Make ahead crunchy, salty, savory Italian Parmesan Party Mix bursting with Italian flavor in each cashew, pretzel, chex bite! This will become your new, easy go-to party snack that everyone will beg you to make!
This rich and creamy Guacamole Hummus is SO delectable and requires only 3 ingredients! Its crazy flavorful, healthy, super easy and would be the hit of any party or the perfect snack! win, win, win!
Tender juicy, sweet and spicy Slow Cooker Korean Meatballs simmered in the most tantalizing rich sweet heat sauce that everyone goes crazy for! Perfect stress-free, make-ahead appetizer for New Year’s Eve or Game Day or these meatballs make a delicious, easy meal with rice and veggies!
BAKED OR GRILLED Thai Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce is one of my absolute favorite recipes with the most addicting Peanut Sauce ever! I’ve included instructions for baking or indoor/outdoor grilling so you can make this recipe year round – because you will want to make this recipe year round. I am specifically posting it RIGHT NOW, because it makes a showstopping Christmas or New Year’s holiday appetizer!
Crunchy, crispy flavorful BAKED COCONUT CASHEW CHICKEN BITES with sweet and tangy Pineapple Dip make an appetizer (or meal) everyone will rave about! The harmony of sweet and spice, crunchy outside, tender inside and tons of texture are so crazy delicious you won’t be able to stop eating them!
This Brie Spinach Dip will be one of the best spinach dips you’ve ever made and/or tasted! Its rich, creamy cheesy, packed with flavor and the brie fancies it up for every party! Your friends/family will sing your praises for this indulgent appetizer!
This Easy Cheesy Sausage Pesto Ring is SO ADDICTING! Patrick and I couldn’t stop eating it and then I was craving it for daaaaaaays. If you make one holiday or game day appetizer this season, this should be it! This Sausage Pesto Ring looks super impressive but you won’t believe how easy it is!
20 Minute Chipotle BBQ Cranberry Turkey Sliders (or chicken!) with Apple Poppy Seed Slaw are SO INCREDIBLE I was eating the smothered turkey out of the pan! They are a wonderfully delicious way to devour your Thanksgiving turkey leftovers or SO good you will want to make them forever and ever with chicken! The crunchy, sweet and tangy Apple Poppy Seed Slaw is delectable all on its own and the ideally delicious compliment to these saucy sliders!
Cheesy Baked BBQ Pork Taquitos will be some of the best and easiest taquitos you ever make because the start with Slow Cooker Carnitas! So, so juicy, flavorful, smothered in barbecue sauce and cheese with a wonderfully complementary Chipotle Ranch! Awesome game day food or fun dinner any night of the week that you can make completely ahead and then pop in the oven!
These extra Crispy Crab Cakes are restaurant quality right in your own home! Crispy on the outside, moist, juicy, flavor packed on the inside. And if you have never made crab cakes before you are going to be delighted and shocked at just how easy they are and they make fabulous no stress, make ahead appetizers that you can reheat!
These crazy tender, flavorful Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches will be some of the best you’ve ever had right in the comfort of your own home! They make a fabulous game day food, guest food, or just a fun dinner any night of the week. The incredible marinated steak and spiced mayo set these worlds above other recipes and you won’t believe how easy they are. You haven’t tried Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches until you try these!
You will not be able to stop eating this Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Apple Pie Dip!!! Warm, cinnamon brown sugar apples smothered in peanut butter caramel sauce = insanely delicious Thanksgiving, Fall or just because appetizer or dessert!
Salsa Verde Honey Lime Chicken Taco Cups might just be the perfect bite! Cheesy sweet heat juicy chicken packed into baked crispy, taco wonton cups topped with the option of creamy, sweet and tangy Mango Salsa! These layered bites of yum make a fun, easy, satisfying dinner or a winning crowd pleasing appetizer everyone will gobble right up!
These quick and easy Chicken Gyro Flatbread Pizzas layered with sun-dried tomato basil hummus, flavor bursting Greek Chicken, red onions, mozzarella and feta all drizzled with easy Blender Tzatziki make the most satisfying lunches/dinners or a super fun appetizer!
Easy baked Parmesan Fingerling Potato Fries with a crispy exterior and creamy buttery interior, spiced to perfection, make the perfect appetizer, snack or side you won’t be able to stop munching!
Mega flavorful Buffalo Chicken Dip Stuffed French Bread is your favorite decadent creamy, cheesy dip baked right into the loaf! Crazy delicious side or EASY crowd pleasing appetizer perfect for parties or game day! Everyone will be begging you to make this!
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Sweet and smoky Grilled Pineapple Pear Salsa – the combination of grilled pineapple, pears, red bell peppers, red onions AND jalapeno is out of this world! Amazing alone or with chips, fish, chicken etc.
Quick and easy Asian Chicken Lettuce Wraps smothered in an unbelievable Pineapple Hoisin Peanut Sauce are 1000X better than takeout and on your table in under 30 minutes!
One Skillet Queso Verde Corn Dip is creamy cheesy, packed with flavor and one of the easiest, tastiest appetizers you will ever make!