Smoked Salmon Crostini

Behold a fabulously flavorful NYE appetizer recipe! The smoked salmon crostini. Crostinis are basically a crispy baguette round. They are easy to make – simply slice a baguette into rounds then drizzle each with a little bit of olive oil and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 8…

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Pomegranate Guacamole

Guacamole is always a hit at any party. The fabulous flavors and textures of creamy avocado, zippy red onion and jalapeno, herby cilantro and garlic with salty tortilla chips will win over any guest. This version is all of those things, plus a festive topping that is beautiful AND nutritious! POMEGRANATES! These beautiful arils come…

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Avocado Deviled Eggs

At nearly every holiday party there is a tray of perfectly styled deviled eggs, and I am always the first one to grab a couple. They are SO good and always remind me of my childhood. This year, I’m whipping up a platter of deviled eggs with an elevated twist – from both a flavor…

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Antipasto Skewers

Looking for a quick and easy appetizer to help ring in the new year?! Even though most of us are staying home this year, it’s still fun to put together a few fun appetizers and a nice dinner to help us celebrate the start of a new year. One of my favorite simple no-cook appetizers…

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Broccoli Cheddar Tots

Most of us are looking for fun ways to serve veggies to the kiddos (and even the adults!), so look no further than these broccoli tots! The base of these veggie-loaded bite-sized snacks is… broccoli and they’re enhanced with garlic and onion powders and cheddar cheese to make for a real savory treat. Not only…

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Build a better snack

Last week I posted about using pantry staples to make quick and nutritious meals and how to get kids involved in the kitchen. This week I am talking snacks and immune system (stay tuned for that blog – tomorrow!). Keeping snacks around that are tasty, satisfying and nourishing can sometimes seem impossible – especially with…

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Blueberry Crumble Muffins

It’s officially a new year, and many of us are looking for ways to become healthier in 2020 – that’s great! There are endless articles and blogs out there about making changes in your diet and lifestyle, many of them contradictory, which can cause confusion and frustration on what choices to make. And the truth…

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

It’s a new year, but my love for hummus hasn’t faltered. I’ve been making this recipe for years now, and it never disappoints (if I decide to share). The best part – besides eating it – is the fact that all ingredients are tossed together in a food processor and blended until smooth and creamy.…

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