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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.

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…

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Fancy Vegan Meatballs

These bean- and rice-based “meatballs” are easy to make, and you can prep them right up to the baking step a day…

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Creamy Vegan Spinach Knishes

While they may take a bit of prep work, these savory spinach knishes are well worth the effort. The crisp golden brown…

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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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Grilled Corn on the Cob with Chipotle-Lime Rub

In this easy recipe, a spicy-tart rub pairs well with the tender kernels of grilled fresh corn on the cob. You’ll never…

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Crispy Baked Polenta Sticks with Ranch Dip

Seasoned polenta sticks are rolled in bread crumbs and baked to crispy perfection for a deliciously dip-friendly snack. This recipe includes instructions…

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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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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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Endive Boats with Summer Fruit

This eye-catching appetizer is a great canapé to serve at your next dinner party. The crunchy endive boats cradle a delectable filling…

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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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Lima Bean Pesto Hummus

Lima beans stand in for chickpeas in this fresh, flavorful spread or dip. Frozen lima beans don’t take long to cook, and…

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Tofu Vegetable Momos with Tomato Chutney

Momos are steamed dumplings that originated in Tibet before becoming popular in Nepali cuisine. Similar to a potsticker, momos are delicious when…

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