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You want something new but easy to do, a little nosh with a lot of panache.
Maximum Living appetizers are the perfect answer.
Dates are often called “Nature’s Candy”, and our stuffed dates are the perfect combination of sweet & savory.
Bold yet delicate, Maximum Living Grilled Rosemary Scallop Prosciutto Skewers are the perfect appetizer for any cocktail party. Served with a young Merlot to round out the flavor you’ll be wishing these appetizers would turn into an entrée!
You may not have considered this combination of ingredients to be a natural fit, but this Italian is sure to impress. Pears and pecans? Good. Mozzarella? Good. Prosciutto…? Gooooooood!
When these Salmon Pesto Crostini get passed around, you’ll have to convince your guests that you didn’t hire a caterer. They are THAT good! Not to mention fun to make, and will add a degree of elegance to any gathering.
Store-bought salsa is great, but you can't beat the crisp and refreshing flavors of making it yourself. Our Red Tomato Salsa will have your guests raving, and best of all, it's super easy to prepare!
Salsas don't all have to be in the spicy, savory southwest style. It's always fun to switch it up with a fresh fruit salsa that's tangy and sweet. Whether you serve with tortilla chips, put it on your tacos, or just prepare it as a side dish to your entree, this is a versatile dish that everyone will love!
If you’re hungry for a way to beat the heat, Maximum Living Chilled Mexican Party Dip is the perfect snack. Full of flavor in every bite, this dip has seven layers of goodness that fits all on one chip, and pairs well with an ice cold cerveza!
It’s summer salsa season, so let’s dip our chips into the flavor of the tropics! This recipe will have you dreaming of Polynesia in no time at all.
Whether its a party or just a small gathering, you can never have enough guacamole. This recipe is so easy to make, and guaranteed to be a hit.
This salad combines cool and refreshing ingredients with just a little heat, and pairs perfectly with our other Maximum Living Mexican Fiesta dishes.
Make this year a healthy one with wonderful Maximum Living recipes using rotisserie chicken, and this chicken salad is no exception... Not to mention, a breeze to make. And we can’t forget to give a shout out to the grapes, 'cause without them, it wouldn’t be the best chicken salad you've ever tasted!
Sweet cherries and cream cheese on a Costco baguette will sing to your heart any time of year. It’s easy to make, visually beautiful, and makes for a great start to any event, from cocktail party to a dinner party!
Fresh fruit that’s been kissed by the sun is one of nature's sweetest gifts. A healthy dessert, snack, or side dish to take advantage of during the Spring and Summer months when local fruit is at its best. It’s easy to prepare, and the flavors are oh-so-good, especially paired with a meal off the grill!
This recipe was inspired by my recent trip to the Mediterranean. While walking down a cobblestone street along the waterfront, these little delicacies caught my eye in a restaurant window. Then I thought if I paired this with a persimmon salad and a glass of wine it just could be a perfect ending to a beautiful day!
Maximum Living Roasted Salsa is a perfect companion to any Mexican dish. Whether you're eating it with tortilla chips, or using it on tacos, burritos, enchiladas or anything else, it will add that roasted flavor, and just a little heat you're looking for.
Maximum Living Salsa Verde has that great tomatillo flavor you love, and goes with just about anything Mexican or south western! Try it on tortilla chips, tacos, enchiladas, fajitas and anything else, honestly...
If you are looking for an alternative to your plain old house salad, look no further. This Spanish-inspired salad combines a unique mix of flavors that will liven up your first course.
Dress up your fruit with a delectible caramel dip, its sure to add just the right amount of conversation to any soriee!
The freshness of summer with the fragrance of Italy all in one salad, I have no doubt this salad will make its way to the top of your favorites list!
If you are tired of your same old, everyday salad, then why not switch it up? Your tastebuds will think you've been transported to the Mediterranean with this Greek Salad recipe.
At Maximum Living, we don't think you need to be in Rome to do as the Romans do. Bring this savory and authentic Italian favorite to your home and try not to eat them all yourself!
Fresh ingredients and rich flavors are what make Italian food so appealing. This recipe brings together some of the staples of Italian cuisine in a way that will have you saying "Delizioso!"
Entertain easy with simple gourmet cheese boards. They are always a hit at any get together!
This recipe takes the classic Caprese salad and puts it on a stick, able to be grabbed and eaten quickly and easily. Now you can discard the skewer, and continue your conversation... Or grab another!
This easy-to-make snack is simple to prepare, and the combination of sweet fruit and a salty meat is mouth-watering delicious!
Impress your guests right off the bat with these canapés. The distinct tastes of rye, cream cheese, herbs and smoked salmon add up to an explosion of flavor that will go fast, much to the lament of any late arrivers.
With minimal effort, you can present your guests with an authentic Spanish tapas experience. All you need are a few ingredients and the right supplies. Fortunately, Maximum Living makes it EASY!
This dish is so easy to make, and can be quite beautiful when displayed on a big white platter. I like to use it as a summer appetizer or as my main course to any summer lunch, especially when paired with my Italian sodas. So, have fun, use your imagination and remember…You can do it!
A fun crab salad recipe great for brunch or parties, and use a martini glass for that extra Maximum Living flair!