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Vegan herb cheese

Quick and Easy Herb Vegan Cheese

I am taking advantage of being in the South of France visiting my parents to try out some new French inspired dishes. While I do not miss any of the cow cheese I used to enjoy when I was a carnivore, goat cheese, on the other hand, was more delicate, naturally low fat and milder […]

Vegan cheese Ball

Dairy-Free Cheese Ball

Cheese spread in the shape of a ball is truly an American party classic but let’s be honest, it is also pretty fattening and artery-clogging! It is a great appetizer everyone enjoys around the holidays, at potlucks and picnics.  What if you could make a dairy-free cheese ball? Warning!  This ‘cheez’ ball will disappear as […]

black olive tapenade

OLIVE TAPENADE

Pronounced “tah-puh-nod”, this olive spread, is usually served as an appetizer on toasted sliced French baguette, crackers or fresh cut vegetables. It originates from the South of France. It is an olive spread, a form of caviar that captures the rich and natural essences of Provence, through the olives, the capers and the olive oil. […]

Polenta fries

Polenta Fries

Pronounced “Po-len-tah”, this native dish of Italy is made with ground yellow  cornmeal. Unlike grits, which is corn that has been soaked and processed to remove the tough outer hull, polenta has the hull and is therefore more nutritious and less processed. If you are tired of rice, pasta, quinoa or other grains, you can […]

eggless quiche

Eggless Mini Pepper Quiche

I found an old black and white photo of my grandmother and I when I was 4 years old. It brought back so many happy memories and especially of being in the kitchen watching her lovingly concocting all kinds of delicious dishes.  The colors, flavors and textures varying with the seasons. I had the all […]

Eggplant caviar

Easy Baba Ganoush

Roasted eggplants make the most satisfying dip! In the Middle East, they call it Baba Ganoush. In France, it is called “Caviar d’aubergines” or eggplant caviar. It can be served as an appetizer or a side with flat bread or crackers. Traditionally, this eggplant dip is served cold in the summer but you can also serve […]

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