Appetizers

Eating Well: Delicious and Nutritious Recipe Ideas

Eating well doesn’t have to mean sacrificing great flavor, delicious dishes or your satisfaction. Annie Bell is out with a new cookbook, Low Carb Express: Cut the carbs with 130 deliciously healthy recipes, to help us eat well while we boost our fruit, vegetables and proteins.

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Cranberry and Puff Pastry Bites

These 3-Ingredient Cranberry Bites are an easy appetizer for a party. Made with Puff Pastry, Brie Cheese, and Cranberry Sauce, it’s a delicious starter to any gathering.

Orange Cranberry Compote: The Perfect Spread with Cheese and Vinho Verde Wine

Start Turkey Day festivities with an eclectic Thanksgiving Cheese Board. This seasonally-driven cheese board pairs beautifully with Vinho Verde wines, especially the white wine, Alvarinho Deu La Deu. Light and bright Alvarinho Deu La Deu is the perfect wine to open to begin a holiday gathering. Serve with a homemade Orange Cranberry Compote.

Furikake-Seasoned Fries with Wasabi Mayo

Also known as Seaweed Fries, these furikake-seasoned fries make a delicious delicious umami-rich snack and once you start they are hard to resist. Dip them in wasabi mayo for a flavorful appetizer.

Spicy Edamame Hummus

Our new favorite, easy snack! Spicy Edamame Hummus is a fun dip to have in the fridge for an afternoon snack or to serve a crowd.

Fresh Fennel and Red Onion Appetizers

Featuring Wellington garlic and herb crackers, this appetizer infuses the cracker’s naturally delicious flavors with a crisp crunch of fennel and red onion, all complemented by lemon juice and fresh dill.

Grilled Steak and Veggie Roll-Ups

These steak and veggie roll-ups are very easy to make and are simply made of steak strips rolled around julienned carrots, peppers and zucchini, grilled to perfection. A great appetizer for a backyard barbecue.

Greek Lamb Flatbread

Much thinner than the usual pizza, this Greek Lamb Flatbread is topped with a little feta, a garlic-mint sauce and a fresh vegetables for great crunch. A perfect meal or appetizer.

Smokey Romesco Dip

Make this smokey romesco dip to serve with fresh veggies, pita or a main dish of grilled meats or seafood. The options really are endless.