Recipes — Appetizer

Amy Ingram

Strawberry Salsa with Pink Grapefruit Balsamic

Ingredients: 2 cups Fresh local strawberries, diced 2 Tbsp. LG Pink Grapefruit Balsamic 1 Jalapeno, finely diced 2 Tbsp. Cilantro, finely chopped 1/2 tsp. Mint leaves, chopped (optional) 1/4 cup Red onion, finely diced    Directions: In a large serving bowl, add all of the ingredients and toss until thoroughly combined. Refrigerate and allow flavours to meld together for at least an hour.  Serve with pita chips or spoon over a toasted baguette. 

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Tiara Phaboonheuang

Sweet Peppers Stuffed with Goat cheese and drizzled with Balsamic

These stuffed peppers are easy to make and perfect served as an appetizer.   Ingredients: 1/2 pound of mini peppers, cut in half and seeded 4 ounces goat cheese, softened 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 1 clove of garlic, minced 1-2 tbsp. Traditional Balsamic or Fig Balsamic   Directions: Preheat oven 400 F. Mix the goat cheese, cream cheese and garlic together and fill the peppers. Line the peppers on a baking sheet and roast until the cheese is melted to perfection and golden brown, about 15 minutes. While still warm, drizzle with the balsamic and enjoy!

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Mint and Cranberry Turkey Pops

Ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 Tbsp. mint jelly 1 bunch fresh mint, chopped 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. pepper 1/2 cup almonds, chopped 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/4 cup LG Robust Extra Virgin Olive Oil ————————————- 1 Cup LG Cranberry Pear Rosé Balsamic - reduced by 1/2 1/2 cup cane sugar Method: -Preheat oven to 350 F. -Mix all ingredients together (except cranberry balsamic and almonds). Roll the turkey balls in the almonds then place on baking tray into the oven. Roast until lightly browned. -While the turkey is cooking reduce the cranberry balsamic with...

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Amy Ingram

Smoky Carrot Lox

Ingredients: 4 carrots 1 Tbsp. tamari 1 Tbsp. Liquid Gold Smoke Infused Olive Oil 1 tsp. Sea Kelp Seasoning (or flaked Dulse)   Enjoy with: bagels, english muffins, or wrapped in cucumber or zucchini vegan cream cheese tomato slices arugula red onion slices capers fresh dill   Method: -Preheat oven to 400°. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil. -Use a vegetable peeler to peel carrots into thin strips. Place in a bowl and toss with tamari, liquid smoke and seasoning. -Place on baking sheet. Fold aluminum foil around carrots so they are completely covered. Bake for 20 minutes. -Remove...

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