Mini Pigs-in-a-Blanket

Mini Pigs in a Blanket from

Can you believe it’s already Memorial Day?! Me neither!!  What are you serving?  You know, you can’t get much more American than hot dogs!  Here’s my favorite anytime hot dog snack that’s perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner – Mini Pigs-in-a-Blanket.  I also think they makes a great bite size meal  for the kids at a cook-out, […]

Homemade Black Bean Hummus

Homemade Black Bean Hummus from

Last week my favorite store-bought hummus was recalled for listeria. Yikes!  Not to worry,  it’s just as easy to make your own hummus.  Once you’ve made it, you’ll wonder why you every bought it!   I’ve already shared these Red Pepper and Roasted Garlic hummus recipes.  Today’s recipe is for Homemade Black Bean Hummus – and it couldn’t be […]

Appetizers for Super Bowl

Sweet Potato Chips from

I was about to post a wonderful comfort dish this morning and then realized – wait, all anyone’s looking for today is Super Bowl recipes!  Whether you’re interested in the game, the commercials, the halftime show or the point spread you’ll need some munchies for the festivities. So, here are a few of my dips and nibbles that are perfect […]

Top Ten 2014 Posts

Top Posts 2014

Today,  I’m celebrating your favorite 2014 posts, here on a scrumptious life . Like last year, your top posts reflect quite an assortment. From appetizer to dessert – breakfast, lunch and dinner are all represented.  I was happy to see that a post from my Thanksgiving 101 series  and my Brazilian series (celebrating the World Cup) made the […]

Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted Garlic Hummus from

Well, Christmas is over and New Year’s is looming. The time when we all wonder why, exactly, did we eat ALL those cookies?! Here’s a healthy delicious treat to get your New Year’s off to a good start -and we haven’t given up any taste! Roasted Garlic Hummus.               […]

Prosciutto Wrapped Artichokes

Atichokes Wrapped in Proscuitto from

I know, I had you at prosciutto….  but what if I tell you this dish also involves pine nuts, cream, sage and blue cheese !!  Crazy huh?  Crazy GOOD!! I first had these Prosciutto Wrapped Artichokes at a friend’s house in North Carolina.  She had requested the recipe from the caterer, after tasting them at a holiday […]

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