Vegan Christmas Party Food
If you’re reading this you’re probably in a last minute panic because you have a vegan or vegetarian coming for Christmas and don’t know what to feed them. Well fear not because I have comprised a list of the best vegan Christmas party food as judged by me and my family!
I’m the only vegan but I thought it would be fun (for me at least) to see if anyone noticed that there was no meat, dairy or eggs on offer at my Christmas gathering last weekend.
Savoury Vegan Christmas party food
The vegetarian kind. Be careful though as not all vegetarian sausage rolls are suitable for vegans. I tried Sainsbury’s frozen vegan sausage rolls. I know that Asda’s vegetarian sausage rolls are also suitable for vegans. My dad who is of the opinion that it’s not a meal without meat loved these sausage rolls!
So many crisps are suitable for vegans. Think plain tortilla chips, Frazzles, many Walkers and Pringles flavours, Hula Hoops, Kettle chips etc.
Ok so I don’t think vegan cheese tastes anything like regular cheese but many people really like it. My favourite vegan cheeses are Asda’s grated mozzarella or cheddar and Sainsbury’s ‘Wensleydale’ and cranberry (which melts surprisingly well). You can definitely tell it’s not cheese in my opinion but a vegan would definitely appreciate the alternative. My sister actually really liked the Wensleydale and my mum loved Sainsbury’s garlic and herb soft cheese alternative.
To go with the cheese. Many crackers are suitable for vegans. Aldi’s sweet chilli flatbread thins are a good example of these.
I made hummus and bought some guacamole (I got mine from Morrison’s which is definitely vegan, I know that Sainsbury’s own make is not). Pair it with some carrot and cucumber sticks and some cherry tomatoes and everyone can enjoy it!
I couldn’t find any vegan cocktail sausages in the supermarkets (there probably are some but from what was in stock when I went there were none) so I sliced Morrisons new vegan sausages and put them on cocktail sticks. These are some Quorn sausages that are suitable for vegans and Linda McCartney ones are too. Linda McCartney have cocktail sausages but they weren’t in any of the shops I went to.
Frozen Party Food
I added some vegetable spring rolls and the oriental party mix both from Aldi. All their party food cooks at the same temperature and you can just put them in the oven and they’re done. My favourite were the windmills in the oriental selection.
Sweet vegan Christmas party food
You can get vegan cakes from many supermarkets now including Morrison’s new vegan cupcakes which can be found in the bakery or free from aisles. Alternatively you could try one of my vegan recipes. Try a one tier Party Ring cake or an upside down plum and chocolate cake.
Lots of shops have vegan mince pies in their free from section but I have to give a shout out to Asda whose regular mince pies are vegan. It says vegan on the front of the box at the bottom so you can check that to be sure you’ve got the right kind.
Party Rings, Bourbon biscuits, Oreos, Lotus Biscoff and Chocolate Chip HobNobs are all accidentally vegan. Check the ingredients before you buy though as different brands may have different ingredients.
If you’d like to find more vegan Christmas party food then take a look at my vegan guide to Aldi at Christmas.