Category Archives: Dips and Sauces

Kale & Artichoke Dip from Cozy Apron

Kale & Artichoke Dip from Cozy Apron

I like to think of Christmas as not only the season of carols, lights, sweets and Santa but also as  the season of dips. Season of dips… has a nice ring to it doesn’t it? I think the reason that I eat  so many different dips at this time of year is because there are so many parties and special occasions to make them. And we all have a spinach artichoke dip in our recipe box but do you have a Kale and Artichoke dip recipe??? Probably not. Both kale and spinach are superfoods packed with vitamins and nutrients, but who comes out as a winner? Continue reading

Cauliflower Cheese Sticks with Marinara Sauce

Cauliflower Cheese Sticks with Marinara Sauce Healthy Football Appetizers – Is It Possible?   I know, I know. During football season, Saturday and Sundays aren’t to be messed with. Tailgating, cold beverages, pizza, snack foods and good friends and family, what more can you ask for? Well, for those of us working hard to stay healthy and lose weight, temptation is always right around the corner, especially with little snack foods. That’s where these guys come into play: Cauliflower Cheesesticks. Continue reading

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites by Jaclyn

Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Bites by Jaclyn

It’s actually dangerous that there are so many recipes for soft pretzels out there in blogland. I cannot even begin to tell you how IN LOVE I am with these AMAZING pretzels from Cooking classy!! Oh. My. Word. They’re soft, they’re chewy, they’re buttery. They’re perfect little pillowy pretzel bites covered with a fabulously crunchy cinnamon sugar crust and finally — the pièce de résistance — they’re dipped in THE most heavenly Cream Cheese Dipping Sauce ever. If you want the BEST mini appetizer- dessert-snack EVER This is it. Seriously.

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Lasagna dip by Kevin Lynch

Lasagna dip by Kevin Lynch

I know. You don’t have to tell me, Layers of tomato sauce sandwiched between melted mozzarella and ricotta cheese make this Lasagna Dip totally irresistible! As you may know, there are countless reasons why I love dips. Sweet, savory, hot and bubbly – love ‘em all! But not just because they taste good. I mean of course because they taste good, but I love them a tad bit more because they are so convenient. So please stop reading this and hop to recipe until is hot !!

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Avocado Hummus by Georgia Johnson

Avocado Hummus by Georgia Johnson

While the notion of combining avocado with hummus is not revolutionary, I was compelled to keep one from the moment I saw the recipe from the comfort of cooking. No but really… This avocado hummus is delicious. And I know I say that a lot, but I really rilly like this one. In other related news, why are avocados so expensive? I get that they’re delicious, buttery, fatty (in a healthy way!), pretty, and again, delicious. So, If you are already a avocado and hummus lover, I have no doubt that this variation of hummus will hit the spot!

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