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Sundried Tomato Feta Toasts

Sundried Tomato Feta Toasts

Bruschetta seems like a trendy, modern appetizer, but it actually dates back to 15th century Italy when hunks of bread were rubbed with garlic and olive oil, topped with seasonings and heated to a crisp  over open  flames on a grill.  This updated ve ...
Fresh Dill Hummus

Fresh Dill Hummus

Homemade is always best, but when cooking from scratch isn’t possible, it’s OK to compromise! In this recipe, plain-flavored prepared hummus is jazzed up with chopped dill and smoked paprika””providing zesty, fresh flavor with very ...
Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Raw veggies, hot pretzels, potato wedges, chicken tenders””everyone’s favorite snacks are even tastier dunked in honey-mustard sauce! Pass on preservative-laced, artificially flavored, squeeze-bottle varieties. This simple recipe calls fo ...
Cinnamon-Agave Sweet Potato Wedges

Cinnamon-Agave Sweet Potato Wedges

Enjoy fries with your veggie burger””but try these colorful, nutritious sweet potato wedges instead of the classic white-potato “straws.” Filling and full of flavor, they’re made with a light olive oil and agave nectar glaze ...
Coconut-Fried Pumpkin Cakes

Coconut-Fried Pumpkin Cakes

Pureed pumpkin is perfect for making silky pies and moist muffins. But don’t limit your use of this favorite fall ingredient to dessert recipes! Like potato pancakes, these savory pumpkin cakes are served as a side dish and can be dipped into a ...
Chia Cucumber Rounds

Chia Cucumber Rounds

Think outside the salad bowl for a delightful way to use your favorite cool, crisp veggie. Sliced cucumber rounds are topped with a dollop of creamy Greek yogurt, a drizzle of honey and a sprinkle of chia seeds to create the perfect taste and texture ...
Sage Portobello Caps

Sage Portobello Caps

Marinated in a zesty orange-sage dressing, then stuffed with a unique mixture of arugula and almonds, these Portobello caps are overflowing with freshness and flavor. Serve them as an impressive dinner party appetizer, or enjoy as a light main course ...