Category:  Snacks

Chocolate Zucchini Bread

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 01/08
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If I told you that I have a recipe for a baked good that omits dairy, gluten, and refined sugar, words like cardboard and yuck might come to… Read More »

Crunchy Maple Granola

In Breakfast Foods, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 22/07
Crunchy Maple Granola

Typically, dishes like spaghetti and chili are thought to improve with age.  But I have always thought that this concept applied to my Chunky Granola, a longtime family and… Read More »

Easy Fruit & Yogurt Popsicles

In Breakfast Foods, Desserts, Frozen Treats, Fruits & Veggies, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Snacks
by Ann on 11/07
2-Ingredient Fruit and Yogurt Popsicles

I have a vivid memory of running through the sprinkler with my sister on a hot summer day, only to hear the distant melody of an ice cream… Read More »

Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream (easy 5-ingredient recipe that’s dairy-free and naturally sweetened)

In Desserts, Frozen Treats, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 17/06
Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream

After years of developing mostly healthy recipes, people logically assume that I am one of those really virtuous eaters. And I truly enjoy lots of wholesome foods. Truth… Read More »

Shortcut Soft Pretzels

In Holidays, Kitchen Basics, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 13/06
Shortcut Soft Pretzels

Throughout all my years of being a mom, I can say with 100% certainty that my favorite gifts have been homemade.   A handcrafted bracelet, a jar of carefully… Read More »

Make-Ahead Strawberry Rhubarb Breakfast Parfaits

In Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Mason Jar Ideas, Snacks
by Ann on 16/05
Strawberry Rhubarb Breakfast Parfaits

Everyone in my family likes to eat a good breakfast, but no one is willing to sacrifice precious minutes of sleep to prepare one before heading out the… Read More »

Crunchy Amaranth Granola Rounds

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Cookies & Candy, Gluten-Free Options, Grains & Legumes, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 29/04
Crispy Amaranth Granola Pucks

I loved to collect the mail when I was a child.  The thought of a special letter or magazine waiting for me fueled the anticipation.  Now, letter writing… Read More »

Honey Flax 1-Minute Mug Muffin

In Breads & Muffins, Breakfast Foods, Easy Meals, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Snacks
by Ann on 18/04
Honey Flax 1-Minute Mug Muffin

Dear Ann, I recently made and enjoyed some of your chia seed recipes. For quite a while I have been using another healthy ingredient in my morning oatmeal–flax… Read More »

Christian’s Corn Flake Nachos… and some Real Cheese People

In Appetizers, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 15/04
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When Sargento recently asked me to lend a hand with their new “Real Cheese People” campaign, I couldn’t resist.  I immediately thought of several friends and family members who… Read More »

Pimento Cheese Spread…and a 50th anniversary celebration!

In Appetizers, Dips, Dressings, Sauces & Salsas, Gluten-Free Options, Snacks
by Ann on 08/04
Pimento Cheese Spread

Last weekend, my in-laws celebrated 50 wonderful years of marriage with a family trip to The Greenbriar in West Virginia.  Their three children along with spouses, significant others… Read More »