Archive for the ‘Appetizers’ Category

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Indian Chickpea Salad

This is a great dish for your backyard cookouts. It’s dairy-free, gluten-free and even has a soy-free variation. The tart yogurt dressing and Indian spices make this a salad no one will forget!


Marinated Cheezy Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Delicious marinated mushrooms stuffed with seasoned spinach and sweet potatoes in a cheesy tofu sauce. Recipe by Jarafel.


Savoury Baked Sweet Potato Balls

Sweet potatoes are combined with shredded coconut and spices in these delicious balls. Recipe by Jarafel.

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Pumpkin Pie Dip with Apple Slices

This dip tastes like pumpkin pie, but without the refined sugar, flour, or other junky stuff. Great for fall entertaining, or makes a tasty snack for kids (and adults, too!)

Italian Flavored Flax Seed Crackers

Italian Flavored Flax Seed Crackers

Delicious paleo-friendly crackers from kaitsinsidedish.


Faux Fried Zucchini Fritters

These flavorful baked zucchini fritters make the perfect appetizer or side dish. –Kait’s Inside Dish

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Sweet Rosemary Fig Spread

The amalgamation of sweet figs and aromatic rosemary makes for a wonderfully delicious and potent spread.–kaitsinsidedish


Sweet Potato Sesame Spread

I Love this spread. It is absolutely awesome on my buckwheat pizza crust , with pasta, on bread, or just as dipping sauce for veggies.–Jarafel


Green Goddess Dressing or Dip

Good on salad, avocado or jacket potatoes. You may want to add seasonings to taste.


Roasted Squash & Red Lentil Spread

Richly seasoned with garam masala, this spread makes a delicious appetizer for holiday parties.–joniceline


Creamy Thai Dip

¼ cup creamy peanut butter
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar…


Simple Green Pea Miso Dip

I’m always on the hunt for new dip ideas. This was an experiment I am quite pleased with. It is quick, filling and delicious, not to mention healthy!


Grilled Vegetables with Tomato Sauce

Grilled veggies served with a raw tomato sauce

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Spicy Orange Cranberry Salsa

Cranberries and oranges with jalapeno pepper for extra kick.

Fruity Quinoa Yogurt

Fruity Quinoa Yogurt

Add all ingredients to a food processor and process until smooth. The quinoa will give it texture, in addition to lots of protein and fiber.

Eat this straight or with sliced apples.

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