Just because you don’t eat animal products, doesn’t mean you have to eat flavorless food on Christmas. Indeed, the array of spices and herbs integral to Christmas cooking lends itself to an array of yummy vegan dishes, especially when it comes to appetizers. Check out some of our editor’s favorite recipes including this Creamy Carrot Sweet Potato Soup with Croutons and Walnuts or our Carpaccio of Beets with Pear and Mango Salad. Find all of our EAT SMARTER! vegan appetizer recipes below.