Category: Appetizers

Vegan Recipe: Smashed Chickpea Avocado Dip

Vegan Recipe: Smashed Chickpea Avocado Dip

By Darshana Thacker This is probably one of the fastest appetizers I have ever made. You can serve it with toasted pita bread or corn tortillas. I make wraps or sandwiches with any leftover dip. Spice it up with some hot sauce if you like. Ready in 10 minutes. Ingredients, Makes 4 cups 8 (6-inch) pita breads, cut into quarters […]

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Vegan Recipe: Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Vegan Recipe: Tofu Lettuce Wraps

By Vicki Brett-Gach, a Certified Vegan Lifestyle Coach These flavorful lettuce wraps transform plain tofu into delicious – whether served as a light meal, or an adorable appetizer. The tofu mixture is very easy to prepare, and can be ready in just a few minutes. Leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch are pretty outstanding, too. For extra color and variety, mix and […]

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Vegan Recipe: Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Vegan Recipe: Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

These truly amazing crunchy nuggets taste great and there’s no added oil to weigh you down. The garlic, onion, and paprika coating is divine. Ready In: 35 minutes Ingredients, Makes 6 cups 2/3 cup brown rice flour 2 tablespoons almond flour 1 tablespoon tomato paste 2 teaspoons garlic powder 2 teaspoons onion powder 2 teaspoons smoked paprika 1 teaspoon dried […]

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Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Smoky Little Devils

Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Smoky Little Devils

These tiny stuffed potatoes are absolutely beautiful, and, oh so delicious as hors d’oeuvres or the center part of a meal. Be sure the potatoes are tiny. And remember to hold back! Don’t eat them all before your guests arrive! From The Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Cookbook Ingredients, makes 24 For the hummus: 1 (15-ounce) can no-salt-added chickpeas, drained […]

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Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Cauliflower Hummus with Olives

Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Cauliflower Hummus with Olives

Transform golden roasted cauliflower into a creamy vegetable dip similar to a classic hummus. A few Kalamata olives lend a mild saltiness. Serve with raw veggies such as carrots, celery and strips of bell pepper. Ingredients, Makes 2 cups: 1 head cauliflower, broken into small florets (about 6 cups) 1 clove garlic, halved 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/4 […]

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Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Landlocked Ceviche

Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Landlocked Ceviche

There’s no seafood in this dish, but we don’t think you will miss it—and the fish won’t be mad either. Instead we use cauliflower. The lime juice breaks down its fibers, resulting in a salad or dip so tasty that you won’t want to share. Just cancel the party now and keep it to yourself! Ceviche dip recipe adapted from […]

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Vegan Recipe: Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Vegan Recipe: Black-Eyed Pea Salsa

Black-eyed pea salsa is traditionally served on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day to symbolize prosperity. Serve with greens like cabbage, collards, kale, etc. which represent money and are thought to bring good fortune. Ingredients 15 oz. can organic black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed 1-1/2 cups chopped, seeded tomatoes 1/3 cup scallions, finely sliced 1 Tbsp. minced, seeded jalapeno pepper 2 Tbsp. […]

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Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Eggplant Caponata with Crostini

Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Eggplant Caponata with Crostini

Santa Margherita vegan wines have created this delicious recipe that pairs perfectly with Santa Margherita Chianti Classico Riserva – an intense ruby-colored wine characterized by vigorous tannins and fresh acidity, followed by an aroma of forest fruits and sweet spice against a backdrop of herbs and autumn leaves. INGREDIENTS, Serves 8 • 1 large eggplant, cubed and roasted • 2 […]

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Lighter Summer Recipes from McCall Farms

Lighter Summer Recipes from McCall Farms

From Fresh Kale Salad with Field Peas and Snaps to Sweet Potato Hummus, McCall Farms offers nutritious and energizing recipes to enjoy all summer long. Fresh Kale Salad with Field Peas and Snaps Ingredients 1 bag (16 oz.) Glory Foods Fresh Kale Greens 1 can (15 oz.) Margaret Holmes Field Peas & Snaps 1 avocado, diced 1 large or 2 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Thai Mango Basil Summer Rolls

Vegan Recipe: Thai Mango Basil Summer Rolls

Simple, fresh and popping with flavor, Thai Basil Summer Rolls by Earthy Andy, are guaranteed to make your taste buds dance! Great for healthy meals at home or to bring to a party. My favorite way to eat is to take a summer roll, wrap in a soft lettuce with a piece of basil or mint and top with a […]

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