Vegan Jalapeno Poppers (Baked & Gluten Free!)

These are super fun to make, and eat!  And as Jen pointed out, kinda looks like deep-fried rats, so would be perfect for nibbling on while handing out goodies to the neighbour kids. A bit labour-intensive, but worth it.  And this vegan cheese recipe that I linked to below, is AWESOME!

Chickpea Cakes

The other night I had a hankering for crab cakes, so I embarked on a quest to create crispy, ocean-flavoured cakes using items I already had.  It was a success!  A combination of chickpeas, ground almonds and a sheet of nori, among a few other ingredients, combined to make delicious, savoury cakes perfect for entertaining.

Caramelized Pear and “Cheese” Crostini with Balsamic Reduction

These Crostinis were such a big hit at our New Year’s Cocktail Party!  The carnivores devoured them, moaning through chews at how delicious they were.  They are from a favourite new cookbook, the Skinny Bitch Ultimate Everyday Cookbook, which so far is three for three for recipes to please a crowd.  We also tried the Continue Reading …