Blue Ribbon Healthy Other Appetizer Recipes


Nutty Pickles

By Kimberly Biegacki
Calling all pickle lovers!!!! Calling all pickle lovers!!!! One thing that I eat everyday is dill...

Brother Ron's Fresh Marinated Summer Salsa

By Valeree Dunbar
While visiting our relatives, our brother-in-law had us try this wonderful fresh salsa he made using...

Simple Bruschetta

By Brian Blackley
The kids love this one. Quick and easy, warm and cheesy, this one is also a...

South Georgia "Caviar"

By Bonnie Roberts
This yummy appetizer comes from a dear Bunco friend who got it off the food-network. ...

Turkey Veggie Wrap w/ Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Mayo

By Amy Croyle
This wrap came to be when I was shopping at Trader Joe's & got a call...

Kalamata Olive Hummus

By Shawn A
Well, I've been wanting to make this for a long time and just kept forgetting to...

Meatless Nachos

By Lillian Patterson
Don't get me wrong, I love beef, but sometimes it's so expensive and I'm lazy and...

Caprese Pizzas

By NIKKI SMITH
I make this at my shows and they love it, simple but elegant. Great for entertaining....

Traditional Irish Stew

By Melanie Campbell
Then hurrah for an Irish Stew That will stick to your belly like glue.

Cilantro Lime Seafood Salad (In An Avocado Boat)

By Lisa 'Gayle' Goff
I took this to our monthly ladies luncheon and it was a hit with the ladies...

Boursin n Grape Bruschetta

By Monica H
The combined taste of grapes and boursin is divine. I purposely left out the basil...

Bread Sticks

By Leslie Bengochea
Everyone loves these, I am hired out several times a month to make these. So...

Strawberry Salsa

By Martha Ray Deen
This was part of an entry I submitted for the South Carolina Strawberry Festival recipe contest....

Witch's Hands!

By Colleen Sowa
We have been making these since I was a girl. My mother used to go all...

Grilled Vegetables with Goat Cheese and Balsamic Glaze

By Denise Lepard
My mom and grandmother would make this when they had left over veggies that they couldn't...

sweet potato dumplings

By Callie Hill
These sweet potato dumplings are a great appetizer to make year round, but are especially perfect...

The Best Green Chile Pork... Ever

By Ashley Burnam
(I have recently changed this recipe to make it less work- heck yes) I had a dish...

Grilled Chicken Pizza

By Sherry Price
This pizza is out of this world. I use the burrito shells but you can use...

Greek Cucumber Yogurt Dip "Tzatziki"

By Maria *
Cool and creamy, this tangy cucumber dip flavored with garlic is the perfect complement to grilled...

Cool & Tangy Marinated Cucumbers

By Amy H.
My Grandma always used to make these and they're awesome. I could never find the recipe...

Bruschetta & Cheese

By Bobbi Gulla
This is best made with New Jersey tomatoes. I live in NJ's sister state, Pennsylvania. Except...

Maple Chicken Pumpkin Bites (appetizers)

By Didi Dalaba
These little gems will be gone the moment they take the first bite!! They are...

Curried Pumpkin Soup

By billy haze
This soup is a favorite with my guests. A few have told me even to forget...

Giddyup Guacamole

By Natalie Loop
I am a stay at home mom with a home-based business. During the day I...
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