Starters Appetizers

Whether you call them appetizers, small bites, Hors d’oeuvre or starter recipes they are incredibly important as they set the tone for the meal to come, or they are called finger food for large gatherings, finger food offers a good selection of small bites for your guests especially if you don’t know their diet concerns.

Best Authentic Spicy Guacamole

Best Authentic Spicy Guacamole – I was inspired to create this Mexican recipe after a trip to Puerto Vallarta,... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
Serves icon Serves 4 cups

Meatballs Stuffed With Jalapeno And Mozzarella

You will love these turkey meatballs stuffed with jalapeno and mozzarella. They are tender and have a little kick... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Moderate
Cook Time icon Cook Time 40 Minutes
Serves icon Serves 18

Roasted Bell Pepper Antipasto

The freshness and quality of this Roasted Bell Pepper Antipasto will beat any supermarket one. Serve as a starter, on... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
Cook Time icon Cook Time 40 Minutes
Serves icon Serves 6

Cucumber Bites With Spicy Guacamole

Cucumber Bites With Spicy Guacamole is one of the healthiest appetizers. Fresh cucumber slices topped with freshly made spicy... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Moderate
Serves icon Serves 28

Gluten-Free Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad

Gluten-Free Vietnamese Rice Noodle Salad is for one of those days when you need a refreshing salad low in... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
Cook Time icon Cook Time 5 Minutes
Serves icon Serves 6

Baked Chicken Satay Bites

This is a South East Asian inspired chicken recipe without the peanut sauce. The chicken is tender, juicy and... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 20 Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
Cook Time icon Cook Time 10 Minutes
Serves icon Serves 20 skewers

Tamari and Honey Salmon Suckers

This is a very striking dish, as the salmon suckers are glazed with tamari and honey sauce and finished... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 5 min + 1 hour to marinate Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
Cook Time icon Cook Time 8 - 10 Minutes
Serves icon Serves 4

Gluten-Free Baked Spinach Ricotta Dip

This Baked Spinach Ricotta Dip is a modern version of the classic hot spinach dip. The creamy hot dip... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
Cook Time icon Cook Time 15 Minutes
Serves icon Serves 6

Gluten-Free Asian Meatballs Recipe

Gluten-Free Asian Meatballs Recipe just like take out – made with lean chicken, water chestnuts, sesame oil, ginger, green... Read More

Prep Time icon Prep Time 15 Minutes
Difficulty icon Difficulty Easy
Cook Time icon Cook Time 35 Minutes
Serves icon Serves 24