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Guy Fieri's Tequila-Lime Wings Recipe : Guy Fieri. 31 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks. Whether it’s fueling up before hitting the gym or taking a mid-day snack break to avoid the 2 o’clock lull, high-protein snacks are the tastiest way to keep on going.

31 Healthy and Portable High-Protein Snacks

Protein snacks are the perfect way to fill up just enough, and give us longer-lasting energy than the usual, carb-heavy options. Spiced Sweet Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Recipe. Spinach artichoke bites. When I was tasked with bringing an appetizer to Easter dinner, I decided to make hot spinach artichoke dip.

spinach artichoke bites

It’s always a hit at parties, so I figured it would be a pretty safe bet. Then I got to thinking that it would be a better idea to bring an appetizer that people could just pop in their mouths…easier than having to spoon the dip on a plate, then carrying the plate around. So I decided to make them into bites. They were a big crowd pleaser, really yummy and most importantly, so easy to make. Ingredients (yields 4 dozen bites) 1 (8 oz.) package softened cream cheese (I used reduced fat)1/4 cup mayo1/2 cup grated parmesan or romano cheese2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced1 (14 oz.) can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped1 cup frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained2 tubes of crescent roll doughshredded mozzarella (optional, though in my opinion completely necessary) Preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.

Combine the first six ingredients in a large bowl, stirring well. Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings Recipe. Our Top 10 Most-Pinned Smoothie Recipes - Martha Stewart Light & Healthy. HOW TO CHOOSE THE “RIGHT” WATERMELON (AND WHY TAPPING DOESN’T WORK) « What About Watermelon? In many ways, a watermelon is a lot like a Christmas gift: You’re pretty sure you’re going to like what’s inside, but you’re never really sure until you open it.

HOW TO CHOOSE THE “RIGHT” WATERMELON (AND WHY TAPPING DOESN’T WORK) « What About Watermelon?

Unlike a Christmas gift, however, with a watermelon, you’ll like what’s inside 100 percent of the time. Vegetarian Chipotle Nachos Recipe. Portobello Mushroom Snack. July 18, 2011 You know what?

Portobello Mushroom Snack

It isn't that hard to make healthy pizza. Pizza would always be pretty healthy if we chose not to put 1/2 pound of cheese on every slice. Here on Snack Girl, I have featured English muffin pizzas, Triscuit pizzas, and even made over a frozen pizza to get readers to try a healthier version of pizza. Pretzel hugs. Posted on : April 2, 2009 These Pretzel Hugs are such a simple and fun treat that everyone will love!

Pretzel hugs

I can’t believe that I have not posted these earlier ~ they are an all time favorite at my house and I make them quite often. They are just about the easiest treat you could possibly make, seeing as unwrapping the Hershey’s Hugs are the hardest part (and I have that down pat)! My mom made these for the first time a bunch of years ago and they didn’t really interest me…until I tried them! They are 2 Pretzel Snaps (the square waffle pretzels) with a Hershey’s Hug sandwiched inside. Preheat oven to 300 1. 2. Mini Reuben Sandwiches.

October 15, 2012 Does anyone else out there love deli sandwiches?

Mini Reuben Sandwiches

You know the ones I am talking about. They include stuff like coleslaw, Thousand Island dressing, lots of meat, bacon, and melty cheese. The bread is usually stacked a couple of slices thick and when you order it, you wonder how you are EVER going to finish it. The Reuben is one of those sandwiches. Best Baked Bean Recipes. Baked Brie with Roasted Garlic Recipe. Easy Feta Dip Recipe. August 30, 2012 Awwww, ma, raw veggies AGAIN!

Easy Feta Dip Recipe

Kings Hawaiian Baked Ham & Swiss Sandwiches. Coming Soon!

Kings Hawaiian Baked Ham & Swiss Sandwiches

Ingredients 1 12 pack of King’s Hawaiian Original Rolls 1 lb. deli ham, shaved 1 lb. Swiss cheese, thinly sliced 1 1/2 sticks butter 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 3 teaspoons of poppy seeds 1 onion, chopped Directions 1. Sloppy Joe Recipe. September 6, 2012 Anyone else like sloppy joes?

Sloppy Joe Recipe

This sandwich consists of ground meat, onions, and mystery sauce from a can served on a bun. My mother used to "cook" these for us - and I had forgotten about them until recently. I found out that my husband, who is an Australian citizen, has never had a sloppy joe. I felt for sorry for him. Easy Baked Jalapeno Poppers. Hummus Recipe : Ina Garten. Homemade Snacks, a Cozy Cottage Kitchen, Lighter Summer Breakfasts, and the Best Trick Ever for Separating Eggs Most Popular Posts Published August 19 - 25. The Recipes. Blue Cheese-Bacon Dip Recipe. Roasted Chickpeas with Lemon and Garlic - Moderate Oven. Our favorite sandwiches ever! So last week, with the beautiful weather we've been having here in Southern Minnesota, I decided to make our most favorite sandwiches ever!

Our favorite sandwiches ever!

Mike found the recipe in a magazine and asked me to make them and they've been in regular rotation ever since. So I'm going to share and hope that whoever stumbles upon this little blog and decides to try them likes them just as much as we do! Grilled Teriyaki Pineapple Chicken Sandwiches I'm not going to give specific amounts because you can adapt it to however you need to make to suit your needs. Yogurt covered blueberries. Easy Hot Spinach Salsa Queso Dip. If you have processed cheese laying around, you should definitely make this. (I know, I know--I'm supposed to be into healthier cooking and Velveeta is not considered good for you. But we all need a little processed cheese in our lives. And if you snub your nose at that....you're no friend of mine. AAAAND, you're totally missing out.) The 'heat' (spice) can be controlled by what type of salsa you get--we used a medium spicy salsa and it was tempered somewhat by the creamy/mild cheeses. 10 ounces frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained1 lb Velveeta cheese (2% fat--this is the reduced fat version)8 ounces cream cheese (light)1 jar salsa (I used 3/4 full jar of a 16 ounce jar)A handful of chopped cilantro (optional-but good) Now there's 3 ways to make this:

Quick and Easy Restaurant Style Salsa. Let me introduce you to the easiest salsa you’ve ever met. It literally comes together in under 5 minutes. Not only is it easy peasy to prepare but it’s down right delicious. Skinny Taco Dip. A must have at every large get together: birthdays, football, holidays – this dip always disappears! This is my daughter Karina's favorite dip, which she has nicknamed "the stuff". It's easy to prepare and everyone always wants the recipe when they try it. Serve it at your next party with your favorite baked tortilla chips and play around with the toppings – try jalapeños, scallions or avocados.

A Gold Medal-Worthy Grilled Cheese. Grilled cheese is my jam. When I was younger, my dad would make my sister and me a grilled cheese sandwich every day after our morning swim practice. It was basically the best treat in the world. Stuffed with Colby jack cheese and buttered to perfection, my dad would slice it in half on a diagonal, rather than a boring down-the-middle cut, and we would gobble it up with big smiles on our faces. But those were my picky eater days. Martha's Favorite Tuna Salad Sandwich Recipe.

Egg Salad Recipe. Easy Low-Carb Snack Ideas. No-bake energy bites - gimme some oven. I probably should have poured a nice stiff drink recipe for you all on this loveliest of lovely tax days. Especially for my fellow small business owners who just gave half of their revenue back to the government. Good grief, I won’t even go there. Instead though, I thought I’d offer my idea of a more comforting alternative. Pasta. 20 Quick and Healthy Snack Ideas « Keep Your Diet Real. Homemade Peanut Butter. Once you make peanut butter at home, it will be very difficult to get excited about storebought peanut butter ever again.

Skinny Basil Pesto. Every summer this time of year the basil plants in my garden are lush and beautiful, full of fragrant leaves I love to pick and add to whatever I'm cooking – a simple garden sauce, an heirloom tomato salad, grilled chicken bruschetta, a lovely summer fish dish, just to name a few dishes. Italian Skewers Party Appetizer Recipes < 40 Party Appetizer Recipes. Jalapeno Popper Dip. This appetizer has quickly become one of Brad and my favourite dips. 183. Jalapeno Popper Dip. Game day! That's right, it has become a huge deal in our home to sit and watch football. It only took my husband 44 years to finally decide that he likes football. I should rephrase that, that he likes to sit and watch football. He is no longer content to read the sports page and sip his coffee. Skinny Appetizers. Warm Bean Dip.

So with all the talk and posting of Super Bowl party grub I have to be honest, I am not a fan of football. At all. How to Make Proper Queso Dip… (AKA: Velveeta is Not Fit For Human Consumption!) Cuban Sandwiches Recipe. Smoky-Sweet Popcorn Nut Mix. Pantry Basics: Homemade Granola Master Recipe. Tropical Mango Salsa Recipe. Executive Chef Damian Gilchrist of Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo brings us this tropical mango salsa recipe from Key Largo, Florida. Sweet mangos, spicy jalapeño, fresh lime juice and cilantro add some Mexican flavors to this light and refreshing appetizer. Ingredients: 2012 EWG Dirty Dozen List - Apples Contain the Most Pesticides for the Second Year Running. Email Organic food often cost more than conventional food, but Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce can help you make smart shopping decisions and save money on organics.

Bacon-wrapped Jalapeno Chicken Bites. Food / Incredible Baked Meatballs. 1lb hamburger, 2 eggs, beaten with 1/2 cup milk, 1/2 cup grated Parmesan , 1 cup panko or bread crumbs, 1 small onion, minced, 2 cloves garlic, minced, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, 1 teaspoon salt, freshly ground pepper to tast. Healthy Summer Snacks and Salads. Hummus and Quinoa Wrap. 44 Healthy Foods Under $1. Fresh Food Friday: 100 Healthy Snack Ideas. Baked Snack Mix. No Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookie. Cherry Orange Oatmeal Bars. Frozen Fruit Pops. No-bake energy bites.