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.

Lentil-Walnut Pâté

This plant-based pâté gets its meaty texture from brown lentils and walnuts, with sauteed garlic and onion, a dash of lemon juice,…

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Bok Choy in Ginger-Garlic Sauce

In this simple yet so-tasty side dish, crunchy-tender baby bok choy soaks up a savory brothy sauce. We suggest choosing smaller heads…

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Sweet Potato Mini Galettes

Mashed Russet potato helps form a light, fluffy dough that bakes into a perfectly flaky crust for savory handheld pies. For the…

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Low-Fat Homemade Nut Yogurt

A blend of cashews and rice makes a delicious, neutral-flavored vegan yogurt, but you can use any nuts you like. Agar powder…

low-fat homemade nut yogurt see recipe

Nectarine and Blueberry Salsa

This sweet-and-savory fruit salsa is a treat for the eyes. Its mildly spicy flavor pairs perfectly with crisp chips and cucumber slices,…

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Harissa Hummus

Harissa, a spicy North African chile paste, adds complex flavor to this otherwise simple hummus. Store-bought harissa contains oil and can be…

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Peach-Corn Salsa with Chili-Lime Chips

Choose a perfectly ripe peach to get the best of its juicy sweetness in this Southern-style salsa. A peach is ripe when…

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Roasted Strawberry Bruschetta

This strawberry bruschetta is an eye-catching appetizer. Hummus is the surprise ingredient in these tasty toasts—it presents like a soft cheese and…

Roasted Strawberry Bruschetta see recipe

Grape and Fig Snacks

Oranges, grapes, and a quick homemade fig jam top whole grain crackers in this refreshingly fruity snack. Depending on the size of…

Grape and Fig Crackers Snacks see recipe

Vegan Chili Cheese Fries

This festive dish is a healthy reinvention of a greasy fast-food classic. Oven-baked steak-cut fries get smothered in a zesty homemade chili,…

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Crispy Potato Vegan Cheese Sticks

Loaded with a shockingly mozzarella-like potato cheese, these crispy-on-the-outside, melty-on-the-inside vegan cheese sticks require a little planning ahead, but they are well…

Crispy Potato Vegan Mozzarella Cheese Sticks see recipe

Taco-Spiced Tortilla Chips

Unlike store-bought chips, these seasoned tortilla chips have no artificial ingredients and are oven-baked, not fried. And they are just as addictive….

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