Crab Cakes with Quinoa, Corn, and Yellow Peppers

Crab cakes, yes please! These are a special treat I love to make for dinner, or even a sandwich for lunch. The succulent crab meat mixed with sweet corn and yellow bell peppers is a delight. The quinoa adds a little crunch and its packed with flavor. Note: To make this vegan, replace the crab … Continue reading Crab Cakes with Quinoa, Corn, and Yellow Peppers

Hominy Quesadilla with Cilantro and Sour Cream

Hominy is a wonderful ingredient that can be used in so many ways. I love to make these quesadillas. The black beans pair well with the hominy and I love using fresh cilantro. It’s healthy, filling, and oh so delicious. If you want a vegan version, go with a tofu based sour cream and cheeses. … Continue reading Hominy Quesadilla with Cilantro and Sour Cream

Fresh Mint and Cilantro Greek Yogurt Dip

This dip is packed with fresh herbs, and smells amazing.  Using greek yogurt is good for your health, and it compliments the herbs with the touch of lemon juice. Its creamy, tangy, and perfect to serve with naan bread and fresh vegetables. Ingredients: 1 cup fresh mint leaves; minced 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves; minced 2 garlic … Continue reading Fresh Mint and Cilantro Greek Yogurt Dip

Three Olive Blend Cannellini Bean Dip

This is a great snack that's perfect on sandwiches and wraps. I love the blend of three kinds of olives together in this recipe! You can also serve this with pita chips, and fresh-cut vegetables also tastes wonderful. Ingredients: 1 cannelloni/ navy/white beans, drained and rinsed 2 tbsp. olive oil, plus more 1/4 cup warm water 1 … Continue reading Three Olive Blend Cannellini Bean Dip

Baked Dates filled with Cream Cheese Topped with Apricots and Honey

This appetizer is a simple, elegant dish that's perfect for parties. Six ingredients, a little preparation, and you're ready to impress. Note: You can also bake these at 250*F for 15-20 minutes, so the dates are warm, the cheese is gooey and soft. Drizzle the honey after you pull them from the oven. Ingredients: 12 … Continue reading Baked Dates filled with Cream Cheese Topped with Apricots and Honey

Vegan Navy Bean “Queso” Dip with Fresh Cilantro

I absolutely love this dip! This queso was a labor of love to get just the right consistency and flavor I was looking for. When I want to make nachos, or enchiladas, this is my go to recipe. This easy homemade "cheese" dip is wonderful right off the stove. Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 1 15 … Continue reading Vegan Navy Bean “Queso” Dip with Fresh Cilantro

Wild Caught Crab Dip with Capers, Dill, and Fresh Parsley

This crab dip is so perfect for small parties. It's creamy, well balanced in flavor, and always a win-win anytime I make this! Note: You can also make this dip using salmon, yellow fin tuna, or albacore.....they all work with this recipe. Ingredients: 1 can wild caught crab meat, drained. 2 tbs. mayonnaise 1 cup plain … Continue reading Wild Caught Crab Dip with Capers, Dill, and Fresh Parsley