Category Archive: Dips/Spreads

Donna’s Vegan Cheeze Sauce

Broccoli  Cheeze Stuffed Baked Potato
Nutmeg Notebook

I am super excited to share this recipe with you all today! In the past two years since moving to a plant based diet I have tried many vegan/plant based cheese sauce recipes. Some of them were down right awful and others were just okay. That all changed when my friend Donna Weifert shared her …

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Raita

Raita

To cool things down be sure and serve your Indian dishes with a big spoonful of Raita – the Indian side dish made with yogurt, mint and a little cumin. Soy yogurt works well. I love this stuff!  How can something so simple taste so good? My mom gave me this adorable dish. Thanks Mom! Raita 1 English …

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Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

So I had this crazy idea the other day to make some kind of dessert/sweet hummus. I Googled dessert hummus and found out that it wasn’t so crazy and in fact many other like minded people had already figured out how to do just what I was thinking of. Thank you Google. I wasted no …

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Roasted Eggplant Spread

Roasted Eggplant Spread

Recently on a Trader Joe’s shopping day I picked up a beautiful eggplant for under $2. A recipe from Ina Garten for a roasted eggplant spread intrigued me so I got busy in the kitchen. This recipe contains all things that equal deliciousness – is that a real word?  Roasted red bell peppers, red onion, …

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Katy’s Best Guacamole

Guacamole Nutmeg Notebook

I think I ‘m a pretty good cook and over the years I have passed on my culinary hints and tips to daughter Katy. Even though we use the same recipes there are some things that she makes better than me! Her guacamole is outstanding. I’ve watched her make it and I think I do the same things she does but …

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