Best Summer

BBQ Appetizers

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Appetizer are a beautiful appetizer for the holidays or a get together. Thinly sliced english cucumber is topped with goat cheese, chives and smoked salmon and rolled up into a bite sized starter or even an addition to brunch.

My Easy Watermelon Salsa recipe is summer in a bowl. Watermelon is combined with red onion, jalapeño pepper and garlic before being finished with some chopped cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime for added zing. When I make this fresh watermelon salsa for my family, the kids devour it. It is perfect as a topping on fish tacos, rice bowls or alongside chips.

Your guests will love this Layered Greek Dip that mixes all of your favorite Greek ingredients. Greek yogurt, hummus, layers of fresh vegetables and feta cheese are finished off with fresh herbs and served with pita chips. This is the perfect dip for a get-together!

Mediterranean Antipasto Skewers are always a crowd pleaser at a party. They are colorful and offer your guests a wide variety of flavors and textures; from the turkey to the olives, to the fresh mozzarella balls. These are sure to brighten up any holiday spread!

Antipasto Skewers are the perfect snack or appetizer for a summer get together, backyard BBQ or holiday. All of your favorite Italian style ingredients are served on a colorful, delicious skewer.  These skewers use cherry tomatoes, olive, tortellini, salami, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, basil and are finished off with a sweet honey balsamic drizzle.

My Homemade Pico de Gallo is a fresh tasting chunky tomato salsa that packs a real flavor punch. Freshly chopped, sweet Roma tomatoes are combined with red onion and jalapeño pepper, then finished with chopped cilantro and a squeeze of fresh lime to add that touch of zest. Serve this easy salsa over your favorite tacos, or with a bowl of tortilla chips and watch them disappear.

Beef Crostini with Caramelized Onion is the perfect holiday appetizer or snack for a crowd. Tender roast beef is thinly sliced and topped on a crostini with goat cheese, caramelized onions and fresh herbs. You will love this protein filled appetizer!

This Easy Baked Feta Recipe is the perfect appetizer for a crowd. A block of feta cheese is baked with cherry tomatoes, olive oil and fresh herbs. You will love the creamy, tangy feta paired with the sweet tomatoes. Serve with crostini, baguette or pita chips!

This Cowboy Caviar Recipe originated in Texas, made with black eyed peas, black beans, corn, red and green peppers, onion and a zesty lime dressing.  Spice it up with some jalapeño and add some avocado for extra flavor! This makes the perfect summer salad, side dish or appetizer or addition to game day.

This Easy Guacamole Recipe is a quick and easy way to make guacamole. I like to use this guacamole recipe as a base for other additions like mango, pineapple or extra spice! This works nicely on rice bowls, tacos, salads or other Mexican dishes.

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I'm Julia. Wife, mom to three growing boys, lover of food. Here you will find quick & easy weeknight meal ideas, kid-friendly recipes and a few sweet treats. My roots are from the Mediterranean and many of my recipes incorporate those flavors!

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