Category Archive: Appetizer

Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese & Walnuts

Appetizers can easily add up to hundreds of calories so I am always on the outlook for some “lighter” lower calorie options. Using endive instead of bread or crackers instantly saves tons of calories without sacrificing flavor. An added bonus is that endive leaves make for an impressive presentation. This is a lovely combination of textures …

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Baked Polenta Fries with Marinara Sauce

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

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

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

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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