Tag: appetizers

Paleo and Vegan Pumpkin Pie Dip

I decided to test out a Thanksgiving Recipe today on my boys.  ( All 3 of them).  Because I am hosting Thanksgiving in just a few short weeks!  OMG Thanksgiving already?  Wasn’t the 4th of July like two weeks ago?  Sigh. Well anyway, I have had the ingredients for this […]

 

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 […]

 

Caramel Green Apple Chips

I realize that it’s still August and super hot.  But I keep seeing Halloween costumes displayed in stores and the kids in my town have been back in school for almost a week.  That is CRAZY! In addition to pumpkin everything, crunchy leaves, cooler weather and football,  I am also looking […]

 

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). […]

 

Sweet Potato – Grain Free Brownies

These Flourless Sweet Potato Brownies are the comforting cure-all to any decidedly dreary fall day. And I know what you’re probably thinking.  ” Sweet potatoes and chocolate?  Do these foods go together?  I am here to tell you, yes they do.  Ever since becoming and adult, I have been bombarded […]

 

Healthy Watermelon Taffy

One Morning last year, I hopped on to Amazon.com  and impulsively bought a food dehydrator. And once in a while, I will pull it out and experiment by attempting to dehydrate different things. Like Zucchini and Kiwis, just to name a few.  I have no idea why, but I have been […]

 

Pineapple Yogurt Soft Serve

I have been a little obsessed with blending frozen fruit, especially bananas to make healthy ice-cream like desserts.  I decided to try something different this time.   Instead of banana-based ice cream.  I made pineapple based.  I mixed just two ingredients.  frozen pineapple and plain yogurt.   If this isn’t […]

 

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 […]

 

Garlic Zucchini Chips

I love snacks that CRUNCH! So much that I can’t buy chips pretty much ever.  I will keep on eating handful after handful.  Geesh! I pretty much have no self-control when it comes to certain things!  Perhaps I need to work on this.  Or perhaps, I can create a fun […]

 

Kiwi Chips

Ever since I purchased this excellent Dehydrator, I have been dehydrating every fruit and vegetable in my kitchen.   Last night after my small fry went to bed, I was cleaning the kitchen, and I spotted these Kiwis.  I cut them up and threw them into the dehydrator and let […]