Category: Appetizers

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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Vegan Recipe: Artichoke-Walnut Pesto Crostini

Vegan Recipe: Artichoke-Walnut Pesto Crostini

This pesto recipe from WhippedBaking.com can be made 2-3 days in advance and kept in the fridge. Otherwise you can freeze it for up to a month. Ingredients, Serves 4-6: 14 ounces canned artichoke hearts, drained 1 cup packed fresh basil 3/4 cups walnuts, toasted 3 cloves garlic 2 tablespoon lemon juice 3/4 teaspoon sea salt 3/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 […]

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