Appetizers and hors d’oeuvres are one of the best parts of any party. It wouldn’t be a dinner party if everyone didn’t come to the dinner table already a little full of vegan cheese and stuffed mushrooms! It’s inevitable that will people fill up early so at least make it count by ensuring that your apps are just as delicious as your main meal. With these vegan appetizer platters and hors d’oeuvres that won’t be a problem! They are made to impress.
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1. Deviled Veggs
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Introducing Deviled Veggs by Chris Bartis! The secret to holding the soy cream, tofu, and sour cream all together is agar agar, which gives the white portion a gelatin-like texture. When you make these, stick as close as you can to this recipe, use the whitest ingredients you can find. Serve these at a party and they’re guaranteed to blow the minds of all your guests.
2. Spinach and Artichoke Rolls
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Spinach and artichoke dip just got an upgrade! Add some easy homemade pizza dough to the classic, cheesy dip, and you have spinach and artichoke rolls featuring Legrand vegan cream cheese! This vegan spinach and artichoke recipe is perfect paired with marinara sauce for dipping… or even more Legrand cream cheese! You will love these Spinach and Artichoke Rolls by Alexandra/Eian Kelly!
3. Baked Pesto Mushies With Crunchy Cashew Cheese
4. Easy Tempeh Oat Meatballs
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If you’re looking for a great, simple, plant-based protein-packed staple to incorporate in your meals – this is the PERFECT recipe. These Easy Tempeh Oat Meatballs by Hailee Repko are easy to make, loaded with flavor, can be easily added to a variety of recipes, and are great for the meal prep crowd. They also pair perfectly with any sauce, so you can throw together classic spaghetti and meatballs, make a sandwich, or pair them with a sticky-sweet Asian glaze.
5. Chick’n Apple Walnut Bites
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These Vegan Chick’n Apple Walnut Bites by Deena Mehta are the perfect holiday party appetizer. They will totally outshine any non-vegan appetizer. They are packed with flavor and the perfect bite size snacks. You won’t be able to get enough!
6. Healthy Stuffed Potato Skins
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7. Everything Bagel Pigs In A Blanket
8. Pumpkin Shaped Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Pumpkin Shaped Roasted Sweet Potatoes by Wendy Irene are simple and delicious, with very few ingredients. This recipe is especially great for children, but can easily be jazzed up for a fall evening dinner party.
9. Superfood Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms
These Superfood Quinoa Stuffed Mushrooms by Florian Nouh might be the healthiest appetizer or party food you probably make. You can’t beat this combo: vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, full of protein from the quinoa, antioxidants from pomegranate seeds, creaminess from tahini paste, and many benefits from the umami mushrooms. But that’s not all. The quinoa is infused with maca, a mineral-packed superfood. Delicious food for the soul and many wonders for your body — could it be any better?
10. Guava and Cheese Mini Tarts
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These vegan Guava and Cheese Mini Tarts by Desiree Rodriguez are so simple to make and eat right away. You don’t need to cook them because the phyllo shells are already baked but if you want to enjoy them warm, heat them in the oven for 1-2 minutes at 350°F degrees. They are perfect party appetizers or for when you’re snacky and want something a little fancy.
11. Tomato Basil Bruschetta
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12. Crispy Potato Bites
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Still looking for a cheap and easy appetizer for your next celebration? Here you go! These Crispy Potato Bites by Kirsten Kaminski are an amazing party and dinner snack. The combination of soft potatoes, covered in a crispy batter, topped with a creamy bean whip is just perfect! And, to be honest, who doesn’t love potatoes? Plus they look kind of cute and are really easy to prepare! And the best party, they come completely gluten-free and oil-free! But, of course you could also just take a regular whole wheat flour if you don’t care about the gluten and make it even more simple. Although they are great appetizers, they are quite filling, so make sure not to eat too many before the main course!
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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammation, heart health, mental wellbeing, fitness goals, nutritional needs, allergies, gut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acne, hormonal imbalance, cancer, prostate cancer and has many side effects.
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