Appetizers

Appetizer Night Part 2!

Posted on Jan 22nd, 2012

After work on Friday night, I had a bad headache for a couple of hours, so we didn't make any plans.  I also didn't have any thoughts for dinner (we…

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Avocado and Kiwi Salsa

Posted on Aug 24th, 2012

Our friends had an opening ceremonies wine party for the Olympics, which I thought was a spectacular idea.  Each couple had to "claim" a country and…

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Black-Jack Chicken Quesadillas

Posted on Aug 20th, 2011

This is a great appetizer or a quick dinner with a spicy/sweet flavor combination.   Black-Jack Chicken Quesadillas1/3 cup blackberry…

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Cheesy Grilled Stuffed Mini Peppers

Posted on May 20th, 2014

I love the bags of those cute mini peppers at the grocery store.  I know bell peppers "should" be purchased organically because they are part of the…

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Chipotle Corn Salad

Posted on Aug 9th, 2012

Chipotle Corn Salad is one of my favorite things to make in the summer for get togethers because it's simple and fresh.  Chipotle Corn Salad is…

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Crab Sushi Salad

Posted on Sep 14th, 2012

I made this when our friends came over for dinner and served it with Quinoa Burgers and Zucchini and Prosciutto Skewers.  We love sushi, so I knew…

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Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates

Posted on Jun 7th, 2012

We had Mediterranean-themed potluck for my co-worker's wedding shower since they were taking a Mediterranean cruise for their honeymoon.  I planned…

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Gluten Free Buffalo Chicken Dip

Posted on Feb 25th, 2013

Buffalo Chicken Dip is a normal party food around these parts.  Everyone loves it and no one ever seems to get tired of it.  It's so simple to make…

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Gluten-Free Buffalo Chicken Dip

Posted on Aug 5th, 2011

Someone in an GF online group asked for a appetizer recipe and I can't believe I've never posted this since I've made it probably 10 times. …

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Grilled Zucchini Ribbons and Prosciutto

Posted on Sep 7th, 2012

Prosciutto is the new bacon and this recipe proves it.  I saw this recipe in a Food and Wine newsletter and I knew I had to make it while zucchini…

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Honey Chipotle Almonds

Posted on Nov 15th, 2012

These are quite possibly my favorite way to eat almonds. The problem is, I can’t make these very often because I can’t. stop. eating them when…

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Kentucky Bourbon Bacon Chex Mix

Posted on Jan 31st, 2012

I hate this Superbowl. I'm a bit of a football junkie and I have pretty strong feelings about certain things.  Like..how I hate the Giants. …

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liveGfree Southwest Vegetarian Tamale Bites Review

Posted on Aug 24th, 2015

A couple of months ago I bought the liveGfree Southwest Vegetarian Tamale Bites at Aldi's when they were on special.  I didn't try them until last…

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Pizza Pizza Night!

Posted on Feb 14th, 2012

We are really bad at Fridays.  Unless we already have plans, we never really come up with anything to do.  I'm usually fine with this - especially…

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Praline Crowned Brie

Posted on Feb 2nd, 2012

This is one of my favorite appetizers to take to a party or holiday. It goes great with wine. Trader Joe's usually has good prices on brie. …

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Raw Somoa Bites

Posted on Oct 26th, 2012

I can't say for sure where I saw this recipe first because I've seen it on a ton of blogs since then.  Balls are all the rage these…

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Spinach Cheese Balls

Posted on Aug 5th, 2011

I made these gluten-free for a 4th of July party this year and they were good - even though I overbaked them slightly.  I did mix them up a…

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Super Bowl Party Recipes

Posted on Feb 1st, 2013

I LOVE football.  I don't love it when the Steelers suck, but oh well.  I don't hate the Ravens, but I hate Ray Lewis (and Michael Vick).  I hate…

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Thai Summer Rolls

Posted on Sep 13th, 2012

This summer I came across a couple of recipes for Summer Rolls that looked fantastic.  I never realized that the wrappers were gluten free.  I also…

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Twice Baked Taco Stuffed Potatoes

Posted on Feb 4th, 2013

  When I bought two bags of organic potatoes for 99 cents each, I needed to figure out a way to use them in case they started going bad since they…

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