New Year’s Eve is around the corner, and what better to serve at your gatherings than some fun, vegan appetizers? In this round-up you’ll find a variety of dips and finger foods ranging from light eats to the… not-so-healthy. Below, I’ve categorized them by dips, bites, and the rest (there will be some crossover)!
Spicy, cheesy, rich, and oil-free options abound; having dips on hand is a great way to keep folks satiated but not stuffed. Plus, you can have fun with the dippers!
Rocky Road Popcorn Clusters are a wonderfully easy treat to make for holiday festivities, or as gifts for the sweet lovers in your life! Chewy, chocolate-covered, with toasted almonds and salt, what’s not to love?
There are some serious holidays happening for the next week or so – do you think you’re ready for them? I want to say that I am, but who knows what will happen! I probably need to get some cards, though, that’s for sure. OH! And plan what food I’m bringing to which family or friend gathering. I know that for one lucky party, I’m bringing a batch of these Rocky Road Popcorn Clusters!
Now, my mom LOVES popcorn. She even has an OG popcorn maker that has the rod that turns like a record player, with a huge lid that doubles as a bowl. Some of you may know what I’m referring to. So, she gets a little sad when I make popcorn in a pot, but I thought this would be more helpful for y’all. Just don’t burn it like I did.
These rocky road popcorn clusters are super easy-to-make, come together in under 30 minutes, and are definite crowd pleasers. Plus, who can deny a popcorn-rice-crispy-treat-hybrid covered in chocolate and salted almonds? I sure can’t!! Aside from events of the Christmas variety, these treats could also be fun bites for new year’s eve.
So, here’s your chance to get sloppy with some chocolate sauce, and create these seemingly fancy treats. Don’t forgot the coarse salt! It really adds so much to the sweet popcorn clusters and rich chocolate. Lastly, you can find vegan marshmallows at a lot of stores now, and they’ll probably be Dandies! Now, enjoy your weekend and stay safe out there! <3
White bean beer fondue, from Vegan Bowl Attack!, makes for a fun appetizer to be shared among friends, whether for a dinner party or a game night! This creamy, low-fat, fondue is a delicious crowd-pleaser, especially with its beer-tinged aroma.
Y’all, I don’t think I can properly tell you how glad I am to have this recipe on the blog! There were MANY technical problems involved in shooting the video (shown below) – like A LOT – camera malfunctions, software malfunctions, files going missing. Oy. All of that to say, that I think this White Bean Beer Fondue is a super-easy recipe! And you should definitely be serving it up at all of your holiday parties.
This recipe is from my first cookbook, Vegan Bowl Attack!, and is well-loved by those who have made it. Even non-vegans love it! All you have to do is blend the ingredients up, cook it in a pan, and serve it with your favorite dippers. (My favorites are sourdough cubes, apples, and broccoli!)
And if you’re like me and are still getting your holiday shopping done, check out my holiday gift guide from last year! It’s filled with cookbooks, DIY gifts, and non-tangible ones for the vegans in your life. 😉 Lastly, check out the video below and subscribe, if you’re on YouTube! I’m slowly building my channel up and would love your support. <3