Category: Appetizers

Edamame Guacamole Recipe from Miraval Resort & Spa

Edamame Guacamole Recipe from Miraval Resort & Spa

National Guacamole Day is September 16 Aligned with the resort’s emphasis on health and well-being, Miraval Resort & Spa offers an Edamame Guacamole, rich with vegetables and full of flavor. This recipe allows guests to enjoy one of the most popular side dishes while maintaining a balanced, healthy diet. In addition to the traditional ingredients of avocado, onion and tomato, […]

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Guacamole Recipe from Mexico’s Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort

Guacamole Recipe from Mexico’s Las Ventanas al Paraiso, A Rosewood Resort

National Guacamole Day is September 16 After a long day in the crystal blue water of the Mexican beach, guests can enjoy the Mexican sunset snacking pool side on Las Ventanas al Paraiso guacamole. This simple yet bold-flavored recipe brings a kick to any meal with jalapeno. The recipe is so good that Ryan Seacrest has called it “the greatest […]

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Vegan Recipe: Guacamole with Garlic Confit

Vegan Recipe: Guacamole with Garlic Confit

National Guacamole Day is September 16 When traveling to Mexico, guests want to experience the authentic cuisine inspired by the native flavors of the country. Rosewood San Miguel de Allende‘s Chef Victor Palma’s signature Guacamole and Garlic Confit features fresh ingredients from the local market that bring a true sense of place to the dish. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons finely chopped […]

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Vegan Recipe: Zucchini Wrapped Mini Quiches

Vegan Recipe: Zucchini Wrapped Mini Quiches

By PureElla.com Once a while…. it’s nice to make something really special for breakfast or lunch… or something in between – someone clever called ‘brunch’. Yes, these little babies would be lovely served up for a spring or summer brunch or wrapped up for a picnic, or grabbed on the go for lunch at work (they do freeze well). Ingredients […]

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Vegan Recipe: Indian style Chickpea Hummus

Vegan Recipe: Indian style Chickpea Hummus

By Drs. Rajiv and Cathi Misquitta, www.HealthyHeartHealthyPlanet.com This family favorite is fat-free, high fiber and delicious – ready in just 4 minutes. A plant-based recipe that is perfect for a snack with fresh cut vegetables and fits with the Dr. Ornish and Dr. Esselstyn plant-based diets which have been shown to reverse heart disease in published studies. Ingredients, serves 8 […]

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Vegan Recipe: Artichoke Spinach Dip

Vegan Recipe: Artichoke Spinach Dip

This dip from Dreena Burton, http://plantpoweredkitchen.com, is exceptionally creamy with a full-bodied taste and texture. It will be a hit at any party, bbq, or potluck! Ingredients 3/4 cup raw cashews (unsoaked) 3/4 cup plain unsweetened non-dairy milk (I like almond or soy, but your choice) 2 1/2 – 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice 1-2 medium-large cloves garlic (I typically […]

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Vegan Recipe: Antipasto Salad

Vegan Recipe: Antipasto Salad

The vegetables in this salad from PCRM.org are steamed until they are just tender and then marinated in a vinaigrette dressing. This salad is delicious hot or cold. Want to make this recipe your own? Swap in your favorite vegetables to customize it to your liking. Perfect to serve for a holiday appetizer! Ingredients, 6 servings 1 red potato, scrubbed […]

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Vegan Recipe: Trumpet Rolls

Vegan Recipe: Trumpet Rolls

By Cathy Fisher, StraightUpFood.com Trumpet mushrooms, when cooked, have a texture similar to raw fish, which makes them perfect for sushi rolls. The filling options are endless, and while making them takes a little preparation, they are well worth it, as an alternative to rice and steamed veggies, or as an impressive potluck or party contribution. Ingredients, Makes 4 large […]

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Vegan Recipe: Rip’s Oil-free, Tahini-free, Low-fat Hummus

Vegan Recipe: Rip’s Oil-free, Tahini-free, Low-fat Hummus

Rip Esselstyn, author of The Engine 2 Diet says, “This is the most basic of the spreads. You can find a variation of this recipe in almost any grocery store, but 95 percent of them are made with either olive oil or tahini (sesame paste), which pushes up the fat content. Your best bet is to take 3 minutes and make […]

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Vegan Recipe: Mango Salsa

Vegan Recipe: Mango Salsa

This fresh, fruity salsa is delicious any time of year! Ingredients 2 mangoes, diced 1 Haas avocado, diced 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered 1 cup fresh cilantro, chopped 1/2 of a sweet onion, chopped 1 jalapeno, halved, seeded, and minced 1 tablespoon of lemon juice Preparation Toss all of the ingredients together, and let them chill in the […]

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