If you think eating a plant-based diet means nothing more than nibbling on carrot sticks and cucumber slices for snacks, you’re surely mistaken. Vegan food can be greasy, cheesy, hearty, salty and full of unami. Case in point: the awesome recipes we have for you that are perfect for making a snack platter. We’ve got recipes for the items you want to dip, from fries and chips to wings and crackers, as well as the dips like buffalo and marinara sauce. Sounds delicious, right? Check out these vegan sauces and dippers recipes.
Don’t these chips look pretty? They’re prefect for presenting on a platter and to use for dipping. Try them with the tofu ranch dip below.
Vegan Mozzarella Sticks
If you like cheese sticks, why not try a vegan version that is just as cheesy and crispy?
Everyone at your party is going to want seconds of these fries, so be sure to make plenty of these juicy yet crispy snacks!
Vegan Buffalo Tempeh Meatballs
You can serve these buffalo tempeh meatballs with toothpicks or forks so guests don’t get their hands messy.
Baked Eggplant Fries
Since you bake these fries instead of deep fry or pan fry them, they take on a nice, crispy texture rather than a greasy one. Their crunch makes them perfect for dipping!
Buffalo Tofu Fries
If you know a tofu hater, try preparing the soy product for this recipe and see if they can still hate it after having it in buffalo fry form.
Sauces and Dips
Healthy Vegan Artichoke Dip
For this dip, use artichokes and chickpeas as the base ingredients. For some kick, choose lemon, garlic, nutritional yeast and chili powder.
Try dipping chips, tofu pieces, tempeh pieces, mozzarella sticks or lotus chips into this barbecue sauce
Fresh Marinara Sauce
This fresh marinara sauce will make a nice complement to cheese sticks, breadsticks, garlic bread, buffalo fries or freshly baked lotus chips.
Vegan Spinach Dip
This dip will taste great with raw veggies like celery, carrots and red bell pepper.
Low Fat Tofu Ranch Dip
This dip is low fat, so you can snack away without the guilt that comes with Ranch dressing (especially the bottled stuff at the grocery store!) This is a great dip to serve with raw veggies.
Spicy Vegan Cheese Sauce
Yes, even plant-based eaters can have spicy cheese sauce. Serve this with tortilla chips, cheese sticks, meatballs, bread sticks – most dippers and chips will taste great with some vegan cheese sauce!
Lead image source: Baked Eggplant Fries