Christmas appetizers are often overlooked by their bigger cousin, Christmas dinner. But appetizers are an important part of any holiday gathering, or any gathering for that matter. You don’t need an excuse to go all out on eating and making appetizers, but something about the season just makes overindulging that much more fun.
When it comes to Christmas gifts for food bloggers or foodies, you’ve got all sorts of options! I’ve put together a few of my favorite things to help make the gift-buying process even easier for you this holiday season.
This savory goat cheese and honey bread pudding is one of my favorite meals and one of the dishes I’m most proud of! It can be made ahead of time so you can just pop it in the oven, and it’s perfect for brunch, lunch, or even dinner. It's unique, and it'll impress your friends without them knowing
These cheesy egg hash brown cups are perfect for make-ahead breakfasts and they’re super easy to customize!
Homemade honey butter can be ready in about two minutes and you only need a few basic ingredients to pull it together!
These vegetarian buffalo chicken wraps are really easy to make and don’t require much time or skill at all… but the result is incredible! They’re filling and have tons of flavor, the kind of meal you could eat for lunch AND dinner in the same day…. At least that’s what I did!
This is my favorite pancake recipe I’ve perfected over the years to get just right. These are amazing on their own, but they’re also an excellent base if you want to add berries or chocolate chips, etc.
I don’t know about you, but tomato soup is one of my all-time favorite comfort foods, and adding cheddar to it just takes it to the next level of delicious and satisfying! This beats anything you could get in a can, time and time again.
These pumpkin scones are full of flavor and the double-glaze makes them the perfect sweet treat for fall! You'll be amazed at how easy they are to make and your house will smell like a spicy fall paradise while they bake!
It only requires a handful of ingredients, and you can throw it together in five minutes, toss it in the fridge, then go to bed. Wake up, pop it in the oven, and before you know it, this savoury overnight French toast bake with gruyere is ready to be devoured!
This creamy and dreamy garlic pasta can be on your table within 20 minutes, and it only requires a handful of ingredients! It's very similar to homemade Alfredo, but with less cheese and even more flavor. You really can't go wrong when it comes to creamy pasta, can you?
I consider myself somewhat of an expert on mashed potatoes, at least when it comes to eating them, so I thought I’d put together the most useful tips I know for making them, as well as other tips I have found online that I use when I make them.
This almond granola is hard not to eat by the handful (but you can also add it to oats, yogurt, or ice cream! It's ultra-satisfying, easy to make, and your home will smell SO GOOD while it bakes!
The ultimate crowd-pleasing appetizer: cucumber cream cheese toasts!
Super moist and satisfying but not overly sweet...I give you, The Perfect Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Loaf!
Homemade croutons don't take much time or effort, and they add such a nice, crispy crunch full of flavor to any soup or salad - or just eat a handful on their own!
This homemade caesar salad dressing takes just a few minutes to prepare, has no raw anchovies, and it’ll have you wondering why caesar salad dressing needs anchovies in the first place!
The ultimate comfort food in patty form with lots of ooey-gooey cheese, a mix of onions, so much flavor, and it feels like a freakin' warm hug for your mouth!
A lovely combination of flavors in a rich and oh-so satisfying pasta dish that’ll have you begging for seconds!
A delicious twist on a classic: peach crisp in bar form!!!
A little twist on classic avocado toast: put it on garlic naan bread and add goat cheese!
The perfect party appetizer: Baked Goat Cheese Dip!
Hearty, delicious, healthy, and oh-so-satisfying! I give you: Mild Onion and Coconut Curry with Goat Cheese* Naan Bread. *Vegetarian, and easily made vegan!
These scrambled eggs take only a few minutes and a few ingredients, and they’re sure to change your breakfast game for the better!
These honey and goat cheese roasted carrots make the perfect side dish for so many entrees, and they’re super simply to make!
Versatile, easy, and delicious! I give you, The Perfect Breakfast Food: Mini Puffed Oven Pancakes
Delicious, soft scones bursting with fresh raspberries and white chocolate.
Easy Overnight Blueberry Cream Cheese French Toast Bake! Yum!
A simple, sexy, and delicious recipe for crispy and spicy honey garlic tofu, served over basmati coconut rice.
Before we dive into 2019, I wanted to put together a list of some of my favorite things from 2018, in hopes you’ll find something new to love.