Category: Appetizers

Our easy, delicious vegan appetizers, all together for your quick use! We have appetizers for all occasions and get-togethers.

delicious spicy queso blanco
Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Father's Day, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Gluten Free, Mexican Cuisine

Delicious Spicy Queso Blanco

I love this delicious spicy queso blanco, adapted from 40 Aprons. It’s quick to make and has such great flavor. And you can adjust the ingredients to your own taste! The first time I made it, I found it too hot (Mr. Key Lime loved the spice!). But for me, it was a bit too […]

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Fall & Winter Holidays, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Oil Free Recipes, Southern US Cuisine

Black Eyed Pea Dip with Lime Avocado Topping

I love the flavors in this black-eyed pea dip (which really resembles more of a salsa). I especially like the tanginess of the green olives and lime juice. The dish is so refreshing and satisfying! I like to serve mine with avocados tossed in lime juice, then topped with cracked pepper. You can either mix […]

Appetizers, Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oil Free Recipes

Fresh Homemade Tomato Salsa

Nothing is better with chips or a Mexican meal than fresh homemade tomato salsa! And salsa recipes are perfect for adjusting the ingredients to meet your own taste. Make this salsa ahead of time for taking to potlucks, picnics, cookouts or any get-togethers. Keep it on hand for celebrations, too. With New Year’s Eve, Mardi […]

Appetizers, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Sandwiches, Snacks, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Spinach Hummus Veggie Wraps

These tasty spinach hummus veggie wraps are delicious, good for you, and colorful! We are so lucky to live in a warm environment, where picnics in November or December are not unusual and we have festivals year ’round. So during Thanksgiving weekend this year, Mr. Key Lime and I had a very pleasant picnic in […]

Appetizers, Condiments, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Gluten Free, Kitchen Basics, Oven Dishes, Pasta & Noodles, Pizzas

Kitchen Basics: Roasted Garlic

One of my favorite kitchen basics, roasted garlic is one of those foods that you won’t be able to live without once you’ve made it. You can roast several garlic heads and use them at once, or keep them in the fridge or freezer for later. Roasted garlic can be used on pasta, spread on […]

tex-mex portobello waffle fries
Appetizers, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, Snacks, Southern US Cuisine

Tex-Mex Portobello Waffle Fries

Looking for a quick and tasty game day snack this fall? These Tex-Mex portobello waffle fries will be a hit at your football party! Nothing says Tex-Mex like a spicy combo of taco seasoning, barbecue sauce and jalapeƱos. As with nachos, for this recipe you can add other seasonings and toppings to suit your taste. […]