Tag: appetizers

Ham and Cheddar Stuffed Dates

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #InspireWithCheese When I host Thanksgiving in the fall my family members help out by bringing amazing side dishes and appetizers, and it really helps keep the stress level down when trying to host […]

Four Ingredient Instant Pot Pork Tacos

This post contains affiliate links  I didn’t realize until the holidays were over, how crazy the holiday season actually was.  My family had a great Christmas, but I am finding myself more relaxed now that the holiday season is over.  I have been finding more time lately to make and […]

cowboy caviar beef sliders

  This past fall I promised my kids that I would make them a Cowboy meal.  Evan though I hadn’t a clue what kind of meal I would actually end up making them. You see, last fall, we put hardwood floors in our dining room, which is also the same […]

Flourless Oatmeal-Raisin Cookie Bars

For a while,  I was posting healthy cookie recipes without sugar.  Instead, I was adding maple syrup or dates.   But do you know what really makes a cookie taste good?  Brown sugar. Let me explain.   Over the last few years my sweetness pallet has really changed.  I can […]

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 […]

Banana Bread Hummus

Before you click the X on the right hand of your screen, I have to tell you.  It’s delicious! Over the weekend, I made this cucumber dill hummus for my friend’s wedding shower.  I then was showing my mom all of the excellent flavors of hummus on Pinterest.    When […]

Healthy Butternut Squash Fudge

It’s still August, but I am sitting here, pretending that it’s autumn. People freak out about everything pumpkin.  ( I do too).  But, do you know what?  there are other fall vegetables too! Last year, my flourless sweet potato brownies became one of my most popular posts to date. Squash […]

Cheese, bacon and kale quinoa Cups

These little cheese, bacon and kale quinoa cups were delightful to eat.  They’re also probably the most “hipster” recipe that I have ever posted.  If you know any hipsters, then you know they love their kale, bacon and quinoa. 🙂 I was asked to participate in Sargento® Chopped Series.   This […]

Cheesy Quinoa “Breadsticks”

At first I thought quinoa was a trend.   Now I see that it’s the trend that doesn’t seem to be going away.   For a LONG time I didn’t like quinoa all that much.  I was just kind of waiting for something else to come along.  But lately, I […]

Sweet Potato – Grain Free Brownies

I know that it’s just the beginning of August. But, I am kind of counting down the days till Everything pumpkin starts again. I know that I just posted a recipe last week on how to make a Healthy Coffee Frappe. But I will probably be at Starbucks over labor day weekend pushing people out of […]