By Holly V. Gray

make-ahead

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Green Chile Cheesy Sauce

Every vegan home cook needs a solid cheesy sauce that they can use for everything from nachos to burgers to pasta or even as a stand-alone dip. This is that sauce. We enjoyed it most recently over a Mexican Lasagna (recipe coming soon). Best part is […]

Holiday Cranberry Dip with Stella Blue Cheese

Holiday Cranberry Dip with Stella Blue Cheese

The holidays are busy enough so today’s post is featuring a super easy and tasty appetizer/snack you can throw together in five minutes! Seriously. I’m using Stella Blue Cheese in this dip for its tangy flavor and semi-soft texture and serving it with water crackers, […]

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Confession: I’ve fallen into a bit of a junk food snacking rut over the last few weeks. Is it my imagination or are the snack food aisles at the supermarket really so much better this time of year? I may have gotten a little carried […]

Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Vegan Chili

Chipotle Spiced Black Bean Vegan Chili

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Let me just begin by saying — Wow! What a crazy storm!! Snowzilla dumped three feet on us and we were snowed in for three days. I never fully appreciated what it meant to be “snowed in” until this past […]

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Peperonata and Goat Cheese Appetizer

Are you ready for a super easy and tasty appetizer that requires zero cooking and only two ingredients? It doesn’t get much easier than this: Grab a 5oz. package of herbed chèvre (goat cheese) and an 8oz. jar of prepared peperonata, which can be found […]

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

File this one under “easiest appetizers ever”. Seriously, you can have these tasty little cucumber bites ready to go in a matter of minutes. Slice, mix, pile it on; that’s it. Here’s the recipe: 1 small-medium cucumber 1/2 cup Mediterranean feta cheese, crumbled 2 teaspoons […]

Vegan Chicken Salad with Curry

Vegan Chicken Salad with Curry

Chicken salad is one of those dishes I’ve always associated with summertime. It’s such a perfect meal because you can serve it so many ways – salad, sandwich, cracker spread, stuffed in tomatoes as an appetizer – all good! So anyway, I had a craving […]

Eggless Frittata with Sweet Potato and Kale

Eggless Frittata with Sweet Potato and Kale

Ever since I made that amazing tofu “egg” salad, here, I’ve been mildly obsessed with tofu as an egg replacement. So what if I’m a little late to the party on this one; I’m here now and excited to veganize more of our favorite egg-based dishes. […]

Slow Cooked Vegan BBQ Sliders with Coleslaw

Slow Cooked Vegan BBQ Sliders with Coleslaw

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today we’re celebrating the early days of summer with one of our seasonal favorites – BBQ… And we’re doing it vegan style! At last, it feels as if summer is on its way! Temperatures are hitting the 80s, I’m wearing […]

Easy Beer and Cheddar Dip

Easy Beer and Cheddar Dip

This dip is amazing with pretzels!  Don’t think about the calories, just eat it!  But wait a day or so, if you can.  While the dip is good right away, it’s even better the next day so it’s a great make-ahead appetizer or snack. The […]