Whether you or your guests are strictly vegan, or you’re simply trying to expand your vegetarian cooking repertoire, eating plant-based will certainly make you feel a lot lighter around the holidays. From a mouth-watering vegan spinach and artichoke dip to a seriously satisfying cauliflower arancini, we’re pretty sure you’re not going to miss the meat (or dairy and eggs!) in any of these delicious appetizers.
Try This Keto Cauliflower Arancini for a Healthy Snack
This inventive recipe reimagines the classic risotto arancini using cauliflower instead of rice and a creamy vegan cheese to make these addictive golden-fried little bites.
This Yummy Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip is the Perfect Appetizer
Introducing warm, gooey spinach and artichoke dip with a nutritious, good-for-you spin. Made with raw cashews, lima beans and a whole host of spices, your guests will never guess it’s vegan!
Vegan Cashew Cheese Toasts with Poached Pears and Thyme
Impress guests with an elegant app that’s a cinch to make. These fancy and festive vegan toasts feature smoked cashew cheese topped with poached pears and a sprig of thyme.
Summer Feast! Baked Falafel Sliders With Tabbouleh and Tahini Sauce
Ditch the deep-fryer but don’t lose any of the deliciousness in these falafel and mini pita sliders. The addition of mushrooms and almond meal make the chickpea mix extra moist, and maple syrup in the tahini is an added twist!
Pop these savoury mini meatballs onto skewers or serve them on porcelain Chinese-style soup spoons for an elegant bite-sized appetizer.
Rustic Italian Caponata
Only five minutes of prep time is needed for this luscious Italian-inspired spread made with eggplant, tomatoes and toasted pine nuts.
Vegan Chickpea Crab Cakes
Get creative in the kitchen and try your hand at these chickpea-based patties, the perfect stand-in for crab cakes. Serve with vegan tartar sauce to round out the dish.