Christmas is just around the corner, and we have started preparing for it. Clothes, accessories, rum cakes, presents, and everything is going to be perfect. But are you worried about the snacks and desserts, what if some of your guests are vegan? Have you figured out what you would do then?
If not, this is the right place for you, below are the topmost vegan snacks and desserts for your hassle-free Christmas celebration.
Guacamole and Crackers
This is a fun snack for both children and adults. It does not take more than 15 mins to prepare it. For making Guacamole, you will need 4 ingredients; you will need 12 ripe Avocados, some mixed herbs, a handful of cherry tomatoes, and lemon juice. Chop the tomatoes and mixed herbs and mash them along with the avocados. Mash them and turn them into a paste-like consistency. Choose your favorite Crackers, and you are good to go.
It is one of the most protein-filled vegan snacks. Make this healthy and crispy dish for your guests, and they will love it.
Rinse and wash the chickpeas and keep them aside. Take a kitchen towel and pat them dry, make sure that they are not wet as they won’t turn crispy. Drizzle on some olive oil and sea salt and mix them nicely.
Spread them on your baking sheet evenly and toss them in the preheated oven. Remove them from the oven after 20 mins and while they are still warm sprinkle on your favorite spices.
Baked Veggie Chips
This recipe takes no more than 30 mins. This dish is the easiest, healthiest oil-free dish that you can bake this Christmas. The best thing about this is that many types of vegetables can be used in it, all according to one’s taste, and that the picky people would also enjoy this salty and crunchy snack. You can take Potatoes, beets, carrots, zucchini, parsnips, yellow squash. Slice them and place them in a bowl of water so that the excess starch may be removed. Spray the pan with some oil and place the veggies on it and bake them. When you take them out, sprinkle the spices you like on them.
Sweet Potato Fries
Ok! So it’s Christmas, and besides the muffins and chocolate cakes, you could try this newfound dessert made out of sweet potatoes.
What you need to do is, Preheat your oven to 450 degrees. Cut the sweet potato into wedges. Sprinkle some olive oil and a pinch of salt on it and mix them thoroughly. Bake them for 15-20 mins until they are golden brown from both sides.
Take some peanut butter and thin it in a hot water bowl.
Place the fries on your plate and pour some melted chocolate and the thin peanut butter on them. Add some coconut whipped cream, and dust some cinnamon on top.
For the last touch top your dish with pomegranate and nuts.
This dish can be made into both a dessert or a snack. To turn it into a snack, just add some spices after it is baked.
Chocolate Gingerbread Brownies
We have all heard and made gingerbread cookies every Christmas, why not try vegan gingerbread brownies this time. The ingredients you need are:
- All-purpose flour
- Baking soda
- Cocoa powder
- Maple Syrup
- Coconut milk
- Almond milk
- Sea salt
- Dark chocolate
- Coconut oil
- ground ginger
How to prepare it:
In a bowl mix some flour, baking soda, and sea salt. Take another bowl and add all the other ingredients to it.
Mix and combine both of them and pour this mixture into the container for baking.
Bake it in your preheated oven for 20-25 mins. Once it is done, let it cool down, and till then you can prepare the ganache for it.
Heat some milk and add chocolate to it, mix them both till they turn into a smooth paste. Top this on your brownies and let it harden. Your Gingerbread Ganache dessert is now ready to be served and relished.
There is nothing more vegan and healthy than Brussel sprouts.
Take some Brussel sprouts and wash them. Cut them into thin ribbon-like shapes or do it in a food processor. Heat some oil in the pan and add some mustard seeds. Then add coriander leaves and ginger garlic paste. Lastly, add the spices and Brussel sprouts to the mixture. Cover it for five mins, after which add some chickpea flour and water in the pan. Stir and let them cook for some time.
There, that’s it, serve this recipe hot.
Christmas is the happiest time of the year. So this time surprise your friends and family by making these vegan snacks and desserts for them to enjoy.