Category Archive: Appetizers

Easter Inspiration

With Easter coming up next weekend, I wanted to give you guys some inspiration! I am loving the idea that spring is finally here (though it’s snowed the last four days here in NY)… Continue reading

Roasted Chickpeas

These are one of my favorite snacks + they’re so easy to make. I like these because they’re full of protein + only a few ingredients… it’s a good one to throw in… Continue reading

Paleo Mini Pork Meatballs

I can’t say enough good things about these tiny little meatballs. I have been trying to eat much cleaner which is always more time consuming, usually more expensive and sometimes less flavorful than… Continue reading

Greek Yogurt Dill Sauce

I think I mentioned this dip a couple summers ago in one of my Instalife posts but after making it over the weekend I realized I never shared the recipe with you! This stuff… Continue reading

Stuffed Pepper Dip

I wanted to get you all a great tailgating recipe as we headed in to a weekend of good NFL + College Football match ups! There is a restaurant called The Liberty Hound… Continue reading

Roasted Squash Flatbreads

Usually towards the end of the week I start coming up with some ideas for the weekend dinners and then what we’re going to have during the week the following week. A couple weeks… Continue reading

Superbowl Food & Cocktail Ideas

Since the big day is less than a week away I wanted to share some fantastic food and cocktail recipe ideas with you! Whether you’re hosting a party or bringing a dish to… Continue reading

Mussels + Frittes

After we had this dish at The Lodge the first time we went, I couldn’t wait to recreate the dish at home. I had never cooked mussels before so I was excited to… Continue reading

Corn & Chorizo Fritters

This recipe is just in time for the weekend becauseI think it’d be fantastic to make for snacking on while watching football! Someone on Top Chef Masters made a corn and chorizo fritter… Continue reading

Skinny Coconut Shrimp

I am super excited to be sharing this recipe post with you because it is SO good and the fact that is a lighter way to make a classic is just the icing… Continue reading

Buffalo Hummus

Hummus is fantastic because it’s a healthy, high-protein snack that’s super easy to make yourself. Once you have a “base” it’s fun to play around with extra ingredients to make different flavors. This… Continue reading

BBQ Sweet Potato Chips

My husband and I love going out and doing stuff just as much as the next person but sometimes our favorite thing to do on the weekend is try out new recipes, curl… Continue reading

Roasted Chicken Salad in Endive

When I was little the only meat I would eat was chicken (seriously, I was crazy picky when it came to my proteins). My parents did what they could… they would give me… Continue reading

Taco Ring

I made this last weekend for opening day of the NFL and couldn’t wait to share it with all of you so that you could make it this weekend! I meant to post… Continue reading

Anniversary Dinner: Aperitifs and Hors D’Oeuvres

On Monday I gave you a peek at the decor and the menu for our first anniversary dinner and today’s post is all about the first two courses! We started the meal off… Continue reading

Six Layer Hummus Dip

Over the summer I was supposed to go to a cooking class with my mom, grandmother and two family friends but the shop moved to a bigger space during that time and our… Continue reading

Buffalo Chicken Stromboli

I had almost totally forgotten about this recipe until the other day… and I am glad that I remembered it! Chicken drenched in Buffalo sauce, blue cheese, carrots and celery… this stromboli is… Continue reading