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13 Vegan Party Food Recipes That Are Actually Good For You

13 Vegan Party Food Recipes That Are Actually Good For You
Jennifer Blow
Editor & Qualified Nutritionist6 years ago
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These vegan party food recipes are big on flavour without being bad for your waistline.

If you're looking for vegan party food recipes, these snacks, big bowls, and desserts are just what you need to share with family and friends.

1. Loaded Nachos

vegan party food
Make your own quick and healthy tortilla nachos – loaded with all the good stuff and perfect for sharing.

Recipe here.

2. Homemade Vegan Pesto

Homemade Vegan Pesto

This vegan pesto is super easy to make and tastes much better than the shop-bought stuff. Simply blend the following ingredients together, scraping down the sides of the blender as needed:


  • 60g basil leaves (2 good handfuls)
  • 100g pine nuts
  • 3 tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 200ml olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon (juice)

3. 15-Minute Chickpea & Avocado Pizza

All you’ll need for this vegan pizza recipe is a blender and an oven – no fancy equipment necessary. The avocado makes the most delicious swap-in for cheese, while the vegan-friendly pesto gives it a punchy kick – perfect for a quick sharer dish.

Recipe here.

4. Spiced Barbecue Chickpeas

barbecue chickpeas
Barbecue chickpeas are super-simple to make and with a third of the fat compared with dry roasted peanuts – the ideal nibble for the centre of your vegan party food platter.

Recipe here.

5. Peanut Butter Fudge

peanut butter fudge
This easy peanut butter fudge recipe cuts out all the nasties – all you’ll need are 4 simple ingredients, and they'll go down a storm.

Recipe here.

6. Speedy Beetroot Burgers

Vegan beetroot burgers
These beetroot burgers can be whizzed up and cooked in 15 minutes flat. Top with a quick DIY vegan burger sauce that everyone will love.

Recipe here.

7. Fiery Five Bean Chilli

five bean chilli
This healthy five bean chilli can be made in 15 minutes – great for when you've got loads to prep.

Recipe here.

8. Loaded Jacket Burritos

vegan jacket potato
This loaded jacket potato and vegan burrito hybrid combines two of your favourites into one awesome 15-minute meal.

Recipe here.

9. Caramel No-Bake Cheesecake

no-bake vegan cheesecake
This hybrid's sinfully delicious (but really not that sinful) and packed with natural and nutritious ingredients.

Recipe here.

10. Spiced Bean Burgers

bean burgers
Beans are super-versatile and make the tastiest vegan burgers – guaranteed to be a hit at your party.

Recipe here.

11. Butternut Squash Wedges

butterbut squash wedges
An alternative to classic potato wedges that brings bags of flavour.

Recipe here.

12. Red Pepper Maki Sushi

red pepper sushi
Once you start making your own sushi, you'll never go back to shop-bought.

Recipe here.

13. Avocado-Lime Cheesecake

avocado lime cheesecake
Avocado lovers, listen up – this avocado lime cheesecake is about to change everything you ever knew about vegan cheesecakes.

Recipe here.

Enjoy these vegan party food recipes?
Jennifer Blow
Editor & Qualified Nutritionist
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Jennifer Blow has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutritional Science and a Master’s of Science by Research in Nutrition, and now specialises in the use of sports supplements for health and fitness, underpinned by evidence-based research.

Jennifer has been quoted or mentioned as a nutritionist in major online publications including Vogue, Elle, and Grazia, for her expertise in nutritional science for exercise and healthy living.

Her experience spans from working with the NHS on dietary intervention trials, to specific scientific research into omega-3 fatty acid supplementation and also the effect of fast foods on health, which she has presented at the annual Nutrition Society Conference. Jennifer is involved in many continuing professional development events to ensure her practise remains at the highest level. Find out more about Jennifer’s experience here.

In her spare time, Jennifer loves hill walking and cycling, and in her posts you’ll see that she loves proving healthy eating doesn’t mean a lifetime of hunger.