Category Archives: Appetizers & Snacks

Spicy Tahini-Miso Dip

What began as a sauce for a broccoli-stuffed baked potato, has now become a spicy dip for crudités and crackers

Spicy Tahini-Miso Dip
Yield: 2 cups

1 cup chickpeas
1/2 cup tahini (aka sesame seed butter)
1/2 cup lemon juice
1/2 cup aged barley miso
2 tablespoons Sriracha sauce (or more!)
Unflavored, unsweetened almond milk

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Baba Ganoush

Smoky, rich, and utterly delicious, Baba Ganoush is an important beginning to many Moroccan meals.
Baba Ganoush
Serves 4

1 medium eggplant
Olive oil
2 large cloves garlic, finely minced
1 lemon, juiced
2 tablespoons tahini
Sea salt
1/8 teaspoon chili powder
Pinch of cumin
2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or cilantro (for garnish)
Paprika (for garnish)

 

Preheat oven

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Quick Deviled Eggs

Simple, easy, delicious…here’s what I used to eat for lunch when I was still eating eggs, and they only take 15 minutes to make!  Deviled eggs are nutritious and tasty, and although these feature fancy piping, that’s not necessary at all.

Quick Deviled Eggs
Yield: 1 serving

2 eggs
1 tablespoon mayonnaise (you can also use sour cream, aioli, or … Read more

Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower Bites

I make a lot of rich mashed cauliflower, and frequently have little bowls of the stuff leftover in the refrigerator. As a result, these tasty little bites sort of made themselves.

Bacon Cheddar Cauliflower Bites
Yield: 12 total / 1 serving = 3

2 cups rich mashed cauliflower
3 eggs, beaten
1 cup cheddar cheese, grated
1 green onion, minced… Read more