Corn and Arugula Salad

I’m kind of sorry for sharing so many salad recipes. I know it’s one note-y but my blog reflects my life and salads are my life at the moment. This salad makes for a great appetizer or side dish, but it’s a typical lunch for me lately. I might add some leftover chicken or chick peas to give a protein kick. I’m enjoying all of the fresh veggies that summer has to offer. Doesn’t this look like summer on a plate?! Before you know it, we’ll be talking about holiday cookies 24/7 around here. Until then, what’s your favorite salad …

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Spinach Balls (Spanakokeftedes)

I first made these spinach balls over 20 years ago and here I am making them again because they are awesome. Actually, I sort of forgot about them, which is weird because it’s not for lack of greatness. Does that ever happen to anyone else? Something sparks your memory of a food and you say, “Hey, remember that? That were good. Why has it been so long since I’ve made it?” Of course there is no good answer, so you just move on with life until you think about it again. These spinach balls may not be the prettiest looking …

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Mini Pepper Nachos

If you are looking for a healthy appetizer recipe then I’ve got one for you. I love good old fashioned nachos, but sometimes I want something a little more on the healthy side. That’s where these mini pepper nachos come in. They are exactly what it sounds like. You replace the chips for little adorable bell peppers. Then you top the little guys with whatever your heart desires, you know, all the typical nacho toppings. Keep in mind that the toppings determine if it’s truly a “healthy” appetizer. I used ground turkey and low fat cheese to stick with the …

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Fall Charcuterie Board

Char… what? Shar-koo-ter-ee. I’m embarrassed to say that I can never quite say this term correctly. You can ask my husband to confirm that I’ve probably tried at least 7 different made up words for it. Thankfully he always knows what I’m talking about. I thought if I write out the pronunciation then maybe I’ll finally be able to say it correctly. Charcuterie is a French term for a type of cooking that specializes in prepared meat products. So a charcuterie board is board filled with meats and other fun goodies that go along with them. I’m not sure if you’ve noticed …

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Soft Pretzels

Homemade soft pretzels are awesome. Do you remember that I originally shared this recipe for soft pretzels back in 2014? I love them so much that I’m sharing them again. Yes, they are really worth highlighting again. Plus, I get to share the latest and greatest photos with you because my photography style has definitely changed in six years. However, this recipe has not changed because it’s still as great as it was back then. I want to give a big thank you to my husband because he made these pretzels. He’ll be the first to admit that these pretzels …

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