Tag Archives: appetizers

Vegan Chili-Cheddar “Cheese” Sauce

Vegan Chili-Cheddar “Cheese” Sauce

Nachos, healthy? Pop open a jar of preservative-packed, globby, bright-yellow cheese sauce and pour it over a plate of tortilla chips and…not so much. If, on the other hand, you stir up this homemade vegan version to serve with your favorite Tex-Mex ...
Garlic & Ginger Spring Roll Dipping Sauce

Garlic & Ginger Spring Roll Dipping Sauce

No matter how flaky, crisp or tasty a spring roll is, biting into one is always better when it’s dipped in a zippy sauce. This simple, spice-filled mix mingles together the flavors of ginger and garlic in a smooth, pure soy-sesame base, with a sprink ...
Whipped Pumpkin Seed & Spinach Dip

Whipped Pumpkin Seed & Spinach Dip

Chock full of chickpeas, with a similar creamy texture, this dip might be mistaken for hummus—only it’s missing traditional tahini as an ingredient, and it’s tinted a festive shade of green! Besides baby spinach, another brightly colored addition hel ...
Butternut Squash Hummus

Butternut Squash Hummus

I love hummus. It’s such an easy and versatile snack, great for dipping, spreading and even eating by the spoonful! Unfortunately, my sensitive digestive system doesn’t tolerate legumes, so going overboard on this creamy chickpea dip does ...
Potluck Pleaser: Balsamic Tomato-Feta Slices

Potluck Pleaser: Balsamic Tomato-Feta Slices

Casseroles, coleslaws, brimming bowls of sherbet punch—the potluck table will be full of tasty homemade creations, but none will be as elegant or eye catching as yours when you make these tomato-feta slices. As a finger-food appetizer or fancy side d ...
Cauliflower “Bread” Sticks

Cauliflower “Bread” Sticks

If you’re craving warm garlic bread sticks, but reaching into the bread basket at your favorite Italian restaurant isn’t how you “roll,” you’re in luck. Cauliflower takes the place of flour in this healthy recipe, and ve ...