Category Archives: appetizer

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Ingredients: 15 ounce can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1 lemon, juice only 1/4 c tahini paste  (I like this kind from WF)                                                         1 clove garlic 2 T EVOO 1/2 tsp cumin 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1 tsp sea salt 2 … Continue reading

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Cauliflower Cheesy Breadsticks

If you have been alive the past 6 months, I am certain you have seen more than one recipe for cauliflower breadsticks or cauliflower pizza crust floating around Facebook, Pinterest, etc… I tried this recipe last January and it turned out … Continue reading

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Nachos Bell-pepper Grande *Paleo

I am a self-proclaimed appetizer junky.  That being said, I barely ever give in to the urge to order them or make them .  Quite frankly, there just aren’t many “healthy” appetizer options and most include words like:  melted cheese, … Continue reading

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Pinterest finds this week… mash, hummus, pumpkins, oh my!

1. These are even better than mashed cauliflower!  Try them!  They have the same texture as mashed potatoes.  Promise. 2. Banana Stuffed French Toast!  We made this at the cabin last weekend.  Yum!  http://foodprim.com/banana-french-toast.html 3.Rundies!  I want these!!!! 4.  We … Continue reading

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Stuffed Baguette

Ingredients~ 1 baguette (approx. 12-14inches) 8 ounces cream cheese 4 ounces goat cheese 1 clove garlic, crushed 1/2 cup red bell pepper, diced 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes in EVOO, diced 1/4 cup kalamata olives, diced 2 ounces spicy salami, diced … Continue reading

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Tuna Tataki

OMG!  You have to try this.  It is so simple BUT so delicious.  It may possibly one of the best meals we ever made. Tuna Tataki 1/2# sashimi grade tuna (1 piece works best) 1/2 cup minced ginger 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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Cheesy quinoa cakes

Here is why pinterest is not another time-suck~  I find awesome recipe ideas like this!  Cheesy Quinoa Cakes 2 cups cooked Quinoa 2/3 cups grated fontina cheese 3T whole wheat flour 2 green onions, chopped 1 egg, lightly beaten salt … Continue reading

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Veggie ‘za

Every once and awhile you just have to give in to the fat and make something you love to eat.  We were having a little Hall family party with all of Ryan’s brothers and our nephews from NY- and the … Continue reading

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Shrimp spring rolls

Dressing and dipping sauce~ 1/2 cup lime juice 2 T chili sauce 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 1/2 T brown sugar 1 T rice vinegar 1 T fish sauce handful of fresh cilantro leaves Spring rolls~       … Continue reading

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