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Delicious Stuffed Mini Pepper Snacks with Philadelphia Cheese and Tuna

Stuffed with a mixture of Philadelphia Cheese and Tuna and wrapped with Bacon, these sweet mini peppers make great party snacks. Ingredients 3 Sweet Mini Peppers ½ Japanese Cucumber 3 Streaky Bacon ½ canned Ayam Brand Tuna Flakes 50g Philadelphia Cheese 2 tbsp grated Parmesan Cheese Tomato Salsa: 1 Tomato 1 tsp Tomato Sauce 3 […]

Cucumber Cups

These lovely cucumber cups make a gorgeous presentation for your appetizer display. Wow your dinner guests with a quick, easy and healthy appetizer.

how to make shrimp and cucumber sushi (maki)
Summer Shrimp Sushi

If you’ve never tried to make sushi rolls (maki) before, it’s a fun thing to try… especially if you have a little helper like I did.    It makes a great appetizer or first course for a dinner party–or add a salad or some steamed edamame, and I’d eat it for dinner by itself! It also […]

Thai shrimp spring rolls with peanut sauce and citrus soy.

These springs rolls are an excellent, healthy lunch (or dinner) option and are a breath of fresh air from your normal turkey sandwich or grilled chicken salad. The homemade sauces really add flavor and round out the dish. From the original site: Thai spring rolls with peanut sauce and citrus soy.

Mango Jicama Salad.

This is hands down one of my favorite warm weather dishes. Whether you serve it on the side or just enjoy it as a snack, it’s so fresh and delicious! This mango jicama salad is not only healthy but very filling and the cayenne pepper kicks up the flavor and adds a little spice. Plus, […]

recipe: corn, shrimp and goat-cheese-wrap
Goat Cheese, Corn and Shrimp Wraps

These wraps are quick to prepare and oh so tasty.  The ingredients are simple, and flexible with what you might happen to have in your kitchen–so be creative!  And the side dish of your choice, and you have a great weeknight dinner that takes less than 30 minutes to get on the table. Goat Cheese, […]

How to make a salmon sandwich
Lunch Ideas: Salmon Cucumber Sandwich

Need a nice, healthy lunch, or a light dinner?  I adore fish sandwiches in the summer, and salmon and cucumber are always a nice mix! I love to cook an extra salmon filet or two (to medium rare) when doing salmon for dinner (maybe Chili Garlic Salmon?), then heating it up the next day for […]

Spotlight: Cool as a Cucumber Cocktail!

Cucumber in a cocktail isn’t exactly unheard of (remember Niki’s fabulous Pimms Cup!) but this one really caught my eye over at The Daily Spud.  And it’s got Gin and Tonic in it too! Cucumber in a salad is one thing. Cucumber in a cocktail, well now, that brings a whole new meaning to the […]

Cucumber & Tomato Summer Salad

Editor’s Note: Republished for our Summer recipe series! This salad is one of my favorites for the Summer, when the cucumbers and tomatoes are in abundance, but it’s great anytime you can get the ingredients and need a reminder of summer! This is a wonderful side salad, or modify it to be a great vegetarian […]