Vegan Meatball Appetizers With Cucumber Dill Dip

Vegan Meatball Appetizers With Cucumber Dill Dip are the perfect choice when you need a great tasting, easy to make and yummy snack.  With jackfruit as the base, these balls have the exact texture of meat, and are chewy and filling.  Add a little smoked paprika and green chiles, and you have kicked the flavor up a notch!  Yes, in less than an hour, these vegan meatballs are ready to dip into the light and fresh Cucumber Dill Dip or your favorite sauce or dressing.  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

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Instant Pot Kale Tomato Risotto

Instant Pot Kale Tomato Risotto.  The thing that I love about risotto is that it is so smooth and creamy, not like regular rice.  In this dish, we combine the risotto with roasted tomatoes, chiles, kale, mushrooms, and the result is definitely delicious.  Toss the risotto in the Instant Pot, and saute the vegetables either in a separate pan, or in the Instant Pot after the risotto is finished.  Either way, you are eating deliciousness in 30 minutes!  Risotto for breakfast?  Eggs for dinner?  Hey, why not.  This dish is vegan, gluten free, dairy free, or vegetarian with eggs.

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Artichoke Bean Dip

Artichoke Bean Dip.  When you combine nutritious foods like artichokes and beans, you can actually call it a healthy snack!   This bowl is also perfect for packing in lunch, or as an appetizer for a fancy event.  Using only 5 ingredients, this tasty treat is ready in 15 minutes, and is packed with the goodness.  After making the dip, serve it with celery, jicima, carrots, peppers (these are “Enjoya” peppers), gluten free sweet potato and beet crackers, cherry tomatoes, or any vegetables that you love or have on hand.  It is almost like a salad!  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Thai Salad

Thai Salad.  Yes, it is spring, and produce is here!  It is a beautiful thing that year after year, we can count on nature to do it’s thing, and provide a bounty of colorful, healthy produce.  Combining some of my favorites, and topping with a yummy Cilantro Peanut Dressing, this salad is a keeper.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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