Crockpot Honey Garlic Little Smokies

Crockpot Honey Garlic Little Smokies - ---

This is the only cocktail weenie recipe you will ever need. After having so many lovely comments come in about my Honey Garlic Crockpot Meatballs (you really must try those) , I wanted to try that yummy sauce with something else . The obvious answer was cocktail weenies! Everyone loves those cute little sausages. Holy […]

Bunny Bait Easter Recipe

Bunny Bait Recipe -

Let’s catch ourselves an Easter Bunny! When I was younger, I remember making asimilarBunny Bait recipe with my mom . As a child, I had a blast leaving some Bunny Bait out the night before Easter for the beloved Easter Bunny. Luckily, the recipe makes a big bowl of this yummy snack for the whole […]

Antipasti Bites

Antipasti Bites -

Make these bites is less than 20 minutes and impress your guests all night long!  It’s a big weekend for appetizers.  Super Bowl!!!! We are serious about Super Bowl snacks over here at Family Fresh Meals.  Do you want to impress your guests with no effort at all? These fun Antipasti Bites are so easy […]

Loaded Baked Potato Rounds (with vegetarian option)


  These are some serious potato skins!     My poor vegetarian husband never gets to enjoy loaded potato skins at gatherings because they are always topped with bacon. Last week we attended a party that had potato skins, and once again, Darryl was so disappointed he couldn’t have any. To cheer him up, I decided to whip these for […]

BaNilla Bites


A fun snack they will think is a dessert!   I found the idea for this on the awesome Bakers Royale. My girls really like Nilla Wafers, LOVE bananas and are obsessed with sprinkles…. so this recipe was made for them. They were very easy to throw together before lunch, and had both girls smiling from […]

Cheesy Pepperoni Bites (with vegetarian option)


  Easy, fun and bite-sized!       I was looking back through some old Rachael Ray magazines and saw these Pizza Puffs. Yum! I knew I had seen a recipe like this one before and really wanted to try it. I then remembered that Melissa’s Cuisine (love her recipes…make sure to check her site out!) had […]

EASY Homemade Tortilla Chips

EASY Homemade Tortilla Chips

 I bet you didn’t know making tortilla chips was THIS easy.         I found this recipe on one of my favorite sites…. Family Fun. They always have such great ideas for parents! With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, I decided to make homemade tortilla shamrock chips for the girls. There are two […]

Stuffed Baguette

Super easy appetizer all your guest will love!

Do you want a gourmet appetizer that only requires  basic kitchen skills?   You are in the RIGHT place! Baguettes stuffed with cheesy awesomeness…. need I say more! I found the inspiration for this one on Baking Obsession. This appetizer is a fun one, because you can make it to your liking. The base is cream […]

Baked “Fried” Pickles

A healthy version of your favorite appetizer

Now you can eat fried pickles without any guilt!           How many fried pickle lovers do I have out there? YUM! If I ever see Fried Pickles on a menu… I HAVE to have them, no questions asked. I know some of you have never enjoyed this strange , yet delicious appetizer, […]

Prosciutto Cups with Cheese & Herb Filling


Believe it or not, this appetizer only takes 20 minutes to make… what are you waiting for?           I love prosciutto! You might remember seeing this lovely dry-cured ham in some of my other recipes …. can’t seem to get enough These are AMAZING for a party. You can make the […]

Cream Puffs

How to make Cream Puffs

 This is the dessert people BEG me to bring to parties.  My wonderful mother has perfected a simple cream puff recipe that people BEG her to bring to parties. Lucky for me, I didn’t have to beg very hard to let me use it as a Family Fresh Meal hehehe The great thing about this […]

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus


Pin It     I have been making this recipe for a long time now. Every time I make it, I forget how good it is!!! Just looking at this picture is making me crave them all over again.   I have also made these with the cream cheese filling (spreading cream cheese on the prosciutto […]

Mini Cheese Balls

The perfect finger food

Are you tired of making the SAME old cheese ball?  I have a SIMPLE solution for you to try! A holiday party isn’t complete without a cheese ball! So instead of making one big one, why not mix it up with a variety of small mini cheese balls  These cuties were in my Food Network […]

Cantaloupe and Mozzarella with Prosciutto and Basil

Cantaloupe and Mozzarella with Prosciutto and Basil

Prosciutto e Melone has always been a favorite appetizer of mine. What an amazingly healthy, filling blend of sweet and salty. When I saw this twist on my old favorite, I had to give it a try. Wow was it easy to make….only taking me 10 minutes to make. Look at those beautiful, yummy colors! […]

Thai Chicken Salad Appetizer w/ vegetarian option (Pillsbury)

Super yummy Thai Chicken Appetizer

A simple appetizer that will impress your guests!  It’s Finger Food Friday! I was super excited to give this appetizer a try.   Thai food is a love of mine.   The Thai Chicken Salad Appetizer recipe was simple to make and tasted great. The only complaint I had was about the pie crust it […]

Roasted Smashed Potatoes


  What is my favorite kind of potato chip you ask? Hmmmmmm. Salt and vinegar chips are at definitely number 1 in my book!   That is why I was so excited to find this recipe in Martha Stewart’s Everyday Food. The original recipe was called Roasted Smashed Potatoes with Salt and Vinegar.   I didn’t want […]

Mini Stuffed Potatoes

     Those of you who know me, know that I LOVE magazines…. especially cooking magazines. A couple weeks ago, one of my Family Circle magazines showed up with this amazing recipe. Since the Super Bowl is right around the corner, I thought I would give this a try to see if it were SB […]