Category: Appetizer/Sides

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip

Pumpkin Cheesecake Dip

This dip was so good I could barely keep from eating it all! My first though is to serve it with graham crackers which is really good. But I have also found it to be excellent with cinnamon and sugar pita chips or slathered on a bagel (particularly a pumpkin bagel!) I also think it…


Cucumber Tomato Salad

Cucumber Tomato Salad

This is a great quick and easy side! Or a great base to a more elaborate salad, try adding some olives and feta cheese, amazing! There are a lot of possibilities you can do using this as a base if you want to get creative 🙂 If you do something fun, share your ideas with…


Simple Caprese Salad

Simple Caprese Salad

Caprese salad makes a great summertime light lunch (at least in my opinion). It is so simple and easy to make too. I would love it if I could figure out these whole homemade mozzarella thing, but my attempts have not produce mozzarella (I think I need to find some good quality raw milk and…


Quinoa Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh, tabouli, tabbouli, tabboulah

Looking for a flavorful, protein packed vegetarian meal? This is perfect! If you leave out the feta makes a great vegan dish as well. Or it makes a great side dish too. I served it the other night with a mint basil pesto chicken, they were delish together! The use of quinoa in this Tabbouleh…


Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Mushrooms

Bacon Wrapped Stuffed Mushrooms

This recipe is so so simple and easy and practically impossible to mess up! But so delicious (I mean it’s wrapped in bacon, just about anything wrapped in bacon is delicious!) it’s sure to wow any dinner guest. Well, unless they don’t eat meat, but still BACON, lol. I joke sometimes that my 2 year…


Garden Fresh Bruschetta

Bruschetta

Who has a garden? It’s that time of year, people are starting ro reap bountiful harvest from their vegetable gardens. Nothing beats fresh vegetables from your own garden. To me it completely blows store bought produce out of the water! Makes me wish I had more of a green thumb, I am terrible at killing…


Hawaiian Coleslaw

Hawaiian Coleslaw

Who’s BBQing or going to a BBQ for Memorial Day? Looking for a great side to bring to a BBQ? This is a fun and yummy twist on traditional coleslaw. I have been making this coleslaw for over 10 years and never get tired of it 🙂 It’s super super easy and quick to make….


Southwest Potato Casserole

Southwest Potato Casserole

I gave potato casserole a makeover and spiced it up a bit! This southwest version comes together super easy and makes a great side for just about any meal. You could make it even quicker by using frozen potatoes, like they homestyle kind, I think, I never buy those. But I you’re in a hurry,…


Scotch Eggs

Baked Scotch Eggs

I have wanted to try scotch eggs ever since I heard about them, they just sounded interesting. There’s a restaurant me and my husband like to go to that have them and even better they have them on their happy hour menu! 🙂 So I finally tried them and loved them! Have had them a…


Cinco de Mayo!

Tortilla Chips, Pico De Gallo, Guacamole

Cinco de Mayo! Get your celebration started right with this trio of recipes. Chips, guacamole, and pico de gallo, all YUM! I get my tortilla’s from a hispanic grocery store that makes them right there in the store, still warm when I get them and so so good, I think that is a major key…