Appetizers & Sides


The Best Holiday Appetizers to Serve This Season

The Best Holiday Appetizers to Serve This Season
Next weekend, I am hosting our second annual cocktail party and I’m already planning which of my Among the Colors recipes I’ll be making. I love hosting our dearest friends and coming up with healthy and delicious recipes. These recipes are wonderful because almost all of them can be made a day in advance. The avocado hummus and pomegranate...

Favorite 5: Easy to Make Healthy Snacks

Favorite 5: Easy to Make Healthy Snacks
I can’t believe I am actually going to say this, but the holidays are right around the corner. This is the time of year we tend to want to indulge in sweets or not-so-healthy foods but I promise it’s not hard to stay on track. That’s why I wanted to share five easy to make healthy snacks with you as the holidays approach. All of these...

Avocado Hummus

Avocado Hummus
“Middle age is mostly getting excited about different flavors of hummus,” is a saying I saw recently on a greeting card. I immediately started laughing. I guess if middle age is full of different flavors of hummus, then sign me up! It only seems natural to pair avocado with the richness of tahini and olive oil in this twist on classic hummus. I...

Black Bean & Goat Cheese Nachos

Black Bean & Goat Cheese Nachos
Sunday is the big Super Bowl game. And while I might not be the biggest football fan, I am a HUGE nacho fan. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy football. I was raised on football. I was a cheerleader many of my grade school days. But my favorite part about the game, was always the snacks. Since I grew up allergic to cow dairy, I never got to eat the...

Granny’s Bourbon Pecan Pie

Granny’s Bourbon Pecan Pie
Two days ago my dear grandmother turned 95. Mildred Manning, aka Granny, is a force to be reckoned with. She is the epitome of a strong Southern woman. Granny still keeps us all on our toes. She still wears red lipstick and pearls every day. She amazes me with her passion for life. She is well known for her expansive rose garden of over 30 varieties....

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