Appetizers

Orange Cheesecake Fruit Dip-With Ricotta Cheese

Are you looking for a cheesy fruit dip without cream cheese?  This whipped ricotta cheese fruit dip is light, airy, and tastes exactly like cheesecake.  This dip tastes amazing with all fruit, animal crackers, or graham crackers.  This is the perfect fruit dip that will please both adults and kids, […]

 

Two-Ingredient Cheese Spread

So.  I have kind of already posted this recipe.   Last year I taught you how to make DIY Handi-snacks.    I made this two-ingredient cheese spread as a part of that. I just felt like I needed to reiterate how easy this cheese spread is.   Just two ingredients in a […]

 

Snickers Stuffed Dates

Do you know what I love about food blogging?  Coming up with a new idea that turns out to be something delicious!  Last night, when I was falling asleep, I was 1/2 way dreaming about new recipes I could make. You see, last week I posted a Salted Caramel Frappe, […]

 

Cheesecake Butter

So, I actually made this cheesecake butter by accident. Well, a bit by accident.    You see, I have been all googly-eyed for these vegan cheesecakes I have spotted online.  I thought it would be an adorable idea to make a Vegan cheesecake dip that I could serve with strawberries. […]

 

Paleo and Vegan Pumpkin Pie Dip

If you have any family or friends that follow a vegan or paleo diet, you will want to make them this delicious and easy pumpkin pie dip!  This quick and easy dip tastes just like baked pumpkin pie but has no added sugar, no eggs, and is dairy-free.  All you […]

 

Nutella Dipped Grapes

Are you looking for an easy dish to bring to a party?  These Nutella Grape poppers are juicy, salty, and delicious!  The best part?  They only take 5 minutes to make!  I don’t make a huge food shopping trip every week.  But at least once a week, I head to […]

 

Sriracha Deviled Eggs

I am back from the Ultimate Foodie Chicago Weekend. My husband and I went to Chicago for a long weekend ( left the kiddos with my in laws).  We hit up some of the major foodie hot spots in the west loop.  ( Blackbird, and Sephia). We also went to […]

 

Healthy Onion Dip

Lately, I have been eating A LOT of Greek Yogurt.  I will admit, that I was not convinced I would like Greek Yogurt for a while.  But, it’s growing on me.   I have been using it in recipes that call for mayo or sour cream.  Most of these substitutions have turned out […]

 

Peanut Butter Hummus

I am always trying to come up with new and fun recipes.  It’s kind of funny that I am posting a hummus recipe on this blog because hummus was Ten Years Ago!  I discovered Hummus when I went to cross-country camp as a high school student ( summer of 2000). […]

 

Easy Polenta Appetizer- And 10 ways to enjoy Polenta

Polenta is creamy and comforting, and naturally gluten free.  Eating polenta is a family tradition on my Northern Italian side.  It’s amazing. Especially when pared with a yummy Italian mariana or a mushroom sauce.  If you are planning a party, and you know that there will be gluten-free folks attending, […]

 

DIY Pizza Bagel Bites

DIY Bagel Bites are easy to make.  Just Follow a few simple steps and you can freeze these for later use.  These Bagel Bites make excellent toddler lunches. Just ask my two year old.    When I was a teenager, my mom got boxes of Bagel Bites from Sam’s club […]

 

Cucumber Dip Cups

I am always looking for cute ideas for presenting food.  But seriously, I am not going to spend hours working on a food display when you know people are just going to eat it.  Individual cucumber dip cups are a great way to present vegetables and dip.  And these little […]