appetizers

Cheese Crisps

by Lisa Marie Rosati on October 1, 2015

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I use them as a quick snack when I need a little nibble BUT hands down my favorite way to enjoy them is ..drum-roll please…. to break them up and use them as croutons in my salads!

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Salmon Patties

by Lisa Marie Rosati on October 1, 2015

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This is a fun way to make salmon – something a little different!

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Steamed Clams In Garlic

by Lisa Marie Rosati on June 17, 2014

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I love this quick and easy paleo, low carb and gluten-free recipe for Steamed Clams – it’s great for backyard parties!

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Bacon, Leek & Swiss Crustless Quiche

by Lisa Marie Rosati on November 27, 2013

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This recipe is delicious! I bought fresh leeks from a farm stand out on the North Fork last weekend and I had no idea what to make with them… so I “googled” leek recipes and found this recipe on the Food Network website. WOW – It’s really delicious. You can use Swiss or Gruyere cheese […]

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Low Carb Cheesy Artichoke Dip

by Lisa Marie Rosati on September 10, 2013

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I went to a backyard party last weekend and my friend Kim brought this delicious, low carb dip as an appetizer. There was crudites on the table, so I dug in and had some. It’s really delish and super-simple to make. This recipe contains a lot of dairy and fat, so eat it in moderation […]

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Deviled Eggs

by Lisa Marie Rosati on April 2, 2013

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I absolutely LOVE Deviled Eggs! They are simple to make and are a great snack, light lunch or a fabulous appetizer at parties! If you are following strict Paleo, be sure to make Paleo mayonnaise to use for this recipe! Ingredients: 6 large eggs 1 to 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (use less […]

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Spring Radish Salad

by Lisa Marie Rosati on April 1, 2013

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Radishes remind me of spring, don’t ask me why… they just do! Look for firm radishes with a bright red hue to create this delicious, pretty to look at and crunchy salad. For a main dish I recommend you add some chicken strips or diced ham. If you can find cave-aged Gruyere or French Comte, […]

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Roasted Figs and Prosciutto

by Lisa Marie Rosati on August 28, 2012

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I found this recipe in Ina Garten’s, How Easy is That? Cookbook. I absolutely LOVE Ina Garten aka Barefoot Contessa! We have a fig tree in our yard (my attempt at fully expressing my Italian heritage) and this time every year it is full of figs! What to do with all of those figs? I’m […]

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Low Carb Buffalo Chicken Dip

by Lisa Marie Rosati on August 20, 2012

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I had to upload this recipe for you! We were at a Football pre-season game party last weekend and my friend Liz served this delicious dip. OMG, it’s soooo delicious and low glycemic! Just make sure that you use fresh vegetables for dipping (I recommend celery) – no bread or crackers… Ingredients: 1 (8 ounce) […]

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Nut Crackers

by Lisa Marie Rosati on May 6, 2012

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Nut cracker recipe adapted by Lisa from the Primal Blueprint Cookbook Ingredients: 1 ½ cups fine almond meal ½ cup ground flax meal 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 tablespoons organic Italian Seasonings 1 cup Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 3 tablespoons water Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl, […]

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