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.

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…

Tex-Mex Vegan Potato Skins see recipe

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…

Corn Mushroom Empanadas see recipe

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…

Vegan Loaded Potato Skins 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,…

Chili Cheese Fries see recipe

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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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

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…

sweet potato mini galettes see recipe

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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Chickpeazella Sticks

A hearty mixture of chickpeas, butternut squash, and rice forms the base of this plant-based take on a lunchroom classic, and the…

Vegan Mozzarella Sticks see recipe

Jordanian Roasted Chickpeas

A prominent part of the Jordanian diet, the chickpea (or garbanzo bean) is one of the major food legume crops in Jordan….

chickpeas, garbanzo beans see recipe

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,…

lentil-walnut vegan pate served with crackers and garnished with herbs see recipe

Vegan Nachos Verdes

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo—or elevate any day of the year—by serving up a big batch of vegan Nachos Verdes. Our veggie-packed recipe…

Vegan Nachos see recipe

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