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.

White Bean Hummus with Fresh Thyme and Basil

The fresh thyme and basil add a fresh and vibrant taste to this hummus. The pureed cannellini beans are creamy white, which…

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Loaded Potato Skins

These simple, budget-friendly vegan loaded potato skins make a delicious main dish with a side salad, but they’re also perfect as a…

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Tex-Mex Potato Skins

Whether you’re in need of a crowd-pleasing appetizer for entertaining or you’re just craving some melt-in-your-mouth starchy goodness, these Tex-Mex Potato Skins…

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Not-So-Fat Guacamole

Fat-free guacamole has been around in one form or another for a while. Most recipes taste good, but you can often tell…

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Rustic Bread Bowl with Sun-Dried Tomato and Asparagus Dip

A no-knead, homemade vegan bread bowl doubles as both the serving vessel and the dippers for a very flavorful, creamy vegan dip….

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Thai Fruit Skewers with Coconut and Lime

These coconut- and lime-infused fruit bites are a fabulous appetizer, snack, or dessert. Threading the fruit onto skewers makes for a fun…

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Sweet Potato Hummus

With their bright color, earthy-sweet taste and creamy texture when blended, sweet potatoes are a natural fit for vegan hummus recipes. Here,…

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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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Smashed Chickpea Avocado Dip

This is probably one of the fastest appetizers I have ever made. You can serve it with toasted pita bread or corn…

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Corn and Mushroom Empanadas

The following recipe is a sneak peek from our new cookbook, Forks Over Knives: Flavor! Find more exclusive recipes from the recently released book here. Empanadas…

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Savory Meatballs with Cranberry Glaze

Looking for a crowd-pleasing appetizer for your next gathering? These vegan, plant-forward skewers featuring meatballs and orange slices are sure to do…

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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