Posts filed under: appetizers

  • vegan broccoli kale soup
This Vegan Broccoli Kale Soup is creamy thanks to the addition of tahini. Crispy roasted chickpeas offer lovely texture and flavor. It’s hard for me to think of another food that is as comforting and heart-mending as soup. Soup certainly doesn’t heal all wounds, but is sure does help. At least for me. When my......
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This Hazelnut Parsnip Soup is a delicious, creamy soup inspired by Disney’s Tangled!¬†It’s Rapunzel’s favorite soup, and soon it’ll be yours, too! I love Tangled. As I mentioned on my About Me page, if you say that Frozen is better than Tangled to me, we may have a problem. ūüėČ Tangled is my jam. I......
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  • chardonnay al fresco
Refreshing Chardonnay Al Fresco is the perfect party drink‚ÄĒfresh and light, this cocktail is crafted with fresh lime and cucumber. What do you like to sip on game day? The boys generally gravitate towards beer or something bottled, but lately I’ve been trying to ‘elevate’ our sports viewing parties a bit. Recently I’ve been in......
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  • polenta rounds with ratatouille
Seared polenta rounds with ratatouille are easy to make and come together quickly. Prepared polenta gets a quick fry in olive oil¬†to form a bed for a flavorful and healthy ratatouille. I love hosting, and I’m always trying to create new and interesting recipes. Two-bite finger foods are the best, aren’t they? When I think......
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  • Jersey Diner-Style Disco Fries with Mozzarella and Gravy.
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of McCain Foods. The opinions and text are all mine. #JoyintheKitchen. These Disco Fries are a New Jersey diner classic. Crunchy crinkle-cut fries get bathed in an easy homemade gravy and gooey mozzarella cheese. What’s one food that instantly reminds you of home? For me,......
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  • butternut squash apple soup
This Butternut Squash Apple Soup post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LeakProofStorage¬†#CollectiveBias Happy November! Can you believe it? I can’t. But I need to start believing it, because all signs around me report to it being entirely so. It’s dark by 5pm (thanks, Daylight Saving......
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  • build your own nachos bar
A Healthier Build Your Own Nachos Bar is the perfect interactive party food. Whether you’re celebrating Game Day, tailgating, or hosting Taco Tuesday, craft this build your own¬†nachos bar with creamy queso dip, refried beans, and GOODFOODS¬†guacamole. I’ve teamed up with GOODFOODS to #ShareTheGoodness for this post! I love throwing parties. Probably because I truly......
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  • game day football party
This Game Day Football Party post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AD #Tailgreatness #CollectiveBias It is football season! The weekends are reserved for the games and for jerseys. My fantasy football team is doing well. And Sundays at the house include appetizers, nachos, and tons of......
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  • roasted grape crostini
This Roasted Grape Crostini is an easy, elegant appetizer that’s perfect for the fall. Oven-roasted grapes, infused with thyme and rosemary, complement zesty¬†lemon ricotta and sweet honey. This crostini is perfect when paired with wine. Happy Sunday! How was your weekend? Marvelous, I hope. Mine was wonderful. We went apple and pumpkin picking, did a......
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  • mango grilled corn and black bean salad
Hello, loves! Happy Meatless Monday! Today I bring you a crazy delicious, perfect summer side: Mango, Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salad. Last week, I became an official Meatless Monday Blogger! This was really exciting for me. I fully support going meatless on Mondays! In our home, we actually eat vegetarian 75% of the week,......
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