Scrumptious potluck recipes that are easy to make, fun to serve, and even better to eat come in all colors, quantities, and flavors. Even a multi-flavor factor can have as large an impact as the presentation itself. Inviting a host of fabulous seasonings sweet and savory tastes long for is where heads turn and taste buds are happiest.
These and other easy recipe ideas are well-suited for parties of all kinds. Below are some tasty ideas whose ingredients are easily adjusted for party sizes. Many ingredients can be either made ahead or purchased as pre-made.
Cilantro Chicken and Rice Recipe
3 cups Shredded Chicken Breast
2 cups Uncooked 5-minute White Rice
1 cup Uncooked Long Grain Wild Rice
1 cup Silk Unsweetened Coconut Milk
1/2 Stick Real Butter
1/2-3/4 Tube Refrigerated Cilantro Paste
2 cups Chopped Fresh Cilantro Leaves (Save some for garnish)
1 Tbsp Garlic Powder
Salt and pepper to taste
Prepare rice ingredients according to directions on boxes.
Combine cooked rice together, add butter, garlic powder, and the preferred cilantro option.
Mix well over low heat. Add coconut milk. Stir until creamy, adding more coconut milk, if necessary.
Add shredded chicken, stir, and season to taste.
Garnish with sprigs of cilantro and serve.
With a delicious savory recipe like Cilantro Chicken and Rice, there’s lots of time to create a favorite dessert recipe, too. Usually, desserts are considered easy crowd-pleasing dishes that can be made with lots of handy ingredients hanging around the kitchen. Try this super-simple sweet treat on for size.
Chocolate-Coconut Cashew Bites
2 cups Stevia-Sweetened or Regular Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
1/4 cup Organic Virgin Coconut Oil
Salted Whole Cashews
Small-cup cupcake tin
Small-cup decorative cupcake paper liners
Fill cupcake tin with cupcake paper holders and 1-2 cashews per cup. Set aside.
On low heat, melt coconut oil. Add chocolate chips a little at a time. Stir gently and constantly to keep chocolate from burning. Consistency should be thin.
Once completely melted, immediately spoon the chocolate mixture in each paper cup almost to the brim of the paper liner. Carefully place tin on a cookie sheet and freeze for 30 minutes. Serve in large martini glasses for a fun party vibe.