5 homemade recipes for a successful summer

 5 homemade recipes for a successful summer

Summer is coming and with it the desire to have an aperitif with friends on a sunny terrace! But more often than not, an appetizer is synonymous with overindulging in potato chips that are stuffed with saturated fat and salt, often accompanied by a high-calorie alcoholic beverage. To avoid stupidly gaining weight, this FizzUp coach gives you 5 healthy appetizer recipes.



1 | Homemade Appetizer: Zucchini Fries

Healthy aperitif? You are already grouchy. He who says good health does not say without pleasure. Make these delicious zucchini french fries and throw packets of chips in the trash. Nothing beats an authentic and homemade taste!


Ingredients (for 6 people):

  • 1 large zucchini
  • 2 eggs
  • 30g grated parmesan cheese
  • 70g white bread crumbs
  • 30 grams of flour
  • 5 cl olive oil
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Provence grass
  • Preparation (10 minutes):


Heat the oven to 200°C. Wash the zucchini and cut off the ends. Cut it into fries. Dip the sticks successively in the flour, beaten eggs, breadcrumbs and Parmesan. Arrange the zucchini sticks on a baking tray covered with baking paper. Pour a drizzle of olive oil, salt and pepper and sprinkle with Provencal herbs. Bake for about 10 to 15 minutes. Taste good!


2 | Homemade appetizer: sweet potato toast with mashed avocado

Add color to homemade appetizer preparations with sweet potato toast with mashed avocado.


Ingredients (for 6 people):

  • 3 lawyers
  • 1 fresh onion
  • 1 organic lime
  • 1 bunch of cherries
  • 2 or 3 sweet potatoes
  • avocado oil
  • pepper

Preparation (10 minutes):

Open the lawyers. Remove the pebbles, mix the meat with onions, juice and lemon peel. Add salt, pepper, washed, dried and chopped chervil to the mixture.


Peel the sweet potatoes and cut them into thin slices. Roast them in the oven or in a toaster until they are done. Spread sweet potatoes with mashed avocado and drizzle with a few drops of avocado oil.


3 | Homemade Appetizer: Cherry Tomatoes Toffee Apple Style

Are you in a romantic mood? Prepare a dessert apple and cherry tomato to surprise your loved one with a delicious and healthy recipe.


Ingredients (20 lollipops):

  • 20 cherry tomatoes
  • 10 cl of balsamic vinegar
  • Sesame seeds

Preparation (10 minutes):

First, heat the vinegar over medium heat in a saucepan. Once it thickens, remove the pan from the heat. Put sesame seeds in a cup.


Pierce the tomatoes with small skewers. Dip the end into the vinegar and then directly into the sesame seeds until they stick to the tomatoes. Leave to cool on a plate before serving. A real joy!


4 | Homemade appetizer: zucchini pizza style

It's time for an aperitif. Start making pizza-style zucchini to delight your loved ones without ruining an appetizer that's too heavy or too greasy.


Ingredients for 4 people:

  • 2 zucchini
  • 200 gm tomato sauce
  • 10 to 15 black olives
  • 50gm grated cheese
  • Provence herbs
  • olive oil
  • salt

Preparation (15 minutes):

Wash the zucchini and cut it into 1 cm thick slices. Put them on a baking sheet. Drizzle with olive oil, basil and light salt. Bake for 20 minutes in the oven, preheated to 180 ° C.


Then remove the zucchini from the oven and sprinkle generously with the tomato sauce. Cut the olives into rings and put them on the zucchini with grated cheese. Sprinkle with herbs de Provence. Bake again for 5 to 10 minutes, until cheese has melted. Mamma Mia, it's so good!


5 | Home Appetizer: Grilled Hummus

For a successful home appetizer, consider roasted chickpeas! They are rich in protein, and they fit perfectly into a balanced diet.


Ingredients (for a large bowl):

  • 500gm canned or shredded chickpeas
  • 3 tablespoons. in s. olive oil
  • 1 c. c. cumin powder
  • 1 c. c. ground pepper
  • 1 c. c. Split pepper
  • 1 c. c. gray sea salt

Preparation (10 minutes):

Preheat the oven to 150°C, th. 5. Drain the chickpeas and put them in a salad bowl. Add olive oil, cumin, pepper, hot pepper and salt. Mix well. Arrange the chickpeas on a baking tray lined with baking paper and bake for 20 minutes. Let the chickpeas cool before serving.


FizzUp Tip: Chickpeas can be stored for up to two weeks after making in an airtight container.

Now you know healthy and gourmet homemade appetizer recipes to impress your friends. Combine it with a healthy barbecue, and you'll take full advantage of the beautiful season and culinary pleasures. What are you waiting for to set the table?

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