Creamy Spinach Dip

So I’m all excited because it’s a weekend that I don’t have to cook.Then I remember, that I have a potluck/happy hour thing after school on Tuesday for a teacher who is leaving at the end of the year.Damnit.Yeah, I like cooking, but I also appreciate the times when I don’t have to.So since it’s my cooking-free weekend and I know that I don’t need to do anything fancy for this happy hour, I decided to make a favorite of mine; Spinach Dip....more

Our Favorite Guacamole

I came up with this recipe to sneak some more veggies into the picky little people when they were younger. It worked out so beautifully because not only do they love this, but everyone else does, too! Bonus!!! I make it without black pepper and cayenne pepper. Too spicy for our Ballerina. I added them for you!...more


A fun dip that is healthy and good for you.  Perfect for your Super Bowl menu!!!  Chickpeas provide a creamy, nutty base that is accented with garlic, tahini and cumin....more

Skinny Slowcooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

  Spinach artichoke dip is one of my favorite guil...more

Chili Con Queso

A few weeks ago for one of our Saturday football days where we lounge all day on the couch I wanted to actually make some queso dip that required a stove and didn't come from a Tostitos jar....more

Red coconut chutney

In south Indian cuisine chutney and podi are very important part of the meal .Different types of chutnies are made to serve with snacks like idli ,dosaand vadas.The most popular chutney from south India is undoubtedly coconut chutney...more

Spicy Red Bell Pepper Hummus

Football season has officially begun and it’s game day! My parents are fortunate enough to have purchased 49er season tickets to the new Levi’s Stadium. And today is the third preseason game at the new stadium in Santa Clara. My sister, her boyfriend, and a friend of mine cannot begin to express how excited we are to go! As a young child (back in the days of Joe Montana and Jerry Rice) I can remember going to Candlestick for games with the whole family....more

Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip is an excellent alternative to fatty dips which are often served at parties. It is tasty, filling and good for your health. If you serve it with some fresh vegetables, it can be a great afternoon snack for the whole family. Black beans are full of proteins and fiber and also low in carbohydrates. That makes them a great dish for diabatics and everybody else on a low-carb diet. Bean dip is suitable for vegans and vegetarians alike. It consists of cooked black beans, ketchup, garlic, olive oil, lemon or lime juice, ground cumin, paprika, cayenne pepper and salt....more

Quick and Easy Appetizer: Hot Pepper Dipping Sauce

My brother-in-law, David, makes the best hot pepper dipping sauce.  I look forward to it at every family gathering that he and my sister-in-law, Tammie, host.  If you like some heat in your dips, you’ll love this recipe.  After all, what’s not to love about banana peppers and garlic topped with Romano and Parmesan cheese?  Thank you David for sharing one of your recipes with us! ...more

Spinach & Artichoke Dip

Spinach & Artichoke DipAre you looking for a simple and delicious recipe to bring to events or just to make at home? This is it! I love Spinach and Artichoke dip and this recipe does not disappoint. Plus it's super simple! Ingredients:...more
Yum! I always love eating this dip but I have never made it myself. Glad to have the recipe for ...more