Tag: appetizer

Lucky Charms Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Chocolate covered pretzels are a great treat to make with kids!¬† I sometimes bake with my kids, but chocolate covered pretzels are something they can make without too much help from adults.¬† I like to let them dip the chocolate covered pretzels on top of parchment paper for easy cleanup.¬† […]

 

Smoked Salmon Egg Tarts

Thank-you to the Iowa Egg Council for sponsoring today’s post.¬†¬† When I think of foods that celebrate my family’s heritage, smoked salmon comes to mind.¬† My dad’s side of the family is Scandinavian ( my maiden name is Johnson), and we have always celebrated with smoked salmon.¬† We always enjoyed […]

 

Instant Pot- Pot Sticker Filling

This post may contain affiliate links¬† This low carb pot sticker option is the recipe you didn’t know you needed! This filling is made in your Instant Pot and can be made, gluten-free keto and whole 30 approved if you use either Tamari sauce or Coconut Aminos in place of […]

 

Dorothy Lynch Glazed Bacon Stuffed Dates

This post is sponsored by Dorothy Lynch.¬† All opinions are entirely my own.¬† I met my husband over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in 2005. ¬†So with 13 Valentine‚Äôs Days under our belt, our Valentine‚Äôs celebrations are much less “commercial” and more about making time for ourselves and relaxing with […]

 

Chicken Cordon Bleu Ham Cups

  #cheeselove Christmas Eve at my parents’ house is perfect.¬† I look forward to it every year.¬† ¬†Sometimes they have a big crowd, and sometimes it’s a quiet gathering.¬† It doesn’t matter which way it goes.¬† I love it all. My dad plays the perfect Christmas playlist- one that he […]

 

Rosemary Parmesan Polenta Bites and a video tutorial!

  I get amused sometimes when I hear people talk about polenta like it is some super fancy food that is hard to prepare. Um, guys?¬†It’s CORNMEAL!!¬† ¬†and it is the least expensive appetizer one can make! AND it takes less than 10 minutes to make.¬† AND it’s gluten-free.¬† ¬†AND […]

 

Sheet Pan Cheese and Chocolate Appetizer

I have never seen a cheese board appetizer I didn’t like.¬† ¬†There is just something about how simple they are, how easily the flavors go together.¬† You can add any nut, cracker, or piece of fruit you love, and you literally cannot go wrong! I loved making this cheese and […]

 

Spicy Roasted Corn Salad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The following content is intended for readers who are 21 or older. #ShareWineandBites ¬†#CollectiveBias I realized the other day that I might have like five¬†corn recipes on this blog. ¬† As an Iowan, […]

 

Sausage and Gouda Stuffed Dates & a Sausage Smash Burger

Today’s post has been sponsored by Jimmy Dean¬ģ.¬† All opinions are entirely my own. ¬†¬† You can check out their products on their website.¬†¬†¬†#JDFAMILYTABLE When my family gets together, we love to have an appetizer spread. ¬† ¬†I love putting together food that is delicious, but also easy. ¬† These […]

 

Blueberry Muffin Ricotta Dip

At my lame attempt to celebrate the Superbowl last sunday, I made a little snack for my husband and kids. ¬† You see, we usually watch the Superbowl, but we’re not really NFL people. ¬† ¬†Although it turns out that seeing Lady Gaga sing the National Anthem was worth watching […]

 

Baked Quinoa Cheese Sticks

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SmarterTreats ¬†#CollectiveBias If you are a frequent reader of this blog, then you know that I love making lightened up versions of my favorite appetizers and snacks. ¬†Throughout the years, I have found […]

 

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, […]