Vegan Snacks & Vegan Appetizers

Roasted Tomato Compote with Fresh Basil

Roasted Tomato Compote with Fresh Basil

This roasted tomato compote with fresh basil recipe is pure gold. The combination of slow roasted fresh tomatoes in plenty of olive oil with a handful of fresh basil will make your taste buds sing. I like to spread it on home olive sourdough or add it as a topping to crispy vegan polenta cakes.

Baked Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Baked Cauliflower Buffalo Wings

Looking for the ultimate vegan comfort food? These Baked Cauliflower Buffalo Wings are sure to hit the spot, whether you’re prepping pre-game food or just having Friday-night wing night.

Vegan Sushi: Tuna Tower with Avocado

Vegan Sushi: Tuna Tower with Avocado

Did you think you’d have to give up sushi to go vegan? You were right! I promise you won’t miss it though. Not with this vegan sushi tuna tower recipe. This dish is every bit as satisfying as the original, using tomatoes in place of the tuna. Sushi rice, avocado, sesame seeds and crushed pistachios make this homemade vegan sushi tuna tower better than any rolls you’d find at your local sushi joint.

Homemade Soft Pretzels with a Vegan Cheese Sauce

Homemade Soft Pretzels with a Vegan Cheese Sauce

Looking for some vegan appetizers suitable for a crowd? How about these homemade soft pretzels with an easy vegan cheese sauce? I’m not one to brag, but this vegan cheese sauce is the best! It’s made with creamy cashews, nutritional yeast, Dijon mustard, tomato paste, red onions and jalapenos for a perfect spicy bite. Want to make this vegan appetizer even more simple? Make the soft pretzels into soft pretzel bites and get snacking even sooner!

Quick Pickled Red Onions (and Other Quick Pickled Vegetables)

Quick Pickled Red Onions (and Other Quick Pickled Vegetables)

Have you ever made pickled red onions? This simple condiment will transform your tacos, I swear! And don’t stop there. With this quick pickled vegetable recipe, you can pickle a variety of vegetables, including pickled carrots, cauliflower, green beans and…of course…cucumbers!

Roasted Portobello Mushroom and Artichoke Open-Faced Vegan Sandwiches

Roasted Portobello Mushroom and Artichoke Open-Faced Vegan Sandwiches

This roasted portobello mushroom and artichoke recipe makes the best open-faced sandwiches. Thick ciabatta bread, with a spread of fresh vegan pesto sauce, slices of tomato and toasted pine nuts complement portobello mushrooms marinated in balsamic vinegar and roasted artichoke hearts.

Moo Shu Pizza with Hoisin BBQ Jackfruit

Moo Shu Pizza with Hoisin BBQ Jackfruit

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Almond Vegan “Cream Cheese”

Almond Vegan “Cream Cheese”

[skip to recipe] The Highlights Vegan (dairy-free) Six simple ingredients 1-blender recipe (quick & easy clean-up) Almond Vegan “Cream Cheese” Over the last few months, I’ve been sharing my experiments with different vegan nut-based “cheeses.” My family misses cheese the most and not having cheese […]

Spelt Soft Pretzels

Spelt Soft Pretzels

Spelt Soft Pretzels Nothing is quite as reminiscent of childhood (mine, anyway) as a warm, salty soft pretzel.  Soft pretzels marked a time of newly acquired independence when I was finally released into the wilds of the local shopping mall to wander alone while my […]

How to Make the Perfect Crispy, Crunchy Kale Chip

How to Make the Perfect Crispy, Crunchy Kale Chip

Crispy, Crunchy Kale Chips I’ve been on a quest for a while to bake the perfect kale chips.  Over the years, I’ve tried and failed.  Tried and failed.  For a while, I let failure carry the day and I gave up trying.  It wasn’t until […]