By Holly V. Gray

Tag: make-ahead

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 […]

The Six Million Dollar Tofu “Egg” Salad

The Six Million Dollar Tofu “Egg” Salad

I recently received a complimentary advance copy of Annie and Dan Shannon’s (www.meettheshannons.com) latest cookbook creation – Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking (in stores next week!) and the first recipe I tried out of this beautiful book was The Six Million Dollar Tofu “Egg” […]

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 […]

Holiday Cranberry Sauce

Holiday Cranberry Sauce

I love cranberry sauce so much I could almost just sit and eat it all by itself.  The only time I make it though is Thanksgiving.  Maybe that’s what makes it so special.  I like to prepare the sauce two days ahead of the big […]

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Because I had three full bags of baby spinach in the fridge that I needed to use or lose, spinach was the theme of last night’s dinner.  We had a delicious spinach and tortellini soup, more on that another day, and these little mushroom bites. […]

Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds

Sweet and Salty Pumpkin Seeds

Have you carved your pumpkins yet?  If not, get to it; it’s Halloween week!   If you’re ahead of the game, I hope you didn’t throw out the built-in snack. This is the one and only time of year we eat pumpkin seeds so it’s […]

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Oven~Baked Refried Bean Dip

Hi! Welcome to This Wife Cooks! Today we’re all about snack time!  This warm bean dip is the perfect addition to your Game Day (or any day) snack menu!  So grab a bag of chips and dig in! Another favorite dip option is my Caramelized Onion […]

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce (Slow Cooked and Sugar-Free)

Cinnamon Spice Applesauce (Slow Cooked and Sugar-Free)

Are you ready for the easiest applesauce you’ve ever made?  Break out the crock pot and let’s get to it! Let me just first say, even if you’ve been making applesauce with white or brown sugar forever, I promise, you absolutely will not miss it […]

Goat Cheese Stuffed Pepper Bites

Goat Cheese Stuffed Pepper Bites

At a recent event with my husband, there were trays of bite size appetizers made up of all sorts of complicated combinations floating around.  The one we both seemed to enjoy most though was the simplest.  A little spicy, a little sweet, a little creamy, […]


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