All Posts in the ‘Appetizers’ Category

Candied Pecans

December 8th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Party Food, Recipes
candied pecans

Candied pecans are great if you want a quick and easy snack–or if you need something homemade to give to all your friends and family as gifts this holiday season. Here’s what you’ll need: -2 cups pecans -1 tablespoon olive or coconut oil -2 tablespoons yacon syrup, maple syrup or honey -½ tsp celtic sea salt   Toss […]


Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

November 12th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Party Food, Recipes

Have you planned your Thanksgiving dinner yet? Why not add these Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies to your menu? Sure, they won’t ever replace the traditional pumpkin pie’s honored spot as the main Thanksgiving dessert, but it’s always a good idea to have other options–especially if there are going to be kids. Cookies and kids, after all, are a […]


Witch Finger Cookies

October 29th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

They may look disgusting, but these bloody, severed witch finger cookies are actually quite yummy (they’re really just sugar cookies tinged with green food coloring) and are sure to be a hit with your friends this Halloween. Be warned, though–these cookies look so creepy, your guests are probably going to be too scared to eat […]


Jello Worms

October 20th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, For Kids, Home Makeover, Kids, Party Food, Recipes, Snacks

Here’s another snack idea for that Halloween party you’ve been planning–jello worms! You’re going to want plenty of creepy/gross Halloween-themed snacks for your guests (who probably worked up a huge appetite while getting their costumes ready for your party) and these homemade jello worms are super easy to make.       Here’s what you’ll […]


Baked Sweet Potato Chips

October 13th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks

If you’re like me and you have an insatiable potato chip obsession, it’s pretty hard to maintain a healthy diet. But the thing is, it doesn’t have to be hard. Yes, one bag of potato chips usually contains thousands of calories, but that’s because they’re fried in oil and coated with all kinds of unhealthy additives. […]


Healthy Mac and Cheese

October 8th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Kids, Recipes, Snacks, Trending 7 Box

Mac and cheese is usually a crowd-pleaser among any age group. But if you’re into healthier diets, it’s probably not a good idea to add it to your meal plan. Or is it? Believe it or not, there’s actually a way to “healthify” your favorite cheesy dish by using cashews and nutritional yeast (it provides […]


Vegan Feta Cheese

September 15th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Recipes

Vegans can enjoy feta cheese too. Or at least, they can enjoy this vegan feta cheese, which is nearly as good as the real thing!   Here’s what you’ll need: -1/2 soy yogurt (or any other non-dairy yogurt) -2 tablespoons coconut flour -1 teaspoon lemon juice -1/2 teaspoon dried Italian herbs   Mix all the […]


Healthy Quinoa Tortillas

July 28th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Recipes

There are times when that sudden craving for Mexican food hits you like a ton of sombreros–and when it does, it’s pretty hard to just ignore. But when you’re trying to watch your weight, all that greasy ground beef, fattening sour cream, and those carb-loaded tortillas won’t sit well on your conscience. And they won’t sit […]


Easy Chunky Avocado Salsa

July 1st, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Party Food, Recipes, Trending Now

Well if you are lucky enough to live in an area where avocados are abundant or you have a tree in your yard you may want to give this recipe a try.  A little something different than your usual guacamole.  This recipe is very easy to put together and has an amazing flavor.  Every bite […]


Carmelized Party Bacon

June 13th, 2014 | By in Appetizers, Cooking, Party Food, Recipes

Bacon seems to be the biggest foodie trend going on right now and why not.  Bacon is delicious, a little fattening, but who is counting calories.  You may want to serve up a platter of this awesome carmelized bacon recipe at your next Brunch affair.  Better make extra because it is sure to go fast.  […]