This Sunday February 24th 2013 the biggest night of the year for film comes to your television set! All the stars come out in their swankiest attire and strut their stuff down the plush red carpet. And you? You get to stay at home and watch it all from the comfort of your living room, PJ’s and all! And as COK report’s, this year there are quite a few vegan actors and actresses up for the big award! Zero Dark Thirty “best actress” nominee Jessica Chastain is vegan. And Les Miz’s two biggest stars Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway are both vegan-friendly and have dabbled with a plant-based diet.
So this year, create a spread worthy of this year’s Academy Awards with these 25 Vegan Oscar Party recipes. These red-carpet ready bites will have your guests going all Hollywood on you. The standard party chatter?.. “Have you tried the Golden Oscar Hazelnut Hummus? It’s dreamy. Matches my Oscar.” “Oh yes, I love the red-carpet ready Red Bruschetta, simply fabbo.” Celebrate this cinema celebration night with these vegan recipes!…
Raw Red Carpet Strawberry Pie 1 of 24This red strawberry chocolate pie is perfect for Oscar night because it matches the red carpet!
Make Raw Strawberry Pie
Life of Pi Peanut Butter Pie 2 of 24Celebrate the Oscar nominated flick Life of Pi by serving, well you guessed it, pie! This creamy vegan peanut butter pie will make all those fancy dress wearing celebs quite jealous of your party desert.
Make peanut butter pie
Fancy Purple Grape Fizz 3 of 24You will need a fizzy drink in hand for this fancy night of film. How about this little number. Your champagne glass is sure to get a best dressed award.
Make a purple grape fizz
Salted Caramel Corn 4 of 24Put a sweet spin on your Oscar night popcorn with this fantastic recipe for veganized caramel corn! photo: Princess in the Kitchen
Make Salted Caramel Corn, recipe on Princess in the Kitchen
Kale Cashew Cheese 5 of 24This creative vegan baked cheese dish and spread will have everyone at your party buzzing. Even if it is just you and your curious kitty cat. Cheese goes healthy with this green bowl of bliss.
Make kale cashew cheese
Chili Cinnamon Coconut Oil Popcorn 6 of 24Be sure to make a big bowl of this spicy meets sweet cinnamon chili coconut oil popcorn! It is delicious and ready for its close up. photo: Kathy Patalsky
Make Spicy Sweet Coconut Oil Popcorn, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.
Red Hot Buffalo Bites 7 of 24These red carpet ready vegan bites are hot and spicy and ready in a flash!
Make spicy buffalo bites
Cinnamon Spice Popcorn 8 of 24In a cozy mood? Whip up this pumpkin cinnamon spice popcorn and pair it with some hot cocoa! photo: Kathy Patalsky
Make Spiced Popcorn, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.
Red Carpet Bruschetta 9 of 24Red carpet colored bruschetta made from vibrant red peppers, sweet basil and zesty garlic - all spooned over top crisp toasted baguette rounds - a perfect appetizer for the swanky red carpet pre-Oscar show.
Make red carpet bruschetta
Fruit Tapas 10 of 24Those picky Hollywood starlets can't argue with a spread of healthy fresh fruit. Berries, melon, citrus and more can all get dolled up in special spices and seasonings for this year's awards show. Melon speckled with cayenne and maple syrup and berries accented with sweet balsamic is delicious fruit tapas fare.
Make fruit tapas
Black and White Panini 11 of 24This elegant black olive and white vegan cheese and horseradish panini matches those black tie-only outfits all the boys will be wearing tonight.
Make a black and white panini
Golden Coconut Caramel Popcorn Bites 12 of 24Buttery sweet coconut caramel corn bites are a sweet way to celebrate Oscar and movies! photo: Kathy Patalsky
Make Golden Caramel Coconut Popcorn, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.
Golden Caramel Apples 13 of 24Your party spread should be awash in gold colors to represent the golden statue that graces the Oscars. So dip a few apples and make some sassy sweet apple cider caramel sauce - speckled in roasted crushed peanuts. A sweet treat to add to your spread.
Make apple cider caramel
Mint Wasabi Cucumber Sandwiches 14 of 24Those Oscar nominees always look cool as a cucumber gliding across the red carpet in style. But I'm sure that inside they are burning with nerves. That's just about what this mini cucumber wasabi mint sandwich tastes like! It is cool from the mint and cucumber but there is a spicy kick of wasabi to liven things up.
Make mint wasabi cucumber sandwiches
Golden Hazelnut Hummus 15 of 24This golden hummus served in a gold-rimmed bowl will add some supreme elegance to your party. If you have to serve dip - make sure it sparkles! Crunchy roasted hazelnuts over top - and a final drizzle of alluring hazelnut oil.
Make hazelnut hummus
Cheesy Pull Apart Breadsticks 16 of 24Wait, why serve bread if those carb-free stars turn their noses at it? Well I think once they see these delectable vegan rods of fluffy bread they will make an exception! Daiya vegan cheese makes them dairy free. Easy to make using a ball of store-bought pizza dough.
Make pull-apart cheesy breadsticks
Red Carpet Tomato Hummus 17 of 24You can never have too many dips on your party table. And this sun dried tomato hummus is zesty and savory - totally addictive. Pair with veggie sticks or grain crackers.
Make red hummus, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.
Mini Falafel Bites 18 of 24Fluffy mache lettuce is stuffed into mini pitas with a nutty falafel ball, and a drizzle of creamy tahini over top. If you guests love a good veggie pits - serve these mini bites!
Make mini falafel bites
Pumpkin Croquettes 19 of 24These tender pan-fried croquettes are a lovely addition to any appetizer table. Golden in color - to match old Oscar! If you can't find canned pumpkin this time of year you can substitute with sweet potato or butternut squash.
Make pumpkin bean croquettes
Green Dream Dip 20 of 24Hollywood types love anything green. And this spinach avocado dip is sure to please. Healthy and delicious! Call it the Moneyball dip!
Make green dream dip
Mini Peanut Butter Pillows 21 of 24These mini golden cookies are a perfect fit for your cozy meets chic party spread. And everyone loves peanut butter cookies. Especially cute mini ones!
Make peanut butter pillows
Red Pepperjack Panini 22 of 24This red pepperjack panini is dotted with bright red tomato and red pepper - another red carpet approved bite. Made using Daiya pepperjack vegan cheese. Slice these paninis into mini triangles for total party snacking bliss. photo: Kathy Patalsky
Make a pepperjack panini, recipe on Healthy. Happy. Life.
Wine Frothy 23 of 24In honor of Best Picture nominee the Descendents, blend up this light and frothy pineapple banana wine frothy for a fun tropical wine cocktail.
Make a wine frothy
Glazed Vegan Meatballs 24 of 24These saucy little pineapple-topped bites are deliciously vegan.
Make meatless cocktail balls
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