Top 10 Easy APPETIZERS

10 EASY APPETIZERS from @CREATEDBYDIANE

  Wether you have people stop by, the BIG Game on or just hanging out and looking to serve something delicious, these bite sized munches are sure to please. I just love appetizers and often want to make a WHOLE meal out of them, and sometimes I do. Some dips are great over pasta … [Read more...]

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Avocado Cream Cheese Wonton Recipe

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  This is one appetizer that you will want to put at the top of you list to make. And don't wait for some special occasion, trust me, you will want to make these PRONTO! They are crunchy, creamy and delicious. All the necessary components to a great appetizer if you ask … [Read more...]

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Avocado Deviled Eggs

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  Deviled eggs get an overhaul! They look oh so pretty in pink and they taste is so creamy and delicious, you will want to make at least 2 dozen. So bring deviled eggs back to life at your table and color them up something fancy! … [Read more...]

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Wine and Cheese Appetizers

wine and cheese appetizer recipes from @createdbydiane

I love appetizers, is it just me or do you some times want to make a whole meal out of them? I don't think I'm alone. The next time you are in need of a really great appetizer... you HAVE to try this. Was that too pushy? Sorry. I get a little pushy when I LOVE something. These were … [Read more...]

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Cherry Guacamole

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I'm still stocking up on cherries every time I see them. And this is one recipe I will be making again and again, it's creamy and sweet and lightly spicy with the jalapeño. I may even add more jalapeño next time. There is a big difference with the spiciness of jalapeños, so of course you have … [Read more...]

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Avocado Caprese Salad

Avocado Caprese @createdbydiane

  Oh my goodness do I need a salad today, I think summertime may be a more indulgent time that the holidays. Is that possible? In order to keep on track, I think I should start the week off right with a fresh and delicious Salad. There is no better time for this salad...tomatoes … [Read more...]

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Grilled Goat Cheese and Avocado Sandwich

avocado goat cheese grilled cheese

This is one grilled cheese you must make! I remember as a kid my mom make cream cheese and jelly sandwiches for a snack for us kids one bit of this sandwich and that was all I could think of, in particular there was one hot summer day and I remember sitting out back with some friends under a … [Read more...]

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Beer and Cheese Dip

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The weekend is almost here so get a head start, grab a few ingredients and make this super delicious and easy dip. It's smooth and creamy and great for dipping chips, pretzels and veggies. and if you make a double batch it's really great the next day cold on a bagel, trust … [Read more...]

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How to freeze avocado

How to freeze avocado @createdbydiane

  Ok I admit it, I'm not the best planner, but who can be, ALL the time. I can't anticipate friends inviting me over or stopping by. Who can plan for that? Who can plan for exactly when the avocados you bought would be ripe and will it coincide with the day you want to make … [Read more...]

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How to cut an avocado

Video How to Cut an Avocado @createdbydiane with @ca_avocado

    Avocado season is upon us in California and there are so many recipes to use them in, I put together a little video to show you how to cut an avocado. … [Read more...]

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guacamole with goat cheese and bacon

guacamole with goat cheese and bacon @createdbydiane

Creamy, lightly smokey, slightly tangy and oh so delicious, is the only way to describe this guacamole. It went fast...real fast. So go ahead and grab yourself some ripe California Avocados, they are in season right NOW, just one more reason to LOVE this time of year. The go to chip for … [Read more...]

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Cheesy Olive Crostini

Cheesy Olive Crostini @createdbydiane

Here is just one more way to enjoy olives, other than sticking them on the ends of your fingers. Fess up , you do that don't you? I do, it's one of my favorite ways to eat them. I recall sitting at the dinner table as a kid putting all the olives on my fingers and now I get to do it any time I … [Read more...]

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