Lamb Meatball Appetizers

Time: 1 hour We will never be “royals”, but we sure like to eat well, like we are royalty sometimes “on a budget”… For Easter this year, I tasked my 14 YO daughter with appetizers and she decided to add some lamb to our menu and made these delicious appetizers! They are easy to make…

Grilled Crab Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Time: 45 minutes I like to make these mushroom caps on the BBQ, but they can also be made in the oven! They are such a versatile recipe and are great as an appetizer or side dish. When I make them, I often think of Dr. Seuss – “you can make them here or there,…

Summer Salad Rolls

Time: 25 minutes I am on an appetizer run lately… I am trying to build up my appetizer recipes as I always struggle coming up with an appetizer to make! This is an easy one to make. For the longest time, I was a bit intimidated with using rice wrappers, but they are simple to…

Crab Rangoon Wonton Cup Appetizer

Time: 30 minutes I always struggle with appetizers – I can never think of an appetizer to make when having guests!!! I am not sure why… Anyways, when I was in University, I had a go-to crab layered dip appetizer that I made way too often and then didn’t make it for at least a…

Tapenade

Tapenade Time: 15 minutes My wonderful friend, Maura, made homemade tapenade and brought it for us to eat while on vacation last summer! It was so delicious, that I asked for the recipe and have made it several times now. It is easy to make, very healthy and delicious! While I have not been to…

Bacon Wrapped Yam Fries

Time: 1 hour We made these little gems for the first time yesterday and they are now on the “family favourites list”. We liked them for supper with burgers and we liked them for breakfast with eggs and fresh fruit. I think I will also make these as an appetizer in the future, as they…

Bread Bowl Spinach Dip

Time: 15 minutes Music Selection: Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Gone, Gone, Gone Bread Bowl Spinach Dip is an excellent and fairly healthy appetizer. It is one of my favourites and I try not to make it too often as I eat way too much of it! Truly, make it for your next party…

Bacon Wrapped Stuffing

Time: 20 minutes Serves: 6 (makes 12 golf ball sized stuffing rolls) Music Selection: Caravan Palace – Rock It For Me This recipe “rocks it for me” – it is a recipe that you can make quickly, it is savoury and delicious and it is a hat trick: you can eat it for breakfast, dinner…