Toasted chickpeas are the greatest snack. Buttery, crispy, and nutty they are rich in protein and loaded with nutrients. Munch them straight, warm out of the pan, or toss them atop a salad for crunch.
This beautiful green hummus pairs spinach and arugula with traditional ingredients for a delicious, quick, and healthy dip. Learn about these power greens and why you should make hummus at home.
Indians use coconut extensively in cooking. It is very good for your skin and hair. It supports immune system. These coconut barfi are very delicious. It is juicy and flavorful.
Sweet corn cutlets can be a healthy after-school snack that children will love to eat. I used potatoes, corn kernels, and flattened rice to make this. Serve these yummy cutlets with tomato sauce.
When you have important events coming up, it's important to plan your menu of appetizers ahead of time so you're not stressed out. I've shared 13 mouthwatering recipes below that you can use to create a fantastic spread!
Do you want something a little different at your wedding or party? Sweet Trees are fun and effective and you can make them yourself. Add the sweets of your choice and decorate them however you like!
Have some fun teaching your kids how to cook! Find 5 family fun recipes to help your children get started in the kitchen. Includes ingredient lists, step by step directions, and instructional video.
Pastry cafés and food trucks are the Brazilian version of North American fast food. Pastries are rather affordable, but wouldn't it be better to make them yourself? This way you know exactly what's inside and can taste Brazilian pastries for yourself, without having to be in Brazil.
Crackers with toppings can make great snacks for the everyday diet and for special events. Here are twenty ideas for delicious toppings that are easy to make.
Split black lentil vada or Urad dal vada (Medu vada) is one of the most sought-after breakfast snacks in India. It is very nutritious, crispy, and super-delicious. Eat it with coconut chutney.
These nutritional snacks are healthy, a good source of potassium, and filling. And even better, you can make them in the comfort of your home.
Super delicious and loaded with flavor, this beautiful black bean salsa is a favorite with everyone. Fresh beans, tomatoes, and peppers come together in a little lime juice for a terrific salsa everyone will love.
Banana is a good source of protein, vitamin B 6, vitamin C, fiber, calcium, iron, and minerals. It is a tasty fruit. Nendra banana (plantains) is a special variety that you can use both raw and ripe.
Kuih pau, or steamed buns, are very popular in Malaysia. They are considered one of traditional "kuih" for breakfast and teatime.
Pierogi, piroshky—whatever you call them, these puffy pillows of peasant food are so beloved they have a National holiday and their own patron saint! Learn their heritage and enjoy some fun recipes.
Vegetable fritters (pakoras) are loaded with nutrients. They are scrumptious as well. Yes. You can't think of an easier recipe than these fritters. Try these quick snacks on a leisurely evening!
Sweet diamond cuts (shankerpali) are tasty snacks that melt into your mouth. You won't even know how many you have eaten. They are crunchy tea time snacks. Making them is easy. Let me show you!
Gulab jamun are crunchy balls immersed in a flavorful sugar syrup. They are soft and juicy. Each bite tastes heavenly. This party dessert is so inviting that you'll devour them all in no time!
Do you need appetizer ideas to welcome guests over the holidays? Here are a few mouthwatering recipes that are easy to put together that they're sure to love!
Nothing says summer like Pico de Gallo, a delicious way to enjoy fresh tomatoes. Quick and easy, this step-by-step recipe with photos can be adapted to individual tastes. Variations are included, plus tips to ensure a perfect batch of fresh salsa every time.
This 5 star restaurant-style salsa, reviewed over 2,000 times, is easy to make and bursting with garden-fresh flavor. We guarantee you'll be back for more! Also included: tips for making mild, low sodium or smoky salsa.
Are you looking for a perfectly scrumptious hors d'oeuvre that can be popped in one's mouth and eaten in one bite? These are good year round, but perfect for St. Patrick's Day! We love them!
Traditional poutine consists of French fries, cheese curds, and a brown, flavourful gravy. It's a delicious meal that originated in the province of Quebec.
Insanely delicious mushroom caps stuffed with gooey melted cheese, crispy bacon, spicy jalapenos and roasted garlic. A party in your mouth that will rock your taste buds!
Urad pepper vada is popularly known as Anjaneyaru vada, as devotees adorn Lord Anjaneya with garlands made of these vadas. These vadas are extremely delicious and flavorful even when they are cold.
Boondis are tiny round fried snacks made of gram flour. They can be spicy or savory. Spicy boondi is crunchy. It is an amazing tea-time snack. They are mixed with fried pea nuts and curry leaves.
4 methods for toasting different nuts (Cashews, almonds, walnuts,peanuts etc.). Toasting nuts before adding them to baked goods or other recipes makes a surprising difference in taste.
Once in a while, craving to eat a delicious, deep-fried, yet healthy snack is normal for anyone. Vegetable samosas top the list of snacks that can satiate your hunger and can make you feel happy.
Beaten rice flakes, chivda, or spicy masala snack is a low-calorie snack that you can munch on anytime. You can store them for up to 2 months in an air-tight container. Enjoy!
Yes. Bitter gourd fries! You may wonder how to make fries with this bitter veggie. Trust me, these fries are not bitter at all. They are spicy and scrumptious. You will finish them so fast. Try them!
Favorite fast and easy dip recipes for your nextgathering. Velveeta RoTel dip, spinach dip, guacamole, hummus, spinach and artichoke dip, ranch dip, 7-layer dip, and more.
I am a big fan of jalapeno poppers and decided to put my two favorite foods together to make this popcorn snack. This jalapeno popper popcorn is a frugal, easy way to delight your guests.
This healthy hummus recipe is cheap, easy to make, and packed with fiber and protein. This recipe is also versatile. By adding ingredients of your choice, you can create your own signature hummus dip!
Roasted pumpkin seeds are a fall favorite, and apart from how delicious they are, they are easy to make. A few ingredients and your favorite squash seeds are all you need for this autumn treat.
Using an air popper to make popcorn improves the health and taste of it. It's also cheaper than a microwave. Use these recipes and tips to create fun events at home with healthy popcorn.
Simple little appetizer recipes that are fast, easy to make and taste great! I love simple appetizers, small little bites of food packed with flavor. . . .
This is an easy and simple banana chip recipe. This scrumptious finger foods is great to munch on with a cup of coffee or tea. They are the perfect rainy- or wintry-day snack.
Puffed rice is a versatile ingredient that is used in making many crunchy snacks. Murmura chivda is a spicy puffed rice snack made of fried peanuts, chopped dry coconut, fried gram, and spices.
Momo is popular dish in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan. Nepali momos taste completely different from the dumplings of other countries because of their spicy, soft, and juicy flavors.
Preparing for a party, tailgate or the holidays is easy with the Classic Chex Mix recipe. Combine pretzels, bagel chips, mixed nuts, chex cereal and a variety of seasonings for yummy Chex Mix!
Whole black lentils with their husks are a great source of fiber, carbs, iron, fat, and vitamins. Vadas/fritters made using this black lentil recipe are healthy and scrumptious.
Make colorful and delicious popcorn for under $5. This is a snack that everyone will have fun making and eating. Includes pictures and video.
Guacamole is the best thing that can happen to an avocado, and making it fresh at home takes only a handful of ingredients and just a few minutes. Check out how easy it is to make this luscious stuff at home, fresh and fabulous!
Making up a batch of Rotel Cheese Dip is always the highlight of any party or gathering that we attend. If you are searching for a recipe that is very easy to throw together and whisk off to your next gathering, then this very easy how to make Spicy...
A quick and easy to follow, recipe for bruschetta. A tomato bruschetta recipe which you can complete in only 15 minutes. Great for parties and as an appetizer, entree or starters.
Most snack foods are high in calories and fat. This recipe for zucchini chips is delicious and healthy. Even the kids will love them!
If you're looking for the best homemade hummus recipe without Tahini, this is it! Learn how to make a really quick and delicious hummus without tahini. It's low fat, and packed full of protein!
If you're having company or just want to bring the takeout experience to your kitchen, these mini egg rolls are a perfect idea! Easy, fun and, most importantly, they're delicious.
Buns are a popular breakfast and tea time snack in the Udupi-Mangalore region. Mangalore buns are sweet, soft, and fluffy puris made using banana and plain flour. They are very delicious.
Simple and beautiful Thai-inspired spring rolls served with sweet, chunky peanut sauce. Wonderful vegetarian finger food.
A review of the chips with a cult following, Julio's Corn Tortilla Chips. These chips are produced by Julio's Seasoning and Tortilla Chips, Inc. in Del Rio, Texas and can be purchased outside of Texas through Amazon.com.
Astound your senses with bacon-wrapped appetizers like Lit’l Smokies, shrimp, scallops, baby potatoes, asparagus, mushrooms, dates, jalapeños, bananas, peaches, marshmallows, and more.
The best around. Step by step instructions, Weight Watchers points, and instructional video. This is an easy must-serve.
If you want to make Spanish tapas at home, start with this classic dish of fried potatoes topped with spicy salsa brava.
Bonda soup or lentil balls in spicy hot soup is a popular snack served in Indian restaurants. The piping hot soup is served with crunchy lentil balls. These bondas are tasty and flavorful.
Tired of the same old plain butter popcorn movie night after movie night? Spice things up and serve a big bowl of jalapeno, garlic, and parmesan cheese popcorn instead.
Three jerky recipes that are perfect for deer/venison, beef, or turkey jerky. I've used ground meat and food dehydrator. This makes a great snack anytime or a great gift for Christmas.
Chickpeas or garbanzo beans are packed with nutrients. They are a rich source of iron, fiber, protein, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. Fried chickpeas are crunchy and super delicious.
Nachos —A crunchy, spicy bar snack (or meal) made of tortilla chips and cheese, and maybe a whole lot more! Learn the history and so many ways to make them.
What's the secret of authentic guacamole? Learn which garden fresh vegetables to choose and how to combine them. Tips are included for choosing avocadoes and keeping guacamole green for several hours.
If you like Cajun recipes and easy party food ideas, you'll love this recipe for firecrackers! Photos included.
Popcorn snack recipes such as trail mix and other treats made by mixing a variety of ingredients with popcorn. These quick and easy recipes will satisfy your sweet and salty cravings.
Learn to throw a dinner party that doesn't leave you stressed and exhausted. Three menus with recipes, tips, preparation ideas, and instructions are included. Choose from an autumn harvest menu, summer harvest menu, Mexican themed menu, or Italian themed menu.
Cocktail meatballs, weenies, and sausages are easy to make and quick to disappear! These recipes are great for parties and other gatherings.
Making Nacho chips is very easy. Make a soft and firm dough using maize flour, plain flour, wheat flour, and carom seeds. Making your own chips means you know exactly what's in them. Enjoy!
Put together this delicious macaroni salad with this easy tutorial! Your friends and family will enjoy trying this rich dish.
Cheddar's is one of my favorite restaurants. My favorite appetizer is their Santa Fe Spinach Dip. It is a delicious creamy and cheesy dip for any occasion. This is my recreation of the dip.
Use these recipes for traditional and more contemporary sandwich flavor combinations to give an afternoon tea or special occasion luncheon a delicious flair.
Here are some tips and tricks for dealing with the afternoon munchies so that you can still eat well without going overboard.
I have the best guacamole recipe. I worked at a Mexican restaurant for years. I took their process and improved it.
Let me show you how to transform this simple comfort food of plain tomato soup and toasted cheese into something exciting!
Make this beautiful and healthy hummus appetizer for your next party or to enjoy at home. This quick and easy-to-follow recipe includes step-by-step pictures and serving suggestions.
Need food ideas for a Canada-themed party? Make these creative, delicious, and cute Inukshuk appetizers that are inspired by the stone monuments built by the Inuit people!
These easy, delightful, homemade crispy chips with rosemary elevate sweet potatoes and are colorful, loaded with flavor, and good for all occasions. Enjoy with a sandwich or on a holiday buffet.
This hot corn dip recipe from Emeril Lagasse is not only an easy dip recipe but is absolutely delicious. Made with fresh corn, cheese, and lots of flavors, it's perfect for any party or gathering.
Bruschetta is an Italian appetiser, originating simply as a means of using up stale bread. This page looks at lots of different, tasty ways in which it is possible to enjoy bruschetta.
This easy homemade onion bhaji recipe is great as a snack, a starter, or as a finger food. It's very tasty. Be prepared to make loads and hide a few for yourself.
Smoked salmon shines in this cold appetizer. Filled with cream cheese, capers, fresh dill, and served on a Himalayan salt block, you will impress your guests with this amazing but easy appetizer.
Discover how to make your own, healthy popcorn in the microwave without a bag! It's oil-free and uses equipment you already have at home.
This has been my favorite snack lately. Keeping them around is hard because they're so delicious that they just disappear!
Beer Cheese is a Kentucky favorite! Delicious with everything from crackers to celery to heaped on a burger. In Kentucky, a party just ain't a party if you don't have beer cheese on the table!
Try these two very different hummus recipes: one spicy, one traditional! Both are easy to make and super healthy.
Everyone loves to eat potato wedges. It is a popular party appetizer. You can easily make these crispy and delicious snacks at home. You don't need an oven for this. Just follow a few simple steps!
A super simple no-bake energy balls recipe with dates. Just 5 ingredients required and you can complete in only 15 minutes.
A quick and easy to follow, guide on how to make hummus. A healthy hummus recipe which you can complete in only 5 minutes. Great with falafel, sandwiches, crudités, breadsticks and nachos.
How to make onion rings with homemade batter mix. I show you how I make the batter stick to onion rings. Making the perfect batter and onion rings recipes.
Onion rings are a tasty appetizer, perfect for a party or evening snack. I made this without using eggs in the batter. They came out perfect. They were crunchy and delicious. Serve them with a cream dip or tomato sauce.