Party Food

vegan and plant-based recipes for party food

pumpkin spice crescent rolls

Pumpkin Spice Crescent Rolls

These Pumpkin Spice Cresent Rolls definitely fall into the category of “vegan but not healthy” but are definitely tasty!  They pull together super fast with some “accidentally vegan” items you can purchase at any grocery store and are perfect for a cozy lazy Saturday morning. (This post may contain affiliate links. […]

 
Vegan Chili

Vegan Chili – Plant Based and Oil Free

This vegan chili is the bomb!  It is oil-free – so plant-based – and uses diced walnuts – not as a meat replacement – but for texture…and a little protein. It’s super easy because it uses  canned beans and tomatoes.  It also has a few secret ingredients. Read on for […]

 
Jalapeno Ranch Dressing, Vegan and Oil-Free

Jalapeño Ranch Dressing – Vegan and Oil Free

This Jalapeño Ranch Dressing is vegan, plant-based,  and oil free.  It’s made with cashews and creamy delicious!  You can drizzle this dressing on salad,  potatoes, or my awesome vegan chili.  Use it as a dip for vegetables, chips or pizza. (This post may contain affiliate links.  Clicking on these links […]

 
Oil free hummus

Oil Free Hummus

This oil free hummus is plant-based.  It is  made with garbanzo beans and is good for you as well as delicious.  It can be made using a high-speed blender or food processor.  It’s super easy to whip up- 5-10  minutes from the time you open the can to spreading on […]

 
Brownie Batter Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Brownie Batter Hummus

You might think you are eating brownie batter – but surprise, you are really eating hummus – made with black beans! This black bean brownie batter hummus is vegan, oil-free, and plant-based.  This dessert hummus is made with black beans  (of course!)  peanut butter, agave, tahini, and cocoa powder. Black […]

 
Cookie Dough Hummus

Cookie Dough Hummus

What?  Cookie dough for lunch?  This cookie dough hummus is made with garbanzo beans, is vegan, oil free, and plant based – so yes, it’s actually somewhat good for you!  In fact, you don’t even have to “sneak” it into your kids’ lunch boxes in order to get them to […]

 
Tofu Sausage Crumbles

Sausage Tofu Crumbles (Vegan)

These Sausage Tofu Crumbles only look and taste like sausage. They are 100% vegan and plant-based too!  When tofu is pressed and seasoned, it takes on the flavor of any seasoning or spice you mix in with it.  The Sausage Tofu Crumbles are light enough in flavor and seasoning that […]

 
Trail Mix Tofu Crumbles

Trail Mix Tofu Crumbles

These savory Trail Mix Tofu Crumbles are perfect as a topping for avocado toast, potatoes or other vegetable dishes.  Though they are for savory dishes, they have a pop of sweet/tart from the dried cranberries used.  They are vegan, oil free,  and plant-based. Start by draining and pressing your 16 […]

 
Guacamole with Chips Closeup

Table-side Guacamole at Home

This “table-side” Guacamole at Home recipe tastes like you are sitting at a table, eating it at a Mexican restaurant. It’s really not hard to make though and then lucky you, you get to munch on it in the comfort of your home. I’m all for using short-cuts; and when […]

 
Pico de Gallo with One Chip

Pico de Gallo

Pico de gallo is a type of salsa that is served fresh and chunky and has a funny name.  Pico de gallo literally translates to “beak of rooster” and was probably called that because people would pinch it up in their fingers – beak like – to eat it.  You couldn’t […]

 
Brownies in the Pan

Vegan Brownie Hack with Duncan Hines Brownie Mix

Many Duncan Hines cake and brownie mixes are known to be “accidentally vegan” – meaning the company didn’t set out trying to make a vegan product, it just worked out that way. Yes of course there are a great many vegan brownie recipes out there; but I don’t know about […]

 
crispy oven baked potatoes

Oven Baked Crispy Potato Wedges

These oven baked potato wedges, made without oil, are crispy on the outside but tender on the inside.  The secret is pre-boiling the cut potatoes till almost fork tender, then giving them a flour/seasoning toss before baking in the oven.     Start by cutting your potatoes in a wedge […]