Super Dairy-Free Snacks for the Super Bowl

Jan 23, 2019

Ready for Super Bowl Sunday? These super dairy-free snacks are sure to please everyone—no matter their team or dietary preferences. From dips to desserts, we’ve curated a list to keep you and your guests full and satisfied all the way into overtime (though let’s hope it doesn’t come to that!). 

1. Cheeseburger Swirls

Oh yes, we went there. These dairy-free and plant-based bites will be gone before halftime. They’re also fairly easy to toss together, thanks to store-bought vegan sausage and vegan cheese. Follow the recipe as is or add your favorite burger toppings to create your perfect bite.  Whether you’re team Patriots or Rams, these swirls will be a fan favorite.

Find the recipe here.

2. Buffalo Jackfruit Spinach Dip
vegan cheesy dip

If you like spinach artichoke dip, you’ll love this exciting, dairy-free spin on this classic Game Day dip. Loaded with spinach, nondairy cheese, and tender jackfruit, this almost eats like a meal—a wonderful, gooey, cheesy meal! Grab a celery stick and just watch that gorgeous cheese pull.

Find the recipe here.

3. Roasted Apple, Butternut Squash, and Caramelized Onion Pizza
vegan pizza

This cheeseless pizza beats delivery by a long shot. Each slice is a true umami bomb, offering sweet notes from the caramelized onions and apples and a creamy, slightly sharp bite from the garlicky white bean puree. No one will miss the cheese. Make it quick by purchasing pizza dough at your local Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods. We all know pizza joints are notoriously packed during the Super Bowl. Get your pie before guests get hangry by making this dairy-free version.  

Find the recipe here.

4. “Cheesy” Potato Skins

These nondairy appetizers are perfect for a party, but you can easily turn them into a meal the next day by using full-sized potatoes. Sprinkle on as much dairy-free cheese as you like—it’s the Super Bowl after all. Today, we indulge!

Find the recipe here.

5. Spicy Fried Cauliflower “Chicken”
fried cauliflower

Did you know that many cauliflower bites contain dairy? Not these! Recipe blogger and cookbook author Jenne Claiborne uses a nondairy and egg-free batter to coat the cauliflower and give it an irresistibly crispy texture. Serve with carrots, celery, and nondairy ranch

Find the recipe here.

6. Caramel Apple Popcorn
apple popcorn

On Game Day, there are so many things going on in the kitchen—the last thing you need to worry about is a baked good in the oven. For something sweet, toss together this caramely dairy-free popcorn mix, or set up all the fixin’s and let guests create their own customized bowl.

Find the recipe here.

7. Cookie Dough Dip
cookie dough dip

This quick dip might be dairy-free, egg-free, and gluten-free, but it is certainly not flavor-free. The secret ingredient to making this luscious, creamy, perfectly sweet spread? Chickpeas. Don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it. Whiz up all the ingredients (except the chocolate chips) in a food processor, stir in the chocolate morsels, and it’s ready to serve! Pair with fruit, graham crackers, pretzels, or even squares of dairy-free dark chocolate!

Find the recipe here.

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