Candied PecansCandied pecans make tasty holiday treats and gifts. Rich in oleic acid and phenolic antioxidants, they are immune boosters, anti-inflammatory, and help make the skin glow. As for their taste, we call them irresistible. Try this healthy version of candied pecans and share delicious health with your family and friends. Lentil Millet Sweet Potato Plant-based BurgerRay Glend from Science of Spirituality prepared this Lentil Millet Sweet Potato Plant-Based Burger at a cooking demo for Veggie Fest 2019, held in Lisle, Illinois. Filled with whole food goodness, this burger will please family and friends alike. This burger is moist yet firm and will work well as a sandwich or served as a side dish.Regina Dillard, Inner Sanctum Wellness PETITE BANANAS FOSTER LOAVESRegina Dillard from Inner Sanctum Wellness created these delicious and healthy Petite Bananas Foster Loaves at the 2019 Veggie Fest Chicago in Lisle, Il. Great for snacks or to slip into a lunch box, they’re both nourishing and filling.Almond Spice Cacao BallsCacao is a legendary superfood that elevates these treats into the healthiest of snacks. Mango-Lime SalsaThe sweet from the mango and the tart from the lime juice in this salsa go well with veggie burgers and as a dip for corn chips. Recipe used with permission from Cathy Gallagher and Barbara Schugt, the authors of Veggie Power Burgers. HummusThe secret to delicious hummus is a good quality tahini. It makes all the difference! Serve with pita bread, crackers, and assorted vegetables for a wonderful party appetizer!Steak Tacos with Salsa Verde (Vegan)Violeta Patiño prepared these vegan Shredded Barbacoa Tacos with Salsa Verde at our February 9th, 2019 “Valentine Lunch Mexican Style” cooking demo held at the Science of Spirituality International Meditation Center in Lisle, Illinois. Enjoy serving these delicious, protein-rich, traditional tacos to family and friends. Fruit KabobsExperiment with this luscious low-calorie appetizer, selecting a colorful mix of sweet fruits in season.Dolmas (Stuffed Grape Leaves)Grape leaves stuffed with tender rice and fragrant spices are one of Greece’s outstanding appetizers.Eggplant “Caviar”You don’t have to be an eggplant lover to enjoy this popular spread.Puff Pastry PinwheelsDelicate, flaky puff pastry combines well with the nutty flavor of soybeans in this
attractive hors d’oeuvre.Fresh Vegetable KabobsGet creative with this fun, open-ended recipe, choosing a variety of colorful
vegetables. The kabobs are delicious served as an appetizer with a creamy ranch
or onion dip.