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Cinco de Mayo Appetizers

Make Yourself a festive cocktail while you whip up a few Cinco de Mayo apps! Check Out All of Our 75+ Recipes for Your Cinco de Mayo Fiesta! Create an Avocado “Taco” Bar Dive into Loaded Nachos Mango Salsa Salad with Jalapeños Smokey Olive Poppers Gorditas, Crisp on the Outside, Soft on the Inside Pico de Gayo & Chips […]

Skinny Artichoke Dip

Here is a healthier version of the famous artichoke dip everyone loves to serve. Your Oscar guests will love you for finding a lower fat version.

Preparing a Perfect Cheese Plate

I love cheese before or after a meal. In fact, I would choose cheese and a glass of wine over coffee and chocolate for dessert. It’s a nice way to finish off your bottle before moving on to a dessert wine. Served at the beginning of a casual meal, function or picnic, the Antipasto style […]

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Baked Brie & Artichoke Dip or try this Skinny Version of Artichoke Dip Bacon-Wrapped Dates. Hot Carmelized Onion, Bacon & Cheese Dip Sweet and cheesy Cranberry Brie Bites Prosciutto-Wrapped Harts of Palm with Garlic Remoulade Zucchini Bottomed “Pizza” Bites Sweet & Tangy Healthy Hummus   Smooth & Creamy Avocado “Hummus” Brie & Apple Tart Simple […]

Vitamin-Rich, Fat-Free Yummy Eggplant “Salsa”

I love this recipe for the smoky flavors and because it is fat-free nutrient-rich thanks to the eggplant. Find out why you should eat more eggplant. INGREDIENTS 2 large eggplants 1 red onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, chopped 1 inch fresh ginger, chopped 1 green chili, chopped ⅓ cup oil ¼ teaspoon chili powder ½ teaspoon garam […]

Sweet & Tangy Healthy Hummus

We love this yummy, spicy hummus recipes from Bon Appetit. Red pepper paste gives this garlic-free hummus its color and smoky-sweet flavor. Ingredients 1 15.5-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed ⅓ cup tahini 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1½ tablespoon Turkish or Syrian red pepper paste or 2 tsp. harissa paste 1 tablespoon pomegranate molasses (optional) Kosher salt Olive […]

14 Mouth-Watering (& Healthy!) Appetizers

1. Low Fat Pan-Fried Onion Dip Why We Like It: It satisfies our carving for something creamy. 2. Tasty, Zesty Healthier Chicken Wings. Why We Like It: They’re tasty and crispy without the fried fat 3. Pita Greek Artichoke Pizzas Why We Like It:  Artichokes are a nutrient powerhouse–a source of fiber, antioxidants and protein! Find out why you can […]

Low Fat Pan-Fried Onion Dip

I love onion dip. My favorite was Ina Garten’s pan-fried onion dip. Unfortunately, it is one of the worst things you can eat. Loaded with fat and bad stuff. So, I hacked the recipe and everyone loves it. You can eat it with no guilt. You can...

Hoagie Dip w/Focaccia

I’m a Philly girl by nature, so this dip just makes complete sense to me.  Great for parties or even as a midday snack.

Totally Loaded Nachos

Nachos, nachos, nachos!  Everybody loves to dig into a plate of nachos.  Finding that perfectly topped chip seems to the goal on a game day get-together.  There is no “one-way” to prepare them.  The possibilities are endless.