Planning a party? Need something quick and delicious to start off a meal? Whatever you are planning if you need delicious Appetizers or Salads to start off your meal course then this place is the place to be. Search and start cooking away!Homemade Ricotta Cheese by San Francisco Chronicle
1. Tom McNaughton's Homemade Ricotta
There is no simpler cheese to make at home than ricotta, which takes all of 10 minutes and is legions better than store-bought.
2. Tartines: Fig & Ricotta
We're honoring fig season (one of our favorite times of the year) with a fresh fig & ricotta tartine. This is a great seasonal breakfast or snack that's only 5 ingredients!
3. Quinoa Salad With Cherries
Juicy cherries star in this stellar Summer salad that's great whichever way you enjoy it: still warm from the stove, at room temperature as part of a picnic or potluck spread, or even as a brown-bag lunch you'll look forward to all day. Even better, this versatile salad can — and should — take shape from whatever looks best at your market; feel free to swap other varieties of stone fruit like peaches, plums, or nectarines for the cherries.
4. Grilled Tomato and Corn Pasta Salad
This recipe deserves a gold star! We've taken some of the summer's brightest flavors -- juicy tomatoes and sweet corn -- and grilled them before tossing them together to make this pasta salad from our July/ August issue. Dolloped with ricotta and a bit of fresh basil, this vegetariandinner is one that even the biggest meat-eaters will adore.
5. Grilled Chicken Satay | Healthy Cheats
Jennifer grills up the perfect appetizer right in her kitchen!
6. Quinoa Salad - Light and Healthy Summer
This light and healthyquinoa salad is a high-protein, low-fat meal combining quinoa, roasted and raw vegetables, and a light dressing. Vegetarian and vegan, too!