Let me introduce you to The Ultimate Grain & Dairy Free Charcuterie Board, because who needs cheese and crackers when you have a spread like this? A fun game day appetizer to eat with friends that is sneakily healthy.
Growing up in the South means growing up with fried okra, one of my favorite foods in the world. But nowadays, I avoid fried foods as much as I can, so I was delighted when I found this Cajun Oven-Roasted Okra with Lemon-Garlic Aioli from @thedefineddish for a healthy alternative.
@40aprons Bang Bang Shrimp might have been the most tasty thing I’ve had this year. Yesterday I looked in my fridge and sadly, there were no shrimp. But I did have a head of cauliflower. So I decided to combine 40 Apron’s Bang Bang Shrimp recipe with my baked cauliflower recipe to create “Bang Bang Cauliflower”, and it turned out wonderfully!
One of my favorite Sunday game day appetizers is @thedefineddish Buffalo Chicken Dip! It’s so simple and delicious and always pleases a crowd. I added some nutritional yeast, cooked bacon bits, and jalapeño slices to her original recipe to make a “Jalapeño Popper” variety of this already amazing dish.
Fresh corn is a summer favorite and now is the time to enjoy it! It’s great to freeze too, so stock up! I had some Mexican Street Corn (or elotes) at a restaurant last week and realized just how easy it would be to make and enjoy at home.
This roasted tomato “pesto” is AMAZING and can be used in so many ways: mixed with mayo to top a sandwich, as a veggie dip, perfect addition to a charcuterie platter, brushed topping for grilled meats and fish, as a pasta sauce, etc...the list is endless.
When discussing some lunch options with my daughters prior to the beginning of the school year, I’ll admit I was a bit surprised when my oldest suggested kale chips and kale salad. No complaints from me!
My husband and I traveled to Venice, Italy last year, and it is an experience I will never forget. One of my favorite moments was stopping at Cantine del Vino già Schiavi, a cozy bar on the water selling the best crostini and wine I’ve ever had. I was recently reflecting on this trip and decided I had to try to replicate this snack.
I love making these Cauliflower Buffalo Bites for dinner, even though they’re really best as an appetizer for a large group. They’re fun, spicy, and make the transition from fried chicken wings to healthy eating a little bit easier.
After trying the Muhammara dip @bimberibon last week, I was hooked and knew I had to give it a go at home. I found a recipe from @minimalistbaker which was adapted from the @ottolenghi recipe and I ended up somewhere in between the two recipes.
These Mini Hasselback Tots + Horseradish Dip from www.thewholesmiths.com might be my new favorite potato recipe. So simple and fun to eat, they please kids and adults alike...great as a side dish or an appetizer.
These Avocado Tuna Bites scream “summer” and are a fun appetizer to share with your friends while enjoying the warm, sunny weather. They are light, refreshing, whole30 compliant, all while being a satisfying snack.
This Spanish tapas dinner was inspired by one of our favorite local restaurants. We served up a couple of our favorite dishes we never miss when dining there: Patatas Bravas (potatoes with a spicy tomato sauce) and Gambas Al Ajillo (garlic shrimp), along with some olives, marcona almonds, manchego cheese, Olli Salumeria chorizo and some herbed bread.