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Had Enough Hummus? 5 Other Yummy Vegan Dips

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Had Enough Hummus? 5 Other Yummy Vegan Dips

Maybe it’s that around the holidays you’re eating in other folks’ homes more often, but I get so. sick. of. hummus during this time of year. Well-meaning hosts tack hummus onto a spread so the vegans will have something to snack on, and it is so kind of them to accommodate! Most of the time, I’m happy to devour veggies and crackers dipped in hummus, but sometimes it’s nice to mix things up with other vegan dips instead!

I think that one of the things that puts people off when it comes to veganism is the perception that our food choices are limited. It’s easy to assume that vegans eat salad, hummus, and not much else, and I love sharing tasty vegan recipes to highlight the variety and deliciousness that you can have in a vegan diet!

There are actually lots of tasty vegan dips and spreads besides hummus, and they’re often just as easy to make. Next time you’re planning a party spread or just looking to beef up your on-hand snack selection, try one of these delicious vegan dips instead!

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Image Credit: Remixed Creative Commons photo by whitneyinchicago

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!

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4:28AM PDT on May 28, 2014

Sound good thanks

4:33PM PDT on May 8, 2013

Thank you :)

6:18AM PDT on May 4, 2013

Thanks for the recipes :)

8:21PM PST on Feb 20, 2013

Maybe I'd try the cashew dip, but there is a LARGE difference between homemade and store bought hummus. You can make it lighter, fluffier, with more lemon juice and garlic. YUM!

4:02AM PST on Feb 18, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

1:09PM PST on Jan 25, 2013

The first one sounds good, then you lost me at smokey and cheater's... smokey means "tastes like bacon" to me, and I prefer to put in the work to make something tastier rather than cheat. But you got me back at mango - and you are my new best friend for showing me a vegan version of nutella!!! That is one thing I didn't realize how much I would miss when I gave up dairy. I will make it tonight!!!
For those of you who long for milk chocolate without the factory farming I mix almond milk into my dark chocolate, heat it, stir it, and refrigerate it until I am ready to eat it. It has amazing creamy flavour without the cruelty!

6:30AM PST on Jan 23, 2013

Great ideas and makes a easy couple of meals

9:50AM PST on Dec 31, 2012

Thanks- love hummus but also like the spicier ideas. have never tried the cashew cream. I love Diaya vegan cheese. The Havarti w/ Jalepeno is decadent & adds kick to pretty much everything.

9:24AM PST on Dec 31, 2012

i like hummus but when i first went veggie all those years ago i tended to rely too much on it for when i packed my lunch for work. so i eventually got tired of it and found new things to pack. but i recently found a recipe that substitutes pumpkin for the tahini. it sounds good and i intend to try it soon. but it got me thinking about what else i could do to change the taste. i have a feeling after cooking up my next batch of garbanzo beans i'm going to do some kitchen experimenting.

7:04AM PST on Dec 30, 2012

They all sound delicious. It's too bad I'm allergic to pretty much all of them.

Do we have a recipe for good hummus somewhere, to spice it up a bit?

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