Category Archive: Appetizer

Air Fried Garlic Mashed Potato Balls & Stuffed Mini Bella’s -No Oil

Air Fried Garlic Mashed Potato Balls
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For Thanksgiving I made 7 pounds of Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes for our company meal. We really didn’t have much leftover. Everyone seems to love mashed potatoes and gravy – including me. With my Breville Smart Oven Air fryer I am always thinking about what I can air fry sans oil to transform our plant based favorites into …

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Hummus

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Hummus

A delicious, slightly nutty flavored dip perfect for an appetizer, snack or part of a lunch with whole wheat pita bread, pita chips, crudités or spread on a whole wheat wrap or flat bread. Hummus 1 15 ounce can chickpeas (Garbanzo beans), low sodium, drained and rinsed 2-3 Tablespoons lemon juice (start with 2 and add …

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Green Chili Hummus

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Green Chili Hummus

I found the original recipe for Green Chili Hummus here on Food.com and tweaked it to my own taste. The idea of a Mexican/Southwest hummus was so intriguing and you know what? It works – this is amazing with tortilla chips, on pita bread, whole grain crackers or as a topping on a taco salad. Use it …

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Chili Lime Jicama

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Jicama (pronounced – hicama) is a sweet tasting root vegetable. It is a popular vegetable in Mexico and is often sold prepared this way by street vendors. When shopping for jicama look for small to medium sized ones (about 2 pounds) that are firm as they will taste more sweet. When jicama get larger they …

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Baked Flat Bread Chips With California Lavash

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Portion controlled, low calorie and crispy enough to use with dip! You are going to love these chips! Sprinkle with salt, garlic powder or a little Parmesan cheese if you desire. These are a perfect substitute for pita chips. In fact I like them better than pita chips as they are thinner and crispier. YUM! Baked …

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