Category Archives: sides and appetizers

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30 Game Day Recipes (Appetizers, Snacks, Dips, and More)

In just a few short days is the superbowl, and whether you’re a fan of football or not its fun to watch it anyway to see the commercials, and eat lots of delicious food. Am I right? Well the best kinds of superbowl foods in my opinion are easy to make and easy to eat, finger […]

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Soft Pretzel Bites

**This post is sponsored by La Terra Fina. As always opinions are mine alone. I’ll be honest, occasionally when Nate and I aren’t in the mood to cook dinner and we want to eat out we head to the mall food court for dinner. Like, before we headed to the hospital to have Colby and I […]

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French Fry Dipping Sauces

 **This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameTimeGrub #CollectiveBias When it comes to preparing food for the big game, I am all about making a lot. I especially love making lots of dips to go with bags and bags of chips – but I’ve found […]

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Homemade Hummus (and Blendtec Giveaway)

**Thank you to Blendtec for generously providing the items for this giveaway! The recipe and opinions in this post are 100% mine. One of my favorite healthier snacks is hummus. I love eating it with carrots, pita chips, veggie straws, spreading it on sandwiches, and more. Its just delicious, isn’t it? Homemade hummus isn’t too hard to […]

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Skillet Beets, Potatoes, and Chestnuts

I was provided with vegetables and produce from Melissa’s Produce but all opinions are my own. #MelissaProduce Skillet beets, potatoes, and chestnuts has to be the most unique combination dish I have made so far in my little blogging world.  I dare say the challenge given by Melissa Produce to create a savory dish with […]

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Bacon Ranch Cheese Ball

**This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WaysToWow #CollectiveBias For a while now I’ve been wanting to try and make my own homemade cheese ball. So when we had some friends over for dinner this weekend I knew it was the perfect excuse. I could test […]

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Vegetable Pasta Salad

Recently I hosted a baby shower for a friend and lunch was served.  My fellow hostess provided a sub sandwich and I had the side dishes to prepare.  I decided on one of my favorites, a colorful vegetable pasta salad.  I believe vegetable pasta salads are my standby go to recipes but I am never […]

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Sweet and Sour Sauce with Authentic Tai Pei Egg Rolls

**This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #TaiPeiGoodFortune The onset of the holiday season means its time for lots of parties. And parties mean lots of delicious food. Of course I’m always one that wants to make a lot of food for a party, […]

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Mashed Potatoes

These homemade mashed potatoes are perfectly creamy, flavorful, and great added to any meal! Perfect paired with homemade gravy. A couple days ago I promised you I would be sharing a delicious mashed potatoes recipe with you and I finally have it for you. These mashed potatoes are perfect for you to make for Thanksgiving, […]

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Ratatouille

If you have followed my bucket list, you will have noticed that Ratatouille is on it.  I have always wanted to try making ratatouille ever since I saw the Disney movie with the same name.  Loved the movie by the way.  Although in all honesty I was a bit hesitant, hesitant because I thought it […]