It’s almost that time of year when you gather with friends and stuff your face with amazing, yet sinful, food. Except now, as sinful as these may look, I am hooking you up with some insane recipes that have a little secret…these are actually not bad for you! These quick and easy game day recipes are going to blow your mind!
But before we get to this amazing list of easy game day recipes, I have one more piece of fun news! As some of you have seen on my social media, I am currently writing my first cookbook. Yay! A publisher contacted me a few months back and after much deliberation, I signed the contract to create 75 recipes of utter plant based whole food goodness. All easy to find ingredients, no fake anything, and loaded with flavor. And in true Sophia form, I decided to do a themed book focusing on burgers, burritos and…..sauces of course! I am beyond excited to share more with you as it comes. And don’t forget to follow me on social media to see LOADS of sneak peeks! So, now GO. Scroll down the page and make your shopping lists. Quick and easy game day recipes await!
Easy Game Day Appetizers
Vegan Queso Blanco from Veggies Don’t Bite – Whole foods, easy to make, loads of flavor vegan queso blanco dip. Get your chips ready because this Mexican white cheese will blow your mind!
Baked Spiced Sweet Potato Fries with Cinnamon Cashew Cream Dip from Healthy Happy Life – These sassy-sweet, baked sweet potato fries are an easy, totally cravable treat. The cashew dip is simply dreamy!
Creamy Quinoa Jalapeño Poppers with Coconut Bacon from Vegan Yack Attack – Creamy quinoa jalapeño poppers topped with smoky chipotle coconut bacon. SUPER delicious, but also healthy, gluten-free, protein-filled and easy-to-make.
Easy Vegan Taco Cups from Contentedness Cooking – Flavorful, perfectly crisp from the inside out, tasty, absolutely drool-worthy and your new best friend for game day!
7 Layer Taco Dip with Lentil Walnut Taco “Meat” from Veggies Don’t Bite – Say goodbye to junk food and hello to this plant-based vegan 7 layer dip that won’t leave you feeling bloated and heavy! It has all the flavor of the original, but none of the bad ingredients.
Baked Buffalo Chickpea and Artichoke Vegan Taquitos from Veggie Inspired – Perfect party food, especially great for game days! Using pantry and fridge staples, these vegan taquitos are easy to prepare. You can even make them ahead of time and freeze them.
Cheese & Onion Roasted Chickpeas from A Virtual Vegan – Ridiculously crunchy & addictive Cheese & Onion Roasted Chickpeas. Perfect for parties and snacking.
Pulled BBQ Carrots from Veganosity – Meaty, chewy, and delicious. And they are so healthy! Great piled high on a bun and topped with chopped red cabbage and extra sauce!
Vegan Smoked Jalapeno Cheddar Cheese from My Darling Vegan – Easy to make, delicious and satisfying. Perfect served with crackers.
Mini Walnut Sun-Dried Tomato Crumble Tostadas from Vegetarian Gastronomy – Super quick and easy to make and absolutely packed full of flavour.
Sumac Roasted Chickpea & Lemony Kale Salad from Spice & Sprout – A full flavoured but simple salad, perfect for pot-lucks and parties.
Baked Cornmeal and Pepita Crusted Onion Rings from Veggies Don’t Bite -Crispy, crunchy and full of flavor! These onion rings are a healthy baked oil free version of an all-time favorite. Coating and onion become one melt in your mouth treat!
Sriracha Sun Butter Hummus from Vermillion Roots – A hummus that delivers big, bold flavors in every bite with Sriracha hot sauce, sun-dried tomatoes, and sunflower seed butter.
Crispy Tofu with Sweet Chili Sauce from Vegan Richa – Baked Crunchy Crispy Breaded Tofu Strips with Sweet chili dipping sauce. Perfect for game day. Serve as apps, over a salad or make a wrap.
Sticky Sesame Vegan Cauliflower Wings from Jessica in the Kitchen – Loaded with a maple sesame flavor and spice, they are the perfect game day snack for vegans!
Vegan Chili Con Queso from Veggies Don’t Bite – Forget the unhealthy fat laden dips of the past. This vegan chile con queso has all the flavor with only whole foods ingredients!
Vegan Cheese Popcorn from Vegan Family Recipes – A super quick, easy, and healthy vegan cheese popcorn recipe that makes a perfect snack for kids and adults on game day!
Spicy Lebanese Style Potatoes (Batata Harra) from Lands & Flavors – An easy to make recipe for Spicy Lebanese-Style Potatoes (Batata Harra). These spiced potatoes make a flavorful appetizer, side dish, or party snack.
Loaded Vegan Nachos from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken – Gooey, finger food, fun that goes so well with a pint on game day!
Vegan Cheese Sticks from Elephantastic Vegan – These are perfectly crispy on the outside and ooey gooey on the inside. Perfect finger food!
Easy Game Day Sweets
Dessert Sushi (Rice Crisp Roll Cake) from Joy Food Sunshine – A rice krispe roll cake that looks remarkably similar to sushi…but it’s delicious and fun and perfect to snack on while watching the game.
Maple Candied Pecans from Unconventional Baker – Candied pecans + maple + more maple + a hint of spice…. so simple, but sooooo good.
Mini Doughnuts and Passion Fruit Dip from The Hungry Herbivores – Delicious, fluffy doughnuts with passion fruit dipping sauce! Perfect for your next party!