Posts filed under: appetizers

Hazelnut Parsnip Soup {from Tangled!}

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

Chardonnay Al Fresco with Cucumber and Lime

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

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.

Jersey Diner-Style Disco Fries

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

Butternut Squash Apple Soup with Cornbread Croutons, Bacon + Cr√®me Fra√ģche

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

Healthier Build Your Own Nachos Bar {with Queso Dip + Refried Beans}

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

Throwing an Epic Game Day Football Party with Nexium 24HR

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

Roasted Grape Crostini with Lemon Ricotta and Honey

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

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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  • turkey lettuce wraps with peanut sauce

Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Today, let’s talk turkey. Specifically, these delicious, easy Thai Turkey Lettuce Wraps with Peanut Sauce. They’re an absolutely perfect summer recipe to enjoy while dining al fresco. Yes, lettuce wraps can be a¬†bit messy… but aren’t all good things in life? Looking for new ideas when it comes to turkey dishes?¬†I’ve teamed up with the......
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