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Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Thanksgiving is coming and we are all looking forward to enjoying a delicious meal. With all the unhealthy, high calorie, high fat foods out there, I decided that I want to make some healthier appetizers to start Thanksgiving dinner. I found some healthy appetizer recipes and I would love to share them with you. Here are my favorite recipes for healthy Thanksgiving appetizers for you to try.

Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers

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Low Calorie Cheesy Bacon Dip

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Dates with Goat Cheese

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Ranch Veggie Pizza

Oyster-Sausage-Stuffing-Recipe

Oyster Sausage Stuffing

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Homemade Cheese Crackers

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Tomato Cheese Spread

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Artichoke Pesto Deviled Eggs

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Healthy Stuffed Bell Peppers

Healthy Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Squash Soup In Pumpkin Bowls

Gluten Free Pizza Acorn Squash Recipe

Gluten Free Pizza Acorn Squash

Pizza Acorn Squash

What are your favorite Healthy Thanksgiving Appetizers? Share it with us below.

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Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls Copycat Recipe

Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls Copycat Recipe

Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls Copycat Recipe

When it comes to sweet rolls, one of my favorite is the cinnamon rolls from Cinnabon. It’s a blend of perfect sweetness and softness. But instead of buying we can all save a lot of money by making our own homemade cinnamon rolls. Before trying to make it at home, I thought it was hard to make but I was wrong, not only was it super easy the taste is absolutely a winner. You’ll never know the difference of the real thing with this Cinnabon Cinnamon Rolls Copycat Recipe. It’s so delicious and perfect with coffee or tea.

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Watermelon Citrus Mint Salad Recipe

Watermelon Citrus Mint Salad Recipe

Watermelon Citrus Mint Salad

I love spring/summer season because of all the fresh produce available. Watermelon is in season and one of my favorite watermelon recipe is this Watermelon Citrus Mint Salad Recipe.  This is the perfect spring salad, I just love the mix of sweet watermelon, citrus and yummy cheese. Continue reading

Greek Pasta Salad Recipes

Greek Pasta Salad Recipes

The story behind this recipes is a girl’s trip I took. I am not sure why but I always wanted to go to Greece. I finally had the opportunity to go to Greece a couple of summers ago. The taste of the fresh feta cheese has never left my mind. I have three kids and they love pasta. The problem is I am over pasta and sauce so I decided to dice up what I had on hand and I came up with this wonderful recipe for Greek Pasta Salad Recipes .

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Greek Pasta Salad Recipes

Ingredients:

1 package of pasta

2 TBS of sea salt

and a dash of pepper

1/3 cup of

1/2 cup of tomatoes

1 cup of feta cheese

1 cup of virgin olive oil

1/2 cup of red onion

1/2 cup of red or green pepper

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1/2 cup of fresh parsley

You will cook the pasta as per the instructions on the box. Then you will cut and combine the ingredients above. You will poor those ingredients over the drained pasta.

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Greek Pasta Salad Recipes
Recipe Type: salad
Cuisine: Greek
Author: Cooking in Bliss.com
Prep time:
Cook time:
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Serves: 4
This is my favorite greek pasta salad
Ingredients
  • Greek Pasta Salad Recipes
  • Ingredients:
  • 1 package of pasta
  • 2 TBS of sea salt
  • and a dash of pepper
  • 1/3 cup of
  • 1/2 cup of tomatoes
  • 1 cup of feta cheese
  • 1 cup of virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup of red onion
  • 1/2 cup of red or green pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup of fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. You will need to cook the pasta according to the box
  2. Then drain the pasta and place it in a bowl to cool
  3. In the meantime combine the chopped ingredients above in a bowl
  4. once the pasta has cooled then combine and the ingredients. This is an amazing journey to Greece right in your kitchen
Notes
add Shrimp, Steak, or Chicken

 

You can kick up this recipe by placing it over spinach.

greek pasta salad

Another Greek Pasta salad Recipe idea is adding shrimp or chicken to this dish. If you aren’t in the mood for the past take the greek salad mix and place it in a wrap with ham , chicken, or shrimp. I have to say this taste great the second day as well as the first. One thing is for sure that this recipe reminds me of greece. It has become a family favorite and it is what I eat when I want to get back to my wonderful Greek vacation.

Gluten Free and Dairy Free Easy Eggplant Salad Recipe with Lentils

Gluten Free and Dairy Free Easy Eggplant Salad Recipe with Lentils

In an attempt to find more recipes with eggplant since they grow in such abundance I came across this one and decided to give it a try since it is both gluten free and dairy free. This eggplant salad recipe with lentils is very easy and looks stunning on your table. It is supposed to be a side but I served it as dinner since it was filling and we often eat salads for dinner. You could add grilled chicken also marinated in the balsamic marinade.

Gluten Free and Dairy Free Easy Eggplant Salad Recipe with Lentils

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