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Vegetarian Snack | Easy Snack Recipes

This mini-meal is extremely important so we don't over eat during dinner. Below are some great snacks that keep you full with healthy, heart friendly foods. All recipes are for (1) serving (unless otherwise stated), so if you are making for (2) just double the recipe. Got a Vegetarian or Vegan snack recipe you would like to share? please e-mail us and we will post it here with your name.





Almonds with Olives (posted by vegetarianforhealth.com)
Ingredients:
 
1 serving roasted marcona almonds (or raw almonds if marconas are not available)
8 small Spanish olives
1 peeled garlic



Place almonds on side of a plate and olives on the other side. Slice garlic into medallions and set in the middle of the plate. With a toothpick grab one sliver garlic and 1 olive and chase with some almonds. We recommend a cold light beer to wash this down. More Info.


Pan con Tomate (posted by vegetarianforhealth.com)
Ingredients:

2 slices whole wheat bread
1 tomato
1 peeled garlic
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
parsley
sea salt



Toast both pieces of whole wheat bread, cut garlic in half and rub on each bread. Slice tomato in half and rub over bread until most of the pulp is on the bread. Drizzle olive oil evenly on each bread, add a small pinch of salt to each bread, and add a generous portion of parsley to each bread. Eat open faced. A glass of Spanish red wine goes great with this. More Info.


Cheese with Crackers (posted by vegetarianforhealth.com)
Ingredients:

1 oz. queso manchego
8 whole grain table crackers


Cut cheese into 8 pieces and place each piece on a cracker. A glass of Spanish red wine goes great with this. More Info.


Mushrooms al-ajillo (posted by vegetarianforhealth.com)
Ingredients:

10 cleaned white mushrooms
3 cloves garlic
1 peeled garlic
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons parsley
sea salt


Heat half of the olive oil in a frying pan on medium heat. Peel garlic and cut into thin medallions and add to pan. Cook for about 1-2 minutes, until garlic starts turning slightly brown (don't over cook!) Cut mushrooms in half and add to the pan along with the parsley and a pinch of salt. Stir everything together. Cook for about 10 minutes or until mushrooms are soft. Place on a plate and drizzle remaining olive oil over mushrooms. A glass of red wine will bring the flavors together. More Info


Tomatoes with Basil (posted by vegetarianforhealth.com)
Ingredients:

2 tomatoes
10 leafs fresh basil
1 peeled garlic
1 serving extra virgin olive oil
1 serving balsamic vinegar
freshly ground black pepper



Slice tomatoes and garlic into 10 medallions. Place the tomato pieces flat on a plate and add 1 sliver garlic on top of each tomato. Drizzle the olive oil and vinegar evenly on each piece. Add pepper and 1 leaf of basil per tomato medallion. A glass of red wine will wash this down amazingly. More Info.




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