Appetizers & Snacks

Delightful Kale Pastries

There is a local Washington farm that is still growing kale in a greenhouse, and I’ve been snatching it up every time I see it at our local food co-op.  (If you are local, I’m talking about the fabulous PCC Natural Markets).  Usually I simply make sauteed kale with some raisins and pine nuts, but…

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Kind of like Vegan Cheez-Its

I’ve been wanting to try out the goldfish crackers recipe from Vegan Lunch Box for so long, but never got around to it because I don’t have a little fishy cookie cutter.  Today I decided to take the plunge and just cut them into squares.  After I did that, I noticed that if I just…

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Marinated Baked Tofu

If anyone is unsure about trying tofu, give this recipe a try!  Tofu is the perfect food for marinating as it readily soaks up flavors, and once baked takes on a lovely chewy texture. If you cut the tofu into thin slabs, it makes a nice sandwich filling; if you cut it into cubes, it’s…

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Spanokopita (spinach phyllo pies)

I’ve made this as a casserole before, but for Father’s Day I actually attempted the traditional triangle-shaped Spanokopita! They turned out great, and the wrapping was surprisingly fun to do! They are easy but time-consuming, so I recommend you prepare the filling and then set up a table in front of the TV and watch…

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