Category Archives: Snacks and Side Dishes

American Nacho Cashew Cheese

Chili Cheese Fries with Easy Homemade Oil Free Cashew Nacho "Cheese"

Nachos?  Yes, please!  Nachos are one of those things that I just need in my life.  Dollops of this delicious spreadable cashew cheese are perfect for nachos.  I also love it as a topping for vegan chili and chili cheese fries.  Also, just dipping chips straight into it. It’s stretchy, melty, and oh so good. […]

Mozzarella Cashew Cheese

Vegan Pizza with Easy Oil Free Cashew Mozzarella and Olives

Pizza.  Need I say more?  I obviously need a good, scratch that, great recipe for mozzarella “cheese” in my life because I love pizza.  Granted, this spreadable cheese is great other places, too.  I love dipping tortilla chips in it and I love it on a sandwich or veggie burger.  But, mostly, I love it […]

Swiss Cashew Cheese

Vegan Reuben Sandwich with Easy Oil Free Vegan Swiss Cashew Cheese

I don’t need Swiss “cheese” all that often, but when I do, I really need it.  Like when I want an epic vegan reuben. That’s a time when I really really need a good Swiss “cheese.”  This spreadable cashew cheese is perfect for all the moments when I need to make something with the Swiss […]

Avocado Salsa

Delicious and hearty avocado salsa is perfect when you're craving a more substantial version of guacamole! Made with avocado, shallot, bell pepper, and tomato, it's sure to win you over. - by Veggie Lexi

I love avocado!  I swear I could eat it with everything.  I’ve been really into eating guacamole with slices of cucumber lately – so much lighter and still so tasty.  Sometimes I’m in the mood for guacamole, but I’m also craving something a little more substantial. That’s where this avocado salsa comes in.  Chunky, hearty, […]

Chickpea “Tuna” Salad

Delicious and easy vegan chickpea "tuna" salad. Perfect to make a yummy sandwich or bring a salad to the next level! #veggielexi #veganrecipes - by Veggie Lexi

I love this chickpea “tuna” salad!  It makes meal planning so easy. It’s super convenient to make some and toss it on a salad or make a quick sandwich when I’m ready to eat. Print Chickpea “Tuna” Salad (Vegan, Gluten Free, Flour Free): Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes Servings 6 servings Ingredients […]

Rosemary Garlic Popcorn

Rosemary Garlic Savory Popcorn

This Rosemary Garlic Popcorn was a huge hit in our house!  It’s all kinds of delicious and all kinds of savory goodness.  We tested a lot of popcorn recipes and this is the one that we kept going back for (and kept wishing there was more of).  I know I’ll be making this a ton […]

Healthy Oil Free Basic Granola

Oil Free Gluten Free Vegan Granola with Pecans and Strawberries

I love homemade granola!  It’s one of my favorite foods.  It’s such an easy, affordable, and delicious breakfast.  It’s super versatile and can be adapted to include all of your favorite ingredients.  I kept this recipe basic to include only the necessities. I love to add more things depending on what I have on hand. […]

Roasted Radish

Delicious roasted radish is the perfect keto replacement for roasted potatoes. Beautiful and satisfying, this makes the perfect low carb side dish! - by Veggie Lexi

If you follow any of my accounts, you probably know that I love potatoes.  I mean, I really love them.  As much as I love them, sometimes my body is just not in a carby mood (think: the middle of summer).  Also, sometimes I’m cooking for people that are eating a low carb diet. These […]

Gluten Free Lentil Balls or “Meatballs”

Sometimes you just want a delicious ball of good food.  Normally, falafel fills that need for me. Sometimes I want something a little different, something I could have in a hoagie or on pasta.  That’s where these yummy lentil balls come in. These easy vegan gluten free lentil meatballs are incredible. They are super easy, […]

Pico de Gallo

Pico de Gallo

  This pico de gallo is absolutely divine.  It’s fresh, zingy, spicy, and just a little bit sweet.  The flavors combine so well and make for the perfect chip dip or burrito topping. Print Perfect Pico de Gallo (Vegan, Gluten Free, Oil Free, Flour Free): Prep Time 10 minutes Servings 4 servings Ingredients 6 medium […]