Category: Appetizers

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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Vegan Recipe: Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

Vegan Recipe: Spicy Buffalo Cauliflower ‘Wings’

Looking for a healthier alternative to chicken wings? Try these tangy, spicy buffalo cauliflower “wings”!  Deliciously versatile and with just enough “kick,” these bite-sized pieces of cauliflower offer an eerily similar experience to eating chicken wings. With all the flavor and none of the guilt, this is a secret-weapon recipe that every vegan cook should have in his or her […]

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Vegan Recipe: Fran Drescher’s ‘Frantastic’ White Bean Hummus & Crudités

Vegan Recipe: Fran Drescher’s ‘Frantastic’ White Bean Hummus & Crudités

This is a healthy high protein snack featured on CancerSchmancer.org is easy to make and is great for company or just to keep in the fridge. It’s versatile and can be used as a dip, or on salads and sandwiches. Ingredients • 1 cup organic dried white beans cooked according to package instructions • ¼ cup Cold Pressed Organic Extra […]

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Raw Vegan Recipe: Fresh Tomatoes with Basil

Raw Vegan Recipe: Fresh Tomatoes with Basil

This beautiful salad appetizer from PCRM.org is one of the best ways to enjoy the juicy vine-ripened tomatoes of summertime. Take advantage of tomatoes being in season and pick up many different kinds to taste and use in this recipe. Heirloom, Green Zebra, and Hawaiian Pineapple are a few of the many available out there. Ingredients, Makes 6 servings 2 – […]

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Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Collard Sushi with Red Pepper and Cucumber

Vegan Appetizer Recipe: Collard Sushi with Red Pepper and Cucumber

This recipe from Ann Crile Esselstyn is both beautiful and delicious – and so much fun to make they don’t feel like work. Substitute cooked asparagus or green beans, long carrots or bok choi strips, cooked greens, rice, beans, etc., for the filling. ANYTHING is good in them. They make perfect sushi-like hors d’oeuvres or use instead of sandwiches. Ingredients […]

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Vegan Recipe: Polenta and Mushroom Crostini

Vegan Recipe: Polenta and Mushroom Crostini

Ingredients: 10 oz small porcini mushrooms Extra virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves Salt and pepper 1 sprig calamint Maize meal polenta Instructions: • Clean the mushrooms carefully, removing the earth from the stalks and lightly scraping the caps. Rinse them quickly in water and dry well. Once dry, finely chop the mushrooms. • In a small pan add three […]

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Eat Like Ellen With This Vegan Spring Roll Recipe By Roberto Martin

Eat Like Ellen With This Vegan Spring Roll Recipe By Roberto Martin

So, you want to see the kind of amazing vegan fare that Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi dine on? Check out this fresh, healthy vegan spring roll recipe, courtesy of Chef Roberto Martin himself. For 12 spring rolls and sauce, you’ll need: Dipping Sauce •Juice of 1 lemon •Juice of 1 lime •Juice of 1 small orange •1 teaspoon […]

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