2019 is nearly at its end, meaning it's almost time for the end of the year celebration! New year's eve is a great time to spend with your family, counting down the time until we're in the new year. During this time, food is an absolute must. It's easy to come up with plenty of recipes to serve if you don't have dietary restrictions, but what about if you're making vegan food? As always, we have you covered. We've compiled some delicious recipes we've found across the web to help you out with these ideas. Be sure to check out the blogs we get these recipes from, we couldn't make this list without their talent!
Raw Vegan Mini Pizzas with Cashew Cheese by Julie's Lifestyle
We're starting off this list with a super delicious party snack that is incredibly simple and quick to make! Vegan food isn't always incredibly different to make, and this is a perfect example of that. These savoury mini pizzas by Julie's Lifestyle are a great dish to serve for anyone to enjoy, and would be a great stepping-stone for anyone interested in eating vegan food! Plus, who doesn't love Italian food? If you prep the cashew cheese sauce beforehand, this neat little snack only takes a mere 2 minutes prep-time! Easy, right?
Vegan Jackfruit "Chicken" Nuggets by Zucker & Jagdwurst
It's not a secret that kids love chicken nuggets. Now what if we could make a healthy, vegan alternative? Sounds too good to be true, right? Wrong! Jackfruit is a fun substitute to meat dishes, as proven by Zucker & Jagdwurst. This creative recipe will be an absolute hit with anyone, and will be a great way to introduce young people to vegan alternatives! It would work great as a party snack or an actual meal.
New Year's Eve Veggie Appetisers by HomeChef
HomeChef has made some fun appetisers to sit out for New Years Eve, and they really look a treat! Anyone would be impressed to see these served at any event. Cremini mushrooms stuffed with creamy spinach and Parmesan and Bruschetta topped with tomatoes, basil, balsamic, and smoked almonds... Yum! Don't be intimidated by the names of these appetisers, HomeChef has a very simple and easy-to-follow recipe for anyone to take a crack at!
Vegan Ozoni (Japanese New Year's Soup With Rice Cake) by The Spruce Eats
Ozoni is the traditional New Year's soup, which is a soup consisting of vegetables and mochi (rice cake) and may include chicken, fish, seafood, or kamaboko (fish cake). Thankfully, it is very easy to make this dish vegan! The Spruce Eats has made the recipe that does just that. Making dishes from different cultures is always a beautiful thing, as it's incredible to share culture. Whether you're Japanese yourself or know anyone that is, this dish would be lovely to make.
Vegan Buffalo Cauliflower Wings by Zucker & Jagdwurst
Zucker & Jagdwurst makes a reappearance on our list with another simple party food to serve this New Year's Eve! Chicken wings are much-loved and make a common appearance on party tables. Of course, this can't be the case for a vegan party. Unless... Yep, time to get creative and make a substitute; and that's exactly what's been done here. Cauliflower is a common substitute and with the correct sauce and seasoning, it'll knock regular wings out of the park.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites
Time for some sweetness! How about a dessert for your table this New Year's Eve? Julie's Lifestyle has you covered again with these adorable and delicious Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites. These delicious bites are completely raw and vegan, so anyone can enjoy them! These little ones are delicious on their own but they would make a great addition to any dessert, especially ice cream. It’s time to unleash your inner cookie monster!