Wholesome Hors d’ oeuvres for Your Summer Party

Wholesome Hors d’ oeuvres for Your Summer Party

Last Friday night my friend Jenna and I hosted a mom’s night out in Jenna’s home with some delicious whole food hors d’ oeuvres that I wanted to share with you. Jenna and I have been busy planning our series of healthy cooking classes that we will be launching this fall, but more about that later in an upcoming post.

Quinoa and Avocado Power Salad

Print Yum Quinoa and Avocado Power Salad Ingredients1 cup quinoa 2 avocados, diced 3 ozs baby spinach 8 ozs cherry tomatoes, cut in halves green onion for garnish 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tbsp red wine vinegar 2 tbsp olive oil salt to taste DirectionsCook quinoa as...

Asparagus and Prosciutto Rolls

Print Yum Asparagus and Prosciutto Rolls Recipe adapted by: Jenna Kanuck from The Essential Finger Food CookbookIngredients12 slices prosciutto 24 asparagus spears 3 oz of butter, melted 2 oz of parmesan, grated DirectionsPreheat oven to 350 F. Cut each slice of...

Southwestern Deviled Eggs

Print Yum Southwestern Deviled Eggs Recipe by: Jenna KanuckIngredients12 eggs, hard boiled 1 avocado 1 serrano chilli, minced 1/4 cup sour cream 2 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped 1 1/2 tsp ground cumin salt and white pepper to tasteDirectionsPeel eggs. Slice eggs in...

Caprese Skewers

Print Yum Caprese Skewers Recipe Adapted by Jenna Kanuck from The Essential Finger Food CookbookIngredients40 grape tomatoes 20 small fresh mozzarella balls 40 small fresh basil leaves 40 toothpicks DirectionsHalve the tomatoes and the mozzarella. On each toothpick,...

Cucumber Cups

Print Yum Cucumber Cups Recipe By: Jenna KanuckIngredients3 cucumbers 4oz goat cheese 1-2 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped 1-2 tbsp fresh chives, finely chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, very finely minced salt and white pepper to taste DirectionsPeel cucumbers. Slice into 1"...
Roasted Squash and Zucchini

Roasted Squash and Zucchini

Roasting is a quick and easy way to add some pizazz to plain everyday vegetables. This recipe for roasted squash and zucchini is a healthy side dish that is quick enough for busy nights and flavorful enough to impress your dinner guests. Thyme and garlic give these veggies a burst of flavor and best of all it’s ready in less than 25 minutes.

Homemade Fish Sticks

Homemade Fish Sticks

Fish sticks are a great way to introduce fish to those picky little eaters.  Unfortunately frozen fish sticks from the grocery store are loaded with preservatives and other food additives. The good news is that you can make your own fish sticks in less than 30 minutes...