Posts from the ‘Appetizer’ Category

Buffalo Quinoa Bake

If you frequent my site, you are aware of my love for spicy foods. 🙂 My husband and my kids all love some sort of heat in their food as well. I have been trying to come up with new ways to sneak in some more quinoa. I adore quinoa and can eat it plain, […]

Cucumber Salad

Sometimes it is just too darn hot to turn the oven in the summer time up here. So in the summer, my house does a lot of meat on this grill and salads, because, lets face it, even using the stove top makes the house hot! This cucumber salad is my go to lunch and […]

Asian BBQ Chicken Quinoa Dip

In my search for more ways to use Quinoa, I was trying to think of a way to use it in a casserole type dish.  A kind of “one dish wonder”. I recently purchased a bottle of GuyFieri’s Asian BBQ sauce and fell madly in love. In a spur of the moment, throw together last […]

Meatloaf Cupcakes with Mashed Potato Frosting

This fun dish is brought to you because of my gorgeous daughter Alaina (7yrs). She saw a picture of these in a magazine where someone had made cupcakes out of hamburgers and topped them with mashed potato frosting! She fell in love with the idea of eating a “cupcake” for dinner! Hey who can blame […]

Turkey Teriyaki Egg Rolls with Sweet Chili Wasabi Sauce

Turkey Teriyaki Egg Rolls 2lbs ground turkey breast 1/2 small red onion (diced) 2 small sweet baby bell peppers (diced) 4 cloves of garlic (finely chopped) 1 Serrano pepper (finely chopped) 1/2cup Teriyaki sauce 3Tbsp. Worchestershire sauce 2 cranks of fresh sea salt 4 cranks of fresh black pepper 2Tbsp EVOO 1 package Egg Roll […]

Baked Spinach Artichoke Dip

  I have been searching and searching for a recipe that would equal up to or blow out of the water, my favorite Spinach artichoke dip from Sboros restaurant here in our town. My hubby and I go there for our anniversary almost every year and we ALWAYS order their dip, simply bc it is […]

Braided Calzone (Pizza)

So my kids were wanting pizza for lunch and I only had one thing of crust in the fridge, so this was my attempt at stretching the dough 🙂   Braided Calzone(Pizza) 1 ball pizza dough of your choice 1cup Mozzarella Cheese -shredded pepperoni -sliced any other topping you like on your pizza 2tsp. + […]

Hot Pizza Dip

my family LOVES pizza but I am not a fan of the huge amounts of grease and carbs you inevitably get when ordering in or making your own. So I came up with this yummy dip 🙂 Tastes just like pizza and is super addicting 🙂 I used a large square baking pan for this […]