Category Archives: Appetizers

Garlic Rosemary Apple Crostini

I’m going to give it to you straight, garlic and rosemary is one of my all time favorite savory combinations. The smell of each of them alone is the stuff dreams are made of, but put them together and wooo-doggy that’s some good stuff right there. So when I thought about making a warm apple crostini, it was only natural that those two were involved. And thus was born the fifth and final dish in the Week of Appetizers: Garlic Rosemary Apple Crostini.
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Breaded & Baked Artichoke Hearts

Full disclosure: I LOVE fried foods. Yes, I try to eat healthy as much as possible, but every once in awhile I need something fried. It’s the ultimate guilty pleasure. I know it’s not good for me, but it’s ok to be naughty every once in awhile, right? Moderation and all that jazz. Ever since munching on the fried artichokes at Golden Road, I’ve been craving them, but thought the Week of Appetizers would be the perfect opportunity to try my hands at a healthier version. 
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Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Hummus has become my go-to food when vegan options are few and far between. Even in the middle of nowhere you can usually find hummus in the grocery store or at a Mediterranean restaurant. For day 3 of the Week of Appetizers I’m bringing you a recipe for a non-traditional hummus using black eyed peas instead of chickpeas.
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Vegan Cheesy Sausage Kale Bites

It’s day two of Week of Appetizers! Yesterday I shared my recipe for Spinach & Artichoke Wontons and today I’m bringing you these delectable little savory bites of goodness. Smokey cashew cheese sauce and nutritious kale blend with vegan sausage to make an incredibly tasty appetizer.
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Spinach & Artichoke Wontons

Holiday season is in full swing and whether you’re throwing the shindigs or attending them, these spinach and artichoke wontons are the perfect party food. Bring them to a potluck or offer to provide some vegan treats if you’re going to an omnivore party and wow everyone there with how amazing vegan appetizers can be!
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