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Spicy Chipotle Cashew “Cheeze”

Spicy Chipotle Cashew “Cheeze”

Some like it hot””others prefer it dairy free. We’re talkin’ dip here! And this recipe gives you the best of both worlds: “cheesy” texture and flavor concocted from cashews and nutritional yeast, plus a hint of heat fro ...
Veggielicious Quesadilla

Veggielicious Quesadilla

Who doesn’t love a mid-week Mexican fiesta? Make yours vegan and gluten free with this creative quesadilla, stuffed with sautéed veggies, dairy-free “cheese” and brown rice (not whole wheat!) tortillas. Don’t worry about deep ...
Salmon Crackers

Salmon Crackers

Skip the boring cheese and crackers! These simple-to-make appetizers will make a splash at your next summer party (while also giving guests a heaping helping of healthy omega-3s). Just combine canned salmon, cream cheese and chili pepper and serve a ...
Sundried Tomato Feta Toasts

Sundried Tomato Feta Toasts

Bruschetta seems like a trendy, modern appetizer, but it actually dates back to 15th century Italy when hunks of bread were rubbed with garlic and olive oil, topped with seasonings and heated to a crisp  over open  flames on a grill.  This updated ve ...
Fresh Dill Hummus

Fresh Dill Hummus

Homemade is always best, but when cooking from scratch isn’t possible, it’s OK to compromise! In this recipe, plain-flavored prepared hummus is jazzed up with chopped dill and smoked paprika””providing zesty, fresh flavor with very ...
Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Raw veggies, hot pretzels, potato wedges, chicken tenders””everyone’s favorite snacks are even tastier dunked in honey-mustard sauce! Pass on preservative-laced, artificially flavored, squeeze-bottle varieties. This simple recipe calls fo ...
Cinnamon-Agave Sweet Potato Wedges

Cinnamon-Agave Sweet Potato Wedges

Enjoy fries with your veggie burger””but try these colorful, nutritious sweet potato wedges instead of the classic white-potato “straws.” Filling and full of flavor, they’re made with a light olive oil and agave nectar glaze ...