Category Archive: Appetizer

Fresh Spring Roll Wraps / Gluten Free

Spring Rolls
Nutmeg Notebook

One of my favorite summertime lunches is Vietnamese Spring Rolls. They are so refreshing and light because they are not fried. I love the colorful, crunchy fresh vegetables all wrapped up inside a rice paper wrap! They are so easy to make at home and you can use whatever vegetables you happen to have in …

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Oven Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers

Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers
Nutmeg Notebook

I know I am late to the party with oven roasting sweet mini peppers but as they say better late than never! I usually enjoy the mini sweet peppers raw as I love the crunch and the subtle sweetness. Oven roasting them takes them to a whole new level of deliciousness. They become so sweet …

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Tacos with Jicama Tortillas

Lentil Tacos & Jicama Tortillas
Nutmeg Notebook

Once a month we get together for a whole food plant based pot luck with a lovely group of friends. The friendships, conversation and food is fabulous. We always get introduced to some new recipe and get to try some new foods as well. My friend Lorna introduced us to lentil tacos using jicama tortillas! …

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Black Bean Dip & Green Chili Hummus

Taco Salad with Black Bean Dip & Green Chili Hummus

If you enjoy healthy Mexican – Southwest cuisine I have two recipes you will want to make. What a bonus that they are easy – using ordinary pantry ingredients and are pretty low calorie so you can easily fit them into your food plan. Beans which are the basis for both recipes are so healthy, filling and taste …

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My Own Favorite Recipes From 2012 Part One of Three

Baked Polenta Fries

Recently I shared the Top 12 Viewed Recipes from 2012 in this post. Those were the recipes that you the readers looked at the most. This time around I’m sharing my own favorite recipes from the past year. It was tough to narrow it down from the 85 new recipes that were posted last year. I tried many …

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