appetizers

Low Carb Buffalo Chicken Burger

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Ok, even here in Florida it’s not really grilling weather yet. But that doesn’t mean you have to skip the burgers for tomorrow’s game. This recipe for a low-carb bite-sized burgers are perfectly paired with yesterday’s Gluten Free Avocado Fries. It’s like a WAY healthier version of one my favorite guilty pleasures. I used chicken for this pattie because it’s a lean meat, but you can use lean beef or turkey. As a nod to another football game day favorite, Buffalo wings, I put added hot sauce and pepper jack cheese. Yum! So how did I get this to be […]

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White Sweet Potato and Carrot Samosas

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We are excited to have Chef Alyssa Gorelick joining our blog for the next six months. The Charlotte-based chef focuses on healthy and sustainable cooking – whether it’s in a restaurant or her own cooking classes. Here’s a taste of what’s to be hitting the blog for the next few months. I created this version of a samosa quite recently. I was catering a party for a very special group of friends and needed a hearty vegan appetizer. So, as I sat around the farmers market planning my menu, I couldn’t resist buying up all of the huge white sweet […]

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Bruschetta with Toasted Baguette Slices

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I’ve got another great football appetizer for you! Go to the grocery store and prepare for all of the football games this weekend. Just make sure to get all of the ingredients for this one. It is a refreshing and healthy break from all of the fried foods, pizza, and buffalo wings. You can prep this one the night before and serve it right out of the refrigerator with toasted baguette slices that are quick and easy to make. Or top the bread with a spoonful of the bruschetta mixture and a little cheese, then throw in the oven until […]

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