20 results for tag: Appetizers

Vegan Stuffed Avocados with Dressing

We always have fresh avocados in our house.  I love avocado on my toast in the morning and in green smoothies.  Maybe my favorite way of eating avocado is this stuffed avocado with dressing.  The flavor combination between the seasoned beans, fresh avocado, and creamy dressing is simply a “show stopper”.  This ... More

Butternut Squash Soup with Pine Nuts & Sage

It is hard to imagine anything more beautiful than the sparkling sun rays bouncing off a landscape cover in brilliant white snow.  It is a winter wonderland.  It is awesome!  Yet, in spite of the eye catching appearance, it is also supremely cold.  Yes, I would even classify it as freezing cold.  It’s a perfect ... More

Vegan Holiday Meatballs in Gravy

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and in our house, we are busy cooking.  Today I invited mom to join me in cooking one of our favorite Holiday Vegan Meat Substitutes.  As we were growing up, we would have something called “Festboller” for the Christmas meal. They are wonderful little meatballs in a flavorful ... More

Vegan Roasted Garlic & Herb Cheesy Spreadable Dip

I could eat this whole “”Vegan Roasted Garlic Herb Cheesy Spreadable Dip” all by myself. It is so fantastic. This is one of my absolute favorite cheese like dips, and it is perfect for the Holiday Season! You can make this look festive and fun, get the family involved. I have included pictures of several suggestions for ... More

Candied Pecans

Recently a beautiful young lady from Michigan contacted me and asked if I would do a video on candied pecans.  Her sweet letter, drawing, and picture convinced me that this would be the next video.  I love candied pecans, and so does my family, but what I really like is that they are so versatile.  Sprinkle them over a ... More

Fantastic Ratatouille

If presentation is almost as important as taste and flavor, this is a winner.  This is a beautiful dish, but there is so much more to it; it is satisfying, flavorful, and absolutely delicious.  To sum it all up:  Fantastic!  It is a perfect fall meal, even looks a little bit like fall with all the different colors.  Not ... More

Norwegian Cauliflower Soup

When I was in Norway this year, I had the most delicious cauliflower soup and it inspired me to come home and make it. This cauliflower soup is beautiful, creamy, and delicious. Add some pesto or infused oil as garnish to take your soup to the next level. Ingredients: 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup ... More

Gazpacho Soup

Gazpacho is a perfect choice for those hot summer days, when you need something cold (or room temperature, if you prefer), yet something savory and even spicy.  This soup is completely raw, retaining all its vitamins and minerals.  It has no fat, is totally gluten free, is absolutely 100% healthy, not to mention that it is a ... More