appetizers

Sweet Potato Crostini with Goat Cheese and Pomegranate

This is one of those appetizers that is so gloriously simple, you can’t imagine it would be anything special. It’s more assembly than cooking, really. But once everything is together, it looks stunning and tastes incredible! It’s the spot-on right mix …

Maple Rosemary Bar Nuts

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I’m a big believer in providing so many food options to my guests that they feel like they are eating 24/7.
If you couldn’t tell by the fact that I have an entire website full of recipes, food …

Parmesan and Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

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Our family Christmas celebration is a bit…unorthodox. We’re a blended family. I have three half-siblings– all four of us are married, and we all have kids.
To save hassle and struggle, my par…

Crispy Baked Vegetable Chips

Back when I was doing my time on therapeutic diets, I desperately craved a bit of food normalcy in the form of getting to munch on something crunchy while I watched a movie with the fam. I know it’s possible to watch a movie without eating anything, b…

Spinach-Quinoa Patties

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There are a lot of things about my life that have changed since I became a parent. I now consistently go to bed while it’s still light out. I do adult things like pay for life insurance. Each r…