Posts tagged ‘appetizer’

May 4th, 2014

Summer Squash Crostini {with ricotta & lemon}

by Lauren

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Patty pan squash might be the cutest little vegetables known to man. They are such a pretty shape and are so tiny! I regret not taking a photo before I chopped them up for this recipe but Google it and you’ll have to agree with me.

While I used patty pan squash for this recipe, you can just as easily use yellow squash and zucchini if patty pans aren’t available to you.

These crostini are so unexpected and flavorful. The … Read more...

December 22nd, 2013

Whole Roasted Cauliflower {with yogurt & goat cheese dipping sauce}

by Lauren

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Funny looking vegetable, isn’t it? I promise it’s a cauliflower though. I wasn’t quite sure how to maintain it’s beauty once it was all chopped up so I decided to try roasting it whole and I have to say, Chris and I have decided it’s our new favorite preparation for cauliflower of any color.

Purple, orange, white, or green, we want it poached then roasted, and dipped in a creamy, tangy, cheesy, sauce.

Little Yellow Note: This is called a … Read more...

November 25th, 2013

Slow-Roasted Tomato & Avocado Crostini {holiday appetizer}

by Chrissy

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Only 2 more sleeps until Thanksgiving! The day filled with loved ones, thankfulness, good food and full bellies is almost here, and we are ecstatic!

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While most of your Thanksgiving feast menus are set (hopefully…), there is always room for another tasty appetizer to fend off the hungry crowd until the roasted Bird is served.

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Of course if you aren’t the one hosting the feast, it’s always a good idea to bring a little something to share and an appetizer … Read more...

July 3rd, 2013

4th of July Recipes!

by Chrissy

4th of July is almost here! Are you ready for the fun, food, friends and FIREWORKS?! I know I am.

Maybe a little too ready. Like I might be totally checked out right now and there is still a jam-packed day ahead of me…

Here is what’s going down tomorrow, should you choose to hop on the band-wagon.

 

Start your morning off on the right foot with some of this healthy fresh juice.

Morning Red Juice {Carrot, Citrus, Strawberry, Read more...

June 4th, 2013

Coconut Kale Salad {with Coconut-Lime Vinaigrette}

by Chrissy


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It’s June which means that Summer is pretty much here and that makes me so giddy.

Especially, Summer in Southern California. I haven’t lived elsewhere for the summer, but I can’t imagine it getting any better than this.

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Let me share a few of my favorite summer things:

Sunshine. Warm ocean water (not to be confused with the stingrays/jellies that come with it). Luscious summer berries and sweet stone fruit in season. My Momma’s hot peach cobbler. Beach boardwalk bike … Read more...