Plant-Based Appetizers for Holiday Entertaining

Try these festive favorites for your next holiday party

Serve these delicious veggie meatballs on mini skewers, garnished with fresh rosemary. 

Lightlife knows that nothing gets a party started like a great appetizer. This year, transform your holiday menu with mouthwatering dishes made with plant-based ingredients. To make your holiday preparations easier, here are a few festive favorites that will help make your holiday party a success.

Veggie Meatballs

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This sweet and tangy version of Smart Menu Veggie Meatballs is guaranteed to get the party off to a memorable start. For the sauce, mix apricot preserves, veggie stock and balsamic vinegar.  Serve on mini skewers, garnished with fresh rosemary. Holiday on a stick!



This sophisticated classic is perfect for the holiday crunch, since it takes little time to prepare. Just chop a few slices of Smart Bacon and mix with sliced olives, feta and garlic. Top off with a drizzle of olive oil, freshly-squeezed lemon juice and pair with your favorite hot pasta or bread. 



Stuffed with gooey cheese and Gimme Lean Beef, these bite-sized savory pastries are a must-have at your next gathering. They’re easy to make and can be popped in the oven a few minutes before guests arrive. No forks required! 



Wow guests without spending hours in the kitchen with this impressive spread. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, mustard and celery seed. Then blend in tomato and green pepper. Simply spread over crackers or serve with vegetables to dip.


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