Shrimp Cocktail with Low-Sugar Cocktail Sauce from Kalyn’s Kitchen (Kalyn always has great low-carb recipes)
Grilled Zucchini “Lasagna” with Italian Sausage, also from Kalyn’s Kitchen
Cheesy Vegetable Chowder from Lulu the Baker. Doesn’t this sound scrumptious on a cold day?
Sausage and Peppers from Proud Italian Cook. We made this for Christmas brunch last year and it was a big hit! Easy to make ahead, and cheap and easy way to feed a crowd.Grilled the sausages the day before. (Chill them before slicing. Makes slicing easier and retains more juiciness.)
Avocado Deviled Eggs with Bacon from Caveman Gourmet. Intriguing!
Summer Squash (or Zucchini) Topped with Sausage and Cheese from yours truly! These can be mostly-made ahead, then baked or reheated at the last minute.
Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas (with Avocado) from Half Hour Meals
No-bake Energy Bites from Smashed Peas and Carrots. Use the syrupy sweetener of your choice: honey, maple or agave. And experiment with mix-ins: chocolate, craisins, cashews…