Category Archives: snacks

May 15

Spicy Plantain Chips with Mango Guacamole

Today is day 15! Halfway through Whole30. I have to say, it’s been a lot easier than I thought it would be. And it’s probably because of food like this. Who needs tortilla chips? Not me. Spicy Plantain Chips with … Continue reading

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Mar 11

Mexican Chicken Wontons

You guys know how much I love recipes that clear out stuff you have in the fridge. Am I the only one that get that “feel good” feeling from it? I hope not. But I wouldn’t be surprised if I … Continue reading

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Mar 8

Homemade Salsa

TGIF! And what better way to celebrate than your own happy hour at home! Crack open a few beers and enjoy this salsa with chips. It’s the most delicious salsa I’ve ever had, and you won’t believe how easy it … Continue reading

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Feb 12

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Pretzel Treats

Just a quick post to help out anyone having a hard time figuring out what to give their child’s classmates for Thursday…and I’m guessing those of you who use Pinterest are quite familiar with it!  It’s pretty much everywhere.  I … Continue reading

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Oct 25

Pumpkin Granola

…and so begins The Great Pumpkin Dilemma. You cook or bake something with pumpkin and end up with leftover pumpkin.  What to make…what to make? I think you’ll be seeing a lot of “pumpkin dilemma” posts here in the next … Continue reading

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Sep 7

Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread (What’s Baking?)

Yeah, I went there…in early September!  I couldn’t help it. I wanted to bake something with Bella that I could pack as a little treat in her lunchbox, and this seemed perfect.  Actually, it WAS perfect.  She couldn’t get enough … Continue reading

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Aug 3

Truffled Deviled Eggs

My parents recently came back from a long trip to Italy.  One of our cousins was getting married so they flew out to attend, then spent some time in various parts of the country.  After seeing all the pictures and … Continue reading

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Aug 2

Quick & Easy Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

One month from today, my daughter will be 4 years old.  How the heck did that happen already?  I used to get a little annoyed when people said, “enjoy it – time goes by SO fast!” But you know what? … Continue reading

Posted in Annabella, bananas, bread, breakfast, chocolate, dessert, muffin, QuickAndEasy, snacks | 4 Comments
Jul 5

Mango Lassi

Anyone who reads my blog on a regular basis knows how much I hate throwing food away.  I immediately begin to challenge myself by trying to figure out how I can save it before tossing it. So, when I was … Continue reading

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Jun 26

Edamame Hummus

Summer has begun and kids are families are migrating to the nearest body of water to beat the heat.  Whether it’s a pool, ocean, lake or a simple sprinkler, kids love it and get to stay cool and burn off … Continue reading

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