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.

Caramelized Onion & Pepper Vegan Quesadillas

Catering for Whole Foods Market was one of the best jobs I’ve ever had. Not only was it a great company to…

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Mexican 10-Layer Dip

We can’t get enough of this colorful, guilt-free Mexican 10-layer dip, topped with avocado and tofu “sour cream” and served with homemade…

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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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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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Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

It took a lot of trial and error to find the right coating that would not draw out the moisture and would…

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Wholesome Oat Snackles

These little snackles are great for packing in lunches, for snacking, or to curb midmorning cravings. It’s like having your oatmeal without…

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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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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…

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Potato-Corn Latkes

Potato pancakes, or latkes, are traditionally fried, but these vegan latkes are baked and served with applesauce and Tofu Sour Cream for dipping….

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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…

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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…

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