Chicken Appetizer Recipes

Chicken Appetizer Recipes

We all have lots of recipes for chicken wings to serve as appetizers, but how about some new ways to use chicken in your appetizers and little bites? I’ve been working with Sanderson Farms (disclosure: I am compensated for my work with them) for a few months now and am happy to use their 100% natural chicken. While I love so many classic appetizer recipes, most of them are not the healthiest. By using chicken instead I can make them just a bit healthier but still incredibly delicious. Hubby and I actually are not going out on New Year’s Eve, … Continue Reading →
Tropical Mango Guacamole Recipe

Tropical Mango Guacamole Recipe

  If you have never made homemade guacamole, don’t worry. I promise you it is not hard to do! It just requires a bit of chopping and such on your part and you will be amazed at the flavor you get. Today I’m sharing a recipe for Tropical Mango Guacamole which you can eat with tortilla chips or use to top fish, chicken, or pork, it is also a great addition to tacos and fajitas. In Mexico, it’s common for people to eat mangoes every day, not only for their deliciously juicy flavor, but also for the health benefits they … Continue Reading →
Parmesan Ranch Ritz Crackers Recipe

Parmesan Ranch Ritz Crackers Recipe

The other night I went to a painting party and we were all supposed to bring a snack. I like to bring things that can sit out without having to keep them hot or cold so I made these amazingly delicious and flavorful Parmesan Ranch Ritz Crackers. You can eat them alone or you can add any kind of dip or spread you like on them as well. Our painting party didn’t have as many people as they had thought so I had leftovers to bring home and that has made Hubby extremely happy. He has been munching away at … Continue Reading →
Fried Dill Pickles at Home

Fried Dill Pickles at Home

Caitlan and Hubby love pickles and they love fried pickles even more. This weekend Hubby decided to finally try making them himself at home. I think he was very happy that he did too! For anyone who has never had fried pickles and who love pickles you will be in for a treat. You take your favorite dill pickle slices and get them all coated with seasoned breading and then deep fry them for just a few minutes. They come out with a crispy and salty coating and then you bite into them to get that definitive crunchy and juicy … Continue Reading →
Memorial Day Food Ideas

Memorial Day Food Ideas

Memorial Day is fast approaching as is Fourth of July. These are both great holidays for entertaining family and friends outside and getting into the patriotic spirit. Today I’m sharing some recipes from Family Features that would be perfect for either of these holidays or really at any time during the summer. Add Some Sizzle with a Brat Bar or Hot Dog Bar We start out with a bratwurst or hot dog bar, or really any kind of bun link sausage you prefer. Create an area where you can put the cooked dogs or sausages along with the buns and … Continue Reading →
SNICKERS Crisper Satisfies the Crangry in Hubby

SNICKERS Crisper Satisfies the Crangry in Hubby

Thankfully, I have found something to satisfy Hubby when he comes home hungry, new SNICKERS Crispers! With everything that is happening at our house lately our dinners have not always been on time and he is cranky and hungry when he gets home from work. The SNICKERS Crisper are just the right size to crave that monster and make him happier! Thanks to SheSpeaks and MARS from sending me samples. I think we can call this mood he gets in crangry – cranky+hungry. While I know he gets crangry when is first home from work, I also know that he gets … Continue Reading →
National Tortilla Chip Day February 24

National Tortilla Chip Day February 24

National Tortilla Chip day is February 24th and what a fun holiday to celebrate! I love tortilla chips myself and know most of you do as well. Did you know you can make your own tortilla chips in the oven at home also? It is super simple! Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips You will need corn tortillas, you can make those or buy them pre-made. The great thing is that you can flavor these chips however you would like! Preheat the oven and then get the tortillas ready. You will need to add a bit of oil to them. You can … Continue Reading →
10 Superbowl Snack Ideas and Recipes: Perfect for Cheering On Your Favorite Football Team

10 Superbowl Snack Ideas and Recipes: Perfect for Cheering On Your Favorite Football Team

It is just about time for the Superbowl  (yes, I know it is actually Super Bowl, but most of us forget that)! That means we are all looking for some Superbowl snack ideas to serve at our own game day parties or to take with us to another location. So I have gathered some of my favorite recipes from blogging friends of mine, plus a few of my own recipes, for you to browse through. There are some healthier options, including gluten free, and some not so healthy, but still delicious, appetizer ideas. Honestly, if I go to a Super … Continue Reading →
Barbecue Chicken Nachos

Barbecue Chicken Nachos

There are lots of big football viewing parties happening this time of year and nachos are a snack everyone loves. How about changing things up though and trying these barbecue chicken nachos instead? I’m going to give you the base recipe for the bbq chicken nachos, but you can of course customize them any way you like. Don’t be afraid to try new and different combinations of toppings either, barbecue and Mexican really work well together. Barbecue Chicken Nachos Some other ideas of toppings to serve with your barbecue chicken nachos include… BBQ beans crispy crumbled bacon black beans pickled … Continue Reading →
Recipe: Smoked Crab Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers Wrapped in Bacon

Recipe: Smoked Crab Stuffed Jalapeno Poppers Wrapped in Bacon

  Okay, so some chefs will say the jalapeno popper movement is past its prime, but honestly people still love them. If you are one of the lovers of poppers go ahead and make them anytime you want and rejoice! Today I dressed this up by adding crab meat to the mix!  You can use canned crab meat or fresh, whichever you like, I used canned in my recipe and it great. These were smoked, but you could easily grill without smoke or even bake them in the oven on a rack.   Start with fresh jalapenos and slice them in half lengthwise. … Continue Reading →