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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes

Frozen Trail Mix Bark

2 Ingredient Frozen Trail Mix Bark is a great healthy snack option when you're craving a sweet treat! #ad #MomBlogTourFF * GoodieGodmother.com

I participated in Mom Blog Tour Sweets & Snacks Expo (#MomBlogTourFF) on behalf of Wendy’s Bloggers. I received Power Up products to facilitate my post, but my opinion and creative content are my own. I love dessert, clearly, but as a sometimes distance runner and part time gym rat, I need balance. One of the easiest ways for me to fuel wisely is to plan balanced snacks, like this frozen trail mix…

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Whipped Honey Goat Cheese Spread

#ad #BetterwithBreton - Take 5 minutes to whip up this whipped honey goat cheese spread and thank me later! It's the perfect appetizer for stress-free hosting! * GoodieGodmother.com

Thank you Breton for sponsoring this post. Make everyday entertaining better with Breton! This summer I made a conscious decision to focus more on “face time” than other “face” things and it was the best decision ever. With the world at our fingertips, it’s so easy to get caught up in other things and forget that life is simple. The best moments are not made behind a screen, they’re made…

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Homemade Deviled Ham {Leftovers Recipe}

Use as a sandwich spread or topping for crackers or celery. Homemade deviled ham is ready in minutes * GoodieGodmother.com

A classic in Southern cooking, homemade deviled ham makes a great sandwich spread, cracker topping, or mix in! This is a great way to use leftover spiral ham. Let’s take a moment to appreciate ugly food, darlings. Deviled ham definitely isn’t beautiful, but it is versatile, and delicious. Deviled ham takes me back to church potlucks and my mother’s first forays into making deviled eggs (thanks to said potlucks). Her…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Sandwiches

Asian Tuna Sliders

Easy Asian Tuna sliders topped with a creamy Asian slaw are a unique slider recipe ready in minutes! * GoodieGodmother.com

It’s time for another episode of “Things that Make Us Smile”! In this one, we’ll talk about mini foods, and Asian Tuna Sliders, because both definitely make us smile. Finger foods are always a favorite for parties and people with hands of all sizes. They’re fun in the way foods on a stick are fun, and mini sandwiches are very very fun. Asian tuna sliders will make us smile because…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Sauces and Condiments

Black Garlic Hummus

With a rich, mellow garlic flavor, black garlic makes a fantastic addition to hummus. Enjoy black garlic hummus in just a few minutes as a tasty snack! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

With a rich, mellow garlic flavor, black garlic makes a fantastic addition to hummus. It’s easy to make black garlic hummus in just a few minutes as a healthy snack or appetizer!  You’re probably wondering what black garlic is and why we’re using something that looks burnt in hummus. While this Wikipedia article can help with loads of details and a history of black garlic, I’ll give you a quick…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Guava Glazed Meatballs

Slow cooker guava glazed meatballs is a great dish to serve at parties! This recipe is a unique spin on traditional slow cooker meatball recipes. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Slow cooker guava glazed meatballs is a great dish to serve at parties! This recipe is a unique spin on traditional slow cooker meatball recipes.  The first time I truly understood the power of the slow cooker meatball as a powerhouse appetizer was at my baby sister’s rehearsal dinner. To keep costs down, they opted to have a casual rehearsal dinner with a mix of homemade and store-bought foods. I made…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Sauces and Condiments

Crazy Feta Dip Copycat Recipe

Easy to make with just a few ingredients, this crazy feta dip copycat recipe is inspired by a local to us quick service chain restaurant, CAVA Grill. * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Easy to make with just a few ingredients, this crazy feta dip copycat recipe is inspired by a local to us quick service chain restaurant, CAVA Grill.  About a year or so ago, a local blogger friend of mine, Sarah from Capital Moms, was hosting a blogger event to celebrate the opening of a local restaurant’s new location. I decided to attend and totally fell in love with the place.…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks

Bacon Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

Bacon cheddar stuffed mushrooms are an easy party appetizer you can prepare ahead of time! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Bacon cheddar stuffed mushrooms can be prepared up to a day in advance before warming to serve. Make before your next gathering, then heat and eat!  Want to read something truly frightening? Think about offering to host a gathering and then trying to make appetizers the same day as the party. Terrifying, darlings, terrifying. Planning like that is counter to all the good entertaining advice I can give you. You want to…

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Mashed Potato Croquettes {Leftover Recipe}

Reinvent leftover mashed potatoes with this easy Baked Mashed Potato Croquettes recipe! * GoodieGodmother.com

A simple baked mashed potato croquettes recipe is a great way to reinvent leftover mashed potatoes from your holiday meals. A few weeks ago I posted a recipe for bacon brie mashed potatoes. The mashed potatoes make a fabulous holiday side dish, but leftover mashed potatoes aren’t always a hit with everyone. I personally love leftovers of all kinds, but the Godfather isn’t as much a fan of certain side…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Desserts and Sweets

Samoas Caramel Corn

Samoas Caramel Corn - This recipe always disappears in minutes! * GoodieGodmother.com

This fabulous unique caramel corn recipe was inspired by my favorite Girl Scout Cookie, the Samoas (or Caramel D’Lites). The last batch of samoas caramel corn I made disappeared in minutes! Ever since I whipped up a batch of chai tea caramel corn and realized how easy it was to make caramel corn at home, I’ve had so much fun experimenting with recipes! Last Christmas, I shipped care packages to…

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Breakfast Jalapeño Poppers

Breakfast Jalapeño Poppers - The perfect baked jalapeño popper recipe for morning football games... or breakfast lovers! * Recipe on GoodieGodmother.com

Game day watch party food can be a challenge when your team is in a different time zone. Incorporate traditional tailgate foods with a morning twist when you add breakfast jalapeño poppers to the menu!  The Godfather and I follow our college football team each year. It’s our alma mater, where we met, got engaged, and were both members of the marching band. I played clarinet and convinced him to…

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Appetizers & Party Snacks/ Blog Recipes/ Salads/ Sandwiches

Tarragon Chicken Salad

Tarragon chicken salad - this easy chicken salad recipe makes a perfect filling for sandwiches, or a great snack served with crackers! * GoodieGodmother.com

A classic for everything from sandwiches to entertaining, tarragon chicken salad is perfect for the golf course, a lunch box, or served in mini at a holiday soiree.  I’d like to start off by saying how much I love the word soiree. Expect to see it slightly overused as the holidays approach and I delve into serious entertaining mode, even if it’s just entertaining small groups. Tip: Chicken salad is…

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