When it comes to hosting a game day gathering, whether we’re talking two people or 20, there are six particular recipes (and one honorable mention!) that I love to whip up.
These recipes are all easy to make and they’re all big-time crowd pleasers, so it’s a win-win all the way around! ….Oh yah, and they all happen to be on the healthier side, but don’t tell anyone! They will likely never suspect it.
My 6 Favorite Vegan Game Day Recipes:
1 – First and foremost, you gotta have my Lighter Guacamole! I just love the secret ingredient in this super tasty recipe.
2 – Since 98% of the people I know absolutely love all things buffalo-spiced, this Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower is a MUST. Just be sure to double or even triple your recipe, because it will disappear fast!
3 – Everyone loves crunchy flavorful snacks while watching a big game, and my homemade Lighter Kettle Corn is certainly tough to beat!
4 – Snacks and appetizers are a given for game day gatherings, but I also like to offer something that’s a little more “stick to your ribs,” like this 15-Minute Pumpkin Chili! I keep a big pot of it on the stove on simmer or in a crock pot to keep it nice and hot, that way our guests can help themselves to a bowl anytime during the game. Bonus: since canned pumpkin is so easy to find these days, you can make this chili any time of year!
5 – Of course, nothing goes better with chili than my Sweet Vegan Cornbread Muffins! I offer regular and gluten free versions, here. I love them both!
6 – For a no-fuss dessert that can be made in advance, these Vegan and Gluten Free Monster Cookies are a great way to go. They’re especially fun because you can top them with colored chocolate candies that represent the teams playing in the game.
Honorable Mention – For many, a game day gathering is not complete without pizza! Therefore, I had to include this super easy 5-Ingredient Roasted Veggie Pizza, as well. It’s so delicious and colorful and fun.
Have a question about any of these recipes? Please let me know in the comments below!
Happy game day!
To see video versions of these recipes, check out the video below: