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Vegan Charcuterie Boards to Bring Out Your Inner Food Creative

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Has creating vegan charcuterie boards been on your list of things you want to try? If you’re like me, you’ve lived vicariously through each and everything charcuterie board post over the past year, dreaming of a colorful palette and hoarding the inspiration to create your own. 

Grab your grocery list, draw some inspiration and get ready to make your own vegan charcuterie board, whether it’s a classic board with vegan meat and cheese, a board dedicated to veggies and fruits, or a board to cure your sweet tooth. 

How to Make Your Own Vegan Charcuterie Board

  1. Pick a board. It doesn’t have to be a certain brand, size, or style, just make sure it’s sturdy and lays flat! 
  2. Grab your food. Go with a color theme or just grab what sounds tasty. You can make a board out of anything! Just grab what you want to make your charcuterie board vegan.
  3. Start a skeleton. Start placing bigger items like dips or large veggies or fruits on your board and move them around as much as you need. 
  4. Fill in the gaps on your vegan charcuterie plate. Using smaller items, fill in spaces until you can’t see your board base. 

What to Put on Your Board

Classic board

Something sweet

  • Vegan cookies and brownies
  • Chocolate hazelnut spread
  • Vegan donuts 
  • Chocolate covered strawberries 
  • Chocolate covered pretzels
  • Yogurt covered pretzels
  • Sweet fruits
  • Melted chocolate to dip other snacks in or drizzle on your cookies and brownies
  • Graham crackers to dip in your chocolate spread and melted chocolate
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Veggie Variety 

Vegan Charcuterie Boards Inspiration

1. Fruit and Dip Board

Add an extra flavor to your fruits with a variety of dips and jams. Add pecans and other nuts for both salty and sweet. 

2. Glamorous and Oversized Board 

This board will give you serious heart eyes. Leave your veggies and fruits in their full form and decorate with large flowers made of vegan meat. 

3. Sweet Fruit Board

While this board has some breads and crackers, the fruits add a pop of color from each end of the rainbow. This board will give you sweet inspiration. 

4. Oversized Fruit Board 

Bigger is always better, especially when it comes to charcuterie boards. So many fruits make up this rainbow of a board. 

5. Healthy Charcuterie Board

This board checks off every health point that matters. Who said a charcuterie board couldn’t be healthy?

6. Valentine’s Day Board

Whether you love Love Day or spend each year with your Gals, this Valentine’s Day Board inspo will have you celebrating love each and every day. 

7. Front and Center Board

This isn’t to say all good charcuterie boards have a blood orange front and center, but a juicy fruit sliced right down the middle sure does look good.

8. Sweets for One Board

It’s common to see a charcuterie board shared by a group of people, but it’s not taboo to make one just for yourself full of self care sweets. 

9. Vegan Charcuterie Meat Board

You might think that your vegan charcuterie board can’t have meat, but you’re wrong! Vegan meat substitions aren’t only delicious but are perfect for your next board. 

10. Sweet and Salty Board

Every good meal has a little bit of both sweet and salty. Pair fruits and sweet spreads with crackers and pretzels for the perfect combination. 

11. Fruit and Veggie Board

This board has a little bit of every vegetable and fruit we love including carrots, strawberries, peppers and cucumbers. 

12. Deep Dish Board

Pay extra attention to your base with a board like this one. It’ll add to your display, and add pops of fruits and veggies to make this board over the top.

13. Lavender Board 

Your veggies don’t have to stay in their store-bought state. Add flavorings and toppings like lavender to give your board a little extra flavor. 

14. Plant-Based Harvest Board

Combine sweet and salty, lots of colors and dips to create a harvest board that will rival any other. 

15. Cheese, Cheese and More Cheese Board 

Cheese, please!! Start with cheese as the main attraction and then pair with crackers and small fruits and veggies. 

16. Dips and Spreads Board 

Grab your crackers and dippable fruits and veggies to give an extra oomph to your vegan charcuterie boards. 

17. Chocolate Fondue Board 

Pretzels and marshmallows (here are some vegan ones!) and strawberries and bananas and so much more, all dipped in a sweet chocolate coating. Mouth-watering. 

18. Bite-Sized Board 

While all charcuterie boards are known for being bite-sized, go even smaller with cranberries, blueberries, and blackberries paired with pecans, cashews, and other nuts. 

19. A Little Bit of Everything Board

Can’t decide what to put on your vegan charcuterie boards? It’s pretty simple- just add everything! Dips, meats, fruits, veggies, cheeses, crackers… you can’t go wrong! 

Kylie Hubbard graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in journalism in December 2019 where she was the Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Beacon, and has worked with various organizations in Knoxville and Nashville, Tennessee through writing, design, communications and marketing. Kylie loves sharing stories, and spending time outdoors.

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