background preloader

Jams, Dips, Spreads & Sauces

Facebook Twitter

Vegan Caramelized Onion Dip with Fresh Za'atar (dairy-free) I’m a little bit dip-obsessed right now, so I hope you won’t mind yet another classic rendition with a twist here (remember our pepperoncini artichoke dip a couple weeks ago?).

Vegan Caramelized Onion Dip with Fresh Za'atar (dairy-free)

I feel like everyone is looking for appetizer inspiration leading up to all of those holiday parties. In my opinion, this is often the trickiest contribution for a party or potluck! On top of trying to satisfy a lot of tastes, you 100% have to get to the party on time because your food is out first :) 7 Ingredient Cashew Queso.

Lightened Up Raw Pecan Pumpkin Butter — Oh She Glows. I was recently asked in an interview how veganism has changed my life.

Lightened Up Raw Pecan Pumpkin Butter — Oh She Glows

Normally, questions like this bring out the best (worst?) Of my indecisive nature, but this answer came to me quite easily. Veganism has changed my life in countless ways, but the one that stands out is how my love for animals has grown over the years. I’ve always been an animal lover as far back as I can remember, so looking back it’s not a big surprise that I eventually became a vegan. Geeze, I had a huge cow collection as a child for crying out loud.

As a little girl, I used to sit on the floor for hours with animals, rubbing their head or scratching their ears as they looked at me with their big, loving eyes. My initial reasons for switching to an animal-free diet were primarily motivated by health, but as I learned more about factory farming and the way animals are so often abused, it became much more than that. Pumpkin Butter: Hello Fall! It may not feel like fall yet (at least in Texas), but it’s sure beginning to taste like fall!

Pumpkin Butter: Hello Fall!

Nothing tastes like fall more than pumpkin, except maybe pumpkin and apples… Pumpkin Butter! And the smell… it’s like walking into a Yankee Candle store this time of year. There’s just nothing better than the scent of pumpkin and spices cooking in the kitchen! Easy Homemade Pumpkin Butter – The Smart Cookie. So, yeah, more pumpkin.

Easy Homemade Pumpkin Butter – The Smart Cookie

Vegan Pretzel Bites with Spicy Mustard Dip. These Vegan Pretzel Bites are easy without the hassle of boiling in baking soda.

Vegan Pretzel Bites with Spicy Mustard Dip

Served with Spicy mustard dip for Gameday. Vegan Dairy-free Recipe. Jump to Recipe So finally I am getting excited about the Superbowl. After some miserable games, Seahawks have got their act together and made it to the play offs. Vegan Chorizo Queso Dip - Simple Vegan Blog. Loaded Baked Tater Tot Dip. This post may contain affiliate links.

Loaded Baked Tater Tot Dip

My favorite baked potato toppings are loaded into an easy, creamy, and cheesy Loaded Baked Tater Tot Dip. It’s made with tater tots, sour cream, meatless meatballs, and cheese and assembly takes just 5 minutes. The best part of a baked potato isn’t really the potato. It’s the sour cream and cheese that tops it. This is a bowl of everything fabulous that goes on top of baked potatoes, minus the baked potatoes. Vegan Cashew-Less Queso Dip. It always happens.

Vegan Cashew-Less Queso Dip

Just as I’m about to drift off to sleep at night, a recipe idea zings into my brain out of nowhere. Vegan Creamy Spinach Dip #AppetizerWeek - The Viet Vegan. Creamy Artichoke Spinach Dip (vegan, gf) - 86 Lemons. I swear it was Monday, then I blinked and it was Friday.

Creamy Artichoke Spinach Dip (vegan, gf) - 86 Lemons

The days fly by so fast. I can never ever seem to get caught up with my giant to-do list. Things get added faster than I can cross them off. I managed to order my Christmas cards a couple of weeks ago. They arrived last week. This Can't Be Vegan: Hot Caramelized Onion-Bacon Dip. Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe - Yup, it's Vegan. The Super Bowl is coming up and most years, I take full advantage of the opportunity to make a bunch of appetizers, finger food, and cocktails.

Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip Recipe - Yup, it's Vegan

This hot vegan spinach artichoke dip is PERFECT for your Super Bowl celebration because not only is it packed with veggies and made from real ingredients, but it’s straight up delicious, AND has left omnivores dumbfounded that it’s vegan and isn’t made with dairy cheese. Just look at it. SO cheesy! It’s stretchy, meltable and gooey too, just like a good spinach and artichoke dip should be. Vegan Buffalo Chicken Dip. Everyone raves about this updated Vegan Buffalo Chicken Dip!

Vegan Buffalo Chicken Dip

Holidays, parties, game day, Thursday – made with jackfruit, this tasty goodness fits in at any table. Vegan Buffalo Chicken Dip It is almost like quarters two and three of the year are like training for quarter four and one. Holidays and game days – I LIVE FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR. We love to entertain. Over the years, I have made many iterations of a Buffalo Dip. My suggestion is to do what I do, and make a double batch. …and if you are taking this away to a party? Hummus - Simple Vegan Blog. Buffalo Hummus. Cheezy Soyrizo Bean Dip - Vegan Yack Attack. Pepperjack shreds, seasoned soyrizo and jalapeño peppers kick this Cheezy Soyrizo Bean Dip up a few notches! It a perfectly delicious appetizer. Here is my warning to you: This cheezy soyrizo bean dip is highly addictive, and not for the faint of heart. Smooth and Creamy Hummus. Smoked Paprika Hummus - vegan, gluten-free deliciousness! - Kind Earth.

I think by now, most of us are well acquainted with regular hummus. Most of us love hummus because it fulfils that need for something creamy, tasty and filling. It has a sort of ‘hard to describe’ citrusy – tahini – garlic – chickpea fusion. It’s the prefect plant-based food full of healthy essential fats, high in protein and excellent for it’s well rounded nutritional profile.

However, today we are going to do something really delectable and add smoked paprika. Easy Roasted Garlic Hummus. Creamy, rich hummus with a deep, slightly sweet roasted garlic flavor. Nacho Cheese Doritos Hummus. Cheesy, savory, and completely addictive Doritos hummus! I am on a Doritos kick this month! After devouring my entire batch of Cool Ranch Hummus, Nacho Cheese was the obvious next flavor. And after that? Who knows! Healthy Vegan Spinach Artichoke Dip - Veggies Don't Bite. Vegan Queso Blanco Dip (White Cheese)- Veggies Don't Bite. Maple Spice Pumpkin Butter. Man, life is crazy right now. I just had to delete the first draft of this post because I sounded like a big, whiney, complainer and that’s not what this corner of the internet is for. Let’s just say that work is keeping me beyond busy during the week and this blog (and another food photography project) are keeping me on feet all weekend. Thing thing I love about being super busy is how great tiny breaks feel.

Little moments where you can stop and catch your breath or give your brain a much-needed break. These moments include: That hour after dinner, before we have to go to bed, when Chris and I can cuddle on the couch and watch what we’re calling “Uncomfortable TV” (aka The Walking Dead). Homemade Mocha Nutella (Vegan, Refined-Sugar Free) — Oh She Glows. When I have great ambitions to re-create a favourite food product at home, it usually takes the right moment of inspiration to push me along. Or, it simply takes remembering to snap the photos before the husband and I eat the entire batch (such was the case with my vegan cookie recreation from Zephyr Café…doh). This time, my inspiration came from spotting a huge bag of raw hazelnuts at Costco. Simple Hazelnut Butter. How is already almost Christmas!? I don’t even know. If you’re anything like me, you’re probably the worst gift-giver ever. You and I show up at places where everyone else is bestowing gifts, and we’re the ones awkwardly standing in the corner, empty handed because we either forgot, ran out of time, or lacked the creativity to think of something gift-worthy.

On the upside, we did manage to find a really good sale on boots for ourselves earlier, so go us! I know, we’re the worst. Brownie Batter Spread. You know sometimes when you wake up in the morning and you want a brownie? Slow Cooker Vanilla Pumpkin Apple Butter (Recipe ReDux) Low Fat Vegan Chocolate Spread - Simple Vegan Blog. Healthy Homemade Nutella Recipe - Vegan in the Freezer. Pumpkin Butter: Hello Fall! Gingerbread Pecan Almond Butter. Power Snack with DIY Maple-Coconut-Cinna Almond Butter - Best Pesto Recipe - How to Make Easy Vegan Pesto.

Apple Spiced Refrigerator Jam - My Whole Food Life. Strawberry Chia Refrigerator Jam ~ RAW. 3-Ingredient Vegan Caramel Sauce (Ready in 5 Minutes!)