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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.

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

Lentil-Walnut Pâté

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

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

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…

sweet potato mini galettes see recipe

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…

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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,…

nectarine and blueberry salsa with chips and cucumber slices - higher res see recipe

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

Green Goddess Dip

This emerald-green, herb-infused dip makes a nice, light complement to fresh veggies. Serve it with crudités such as sliced cucumbers, sugar snap…

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