Creamy Black Bean Dip

I know I used my avocado bowl, not for avocado or for guacamole, but for creamy black bean dip! And I did not regret it. It’s the perfect easy dip for a party, that no one will even realize is vegan! It tastes great paired with a spicy corn salsa and obviously the obligatory tortilla…

Pumpkin Hummus

We gotta live up the pumpkin season to the fullest, now that the end is upon us! That sounds dramatic, but truly, there are only a few months per year that it’s appropriate to cook with canned pureed pumpkin. This recipe is a super easy way to spruce up your everyday homemade hummus, with just…

Baba Ganoush

Baba Ganoush (also spelled baba ghanoush or baba ghanouj) is a Mediterranean dip made from grilled eggplant, tahini, and olive oil. It’s delicious with pita bread, crudites, or as a spread on wraps/sandwiches. I’ve been a huge fan of this dish since my time spent living in Turkey, but I never realized how easy it…

Taco Dip with Refried Beans

One of my favorite party foods is layered taco dip. Usually it’s full of cheese and sour cream, but this version is vegan, a bit healthier, and still totally delicious! The best part are the vegan refried beans which are perfectly smoky and creamy. We ate this dip during a big championship soccer match (hubs…

Miso Edamame Hummus

Love hummus? Want to try it in a new way? Try this edamame hummus made with miso and garlic. It’s a fresh take on an old favorite, and it’s really easy to make. You can buy shelled edamame in the freezer section. All you have to do is thaw it, boil it for four minutes,…

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Excited for New Years Eve? Attending or hosting a party? Serve this spinach and artichoke dip and no one will even know it’s vegan! It’s the perfect time to whip out this beloved, creamy party food. I can’t think of a better way to ring in the new year. 🙂 I love party food because…

Chunky Crab Dip

I really love my vegan crabless cakes recipe, so I was inspired to make something similar tasting that I could quickly whip up for a snack. I came up with this crab dip that uses hearts of palm, lots of chunky vegetables, and vegan cream cheese and mayonnaise. It can be served warm or cold…

Eggplant Caponata

If you’re having leftovers today but want to change things up a bit with a new appetizer for you and your guests, try out this Eggplant Caponata with some crackers, leftover bread, or pita chips. It’s super easy, healthy, and delicious – my favorite three things! This recipe is from Chef Chloe’s Vegan Italian Cookbook….