Baked Corn Tortilla Chips

March 29, 2017

I really love to go to Mexican restaurants and nibble on the warm basket of tortilla chips that they bring to the table, don’t you? But nowadays, instead of going out for some Mexican food all of the time, I often choose to make healthy versions at home instead! But I didn’t want to overlook my favorite tortilla chips, because they are just so yummy. This recipe is…


Beef and Cheese Taco Dip

September 4, 2015

Do you have some good, easy but tasty appetizer ideas to keep on hand for entertaining? This beef and cheese taco dip is a real crowd pleaser! Fall is just about here! The kids have gone back to school and football season is starting. So it’s time to start thinking about some great football watching, tailgating kinds of snacks that are tasty, filling….and simple! I actually created this…

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Cowboy Caviar

June 4, 2015

I absolutely love homemade salsa! When it’s fresh, it just can’t be beaten. And this version of salsa, also known in some circles as Cowboy Caviar is absolutely divine! I was given this recipe years ago and used to make it all of the time and forgot about it. That was until a trip to a local Trader Joe’s, where I spotted their brand or jarred Cowboy Caviar.…


Taco Dip

April 18, 2015

It’s football season! I have had a few people ask about some great snack foods that are perfect for any tailgating parties. So the first recipe I created was a taco dip that can be used with veggies or homemade baked tortilla chips. It is rich and creamy and healthy too! If you like things spicy, then feel free to add a little cayenne pepper to kick things…

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Onion Dip

April 4, 2015

I grew up eating store-bought french onion dip….and love it! Of course, my family didn’t eat it every day, but we had it for cookouts and special times when we entertained. Even now, when my family gets together, there is usually a container or two of the store-bought variety. But because I have to be careful about what I eat, I wanted to try to recreate my favorite…

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Deviled Eggs

April 19, 2014
a plate filled with deviled eggs

When spring rolls around, I start getting a hankering for some good deviled eggs. I’m not sure exactly why that is, but I absolutely love them. I guess they remind me of picnics and cookouts…and even church potlucks. You can’t have a good potluck without some deviled eggs, can you? Even though I love them, I had never made them…I know, it’s just wrong, isn’t it? One of the…