Winter is here, and so are comfort foods and tasty sports snacks. Big games are so much better to watch with some special snacks you reserve only for this time of year. If you’re vegan or vegetarian, however, it isn’t always easy to find great recipes that don’t call for ingredients that are off limits for you.
In addition, some of us are working hard to lose weight or stay healthy. Chances are, your New Years Resolutions are still firmly in your mind. Using an air fryer can keep unhealthy fats and extra, empty calories out of your stomach. Plus, food from an air fryer always cooks well, making it a good choice for those inexperienced with cooking.Read More »
If there’s one thing pretty much everyone likes in some shape or form, it’s potatoes. So many things can be done with them, from hearty mashed potatoes to these tasty game day wedges. These are health-conscious but delicious, with no oil or gluten in them. They’re sure to please a large crowd, so make sure to make a larger batch than you think you’ll need.
These potato wedges are crunchy on the outside and perfectly soft on the inside. They also use a variety of herbs to really give them a flavorful kick. They’d pair great with a variety of dipping sauces, from the simple tomato ketchup to something like a vegan chipotle dip.
Hush puppies are a known crowd pleaser and a great appetizer to make that will satisfy both vegan and non-vegan people in your life. This treat is simple to make, taking less than thirty minutes from start to finish. They’re healthier than their deep fat fried counterparts, but just as tasty. On cold winter days, these are warm and filling and splendidly cozy.
Most appetizers skew toward the savory side, but they don’t have to. These dessert fries are plant based, with sweet potatoes as the main ingredient. However, this is a different take on the standard sweet potato fries you’re used to. These amazing bits of joy are to die for with their cinnamon sugar coating. They’re melt in your mouth good, with an amazing mouth feel and sweetness that’s hard to top.
If you’re looking for a familiar fan favorite that’s incredibly simple, use this recipe to make your favorite frozen onion rings: in the air fryer. No joke, this is probably the fastest vegan game snack you could whip up. In just around five minutes time, you could have a plate heaped high with crispy onion rings. Pair them with your favorite dipping sauce, maybe something premade, and you have snacks ready in less time than it takes to preheat the oven.
These plant based appetizers are great if you’re trying to eat healthy while still enjoying something a bit indulgent. These are not only vegan, but also gluten free, low carb, and keto friendly. It may not sound like it, but these taste so good, no one is going to miss the usual platter of chicken wings. They’re a great way to sneak some vitamins into your kids diet too!
This is a recipe you’ll want to keep in your arsenal for years to come. Taking under half an hour to make, including cook time, these tasty vegan treats are sure to be a real hit. They’re made from a simple four ingredients, all pretty easy to get a hold of. Bursting with flavor and creaminess, these are a perfect treat for game day.
Perfect for those who like some heat and smoke in their snacks, these jalepenos are anything but health food. Rich and creamy, the heat level can be adjusted to preference via taking out or leaving the seeds.
Chances are, you’ve never had fries made out of avocados, and neither have your guests! This unique treat is ready in less than 10 minutes, making it great if you’re scrambling to whip up something tasty last minute. As far as vegan friendly game snacks go, this one is a winner. It has that perfect crispiness on the outside and a succulent creaminess on the inside that will keep you reaching for more.
This recipe is pretty simple, with avocados, corn meal, and spices you probably have already lying around the house. Give it a try for a healthier alternative to fries, with a lot of healthy fat to keep you full.
We hope these recipes give you a good place to start. Whether these appetizers are for a special occasion or just a late night snack, we hope you find something you love that you can add to your favorites.
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