Appetizers & Snacks Archive

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs {Crockpot}

Last year for Drew’s homecoming dinner, a group of his friends were meeting up for pictures and dinner at a friend’s house. My responsibility for the meal was to bring an appetizer. Buffalo Chicken Meatballs in the crockpot is what I finally decided to try. They turned out great and were quite a hit with …

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Gluten Free Oatmeal Cheerios Bars (Updated)

My family and I love to go hiking. We enjoy hiking year round, so even on our summer vacations we’re usually in a location not far from hiking trails. It’s important to be prepared when hiking by bringing water and a healthy snack. Fruit and some type of granola/fruit bar is usually my go to …

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Hot Tiger Dip

Here’s a dip recipe that is great hot or cold. This is one of my favorites to make during football season. With football commencing for both college football and NFL in the next few weeks, I decided to share this recipe in case you’re looking for a new recipe to make. Today I’m serving up …

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Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

It’s the time of year when pumpkin patches are visited, jack-o-lanterns are carved, and pumpkin seeds are toasted. My kids always enjoy collecting the seeds from the pumpkin, getting all that ooey-gooey inards off the seeds, and toasting them. These always turn out great. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour Ingredients: Pumpkin seeds …

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Southwestern Salsa

I always enjoy going to “covered dish” events. Being the foodie that I am, I love food and trying new recipes makes me heart and my taste buds happy. When we were at the lake with our Scout Troop, I got to try a few new recipes that I kept a mental note of. One …

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Chicken Bacon Ranch Bites

A while back I made Sausage muffin bites and they were so easy and delicious. I had some cooked shredded chicken and some bacon that needed to be eaten. I decided to try substituting those instead of the sausage. These Chicken Bacon Ranch Bites make for a savory muffin bite that’s great for a brunch …

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Spicy White Cheese Dip

One of my family’s favorite thing to get at restaurants is Spicy White Cheese Dip, but paying $8 a bowl gets pretty costly. I have been trying to come up with a recipe similar to what we get and this is the it! I love that I can make it for half the cost, which …

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Butterfinger Dip

This Butterfinger Dip is so easy and so yummy. It will be gone before you know it. This is great served with graham cracker sticks or thick pretzels. I really like the Honey Wheat Braided Twist pretzels from Kroger with this dip. Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}!Servings: 8 Prep Time: 5 minutes …

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Nutella Pumpkin Bites

Welcome to the 12 Days of Christmas {Treats}! Today is Day 5 of our 12 Days of Christmas treats and we’re sharing a simple recipe for Nutella Pumpkin Bites. These are not overly sweet and they are not overly pumpkin-flavored either. I’m not a huge fan of pumpkin spice, so I don’t include that in …

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On-The-Go Pizza Bites

Here’s another easy recipe to whip up before your next tailgate or party. These Pizza Bites are very versatile and can be thrown together at the last minute. Simple finger foods are always the best when your standing around cheering on your favorite team. Servings: 24 Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: …

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Caramel-Toffee Apples {Crockpot}

One of my favorite parts of Fall is getting to enjoy caramel apples, but what would make it even better is not getting caramel all over my face in the process! Such a simple solution to the problem is slicing the apples up and then dipping them! What? So easy! Servings: 5 Prep Time: 20 …

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Peach Salsa

Peach season is dawning its near, so I decided to finally give Peach Salsa a try. I was pleasantly surprised how good this was. I will definitely be making this again next summer! Servings: 3-4 Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 0 minutes

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

With the kids going back to school this week, I’m always reminded of PBJ’s tucked away in the old metal lunch boxes. I found this yummy recipe for PBJ muffins. I love them, because there not too sweet. A great snack to welcome your kids with after a busy day at school. Servings: 12 muffins …

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