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Garlic French bread

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4

Image credits: namealus

Image credits: namealus

Ingredients
1 French bread
1 tablespoon minced garlic
Salt on taste
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
4 tablespoons melted butter
½ teaspoon grounded dried red peppers

How to prepare?
Cut down the baguette into 4 parts – from the bottom to the top and then cut each piece in half. Mix the butter, salt, lemon garlic and pepper. Spread the mixture over the bread. Lightly toast under broiler or preheat the oven to 450°F and bake until golden brown.
baguette
You can substitute the butter with an olive oil. Feel free to choose onion instead of garlic. If you do not have baguette, opt for normal bread cut in slices.

Stuffed mushrooms recipe

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5

stuffed mushrooms

Image: Bricks Neapolitan Pizza

Ingredients:
10 large or 15 medium fresh mushrooms
1 cup yellow or white cheese, shredded
1 hard-boiled egg, chopped
1 tablespoon bread crumbs,
1 tablespoon butter, melted
1 teaspoon mustard
1 teaspoon garlic powder
Black pepper on taste

How to prepare?
Preheat the oven to 400 F. Clean mushrooms and remove the stems. In a mixing bowl, blend cheese egg, bread crumbs, ¾ of the butter, garlic, mustard, salt and pepper. Dip the mushroom cap in a melted butter. Fill each piece with a mixture. Place in a baking plate and cook for 20 minutes.

Serve over a lettuce leave.

Cheese stuffed mushrooms

Mushrooms are often called the vegetarian`s “meat”. They are delicious and easy to cook.

Image credits: penguinbush

Image credits: penguinbush

Preparation time: 30 minutes
Servings: 5

Ingredients
10 large or 15 fresh medium mushrooms
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup yellow cheese, shredded (Monterey cheese, Emmental, Cheddar, Rockford or Swiss cheese)
1/3 cup cream cheese
Black pepper on taste
Parsley, chopped

How to prepare
Preheat the oven to 400 Fahrenheit(200 Celsius). Rinse and clean mushrooms. Remove stems . In a medium bowl, mix the yellow cheese, cream cheese and pepper. Dip mushrooms in a melted butter, set aside and fill them with the cheesy mixture. Then place them in a baking plate or muffin cups. Cook for 20 minutes.

Serve with a fresh salad and a glass of wine.

Avocado appetizer

This easy and fancy recipe could help you to organize a party or celebration and wow your guests. You can serve these delicious mini snacks even for an intimate night with a friend.

 

Image credits: Jackie Newgent RDN, CDN

Image credits: Jackie Newgent RDN, CDN

Preparation time: 10-15 minutes
Servings: 15

Ingredients
1 medium sized avocado, peeled and mushed
1/3 cup plain yoghurt
½ cup Parmigiano cheese
Salt on taste
15 square-shaped biscuits

How to prepare?
Peel the avocado and mush it with a fork or food processor. Add the yoghurt and Parmigiano. Mix well. Spread the mixture on each biscuits. Top each with a piece of parsley, basil or salad rocket.
You can substitute the yoghurt with heavy cream or mayonnaise. Instead of Parmigiano cheese you can use Emmental cheese.

Serve with champagne, white wine or home-made lemonade. These appetizers are also perfect snacks for light alcohol drinks.

Eggs and Spinach recipe

Servings: 4
Preparation time: 5-10 minutes
Cooking time: 15-20 minutes

Image credits: JenWaller

Image credits: JenWaller

Ingredients
4 large eggs, beaten
10 – oz package fresh spinach, chopped
1 tablespoon parsley chopped
½ cup feta cheese, crumbled
1 tablespoon garlic, minced
1 tablespoon virgin olive oil
Black pepper, grounded on taste

How to prepare?
In a skillet on a medium heat, sauté the garlic for a minute, then add the spinach and cook for another 7-8 minutes. Pour eggs and cook turning 2 times. Crumble the cheese over the eggs and turn off heat. Cover the skillet until cheese melts. Sprinkle the chopped parsley and serve with fresh vegetable salad

Cherry brownies recipe

This brownies recipe includes only 2 tablespoons of sugar. The sweet taste of this light dessert comes from a chocolate.

Prep. Time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 25 minutes
Makes: 15-16 brownies

Ingredients
• 1/2 cup (65 grams) flour
• 3 tbsp (40 grams) melted butter
• 2 tbsp (30 grams) brown sugar
• 1/3 teaspoon salt
• 1/3 cup (30 grams) unsweetened cocoa powder
• 4 eggs
• 1 tsp vanilla
• 5 oz (140 grams) chocolate, chopped
• 1 cup (240 ml) heavy whipping cream
• 1 cup fresh cherries

How to prepare?
First preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Meanwhile, in a large bowl mix the flour and the cocoa powder. In a heatproof bowl, place the eggs and sugar over a saucepan of simmering water. Whisk until medium warmth. Remove the mixture and pour it in a kitchen processor. Blend on medium speed for 5 minutes. Add vanilla and one third of the flour& cocoa mixture into the whipped eggs. Mix and stir into the rest.

Melt the butter and add it into the batter. Mix with the spatula. Pour the mixture into a greased baking pan covered with parchment paper. Bake for 25 minutes or until a tooth pick comes out clean out of the brownies.

Chocolate filling
Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water. Remove from heat and let the chocolate cool to room temperature. Whisk the cream into the melted chocolate. Pour the whole mixture on top of the brownies and decorate it with cherries.