I’m not sure if I selected the right title for these “Tomato Appetizer Plates” 🤔. I’m beginning to feel like flower, pinwheel, or spiral needs to be thrown in that title somewhere, but I’m not quite sure how to fit that in. I guess the title really isn’t that important, as long as I explain what’s going on here with these gorgeous summer appetizer plates!
My point here is not to play with tomatoes and olives on a plate. Well, at least not the main point 😆. My main point is to prove that entertaining doesn’t have to be expensive or elaborate. What really matters to people is how you treat them when they visit your home. Am I right???
Okay, a few snacks is a great idea obviously, but you shouldn’t feel like you have to have expensive food trays, or any such thing. All you need is a few snacks that say, “Welcome…now eat up, and enjoy.” My very simple (and very affordable) “Tomato Appetizer Plates” say just that.
Don’t they look like they took lots of prep & thought!?
Well, the truth is out. I used anything I could find in my fridge that needed to be used up. Of course the tomatoes are the star because they are in season right now, but everything else was by chance.
For example, I had exactly 12 turkey pepperoni slices left in the fridge. Boom.
I had exactly 4 hard boiled eggs left in the fridge. Boom.
I had 3 string cheese sticks left in the fridge. Boom.
I had 3 pieces of ham left in the fridge. Do I have to say boom again?
The best part (besides that they are LOW CARB/HEALTHY), is that you do not have to make your’s like mine. You could use fruit slices, bread slices, crackers, green olives, oh my the list goes on. The most important part of this is that you have fun with it.
Go ahead…play with your food. Not only am I giving you permission to play with your food, but decorate with it, too.
Don’t forget some cute toothpicks so folk don’t use their fingers 😆.
Before I go, I want to ask if you are you following my favorite blog friends Kristi from Chatfield Court & Jane from Cottage at the Crossroads? If not, keep scrolling to see their gorgeous TOMATO recipes for our tomato collaboration this month.Posted by