Appetizers

Falafel is one of my favorite foods. I usually go with a standard chickpea recipe but this time I decided to mix it up and use half American pistachios.
What’s better than tacos? Tacos that don’t require cooking! Indulge in the cool contrast of jicama tortillas, crunchy pistachios, pico de gallo and chipotle crema.
I love to add spinach to my pesto, it gives it a sweet freshness and makes the color POP even more! A jar of freshly made pesto makes a great hostess gift. I love to serve this on a block of cream cheese with some nice sundried tomatoes on top or on some homemade pasta!
This is hands down my new favorite way to prepare shrimp! The crust is simple and doesn’t overwhelm the sweet shrimp like a heavy batter sometimes does. You don’t need to buy the biggest shrimp, and frozen shrimp works great too. I love to serve this shrimp alongside rice with a