This spread is so simple if you're desperate for what to serve at an impromptu party. Serve with crackers, chips or crusty bread. Leftovers are great on a sandwich.
A simple sweet and spicy salsa made with watermelon, chilli, onion and balsamic vinegar. Best served with corn chips.
Tofu stretches the peanut butter in this spicy dip, reducing kilojoules and giving it a velvety consistency. Serve with crudités, as a spread or as a dressing for an Asian noodle salad.
I adapted this recipe from an existing one and my kids absolutely love it and it's really easy and healthy.
This is a nice, basic tomato salsa that is great as is, or you can add to it if you wish. Sometimes I like more jalapeno.
A recipe that will change your Guacamole standards forever. The pomegranate seeds are the secret to its unique bittersweet flavor. Irresistibly delicious! You can also mash this dip by hand.
This is one of my favourite starters. Smoked salmon on a cracker with cream cheese, sliced red onion and capers. This is a great afternoon snack a gourmet entree.
Adorable little ladybirds made of wee cherry tomatoes, olives and chives that are great for birthday parties and school fetes. Put on a cracker or a cucumber slice.
Stir together this easy, tangy Gorgonzola cheese dip flavoured with garlic, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, red onion and parsley. You can use other blue cheese if you wish.
The trick to great guacamole is to use good avocados. Make sure your avocados are ripe and if possible the Hass variety works best in this recipe. Add some chilli powder if you like too.
A very robust tapenade with the assertive flavours of anchovies, capers and kalamata olives. Serve with pita bread triangles for dipping.
These delicious asparagus rolls are a kiwi staple. Just butter your bread then roll up your asparagus. Yum.
Asparagus rolls with brown bread and buttered with cream cheese make a great picnic treat or just a delicious after school snack.