Category Archives: Appetizers/Snacks

Veggie Crescent Pizza

Everyone loves pizza, right? This “pizza” is a little different because it’s made with refrigerated crescent rolls for the crust. And instead of a tomato-based pizza sauce, this has a cool and creamy Ranch-flavored filling. It’s a cold-style pizza (the crust is the only thing that’s baked), with toppings of fresh veggies and cheddar cheese that go over the filling, making this a great appetizer or snack for the warm weather seasons!

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Strawberry Fruit Dressing and Dip

The weather is warming up nicely, and when it’s warm outside, I tend to eat more fruit because it’s so refreshing. And when you serve fruit with a dressing or dip, it makes a great warm-weather snack or dessert! This Strawberry Fruit Dressing and Dip is big on strawberry flavor and really good served with strawberries or a mix of fresh fruit chunks—pineapples, sliced bananas, apple wedges…whatever fruit you like!

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Farmhouse Fries

I’m a big fan of fries and always have been! I don’t deep fry foods much, so when I make fries I usually roast them instead of deep frying them. So these yummy Farmhouse Fries are actually drizzled with olive oil and baked in the oven, not fried! Hopefully they are a little healthier than deep fried fries, and I think they are just as tasty!

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Spanakopita

Spanakopita is one of my favorite appetizers. I have always loved the cheesy spinach filling and flaky phyllo crust! I first made this recipe when I did a review of 175 Best Mini Pie Recipes: Sweet to Savory. The Spanakopita recipe in this book sounded really good and I just had to make it!

There’s no need to make any dough for this recipe, since it calls for purchased phyllo dough. If you haven’t ever used phyllo sheets in a recipe, you may find it a little tricky to work with because they are so thin and delicate…but after folding a few spanakopitas, you’ll get the hang of it! 🙂

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Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I like trying out and making different flavors of hummus. I had bought red pepper hummus many times and thought I should finally try making it myself! This Roasted Red Pepper Hummus has a great flavor—roasted red peppers are blended with tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and other spices.

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