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!Kale ChipsDo you have trouble getting your children to eat their greens? Here’s an idea sure to please the most finicky eater: kale chips! Bake until crispy with sweet or savory seasonings, depending on your preference.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.Lentil PâtéThis dish is an adaptation of a traditional Middle Eastern recipe. It can be served hot or cold, as a pâté with bread or crackers, or in combination with cheese, yogurt dressing, and sprouts, tucked into a pita sandwich.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. Puff Pastry PinwheelsDelicate, flaky puff pastry combines well with the nutty flavor of soybeans in this
attractive hors d’oeuvre.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.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. Vegetable Fritters (Pakoras)Golden brown and crispy, deep-fried vegetable pakoras are a favorite Indian snack.