13 Ways to Use EVOO during National Olive Oil Month

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf Pompeian. I am super excited to be working with a leader in the olive oil industry and the number one selling Extra Virgin Olive Oil in the U.S., Pompeian to celebrate National Olive Oil Month. We go through olive oil in my house almost as quickly as … Read more

Pineapple Summer Ribs

Pineapple Summer Ribs recipe made on the grill – Asian Chinese Style – mouthwatering and extremely easy to make for ribs novices

Umami Burger

Great American Umami Cheeseburger

Easy to make Great American Umami Burger Recipe made with cheese perfect for BBQ this summer by the pool and with french fries

Mango Iced Tea Recipe with Fresh Mint

Mango Iced Tea Recipe with Lipton Iced Tea – Cold Brew Family Size Tea Bags, freshly picked mango and mint leaves to make a refreshing summer drink

Kale & Quinoa Salad – A Complete Lunch

Kale & Quinoa Salad: Infant to Adult Recipe with craisins, gorgonzola cheese, pecans, Dijon mustard for the adult recipe & quinoa and kale for the baby food

Mickey Mouse Grilled Cheese Appetizers

Mickey Mouse Grilled Cheese Appetizers

I received free products to host the Disney Side @Home Celebration and a gift card from B.J. Wholesale Club. As always, all opinions are my own. 

As part of the Disney Side Celebration package, I received a Mickey Mouse cookie cutter set. Instead of making cookies, I used the Mickey Mouse cookie cutter to make Mickey Mouse Grilled Cheese Appetizers. I bought the bread and cheese in bulk from B.J.’s Wholesale Club. They have great deals and are now taking manufacturer coupons on top of the B.J.’s Coupons! I barely paid anything for a huge Land O’Lakes Cheese pack with one manufacturer coupon from the newspaper and a B.J.’s coupon. I think this was me best coupon experience yet. Saving money is still a work in progress for me.

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Mickey Mouse Mini Blueberry Cheese Cake Bites

Mickey Mouse Mini Blueberry Cheese Cake Bites

I received free products to host the Disney Side @Home Celebration and B.J. Wholesalec Club provided a gift card towards food. As always, all opinions are my own.

I recently hosted a Disney Side Celebration and was inspired to come up with a few Mickey Mouse themed recipes. This recipe came to me at the last minute as I was about to put out the cheese cake bites that I bought at B.J. Wholesale Club. They were already pre-sliced and pre-made so it was a no brainer to add something extra to them. It took only minutes to add the blue berried to the top.

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Easy Zucchini Appetizer

There are just 3 ingredients in this easy zucchini appetizer: zucchini, goat cheese, and cherry tomatoes. Perfect Keto snack for parties.

No matter which party you are going to serve these at, they pair really well with these Keto chocolate fat bombs

Easy Zucchini Appetizer

The Inspiration for the Recipe

Over the holidays, my mom always made fried zucchini that acts an appetizer and snack before and after Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner. In an effort to be more healthy she stopped breading them and started baking them instead. They are still yummy, but it just is not the same. This recipe was inspired by an effort to make the zucchinis delicious again. I made an easy zucchini appetizer that looks more like mini zucchini pizza appetizers with sliced goat cheese from Whole Foods and cherry tomatoes.

How to Make Easy Zucchini Appetizer

Since there are only 3 ingredients, you won’t have to remember a huge list of foods. They have a mild flavor that is generally pleasing for most people. You’ll also enjoy the small number of dishes you’ll have to wash afterward. 

All in all, this probably one of my favorite appetizer recipes I have ever made! 


All you need for this recipe is: 

  • Zucchini
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Goat Cheese

That’s it! Of course, you will also need some non-stick spray to help them cook better. 


Here are the directions. This is a recipe that you can allow your kids to help you with. You’ll find the detailed instructions in the printable recipe card. Here’s an overview of how to make them. 

  1. Preheat the oven. 
  2. Wash and slice the zucchini
  3. Slice the goat cheese
  4. Cut the cherry tomatoes in half
  5. Layer them on a cookie sheet.
  6. Bake for about 10-15 minutes. 

That’s it! 

How to Make them Ahead of Time

You will save a lot of time if you do the food prep ahead of time. Then, all you have to do is preheat the oven and bake them. 

So slice the zucchini, goat cheese, and cherry tomatoes. Keep them in individual zippered bags or plastic containers with a lid. 

Goat Cheese Replacement

I discovered that the goat cheese melts perfectly on the zucchini. It also has a really deep flavor that brings out the sweetness of the tomatoes. 

But if you don’t like goat cheese or just want a different kind of cheese, here are the other kinds you can try: 

  • Mozzarella
  • Muenster
  • Brie

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