Snacks

Smoked Octopus

Smoked Octopus

A couple of times a year, Scott likes to surprise Nena by bringing home octopus to be smoked in our smoker. It was during a family vacation to Hawaii that she fell in love with “Smoked Tako”, which is what they call smoked octopus in Hawaii.

Spicy Jalapeño Hummus

Spicy Jalapeño Hummus

Although everyone is familiar with hummus these days, I remember not too long ago when I would take hummus to a potluck and friends had no clue what it was. Hummus has been a staple in the Middle East for hundreds of years!

Low Carb Seed Crackers

Low Carb Seed Crackers

I have been making these crackers every couple of days ever since an Instagram friend introduced me to a similar recipe, which can be found at her YouTube channel.

LOW CARB JALAPEÑO POPPERS

LOW CARB JALAPEÑO POPPERS

These low carb poppers were a big hit with my family and I hope they are with yours as well!

Creamy Yogurt and Purslane Dip (Poorpookheena B’Mesta ooh Tooyma)

Creamy Yogurt and Purslane Dip (Poorpookheena B’Mesta ooh Tooyma)

What’s healthier than spinach and makes this dip extra special? PURSLANE! You might be asking yourself, “what the heck is purslane?” Well, I’m glad you asked! Purslane is an edible succulent that has a slightly sour taste. It can be eaten as is, steamed, or fried.

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

I woke up very excited this morning because today was our long-awaited camping trip! As I was pulling things out of the fridge drawer to pack in the cooler, I noticed some leftover smoked salmon that I had completely forgotten about. An idea instantly popped in my head… Smoked Salmon Pinwheels!

Spicy Game Jerky

Spicy Game Jerky

Everyone in our family loves jerky. Even my daughter, who isn’t too fond of meat, is a fan. My husband, Scott, and I created this recipe years ago, after he came back from a hunting trip with an abundance of venison.

Nena’s Favorite Layered Mexican Bean Dip

Nena’s Favorite Layered Mexican Bean Dip

This Layered Mexican Bean Dip is a family favorite. I always prepare it for parties and potlucks. I love that it’s so simple to prepare and always a crowd pleaser!

Tasty, Two-Ingredient, Homemade Yogurt

Tasty, Two-Ingredient, Homemade Yogurt

I am blessed with a husband who will eat anything that I put in front of him. Unlike my children, he doesn’t have a picky bone in his body.



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