23 results for tag: Appetizers

Vegan Gyro

Every once in a while we come across a Greek deli that serves vegan gyros. In fact, not too long ago while traveling, we found a wonderful little spot that served them with falafels. It is traditionally served with seasoned meat, tomatoes, onion, and smothered in Tzatziki (cucumber) sauce. Here is our vegan version of ... More

Gourmet Fennel Apple Salad

Are you familiar with fresh fennel?  It is a wonderful vegetable, with a gourmet flavor.  Maybe my favorite way to eat fennel is in a fennel apple salad.  This is what we are making today.  Though relatively simple to make, the flavors are fantastic.  Hope you enjoy!   Ingredients: 1 small fennel bulb, very ... More

Asparagus Tofu Scramble on Toast (Vegan)

Have you ever had "Asparagus Tofu Scramble"?  If not, you have been missing out.  I first came across this dish many years ago in a little French bakery just down the street from us in NYC.  Though I did not order it, I was astonished to see that almost all the other customers ordered an asparagus egg scramble on toast dish. ... More

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