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Top 10 Vegan Tailgating Recipes

By Vega on February 5, 2016, categorized in In the Kitchen

Top 10 Vegan Tailgating Recipes

Tis the season for tailgates! You provide the beers, and we’ll serve up our top vegan recipes that are just perfect for packing up to your next tailgate.

Vegan Dips

1. Spinach Artichoke Dip

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this game day classic.

Spinach Artichoke Dip

2. 7-Layer Dip

There aren’t many ways you can improve on such a tried-and-true classic, but we tried!

7 layer dip

Vegan appetizers

3. Not Your Average Nachos

Whether you prefer Easy Cheezy or Hard Cheddah—these nachos are a crowd pleaser. We dare you to make mac n’ cheese nachos.

Nachos Vegan Cheese

4. Twice Baked Potatoes

No one should let potatoes sit on the sidelines. Make them the main event with these vegan twice-baked potatoes.

Twice Baked Potatoes

5. Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Swap out chicken for cauliflower and serve with a vegan ranch dip.

Cauliflower Buffalo Wings


6. Grilled Caesar Salad

Not only does grilled romaine make a mean looking salad, but it tastes delightfully smoky. Don’t knock it until you rock it!

Grilled Caesar Salad

7. Cuban Black Bean Sliders

What is a tailgate without a mini burger or two? Try these petite plant-based options to shake up your normal routine.

Black Bean Sliders

8. Smoked Mac n’ Cheese

You can make this recipe in a smoker or a regular BBQ, and we’ll show you how. Either way, it’s a smoking hot entree.

smoked mac n' cheese

Touchdown Sweets

9. Dessert Fruit Skewers

Just looking at these dessert skewers will make you want to skip dinner and head right for dessert. Who doesn’t love cookie dough??

Chocolate Covered Skewers

10. Protein Peanut Butter Cups

Perfectly packable, these bite-sized PB cups can go anywhere. You’ll never guess that they have more protein than your average peanut butter cup.

What are you top tailgating recipes?


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