Who doesn’t love cheese?! Whether it’s pepperjack or brie, on its own or on a cracker, cheese simply has a way to immediately satisfy your palate. With its nutritional values, it can help complete a meal or serve as a quick snack. Most of us simply enjoy eating it in simple forms: grilled cheese sandwich, adding some shredded on a taco, or enjoying some warm mac and cheese. There are so many more options that can help you rediscover your love for this dairy item and we are sharing 30 innovative and delicious ways to eat cheese that will help you bring some excitement to your dishes.
Whether you are planning on hosting for a big game party, celebrating with family and friends or simply looking for some innovative ways to enjoy cheese, these recipes are sure to impress. Ranging from a few minutes to full hour meals, you are sure to find something to fit in your schedule and that will not require a long grocery shopping list. Below, you will find cheese recipes that will help you discover quick breakfast ideas, alternative snack options, lighter desserts and appetizers. Some of the recipes will even help you trick a picky eater into eating plenty of vegetables and fruits!
1. White Pizza Dip
A sure hit with a game night crowd, this cheesy recipe is ready in few minutes.
2. Balsamic Blueberry Grilled Cheese
Put a new spin to the traditional grilled cheese and sneak in some fruit intake in the process.
3. Loaded Sweet Potato Skins
Swap the regular potato for the sweet potato in this classic game day snack and you won’t feel as guilty when you go for seconds.
4. Buffalo Oven Fried Goat Cheese
A great way to explore new types of cheese!
5. Baked Cream Cheese Wontons
These are always great as appetizers for any cocktail hour!
6. Hawaiian Grilled Cheese
What better way to add some sweetness to your traditional grilled cheese?
7. Cheese Stuffed Doritos
Simply delicious! Cheese stuffed inside of cheese flavored tortilla chips.
8. Party Perfect Marinated Cheese
Another great side dish for appetizers, pair with assorted crackers and your guests will be amazed!
9. Classic Blue Cheese Wedge Salad
Watching the scale? This recipe makes for a great lunch option.
10. Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Spread
Apples? Check. Caramel? Check. Nuts? Check. Cheese? Check. Pair this with a glass of wine and you are in for a treat!
11. Cheddar Bacon Risotto
This picture says it all! Delicious! It requires a little more skill, however, totally worth it.
12. Nutella Brie Bites
A great recipe to entertain the little ones during the summer and great if you are watching your weight but need to satisfy the chocolate craving.
13. Garlic Parmesan Cheese Bombs
Italian night? These cheese bombs will fly off the table!
14. Enchilada Stuffed Spaghetti Squash
A great dinner idea especially to try to incorporate more vegetables in your diet.
15. Smoked Gouda and Mushroom Quesadillas
These can be great as lunch or as appetizers for a party.
16. Gnocchi Mac and Cheese
Want to try a new version of the traditional mac and cheese? This is it!
17. Classic Cheese Fondue
Because, we all need to know the basics of a great classic cheese fondue.
18. Fried Rosemary Mozzarella Balls
Add some flair to the traditional mozzarella sticks with this great recipe and impress the little ones.
19. Creamy White Chicken and Artichoke Lasagna
Another great method to introduce another less popular vegetable while keeping them interested.
20. Loaded Buffalo Chicken Nachos
A great nacho recipe to entertain the crowd during game night.
21. Mango Wrapped Mozzarella
Quick, simple, tasty, and definitely summer appropriate.
22. Garlic Herb and Cheese Bread
Prepare this recipe over the weekend and you are sure to have a quick and hearty breakfast option for the work week.
23. Gingery Steak and Brie Sliders
The ultimate twist on the traditional slider! Great for appetizers at a party.
24. Baked Brie Graham Cracker Crostini with Lavender Honey
A light snack for when you just want to indulge in your love for cheese.
25. Bacon Wrapped Cheesy Stuffed Jalapenos
Take your stuffed jalapenos recipe up a notch and wrap it in bacon goodness.
26. Parmesan and Asiago Cheese Roasted Tomatoes
Quick and fun way to create some appetizers for a party or snacks for the little ones.
27. Crispy Cheese and Bacon Potatoes
Cheese, bacon, potatoes, all of the basics for a great dinner.
28. Broiled Feta with Caramelized Cinnamon Pears
This is an excellent idea for a light dessert or a sweet snack especially when watching the waistline.
29. Cheesy Pepperoni and Spinach Stuffed Bread
Prepare this bread over the weekend and you can sleep an extra 30 minutes because breakfast is covered!
30. Strawberry Cheesecake Chimichangas
Strawberry cheesecake taken to a new level of fun!
Remember to enjoy trying these amazing recipes, and remember: if it calls for a cheese that you may not be too fond of, you can always swap it out for one more familiar that you prefer. The goal is to have you rediscover the reasons why you love cheese!
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