Healthy Holiday Appetizers


Check out these easy and healthy recipes for your next holiday party. Today on Fox 19 Morning News we made: 

Bruschetta Pomodora Dip
RoseMerry Berry Lemon Spritzer

Here's how I made them...
Bruschetta Dip
Ingredients: 

1-2 ripe tomatoes (3-4 Roma tomatoes)
3-4 chopped garlic cloves 
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese 
3-4 fresh basil leaves chopped 
2 tablespoons reduced balsamic vinaigrette 
Salt and Pepper to taste
Parsley for garnish

RoseMerry Berry Lemon Spritzer 
Ingredients:

1 shot lemon flavored alcohol (optional)
1/2 cup lemon flavored club soda 
1/2 cup raspberry Simply Lemonade
4-6 raspberries 
2 sprigs of fresh rosemary 
Rosemary Honey simple syrup (equal parts honey to water, simmer with Rosemary springs) 

Directions: 

1. Chop tomatoes into bite size pieces, place in bowl, add in chopped garlic, 1/2 of the Parmesan, salt and pepper, olive oil, and basil. Gently combine. 
2. In a sauce pan reduce balsamic vinegar until thick and syrupy. 
3. Drizzle reduced vinegar over bruschetta, top with remaining Parmesan and parsley. 

Spritzer: 
1. In a tall glass muddle fresh raspberries, add simple syrup, add shot of lemon liquor, then top with club soda. 
2. Stir gently and DRINK!  


**liquor can be removed for the kiddies**

Stay hungry my friends... 

Ray B. 

1 comment

  1. A great Hawaiian style holiday party have guests dressed in delightful floral prints. The more outrageously combined floral patterns and colors the better. Decorate your wide-brimmed hat with flowers (silk or real) and add blooms to your shoes to complete your outfit.

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