Raspberry Peanut Butter Smoothie

Raspberry Peanut Butter Smoothie | The Food Charlatan for Melanie Makes

I’m stepping back from Melanie Makes for a few weeks to enjoy a maternity leave of sorts with our new arrival.  In the meantime, I’m thrilled to be sharing recipes from some of my favorite food bloggers who I’m also lucky enough to call friends.  Today, my friend Karen of The Food Charlatan is sharing an amazing […]

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.

Maple Chipotle Snack Mix

Maple Chipotle Snack Mix | Melanie Makes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #SeasonedGreetings #CollectiveBias Two different cereals, pretzels, crackers and nuts are tossed in a buttery, chipotle maple drizzle before baking.  The end result?  A Maple Chipotle Snack Mix perfect as a party snack for the holidays, game day or any day!