Archives: Snack

Roasted Tomato Salsa (Salsa Quemada)

September 7, 2011 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Appetizer, Dip, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sauce, Snack, Vegetable, Vegetarian

This salsa rocks! If you’ve never made fresh salsa before, I highly encourage you to make a batch of it. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to whip up and how delicious it is! Of course, starting with top quality ingredients (vine-ripened tomatoes) is key to a good salsa, while dry roasting the veggies in a pan […]

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Pico De Gallo Salsa

July 19, 2011 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Appetizer, Condiment, Dip, Mexican, Quick Cooking, Sauce, Snack

Homemade salsa is super easy to make and waaaaay better than most you’ll buy at the grocery store. Plus, you can make it exactly how you like it (spicier, milder, more lime, etc.). Whip up a batch of this salsa, buy the best tortilla chips you can find and invite some friend over! Homemade salsa is […]

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Smoked Turkey Reubens

May 25, 2011 by andrea | 1 Comment | Filed in Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Snack, Turkey

I love twists on classic recipes and I love a good sandwich. This recipe for Smoked Turkey Reubens is perfect for lunch or a quick weeknight dinner. The sandwich substitutes a quick slaw (cabbage, pickles, dressing) for the sauerkraut, smoked turkey for the corned beef or pastrami, and hearty whole wheat bread for rye. A flavorful, homemade […]

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One-Eye Jacks

May 18, 2011 by andrea | Comments Off on One-Eye Jacks | Filed in Breakfast, Eggs, Kid-friendly, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Snack

I love fried eggs, scrambled eggs, hard-boiled eggs…just about any kind of eggs. I saw this recipe for One-Eyed Jacks in one of my Foster’s Market cookbooks and thought it would be a fun way to eat eggs and toast. They’re great for breakfast and as a snack. Depending on heat setting and what your pan […]

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Everyday Granola

February 28, 2011 by andrea | 3 Comments | Filed in Breakfast, Recipes, Snack

If you’re a granola lover like I am then you know that it can be a spendy item to buy on a regular basis. That’s the beauty of making your own granola…it’s super easy to whip up a batch of it and you get a lot more granola for a lot less money.   This recipe is a great one to play […]

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Get-happy foods

January 5, 2011 by andrea | 2 Comments | Filed in Fun Food Facts, Handy Hints, Snack

I found a list of get-happy foods in Woman’s Day Magazine recently. Unfortunately, chocolate didn’t make the list. WHATEVER! All I know is Husband will be in BIG trouble if he ever offers me a can of sardines when I’m PMSing! Anyway, here it is…snacks to boost your mood: The Best Get-Happy Foods -from Woman’s […]

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

October 4, 2010 by andrea | 6 Comments | Filed in Appetizer, Asian, Beef, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Snack, Turkey

Make your friends happy by bringing these delicious Asian Lettuce Wraps to the next gathering. They’ve got loads of flavor and are super easy to make. I guarantee you won’t have any leftovers, which is kind of a bad thing since they’re so good. I substituted ground turkey (93% lean) for the ground beef, and used Romaine […]

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Applesauce Spice Muffins

September 30, 2010 by andrea | Comments Off on Applesauce Spice Muffins | Filed in Baking, Breakfast, Muffins, Recipes, Snack

These moist, spice-flavored muffins are a cinch to whip up and make a nice breakfast treat or after-school snack. I love the muffin’s light nutmeg flavor and simple, old-fashioned goodness. Yumm! I didn’t have fresh nutmeg so I used regular ol’ jarred ground nutmeg. Enjoy! Applesauce Spice Muffins -recipe from Gourmet Magazine, November 2003 Yield: Makes 12 muffins […]

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Greek Salad Salsa with Toasted Pita Chips

August 26, 2010 by andrea | 9 Comments | Filed in Appetizer, Dip, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Salad, Snack, Summer, Vegetable, Vegetarian

I took this awesome Greek-inspired salsa to a pool party recently. Dang, it’s good! I chose to make it because it’s super easy and I had all the makings for it. It’s a perfect summertime appetizer!!! I followed the recipe for the salsa except that I didn’t have the fresh oregano so I used a little […]

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Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato Crostini

August 5, 2010 by andrea | 10 Comments | Filed in Appetizer, Quick Cooking, Recipes, Sandwich, Snack, Vegetarian

Words can not express how much I love this appetizer! In fact, it’s what I had for dinner last night. I didn’t intend to eat only the crostini for dinner but I ate several of them, which led to several more and before I knew it, I was full. This is one of those appetizers […]

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