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It’s easier than ever to go meat-free at parties or dinners, especially now supermarkets are stocking treats such as vegan sausage rolls and deli meats.

 But sometimes nothing beats home cooked food made with love, and these 16 appetizers are a great way to get inventive in the kitchen.

16 Vegan Appetizers That Even Meat Eaters Will Love

1. Hummus

A favourite among vegans and non-vegans alike, serve with carrot, cucumber, celery, or anything that can be dipped!

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Make your own using this recipe.

2. Loaded Avocado Quesadillas

For the avocado-lovers, these veggie-packed quesadillas will make your night.

You can see the full recipe here.

3. Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Meatballs

Great as a party food, and you can use any leftovers with spaghetti the next day.

Find the recipe here.

4. Smoked Cashew Cheese Spread

Who says you have to give up your love for cheese as a vegan? Learn how to make it here.

5. Cherry Tomato Bites

Healthy and delicious, check them out here

6. Stuffed Mushrooms

These tasty mouthfuls are vegan and gluten-free!

See the recipe online.

7. Bruschetta

A classic crowd-pleaser that will add colour to your table.

Find the recipe here.

8. Spinach Guacamole

You really can’t go wrong with guac! Check out this recipe, grab some corn chips and it will disappear before you know it.

9. Spring Rolls with Carrot-Ginger Dipping Sauce

A little more effort involved but the payout is definitely worth it.

Learn more here.

10. Cuban Black Bean Dip

Packed with flavour and nutrition!

Check out the recipe here.

11. Loaded Potato Skins

Is there anything more mouthwatering than loaded potato skins?

Find the recipe for this tasty comfort food here.

12. Korean Fried Cauliflower

For something a little different, try a unique (and healthier!) twist on traditional meat wings.

Check them out here.

13. Tabouleh Stuffed Mushrooms

For a refreshing addition to the dinner table.

Click here to try this recipe.

14. Tomato Chutney

Tomato chutney is simple but well-loved. Serve with corn chips or toasted bread at your gathering, and don’t forget to brag that it’s made from scratch.

Find it here.

15. Thyme and White Bean Pot Pies

A great one for the colder months, these pot pies will have guests feeling at home.

Learn how to make them here.

16. One Pot Red Lentil Chili

This red lentil chili can be shared among guests as a unique appetizer.

See how to make it here.