can be. Featuring mozzarella sticks, stuffed-pepper poppers, loaded potato skins, spiced tortilla chips, Buffalo cauliflower wings, mini pizzas, and so much more, our vegan appetizers and snacks are sure to please a crowd. Make one of these festive recipes for your next party or snack attack, or enjoy them as lighter meals on your own.

Sweet Fig Flatbreads

This simple flatbread showcases the natural sweetness of figs by pairing them with ribbons of floral orange zest and a creamy vanilla-infused…

Fig Flatbreads on a white marble countertop see recipe

Easy Homemade Pita Bread

As long as you have time to let the dough rise, making your own pita bread is much easier than you might…

Homemade Vegan Pita Bread cut into triangles on a white counter next to a bowl of green hummus see recipe

Chipotle Hummus Quesadillas

These colorful vegan quesadillas are perfect for nights when you need to throw together a quick dinner. Grocery store staples are transformed…

Chipotle Hummus Quesadillas on a wooden serving tray with a bowl of fresh mango salsa see recipe

Zucchini Fritters

I created this recipe when we were growing our own zucchini at home. Now, those zucchini can’t grow fast enough to keep…

Zucchini Fritters with a dollop of vegan sour cream and chives on a white plate see recipe

Soft Tofu with Black Sesame and Wasabi Sauce

This eye-catching dish might be simple to make, but its flavors are deliciously complex! Silken tofu soaks up a succulent sauce loaded…

Soft Tofu with Black Sesame and Wasabi Sauce on a wooden cutting board and sprinkled with scallinos see recipe

Blueberry Salsa

Blueberries pair surprisingly well with classic salsa elements such as tomato and jalapeño. Serve this fruity salsa with baked whole wheat or…

Blueberry salsa with tortilla chips on the side on a purple table see recipe

Navy Bean Hummus

This garlicky homemade hummus gets its extra-creamy texture from navy beans that you cook from scratch. It’s important to sort dried beans…

Navy Bean Homemade Hummus - white creamy hummus in a small bowl, garnished with cilantro, with whole grain crackers on the side see recipe

Chipotle Black Bean Dip

There’s a good chance you already have everything you need to make this hearty hummus-like dip. Serve this spicy bean dip with…

Chipotle Black Bean Dip in a red bowl, with chips on the side see recipe

Lima Bean Pesto Hummus

Lima beans stand in for chickpeas in this fresh, flavorful spread or dip. Frozen lima beans don’t take long to cook, and…

Lima bean hummus - green hummus with basil shown with pita chips see recipe

Fancy Vegan Meatballs

These bean- and rice-based “meatballs” are easy to make, and you can prep them right up to the baking step a day…

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Chickpea and Potato–Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Indian-spiced chickpea “sausage” and potatoes add a twist to stuffed poblano chiles. Jam-packed with flavor and hearty ingredients, these vegan stuffed peppers…

Vegan Indian-Spiced Stuffed Poblano Peppers - Four stuffed green poblano peppers on a white plate and white table see recipe

Sweet Potato and Veggie Roll-Ups

Hummus and baked sweet potato add heft along with luscious texture to these vegan veggie roll-ups. You can also skip slicing and…

Sliced veggie roll-ups shown from the top down, stuffed with spinach, sweet potato, hummus, and roasted red bell pepper see recipe