recipes for: Happy Hour
Quick and simple marinated olives are an easy party appetizer or light snack before the main meal! Gently heat high quality extra virgin olive oil on a stove top with garlic, rosemary, vinegar, and fresh citrus. Pour over mixed olives, the marinate for 1 hour. V, GF, DF, Whole30
These light and crisp cucumber slices with baked salmon and creamy Greek yogurt sauce are a healthy snack you'll enjoy on repeat. We love to serve them with capers, fresh dill, and a sprinkling of everything bagel seasoning. Bet you can't stop at one!
Whipped feta dip could not be easier to make! Simply add feta cheese, fresh herbs, and reserved feta brine (or water) to a blender, then whip until creamy. Garnish with chopped nuts, then serve with seasonal crudité, fruit, and crackers. A ridiculously easy no-cook appetizer that is delicious year round! GF
This quick and simple antipasto salad is loaded with Italian cold cuts, fresh mozzarella cheese, marinated veggies, olives, and then tossed with a seriously flavorful Italian vinaigrette. You'll love this no cook recipe for summer cookouts, picnics, or easy meal prep. Serve mixed with potatoes or pasta for a summer salad that guests will fight over! GF
Hands down, the best green olive tapenade you will ever make! Blend green olives with capers, anchovies, fresh herbs, garlic, and pine nuts in a food processor. The whole thing takes 5 minutes or less! We love serving this on toasted baguette, but alongside crudité and crackers would be amazing too! An irresistible starter to any meal.
Bite-size antipasto skewers are a staple for holiday entertaining! Mix-and-match your favorite Italian cured meats, cheeses, vegetables, and olives to create something everyone will enjoy. Turn the skewers into a festive holiday wreath, then watch them disappear!
Creamy, crunchy, tangy, and addictive! That's what you'll get with fried goat cheese balls. They fry up in 20 seconds flat (work in small batches!), then get generously drizzled with truffle honey and crushed pistachios. You will make these every time you entertain, they are seriously that good.
Homemade cheese crackers are a fun appetizer to serve guests when entertaining! Sprinkle with freshly cracked pepper just before baking to give them a little oomph! 10x better than Cheez Its, and way more fun to eat!
Homemade salmon ceviche is a celebration of raw, high quality Norwegian salmon that is citrusy, refreshing, and best served with homemade tostadas. Cube salmon, then marinate in fresh lime and lemon juice with thinly sliced red onion. Before serving, toss with jalapeño, chopped tomatoes, avocado, and fresh cilantro. Ceviche makes for an easy appetizer or light meal any day of the week.