appetizer

Light Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas Recipe

Oct 22, 2014
Light Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas | cookincanuck.com

Get all the flavor of Buffalo chicken wings without all of the fat. Whip up these quesadillas for dinner or easy appetizers. There’s nothing that says “watching sports while lounging on the couch with a beer” more than a basket of buffalo chicken wings and blue cheese dressing. The only problem is that those suckers [...]

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Mini Guacamole & Olive Cups Recipes {Healthy Snack}

Aug 27, 2014
Mini Guacamole & Olive Cups Recipes {Healthy Snack} | cookincanuck.com

Surprise your kids with these fun Mini Guacamole and Olive Cups…the perfect healthy after school snack. They’d be great as appetizers, too! Thanks to California Avocados for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. I’ve come to realize that my kids are in a constant state of “starving”. Actually, make [...]

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Vegetarian Pesto & Olive Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe

Jun 30, 2014
Vegetarian Pesto & Olive Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Surprise your family or guests with these fun vegetarian olive and pesto pizza roll-ups. They’re great for snacking! Thank you to California Ripe Olives and Kitchen PLAY for helping me to share this recipe with you. (Be sure to scroll down to find out how you could win a fantastic California Ripe Olives gift pack! [...]

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Tequila-Spiked Shrimp Ceviche Recipe with Avocado

Apr 23, 2014
Tequila-Spiked Shrimp Ceviche Recipe with Avocado | cookincanuck.com

Kick of your Cinco de Mayo celebration with this fresh and booze-spiked shrimp ceviche. Thanks to California Avocados for sponsoring this post and helping me to share this recipe with you. Picture this. You’re stretched out on a chaise lounge by the pool, with a view of the crashing waves beyond. In your hand is [...]

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Mini Mushroom & Gorgonzola Bites Recipe

Feb 12, 2014
Mini Mushroom & Gorgonzola Bites Recipe | cookincanuck.com

Things are about to get amorous! Pour a glass of red wine and serve up these easy mushroom and Gorgonzola cheese phyllo bite appetizers to kick off the evening. If it were up to me, candy and cinnamon hearts would be banished from the Valentine’s aisle and replaced with mushrooms and cheese. Okay, the chocolate [...]

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Best New Year’s Eve Recipes: Cocktails & Appetizers

Dec 29, 2013
Best New Year's Eve Recipes: Cocktails & Appetizers | cookincanuck.com

It’s not a New Year’s Eve celebration without cocktails and appetizers. It’s time to ring in the New Year with some of these nibbles and bits. For our family, New Year’s Eve isn’t about Dick Clark (now morphed to Ryan Seacrest) and his rockin’ countdown. It’s not even about the champagne and the sparkly party [...]

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Sweet Nectarine Crostini Recipe with Feta Cheese

Jul 29, 2013
Sweet Nectarine Crostini Recipe with Feta Cheese  | cookincanuck.com

Sweet nectarines, serrano chile and feta cheese come together for a fantastic salty and sweet crostini appetizer topping. I met Lori Lange of Recipe Girl a couple of times since I started blogging, but really didn’t have a chance to get to know her until we shared a hotel room at the end of Georgia [...]

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Mini Grilled Stuffed Peppers Recipe with Sausage & Basil

Jul 15, 2013
Mini Grilled Stuffed Peppers Recipe with Sausage & Basil | cookincanuck.com

Mini Peppers are stuffed with zesty turkey sausage, fresh mozzarella and basil, then cooked on the grill to make bite-sized appetizers. When a recipe involves sausage, mini peppers, fresh mozzarella and the grill, I tend to think that it has everything going for it. I first became enamored by these mini sweet peppers when I [...]

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Grilled Zucchini Roll Recipe with Goat Cheese, Roasted Peppers & Capers

Jun 26, 2013
Grilled Zucchini Roll Recipe with Goat Cheese, Roasted Peppers & Capers | cookincanuck.com

Grilled Zucchini Roll Recipe with Goat Cheese, Roasted Peppers & Capers is an easy and flavorful vegetarian appetizer. “No solicitors and no zucchini!” This is the sign that I need to plaster across my front door. You see, zucchini season isn’t far away and it’s only a matter of time before some mystery neighbor leaves [...]

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