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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.

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

Summer’s Best Avocado Toast

Dressed up with thinly sliced tomatoes and cucumber, greens, and alfalfa sprouts, this easy, vegan avocado toast recipe features some of summer’s…

Vegan Avocado Toast see recipe

Spinach Ranch Dip

This dressing has more color than a traditional creamy white ranch recipe. I like to use fresh herbs, but feel free to…

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Polenta Crostini with Chickpea Pesto

This polenta crostini recipe is one of my go-tos for quick and filling appetizer or snack. It is very easy to make,…

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Baked Apple Chips

These Baked Apple Chips are a naturally sweet anytime snack. Be sure to cut the apple slices as thin as possible so…

Baked Apple Chips see recipe

Pita Chips with Blueberry-Orange Salsa

This fruity salsa is made with fresh blueberries, navel oranges, and a hint of maple syrup. It’s a perfect snack or party…

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Sweet Potato Bruschetta with Avocado-Tomato Topping

Sweet potatoes are endlessly versatile, and this inventive vegan bruschetta recipe offers a great new way to enjoy them. Simply slice sweet…

vegan bruschetta see recipe

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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Yamadillas

Serve these with salsa (and guacamole, if you wish) spooned over the top. You can eat them with a knife and fork…

This vegan quesadilla recipe goes great with salsa or pea guacamole spooned over the top. You can eat them with a knife and fork even use your fingers! see recipe

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

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