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hoisin-glazed turkey meatballs

hoisin-glazed turkey meatballs

Hoisin Glazed Turkey Meatballs with sesame, ginger, water chestnuts and sweet and spicy hoisin sauce. In this recipe, see how easy it is to transform lean ground turkey into a savory Asian meatball for a fun party appetizer or football snack food! PIN THIS RECIPE I...
sesame chicken wonton cups

sesame chicken wonton cups

Friends, I’m so excited to introduce you to these Sesame Chicken Wonton Cups. They are the perfect sassy little appetizer that comes together in a snap and doesn’t require a million ingredients! {Dairy Free} I originally shared this recipe on May 22, 2012. I have...
roasted grape crostini with goat cheese and walnuts

roasted grape crostini with goat cheese and walnuts

These slow roasted grape crostini with goat cheese and walnuts with a drizzle of honey are truly sublime. They’re a yummy vegetarian appetizer for a fall gathering or they’re also great to serve for a cheese course. Confession: I almost forgot to post today. I...
mini beef wellington pot pies

mini beef wellington pot pies

Mini Beef Wellington Pot Pies with mushrooms and savory gravy in flaky home-made tartlet shells. A tasty appetizer to serve for a Downton Abbey Party!  Creating This Mini Beef Wellington Recipe Downton Abby starts up again today, and a few of my blogging friends...
25 tapas party recipes

25 tapas party recipes

Here are more than twenty-five inspired recipes for a tapas party. From simple roasted garlic hummus and healthy artichoke dip to cute sesame chicken wonton cups, you’re covered with more than enough creative appetizers and hors d’oeuvres to get the party...
cranberry pesto crostini with chevre

cranberry pesto crostini with chevre

This week we have another healthy cranberry recipe. Lisa Danforth of Hot Betty BBQ shared her fabulous Cranberry Pesto recipe with us. Served with crostini and chevre, it is a simple and flavorful appetizer perfect for the holidays. It takes mere minutes to make and...
cranberry horseradish cheddar bites

cranberry horseradish cheddar bites

Three Words: Tasty Little Bites. Three ingredients: Cranberry Sauce, Horseradish Cheddar and Pita Bread. The magic of the number three comes through with this recipe…it is simple. It is delicious! You should be sure to give these Cranberry Horseradish Cheddar...
low-fat ranch dip

low-fat ranch dip

You guys are going to love this Low Fat Ranch Dip recipe I made for my kids. It is super easy and makes a healthy appetizer for a party or just great for snack time with the kiddos! My two and a half year old is on the fence about becoming a picky eater. I am doing...
sorrel pesto

sorrel pesto

Yesterday I had my first taste of sorrel. I don’t know why it took me so long to try it, but now I’m glad that I have. Encouraged by the friendly produce manager at my local health food store, I tore off a nibble and popped it in my mouth. I was so surprised by what...
Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Balsamic Caramelized Onions

When I was a personal chef, I cooked for people with all sorts of dietary restrictions.  There was the no gluten family, the vegetarian South Beach dieters and even the bodybuilder who was after as much protein as I could deliver.  I was happy to whip up all sorts of...

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