Category Archive: Appetizer

Honey Lacquered Almonds with Rosemary and Black Pepper

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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Savory Palmiers with Roquefort Blue Cheese & A Giveaway!

With so many holiday gatherings the need for appetizers seems to pop up frequently this time of year . It’s nice to have a variety of appetizer recipes in your arsenal. I love it when I find a recipe that yields a large quantity for my efforts. Today’s recipe uses Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry. It comes frozen …

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Roasted Shrimp Cocktail

Shrimp is one of my favorite seafood indulgences so when I saw this recipe in Ina Garten’s Back To Basics cookbook I knew it was going on the menu.Last night I needed an appetizer to take to a friends house so it was the perfect opportunity to try this recipe. Keeping frozen shrimp on hand …

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Chili Lime Jicama – A Zero Point Snack On Weight Watchers!

Are you tired of noshing on carrot sticks when you want a low calorie snack? With just a few ingredients and a few minutes you can have yourself a refreshing, zesty snack that is full of crunch! Jicama, chili powder, fresh lime juice and salt –  if desired, is all it takes to create this …

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Baked Flat Bread Chips With California Lavash

After having success baking my own tortilla chips I started experimenting with other types of baked chips. Some worked and some didn’t. The thin Lavash flat breads work well! 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 …

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