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Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Carrot & Coriander Hummus

Here are two words that will make you re-think buying that popular, red-rimmed-lid brand of hummus: potassium sorbate. Check the label! This synthetic ingredient is a factory food maker’s friend, keeping bacteria out of dips, dried fruit, cheeses and ...
Eggplant & Tahini Dip

Eggplant & Tahini Dip

There are some who’d disagree, but you can only eat so much hummus before it becomes a little…blah. So what else can you do with that jar of tahini collecting dust on the pantry shelf? Put down the can of chickpeas and pick up a plump, purple eggplan ...
Vegan Cheezy Dijon Dip

Vegan Cheezy Dijon Dip

What’s your hot pretzel preference—do you like to dip yours in cheese, or are you more of a dunk-in-mustard type? Why not enjoy the best of both worlds, not just with braided bread, but also crackers, veggies, sandwiches and wraps? This Cheezy Dijon ...
Fresh Mango Salsa

Fresh Mango Salsa

Ta ta, tomatoes! This salsa’s gone tropical, filled with chunks of mango, colorful peppers and fresh, flavorful herbs. Scoop it up with whole-grain crackers or organic blue corn chips for a healthy, hearty snack. It’s also great on grille ...
Cheesy Cauliflower Poppers

Cheesy Cauliflower Poppers

Poppers made with peppers are spicy, deep fried and stuffed with gooey, melted cheese. For a lighter, milder, hot-from-the-oven snack, try these  creative veggie  bites. Crunchy chunks of cauliflower are tossed with olive oil and herbs, then coated w ...
Walnut-Stuffed Avocado Boats

Walnut-Stuffed Avocado Boats

They may not be able to tow you on water skis, but these flavorful vegan “boats” do make the perfect healthy appetizer for any party. They’re also filling enough to serve as a main course. Plus, it’s fun to fool your non-vegan ...