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Mini Chorizo Mushroom Quiches made Crustless

Mini chorizo mushroom quiches pack a lot of flavor for such a small bite. Need to bring an appetizer for a night out?  Maybe even to a potluck dinner?  Making a dish that travels well is essential when you plan to bring a dish to share at a party or other event you’ve been invited […]

Mini Pesto Rosso Pizzas with Spinach and Goat Cheese

Mini pesto rosso pizzas combine the flavors of sundried tomatoes, spinach, and goat cheese I love pizza!  And if you feel the same way, then I have a great recipe to share with you.  First, my mini pesto rosso pizzas are very easy to prepare.  Secondly, they cook on the grill and not in your oven.  I use pocketless pitas […]

Mini Tomato Basil Quiches made Crustless

Mini Tomato Basil Quiches made Crustless Looking for a great appetizer… maybe a small bite for brunch?  Then try my mini tomato basil quiches.  They’re just the perfect finger food for any special occasion; easy to pick up and very easy to eat.  The filling is made of tomato, basil, and chives, now surround that by custard, and you have […]

Mini Irish Soda Breads with Orange Zest

Mini Irish soda breads with orange zest are perfect for indulging and gift giving this holiday season. Mini Irish soda breads are a great way to bake when you don’t want to bother with baking with yeast.  Everyone knows that baking with yeast is time consuming; dough needs to rise a couple times in a warm area.  So, […]

Black Raspberry Baked Brie Mini Bites

Relax on a mid summer’s night with my black raspberry baked brie mini bites. Brie and black raspberry are the perfect combination for my black raspberry baked brie mini bites.  But I didn’t stop there; I served these tasty bites in mini filo shells.  And why not?  These mini filo shells are already made and add a crispy, […]

Spanakopita Mini Bites with Puff Pastry

Spanakopita mini bites are a great appetizer for indulging your Greek cravings. And don’t they look delicious too?!  They’re certainly not your typical appetizer.  The spinach and feta filling is a tasty combination of vegetable and cheese.  Puff pastry dough adds a rustic, homemade appearance that will help your guests feel warm and welcomed. This dough […]

Chocolate Banana Mini Muffins

Chocolate banana mini muffins are a great breakfast treat. Tired of the same old thing for breakfast?  Whip up something special and try my Chocolate banana mini muffins.  There is nothing old or tiresome about these little treats…they are simply delicious. I love making these bite sized versions so I can indulge without any guilt. These […]

Croque Monsieur Mini Bites Appetizer

Croque monsieur mini bites are a great way to indulge your taste buds with flavors of ham, gruyere, and mustard. When you think about it, croque monsieur is just a fancy grilled cheese sandwich; but my petite appetizers have what it takes to transform that everyday staple into an elegant indulgence.  Using the mini whole wheat toasts […]

Chocolate Dipped Cake Balls

Chocolate dipped cake balls are a sweet dessert for your next holiday party. Do you want something sweet and have a craving for chocolate?  Then I have an idea for you.  Try my chocolate dipped cake balls!  These bite sized treats are as fun to make as they are to eat.  First decide what type of […]

Pecan Pie Muffins with Orange Zest

Pecan pie muffins are the next best thing to eating the pie. With autumn fast approaching, I’ve been looking forward to all of the hearty dishes that go along with the season.  Given all of the activities that surround this time of year, I wanted to create a recipe that’s easy to prepare yet full of […]

Mini Pretzel Hotdogs with Bacon

Mini pretzel hotdogs are the perfect kid-friendly appetizer. Just ask my son Jayson!  Let’s face it, kids have their own ideas when it comes to what good food is, and my son is no exception.  In fact, Jayson was the inspiration for this kid-friendly recipe. When deciding which foods to use for this new creation, […]

Artichoke Mini Bites Cocktail Teasers

Serve these delicious morsels at your next cocktail party. This recipe was inspired by an artichoke appetizer dish that is delicious when served warm on crackers.  The idea for the artichoke mini bites came to me when I discovered the coolest mini square muffin pan this past weekend.  You never know what you’ll find when […]

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