Month: January 2019

no oil added hummus
All Vegan Recipes, Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Oil Free Recipes, Sandwiches, Snacks

No Oil Hummus with Za’atar

Use this no oil hummus with za’atar as an addictive pita dip, chip dip, or a tasty sandwich spread. It has a perfect blend of delectable flavors.  Some people make hummus without tahini. I’ve tried it that way and it’s fine! I like it both ways. But, I prefer the nuttiness of the tahini in […]

two olive tapenade
All Vegan Recipes, Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, French Cuisine, Game Day, Gluten Free Option, New Year's Eve, Oil Free Recipes, Sandwiches, Snacks

Two Olive Tapenade

This delicious two olive tapenade is made with black olives and green pimiento-stuffed olives. Blended with garlic and stone ground mustard, the tapenade can be used as a sandwich spread or served as a dip with your favorite chips. It would also be delicious with bruschetta. The original recipe calls for additional olive oil, but […]

slow cooker italian tomato pasta soup
All Vegan Recipes, Entrees, Italian Cuisine, Lunch & Dinner, Oil Free Recipes, Pasta & Noodles, Slow Cooker, Soups

Slow Cooker Italian Tomato Pasta Soup

You will love this slow cooker Italian tomato pasta soup. It’s a perfect winter comfort food! With tomatoes, garlic, pasta and Italian spices, you’ll be transported to Italy by the aromas and tastes. Serve this to the family or guests with a side of garlic bread – they’ll be in heaven. I’m enjoying slow cooker […]

sun dried tomato asparagus appetizers
All Vegan Recipes, Appetizers, Brunch, Easter, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, New Year's Eve, Oven Dishes, Vegetables

Sun Dried Tomato Asparagus Appetizers

Sun dried tomato asparagus appetizers are my new favorite party food. These will be a big hit at any gathering. Good luck keeping these tasty morsels on the table! The recipe is adapted from Culinary Ginger, but has been veganized with the use of Vegan Parmesan in the homemade Sun Dried Tomato Pesto. It may sound […]

sun dried tomato pesto
All Vegan Recipes, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free Option, Italian Cuisine, Pasta & Noodles, Pizzas, Sandwiches, Savory Sauces & Dressings

Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Sun dried tomato pesto is such a great addition to pasta and appetizers. The zesty zing of the tomatoes, along with the garlic and fresh basil, makes a little flavor party in your mouth. I recently used this pesto in an appetizer recipe for Sun Dried Tomato Asparagus Appetizers, along with a vegan parmesan recipe. […]

vegan parmesan
All Vegan Recipes, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free Option, Italian Cuisine, Kitchen Basics, Pasta & Noodles, Pizzas, Spice Mixes

Kitchen Basics: Three Variations on Vegan Parmesan

I love having cheezy vegan parmesan to sprinkle on pasta, pizza and veggies. It just adds that little bit of “oomph” to a dish. And since it’s made with nuts and nutritional yeast, it actually adds nutrients to your meal! I made vegan parmesan for the first time this week – I’m so glad I […]