Category Archive: Appetizer

Baked Polenta Fries with Marinara Sauce

Baked Polenta Fries

I have a back log of recipes and food reviews just waiting to be posted! Last weekend I made a wonderful appetizer to take to a friends house for dinner. I first heard about this recipe from Helen @ Doing A 180 blog. The original recipe included a mayonnaise based sauce for dipping and Helen …

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Roasted Stuffed Baby Eggplant with Feta Cheese Dried Cherries & Pinenuts

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I have a new love. Baby eggplants. I saw them at Sprouts and I bought them. I had no idea what I was going to do with 15 baby eggplants, but I bought them anyway. Oh my goodness they are so darn cute. They will make you smile.  Not only are these adorable but they were reasonably priced – …

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Roasted Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Roasted Asparagus with prosciutto

Asparagus is in season right now and it’s one of my favorite vegetables! It lends itself well to being oven roasted, slightly steamed, sauteed in olive oil, tossed in a salad or a pasta dish – well the possibilities are endless and each has it’s merits. For our Easter Sunday dinner broccoli was on the …

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Flea Market Friday & Weigh In Week 7 of 17 Day Diet

Indian Six Layer Dip

Okay let me start out by saying that I was struggling with the title for this post since I have soooo many things to cover today. It dawned on me that this post was a bit like going to a Flea Market where you get to see a little of this and that! Only posting twice a …

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Honey Lacquered Almonds with Rosemary and Black Pepper

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Nuts are so good for you and all though they are delicious as is - they can be “dressed” up just a little and made extra special for gift giving. There are a lot of delicious recipes floating around for doing just that. This particular recipe caught my eye because it is different. This is a …

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