Recipes for Appetizers

July 17, 2021

Low Fat Hummus

Low Fat Hummus 5 Servings (about 1/4 cup/serving) Ingredients 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained (save some of the liquid)2 cloves garlic, chopped2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice1 tsp Bragg Liquid Aminos or low-sodium tamari2 Tbsp vegetable broth or water Directions 1. Heat chickpeas in a little of the liquid from the can in the microwave for about 2 minutes.2. Blend all ingredients using a […]
March 15, 2021

Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing and Dip

Greek Yogurt Ranch Dressing and Dip 9 Servings Ingredients 1 cup plain nonfat Greek Yogurt1 teaspoon dried dill1 teaspoon dried chives1 teaspoon dried parsley1 teaspoon garlic powder1 teaspoon onion powder1/2 teaspoon salt1 tablespoon rice vinegar1-2 tablespoons water, as needed1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper or 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper Directions Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and pulse until mixed well. Add salt and pepper to taste and add water to make it into desired consistency: […]
March 14, 2021

Greek Garlic Salad Dressing and Dip

Greek Garlic Salad Dressing and Dip 32 Servings Ingredients 4 cups nonfat yogurt (1 quart)2 medium cumbers, peeled, seeded and diced2 garlic cloves, minced3 Tbsp finely chopped fresh dill weed Directions Combine all ingredients in a glass bowl. Cover and refrigerate for several hours.Use as a dip or a salad dressing. Nutrition :  Serving Size is 2 Tbsp […]
December 5, 2020

Baked Yam Chips

Baked Sweet Potato Chips- Savory or Sweet 8 Servings Ingredients 2- 7 oz. sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced thin Celery Salt and black pepper to taste, Cajun or BBQ spice blends would be delicious as well Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Peel potatoes, slice into thin rounds. Place parchment paper on large cookie sheet. Place the […]
December 5, 2020

Mock Guacamole

Mock Guacamole Ingredients 16 ounce package frozen green peas, thawed2 Tbsp lemon juice2 cloves garlic, crushed1 Tbsp rice vinegar1 Tbsp lower sodium soy sauce½ tsp. vanilla extractPinch of red pepper Directions Combine all ingredients in a food processor or high-speed blender. Taste, adjust lemon juice and red pepper to taste.  Nutrition: 6 Servings/ Calories 60 / Total Fat […]
November 21, 2020

Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus Serves 8 – ¼ cup servings Ingredients 1- 15 oz. can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 1/3 cup fat-free yogurt 2-3 TBSP. tahini 3 cloves garlic 3 TBSP. sun dried tomato bits 1 tsp. dried oregano 1 tsp. dried mint 2-3 tsp. lemon juice Salt and pepper to taste Pita bread or fresh cut veggies, […]
November 14, 2020

Creamy Yogurt Dip

Creamy Yogurt Dip Similar to Greek tzatziki dip, great for dipping veggies. Makes about 1 ½ cups. Ingredients 1 cup plain dairy free yogurt ½ cucumber peeled, seeded, diced ½ tsp. sea salt ¼ cup tofu sour cream 2 TBSP. fresh lemon juice 1 tsp. fresh dill, minced 3 cloves garlic, crushed Fresh ground pepper, to taste Directions […]
October 17, 2020

Spicy Chickpea Pinwheels

Buffalo Chickpea Pinwheels Servings: 8, 48 pinwheels Ingredients 2 cans- 15 oz ea. chickpeas, drained & rinsed 1 cup spinach leaves 1½ TBSP buffalo sauce or Frank’s red hot 2-3 TBSP green onions, finely chopped 8 coconut wraps, or wraps of choice ½ tsp dried parsley ¼ tsp dried dill ¼ tsp onion powder ¼ tsp onion flakes […]