snacks

Peanutty Pie Crust Clusters

December 4, 2014
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The new 47th  Pillsbury Bake Off Winner is Beth Royals! I am so excited for Beth and her family.  She is creative, a great cook and so kind. I was lucky (thank you Lisa Keys!) to be in the studio audience of The Chew yesterday with several other friends from Cooking Contest Central. This is a cooking […]

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Take A Bite Out Of Italy Nachos

June 26, 2014
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Are you watching the World Cup? Our house is filled with soccer fans and the games are the only thing on our TV. I have a twelve year old son who just can’t get enough soccer. He plays it, practices it, reads about it and watches it. But you can’t watch the World Cup without snacks right? […]

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Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Parfaits

June 18, 2014
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Summer is finally here! This is the last week of school and I am looking forward to some lazy summer mornings. Summertime means pool time, trips for ice cream, staying up late and of course, plenty of fresh fruit such as strawberries! We missed the boat on strawberry picking this year but there are plenty of juicy […]

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Salsa Fresca with the Magimix by Robot- Coupe Food Processor

March 4, 2014
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I think I made the best salsa ever and it was purely by accident. Maybe not the best ever but one of the best. Have you ever planned to make something but then realized you were out of something? It was snowing. And they hadn’t plowed the roads. So I had to make do with I […]

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Orange Banana Green Smoothie

January 27, 2014
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It’s time for some dirty little secrets. Did I get your attention? I can be really cranky in the morning. Especially in January and February when the weather stinks. Like lately. I mean who wants to get out of bed at 6:30 am when it is 20 degrees out. Ask my husband. He’ll tell you. […]

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Salted Chocolate Almond Crispy Treats & Hershey’s Spread Giveaway

January 16, 2014
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This post is sponsored by Hershey’s but as usual all opinions are my own. ********CONTEST CLOSED******** Remember the yummy Hershey’s spreads that I have been snacking on for the last month? Thanks to Hershey’s,  I am giving some away along with snacks to go with it. I also have a recipe for you that tastes much better than […]

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Cocoa Dusted Cinnamon Honey Almonds

April 18, 2013
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Both of my kids are candy fanatics. They can not get enough. I am predicting that my daughter will still go trick or treating when she is in college.  Of course, I am not a fan of letting them eat too much candy. I made these almonds thinking that it is a sweet treat for […]

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Chili Spiced Kale Chips

January 18, 2013
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I have found the ultimate healthy snack! You can eat a whole bowl and it won’t make you gain weight. But if you do eat the whole bowl, it might give you a tummy ache and and some gas. So I would advise to only eat half the bowl. Not that I would know about […]

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Chocolate Candy Cane Pretzels

December 6, 2011

Wow, Christmas is in three weeks. So let the holiday treat making begin! Normally I don’t make a lot of sweets but the holiday season is an exception. I love to make homemade gifts for teachers, neighbors and friends.  The treats do not have to be complicated and chocolate covered pretzels are usually loved by everyone. To make the […]

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