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Recipes » Appetizers

Texas Caviar

This is a wonderful summer salad that’s full of fresh garden flavors and nutrient-dense ingredients. The jalapeño peppers give it a little kick that pairs deliciously with the earthy sweetness of the black-eyed peas.

3 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 53 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5(3)

Edamame Hummus

Edamame makes a very smooth and delicious hummus that’s a great alternative to the traditional chickpea recipe. It has a faint sweetness and a slightly nutty flavor that goes really well with whole wheat pita or your favorite dipping snack.

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Gazpacho

This traditional Spanish soup is perfect for hot summer days. It’s refreshing, light, and super easy to prepare. With only a handful of ingredients, it’ll be ready before you know it!

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Vegetable Pâté

Pâté is a spreadable paste often made with liver, or other animal parts; herbs and spices; and wine. This recipe produces a flavor that’s just as rich and delicate, but with only ingredients that you can feel good about ingesting. Enjoy with crackers or bread!

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Buckwheat Bread

Buckwheat bread is a delicious, super healthy, gluten-free alternative to your traditional loaf. Despite its name, “buckwheat” isn’t actually in the wheat family.

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)

Carrot Fries

These crispy carrot fries are a super quick and easy side dish or snack. Seasoned to perfection, these fries are packed with beta carotene and are anything but boring.

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Vegan “Crab” Cakes

Did somebody say vegan crab cakes? These plant-based patties are loaded with the flavor and texture of traditional crab cakes but are prepared with wholesome ingredients.

15 votes, average: 3.53 out of 515 votes, average: 3.53 out of 515 votes, average: 3.53 out of 515 votes, average: 3.53 out of 515 votes, average: 3.53 out of 5(15)

Cauliflower Ceviche

Cauliflower is the perfect base for this plant-based ceviche! It is both nourishing and satisfying. Serve this dish as an appetizer or light lunch with toasted corn tortillas.

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Plant-Based Ceviche

Just because you eat plant-based doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy this classic warm-weather favorite. You can easily customize this ceviche to your tastes and preferences.

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Oil-Free Curry Hummus

This curry-infused twist on a classic hummus is sure to awaken your taste buds. Although it takes a little longer to make this hummus than it does to open a container of the store-bought variety, this hummus is free of oil and tastes oh so much better!

4 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5(4)

Chickpea Tenders With Flaxseeds

These Chickpea Tenders are a whole food, plant-based alternative to chicken nuggets, one of the most popular convenience foods in America. A favorite with kids and adults, this recipe is so simple to make--especially if you mix the spices ahead of time. Good for a snack, a party appetizer, or even a sandwich stuffer!

20 votes, average: 4.30 out of 520 votes, average: 4.30 out of 520 votes, average: 4.30 out of 520 votes, average: 4.30 out of 520 votes, average: 4.30 out of 5(20)

Oil-Free Baba Ganoush

If you’re like most plant-based Epicureans, you probably have a thing for hummus. I do! But there are plenty of other Mediterranean dips that are just as wonderful. This oil-free baba ganoush is a thick & creamy roasted eggplant dip that's the perfect accompaniment to sliced raw veggies.

3 votes, average: 4.67 out of 53 votes, average: 4.67 out of 53 votes, average: 4.67 out of 53 votes, average: 4.67 out of 53 votes, average: 4.67 out of 5(3)

Challah Bread

Challah is braided bread served on the Sabbath and Jewish holidays. Chickpea flour has an egg-like flavor and makes this conventional egg bread taste more authentic. All I can say is challah-lujah!

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)
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