Dig into this easy, earthy, totally delicious bruschetta appetizer layered with creamy chèvre, yellow squash and a drizzle of balsamic reduction.
For those moments when unexpected holiday guests are coming over, your day was too jam packed to plan an elaborate party dish or when you’re invited to a get-together and you totally forgot to plan a dish, these last minute appetizer recipes are here to save the day.
Create a stunning appetizer that is simple to make with flavorful French goat cheese and plenty of fun things to dip with.
Check out some tips to easily hosting a small holiday gathering complete with a recipe for creamed spinach stuffed mushrooms paired with wine.
Add these vegetarian stuffed mushrooms to your party appetizer lineup. Pair them with a Pinot Noir and your gathering is deliciously off to the races.
Serve up this elegant duck confit crostini appetizer slathered with creamy parsnip puree and sweet fig jam. It can be done in just 30 minutes and ready to pair with a bottle of Pinot Noir.
Fancy, yet no-fuss, these easy goat cheese triangles are made with wonton wrappers and filled with earthy mushrooms and creamy French goat cheese.
These Apple, Brie and Prosciutto Crostini are the perfect holiday appetizer. They’re perfectly balanced – salty, sweet, creamy, and crunchy and so easy to make, even if you have to make a whole slew of them to feed a crowd.
These French Goat Cheese and Beet Puff Pastry Bites are made with creamy Mothais-sur-Feuille and beets. They’re a perfect way to kick off your next gathering.
Togetherness is one of the best things about this time of the year. Enjoy time with family and friends (instead of spending too much time in the kitchen) with this easy butternut bruschetta appetizer and wine pairing.
This easy baked goat cheese appetizer is made with French Bûcherondin goat cheese and marinara sauce and can be thrown together in minutes. Serve with crostini when it’s hot and bubbly.
Think of pigs in a blanket, only gluten free and so delicious. These sprigs in a blanket are veggies wrapped in prosciutto di parma and served with a sun-dried tomato pesto.
A classic and healthy Hawaiian Poke isn’t difficult to make at home. With a sharp knife, some fresh fish and a few staple Asian ingredients, you’ll whip this up in 20 minutes.
This might just be our favorite summer appetizer. Gather your tomatoes, olives and red onion and throw it in a foil packet in the oven with a block of feta. Enjoy the cheese warm for a delightful bite.
Feast your eyes on this stunning presentation of tuna tartare created in San Diego and layered with avocado, bell pepper and a chili garlic sauce.
Bruschetta, which are slices of toasted, rustic bread topped with simple ingredients, started out as a simple peasant snack for field workers, but today is an appetizer found in most Italian restaurants.
As the winter season drags on and on, prepare dishes with bright and fresh flavors. Lime and Cilantro Shrimp with Mango Avocado Salsa is reminiscent of the warmth of summer that is not far away.
A light and airy whipped feta dip with za’atar. This tasty dip is perfect for parties or to use as a spread in wraps, sandwiches, and more.
This comforting celeriac soup is healthy so easy to make and surprisingly delicious. A great first course for a fancy dinner party or a light cozy main for guests watching their waistline.
In the interest of full disclosure, we’ll make a confession—”cheese” and “Crock-Pot” are two of our most frequented notions on a week-to-week basis. Here are the top crock pot dips on the internet.
A well-seasoned snack of Fried Mint and Cayenne Chickpeas.
Need ideas for a simple and easy appetizer? Try these roasted yam slices topped with melted parmesan cheese!
Adjaruli (Acharuli) Khachapuri is a traditional Georgian (the country, that is), canoe-shaped bread filled with a generous amount of cheese and topped with an egg.
Amazing Baked Jerk Chicken. Marinated overnight then baked until tender, juicy and crispy on the outside.
The best way to prepare beets is to roast them. The earthy and sweet flavors come out, and you can dress them with additional herbs and spices for a tasty dish.
A hearty, flavorful soup loaded with fresh, roasted mushrooms to bring out all the wonderful flavors.
Three ingredients. That’s all it takes to get yourself into oozing cheesy Argentinian nirvana with this easy to make provoleta.
This citrus salad definitely fulfills your citrus and green needs.
A Black Bean Dip that is creamy, smooth, light, & filled with flavor.
This Italian Sub Bruschetta has all the flavors of your favorite sub sandwich! Perfect for appetizers, tailgating or a fun dinner at home!
So maybe you went a litle overboard with the Christmas cookies, or perhaps you over-imbibed on New Year’s Eve. No worries – we’re not here to judge. In fact, to help you kickstart your holiday recovery plan, we’ve gathered 15 clean eating recipes that are as delicious as they are healthful.
These sticky, sweet and Spicy Honey Glazed Skillet Shrimp are loaded with flavor and perfect for an easy weeknight dinner served with rice or phenomenal as a party appetizer. Made in one skillet, with only 8 ingredients, and ready, from prep to finish, in just 16 minutes, these shrimp belong on your table!
Tapenade is a great way to use up olives. Make this recipe for your next appetizer.
A mushroom is one of the most mysterious of nature’s creations. It is a fungus that reproduces through the release of spores. It can nourish or be poisonous…but for now, let’s set aside its powers and focus on the ‘nourish’ part.
It’s Meatless Monday! and having this creamy, savory, vegetarian soup for dinner tonight will warm the soul.
Buffalo Turkey Stuffed Zucchini Boats. They are exactly where eating more vegetables meets my craving for comfort food.
Kimchi: Fermented cabbage and radish pickle made with Chinese cabbage and some spices. The fermented vegetables along with chili taste amazing and filled with lip-smacking flavors.
How to prepare an easy pakora variety made using cauliflower / gobhi. Whenever winter season arrives and the vegetable market are stocked up with cauliflowers, the first thing to make is gobi pakora. Sprinkle with little chat masala and serve with tea or coffee.
Quick, easy, and perfect for entertaining these parmesan and artichoke crostini are the perfect winter bite.
Mix the sweetness of cantaloupe with melted mozzarella and Prosciutto for these crostinis. To add a touch of tartness drizzle on your favorite vinegar.
Every New Year’s Eve party needs a heavy does of appetizers to go with all the drinks. Check out these easy ideas that range from light snacking nuts to heartier bites complete with meat. Plus, we snuck in a few sparkling cocktails to add to the festive fun.
Enjoy this refreshing winter appetizer of crispy potato cakes with smoked salmon, a dill yogurt and a glass of white wine.
Get creative with the fried risotto balls to incorporate unique sauces or vegetables and a delicious appetizer.
Biryani arancini is a fantastic fusion recipe that is perfect for any kind of of leftover Indian rice preparation.
These persimmon bacon bites with rosemary goat cheese are the perfect winter appetizer and only require four ingredients.
Tasty gifts of the holiday season usually include a grand appetizer platter filled with dips, spreads, and classic finger foods essential for entertaining a crowd at home or at a party. This holiday season entertain guests or your very own palette with this creamy French inspired appetizer and refreshing wine pairing from SIMI Winery.
Kick off your dinner party with this irresistible, vegetarian crepe appetizer loaded with a creamy radicchio filling.
This winter, make this deliciously buttery and super easy seafood spread served with crusty bread.
A little sweet and a little savory, these festive crostini are topped with creamy ricotta, red wine caramelized onions and roasted squash before being finished off with a drizzle of honey. Serve this warm bite with a red wine for holiday hosting success.
There are very few dishes, like meatballs, that can please everyone, absolutely everyone, young and old.
Creamy and loaded with bacon and smoked gouda, this warm dip is destined to be the star of your holiday party. Pair the appetizer with wine and you’re on the road to hosting success.
Need a holiday appetizer that will feed a crowd? Look no further than these glazed cranberry meatballs that are paired perfectly with a red wine to kick off a party right.
A perfect finger food that isn’t too heavy, check out these holiday-ready smoked salmon cream cheese bruschetta with just enough flavor and crunch.
Glazed red wine chorizo bites are coated in a glistening honey and red wine sauce to be one of the most tantalizing appetizers you will devour this holiday season.
Chipotle Cheddar Cornbread Muffins with Honey Butter are a Southern-inspired side with a hit of complex, smoky flavor.
Comforting and layered with a multitude of flavors, this warm ham and cheese spinach dip is the ultimate holiday appetizer to feed your grazing guests. Pair with a one of the suggested wines and you are set for success.
Smoked prosciutto apple bites with Parmesan and basil are an easy and delicious appetizer that are perfect to serve warm with glasses wine.
With only five ingredients, this caprese appetizer is easy and iconic.
It’s Meatless Monday! Take a favorite appetizer like tortilla chips and pico de gallo and put a fall twist to it with this recipe.
Whether we are ready for it or not, we are hurtling into party season. Be it cozy festive dinners inside or lazy day barbecues around the pool I do think this Baked Camembert Focaccia with Honey and Dukkah will fit with any occasion you are preparing for.