Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

air fryer buffalo cauliflower bites with ranch on the side

Appetizers & Beverages, Dinner | January 12, 2020 | By

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower Bites ~ an easy, healthy spicy appetizer made in just minutes! Crispy outside, tender inside and loaded with bold flavor. Serve with ranch or blue cheese for dipping.

If you’re a fan of all things buffalo but trying to eat little lighter (aren’t we all?) you’re going to love this low-carb recipe.  

Buffalo Cauliflower bites are incredibly easy to make and don’t hold back on flavor but I’ll admit, I was reluctant to jump on the train that turns vegetables into something else, like rice or pizza crust.

These spicy bites are not buffalo wings nor will I make any sort of claim that they’ll be mistaken for them. They are a delicious healthy snack all on their own. You might say they’re crispy, spicy bites of buffalo goodness.


Greek Layered Appetizer Dip

mediterranean dip - layers of hummus,tzatziki, tomatoes and olives garnished with fresh dill and served with pita and vegetables

Appetizers & Beverages | April 25, 2019 | By

Greek Layered Appetizer ~ hummus, tzatziki, olives and feta layered for a simple, healthy dip. Add chicken for a light entrée.

A weekend in Northern Michigan for a girls’ wine weekend meant lots of laughs and good food. Everyone brought their favorite wine, dishes to share and . . . I did mention wine? There was plenty.

Chips and dip and sheet pans of pizza rolls with ranch dressing were brought out for late nights. We could have used a healthy appetizer like this Greek Layered Dip. I guess that’s why there’s “next time”.


Hummus without Tahini

hummus in black bowl garnished with chick peas and olive oil

Hummus without Tahini ~ watch the VIDEO and make this healthy treat in 10 minutes! Creamy, loaded with garlic and lemon flavor. Just 6 ingredients ~ way better than packaged stuff.

I have nothing against tahini, but the last time I bought it I could only find it in a super size jar that expired before I could use it all. I hate wasting food! 

This Hummus without Tahini reciper ivals any I’ve had with tahini and since I usually have everything on hand to make it, it’s easier than a trip to the store for pre-packaged and takes much less time.


Black Eyed Pea Hummus

Black Eyed Pea Hummus ~ simple, healthy, creamy black eyed pea hummus topped with a dollop of tomato chow chow relish. Eating black eyed peas New Year's Day is said to bring luck all year.

Black Eyed Pea Hummus ~ simple, healthy, creamy black eyed pea hummus topped with a dollop of tomato chow chow relish. Eating black eyed peas New Year’s Day is said to bring luck all year.

As folk lore goes dating back to the Civil War, eating black eyed peas on New Year’s day is said to bring good luck and prosperity in the new year. Like many recipes on this blog, this recipe is simplified with everyday grocery store ingredients without sacrificing flavor. 

Black eyed peas  are a good source of fiber, but hey ~ this stuff just tastes good. With so many healthy recipes out there that actually taste good, why go any other route?