Pizza Loaf

This awesome appetizer was a huge hit at my sister’s birthday celebration! The pizza loaf featured with this recipe was prepared by a friend of mine Rachel, who is constantly creating delicious food that’s super simple and inventive! Thanks Rachel for yet another perfect appetizer! Ingredients 2 tubes refrigerated pizza dough 1 bag pepperoni 1 cup … Continue reading

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Here’s a quick recipe for hummus that requires no Tahini. Enjoy with pita bread, pretzels or crackers. Spice up your favorite sandwich with hummus instead of mayonnaise. It adds tons of flavor and it’s a low-calorie substitute! Ingredients 1 can chick peas 1/4  roasted red pepper 1 garlic clove Directions Drain chick peas and reserve liquid. Using a food processor, … Continue reading

Stuffed Pepper Muffins

This is such a fun way to enjoy pepper poppers! I used pepperoncini peppers because they’re my favorite, but jalapenos or roasted poblanos would be awesome too! Ingredients 18 pepperoncini peppers 8 oz cream cheese – softened 2 tablespoons jalapeno relish 1 1/3 cups corn meal 2 tablespoons oil 1/4 cup milk 1 egg 1 tablespoon sour … Continue reading

Roasted Red Pepper & Pesto Dip

I’ve been making this dip for years because it’s such a hit at parties!! Serve with crackers, pita chips, sliced deli meats or fresh vetetables. Ingredients 1 (4 oz.) can refrigerated crescent rolls 1 package (8 oz.) cream cheese 2 tablespoons pesto 2 tablespoons roasted red peppers – diced 1 egg beaten Directions Heat oven to … Continue reading

Stuffed Mushrooms

I’ve been stuffing everything lately and it’s been wonderful! (There’s a recipe for stuffed squash coming soon!) These mushrooms are easy to make and are full of flavor. This is a quick appetizer that will surely impress! Ingredients 12 button mushrooms 1/4 cup Italian dressing 1/4 pound mild Italian sausage – ground 1/4 cup roasted … Continue reading

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Making a warm dip is super simple once you master the mayonnaise & cheese combination. Just bake chopped onion, mayonnaise, and swiss–viola, quick onion dip!! Do the same with asparagus slices or cooked bacon & chives! Use either Parmesan or swiss cheese and add sour cream to make the dip easily spreadable. You’re going to … Continue reading

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Recently a follower requested some low-carb recipes and the first thing that came to mind were these lettuce wraps. They are the perfect appetizer to any meal and they look awesome on a platter at your next social gathering. If you’d like to make these wraps without chicken, just add minced veggies! Try zucchini, squash, … Continue reading

Breakfast Kabobs

  I’m so excited about these breakfast kabobs!! It’s a fresh take on fruit! You’ll never make a fruit salad again. Use your favorite fruit, drizzle with honey and orange juice and bake; it’s that simple! Make sure you use strawberries and a banana because they cook-up to be sweet and delicious. Also skewer some … Continue reading

Easy Bruschetta

This bruschetta is so easy! All you need on hand is a tomato, a few slices of bread and garlic. If you’d like to get fancy, you can use toast points or rye bread, but today I used whole wheat bread because that’s what I had in the bread box. For this recipe, anything goes! Ingredients … Continue reading