Garlic and Roasted Eggplant Hummus

Garlic and Roasted Eggplant Hummus | Melanie Makes

Hands down the creamiest hummus ever!  All of the ingredients are whirled together in a blender to create a flavor packed spread.  I love the flecks of eggplant that are swirled throughout and the eight – Yes, eight! – cloves of garlic are the perfect accompaniment. If you decide to eat this Garlic and Roasted Eggplant […]

Chili Cilantro Blender Hummus

Chili Cilantro Blender Hummus | Melanie Makes

Shove the store bought hummus tub to the side as you can create your own at home in just minutes!  A handful of ingredients is dropped into a blender and whirled together until creamy and smooth.  Fresh cilantro and lime pair with red bell and crushed red peppers for a one-two sweet and heat combo punch.  This […]

Chili Garlic Meatballs

Chili Garlic Meatballs | Melanie Makes

Easy oven baked meatballs are spiked with garlic, ginger and cilantro before being adorned with an amazingly flavorful chili garlic sauce.  These Chili Garlic Meatballs are the perfect appetizer for game day, a holiday or any day of the week! 

Oven Baked Pickle Chips with Horseradish Chipotle Sauce

Oven Baked Pickle Chips with Horseradish Chipotle Sauce | Melanie Makes

A favorite appetizer gets a makeover!  These Oven Baked Pickle Chips with Horseradish Chipotle Sauce are not only baked instead of fried but their flavor quotient has been upped thanks to being dredged in an amazing horseradish sauce.

Mini Cheese and Onion Pastries

Mini Cheese and Onion Pastries | Melanie Makes

Sharp cheddar cheese and sliced green onion is gathered in the center of a dill dusted flaky pastry bundle.  These Mini Cheese and Onion Pastries take only four ingredients and 15 minutes to prepare, a definite no-fuss appetizer or snack.