Do you see a dinner party or get together in the near future? These 15 delicious plant-based recipes are sure to be a hit amongst vegans and non-vegans alike! Try out one or more of these appetizers for your next dinner party, and you can be sure people will be asking for the recipe!

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1. Spicy Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower

Spicy Crispy Buffalo CauliflowerSource: Spicy Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower 

If you’ve given up on making a buffalo cauliflower that isn’t soggy or overly difficult, then this amazing Spicy Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower by Heather Stadleris for you! It requires minimal ingredients, effort, is very affordable, has the right texture, and can easily be made in bulk. It’s spicy, crisp, and full of flavor (and fiber!)

2. Spinach and Artichoke Rolls

Spinach and Artichoke RollsSource: Spinach and Artichoke Rolls

These Spinach and Artichoke Rolls by Chickpea Express is an upgrade from tradition spinach and artichoke dip! 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!

3. Crispy King Trumpet Mushroom Calamari

Crispy King Trumpet Mushroom CalamariSource: Crispy King Trumpet Mushroom Calamari

This Crispy King Trumpet Mushroom Calamari by RG Enriquez is made of king trumpet mushroom coated in batter and deep-fried until crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. It’s perfect as an appetizer, snack, beer pairing, or party food. Serve it with lemon juice and marinara if you want to enjoy it American-style or with lemon, vinegar, and parsley for the Mediterranean version.

4. Sage Stuffed Mushrooms

Sage Stuffed MushroomsSource: Sage Stuffed Mushrooms

These Sage Stuffed Mushrooms by Gretchen Price will have even your most carnivorous friends begging you to make them again and again! You can make them giant as a single serving appetizer or even the main course, or just grab a couple dozen smaller ones for bite-sized finger food for your next gathering.

5. Cheesy 4-Ingredient Garlic Bread

Cheesy 4-Ingredient Garlic BreadSource: Cheesy 4-Ingredient Garlic Bread 

Get ready for your kitchen to smell incredible. This ridiculous easy Cheesy 4-Ingredient Garlic Bread by Julia Papanek takes about 15 minutes including bake time to make and the result is oh-my-gosh good. Enjoy it right away or toss it in the freezer to heat up for future nights when your craving something to go along with your soup, salad, pasta, or all on it’s own.

6. Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Fig and Caramelized Onion FlatbreadSource: Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Bite into this savory and sweet Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread by Plant Tribe, perfect for your next event or gathering.

7. BBQ Skewers with Aioli 

BBQ Skewers with Aioli Source: BBQ Skewers with Aioli

If you’re wondering what these beauties are made from, it’s a combination of wheat gluten (which achieves that chewy, meaty texture), chickpea flour and nutritional yeast and heaps of spices. Because in the end, the thing that makes meat taste good are spices and a proper marinade. Just that these BBQ Skewers with Aioli by Kristen Kaminski have 0% cruelty yet 100% the taste!

8. Thyme and Pistachio White Bean Dip

Thyme and Pistachio White Bean DipSource: Thyme and Pistachio White Bean Dip

Get your pitas warm and ready because you’re going to want to make this delicious white bean dip ASAP. The vegan goat cheese, pistachio, and thyme pair together beautifully. Creamy, flavorful, and unique, this Thyme and Pistachio White Bean Dip by Stephanie McKinnie is sure to be a party favorite.

9. Vegan Swedish Meatballs + Apricot Dipping Sauce

Vegan Swedish Meatballs + Apricot Dipping SauceSource: Vegan Swedish Meatballs + Apricot Dipping Sauce

Vegan Swedish meatballs? You read that right. These little guys are so tasty and healthy! Traditionally, Swedish meatballs are made from ground beef and pork, fried and then served in a heavy, sour cream gravy with a beef-stock base. They’re usually enjoyed with Lingonberry jelly. This vegan alternative is made with soy curls and shiitake mushrooms to achieve a tender and light texture. They are seasoned perfectly and taste amazing with the homemade apricot dipping sauce. They’d also be delicious with other sauces (like a mushroom gravy!) Serve these Vegan Swedish Meatballs by Helyn Dunn at your next dinner party!

10. Potato Cheese Pockets

Potato Cheese PocketsSource: Potato Cheese Pocket

Crispy, yummy and indulging finger food you’ll want to be making all the time! These Potato Cheese Pockets by Amy Talei are sure to be a hit amongst kids and adults alike.

11. Baked Potato Samosa Cups

Baked Potato Samosa CupsSource: Baked Potato Samosa Cups

The flavor of these Baked Potato Samosa Cups by Paris Marash are pretty spot on to the traditional version. Skip take out and make them yourself and see exactly what goes into every single bite. And you don’t have to order multiple orders of samosas to be satisfied, now you can make your own and have as many as you’d like. Best life hack ever: make your own food, eat as much as you want. You won’t want to skip this recipe.

12. Spicy Sweetcorn and Onion Fritter

Spicy Sweetcorn and Onion FrittersSource: Spicy Sweetcorn and Onion Fritters

These Spicy Sweetcorn and Onion Fritters by Holly Jade are the perfect lunch! Typically, fritters are a batter deep-fried with bread crumbs, but this recipe gives you all the flavors without the deep-frying! The center of each fritter has an onion ring that is not only delicious, but it also keeps the vegan fritters together while they cook. Sweetcorn, coriander, and onion are mixed together for the batter and chili flakes give these vegan corn fritters a little kick. Dairy-free yogurt sauce balances it all out for the perfect vegan fritter!

13. Southern-Fried Tofu With Maple Dill Sauce

Southern-Fried Tofu With Maple Dill SauceSource: Southern-Fried Tofu With Maple Dill Sauce

These Southern-Fried Tofu With Maple Dill Sauce by Marieke Gruwel can turn any tofu hater into a tofu lover. They are crunchy and indulgent are made even more tasty when dipped generously into the maple dill sauce. Boring, bland tofu no more!

14. Beer-Battered Artichoke Hearts

Beer-Battered Artichoke HeartsSource: Beer-Battered Artichoke Hearts

Can you believe these Beer-Battered Artichoke Hearts by Jennifer Rose Rossano are made with only three ingredients … and that you probably already have all of them in your pantry right now? If so, what are you waiting for?! They’re decadent, delicious, and taken to the next level with a creamy dipping sauce (also just three ingredients!).

15. Mini Quinoa-Chickpea Cakes

Mini Quinoa-Chickpea CakesSource: Mini Quinoa-Chickpea Cakes

These scrumptious Mini Quinoa-Chickpea Cakes by Jennifer Strohmeyer are not only going to please your palate, but also pack a nutrient-rich power punch. I combined quinoa and chickpeas as the base of these cakes which added firmness, moisture, and a great texture. Quinoa also has a creamy, nutty and somewhat crunchy texture that always makes it a great addition to recipes.

To complete your dinner party, check out these 10 Fun Veggie Couscous Recipes to Make For Dinner, 15 Decadent Dairy-Free Chocolate Cake Recipes To Make For Dessert, and these 15 Gorgeous, Gluten-Free Vegan Pies for Pie Day!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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