Appetizers Archive

Easy Shrimp and Avocado Ceviche

Yet another winter storm and “polar vortex” is headed our way, so I’m dreaming of summer and tropical vacations! This recipe for a very simple shrimp and avocado ceviche is my answer to that longing. It literally took 5 minutes to throw together and except for the

Nourishing Chicken Liver Spread (Dairy Free)

Yes, it’s chicken liver “spread.” It isn’t pate or mousse or even pretending to be, just its less fancy country cousin. But it is super nourishing and my recipe is even casein free (and can be made completely dairy free if you don’t want to use ghee).

Zesty Marinated Olives

These marinated olives are a pretty addition to a spread of party food and offer a nicely complex flavor contrast to the usual other finger foods. They fit it into pretty much anyone’s diet, whether it be paleo or vegan or low-carb, and work nicely with most

Paleo Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms have always been one of my favorite appetizers, but most recipes use gluten-filled breadcrumbs and lots of dairy. Delicious, but not compatible with a paleo eating template. Crab cakes are another favorite of mine but the paleo-versions of them just don’t hold together very well.

Sweet and Sour Paleo Meatballs

In my pre-paleo days, my favorite family recipe for cocktail meatballs was one of those three ingredient wonders. Sounds nice and simple, until you realize that each one of those three ingredients (a can of cranberry sauce, a bottle of chili sauce, and frozen meatballs) contained an

Chili Spiced Mango Paleo Chicken Wings

When I started planning my first paleo party, I knew one thing had to be on the menu. Paleo chicken wings! My husband is one of those “the hotter, the better” people and I was on board with that too, provided I could drown my extra-hot wings