Snack Recipes

No-Bake Fig Newton Snowballs

October 3, 2014
no-bake fig newton balls

These no-bake fig newton snowballs are bite-sized balls of energy. With no-sugar added, they’re a healthy dose of fig deliciousness! I am kind of proud of these little snowballs. They are the result of almost an entire Costco-sized bag of dried fig failures, but sometimes you have to keep at it until you get it […]

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{recipe redux} Cranberry Macadamia Nut Squares

September 22, 2014
Cranberry Macadamia Nut Energy Bars

Dehydrated cranberries and rich macadamia nuts are the highlight in this delicious little square.  Super easy, no-bake, and no added sugars! This month’s recipe redux theme is pretty out of the box. We are using the food dehydrator! Pretty exciting, huh? Now I’m pretty sure that you don’t have a dehydrator, so I created a recipe […]

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{recipe redux} Raw Wild Blueberry Snack Balls

August 22, 2014
Raw Wild Blueberry Snack Balls

I spent a few days in Bar Harbor Maine last week to learn about wild blueberries. The trip was sponsored by the Wild Blueberry Association of North America. It was a great time! I caught up with some fun RD colleagues, saw some beautiful parts of Maine, and of course learned a ton about wild blueberries. […]

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Sweet Apricot & Almond Granola

March 27, 2014
Apricot and Almond Granola

I’ve never made granola before. Not sure why, I just never thought I would like it. I had no idea I was totally missing out. I made this apricot granola as a request from the hubby, who was mesmerized by Bobby Flay whipping some up on The Food Network. He only recorded the last 5 […]

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Apricot Orange Energy Bars

March 24, 2014
Apricot Orange Energy Bars

This weekend I did some snack prep! Much more fun than dinner prep, right? I had some dried apricots that needed using and settled on these apricoty, orangey pecan and almond bars with a sinful orange icing. I’m eating one right now with some tea, and it’s quite the perfect breakfast. Not too sweet, not too […]

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Pistachio, Dates and Smoked Salmon Plate

February 1, 2014
pistachio pairing

Disclosure: By posting this pairing I am entering a contest sponsored by Pistachio Health Institute and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Ever wonder what goes well with in-shell pistachios? I have, and I know the answer. I’ve been in the kitchen playing with pistachios! Why? […]

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{recipe redux} Lemon Apple Cocoroons

September 21, 2013
Lemon Apple Cocoroons

  It’s Recipe Redux time! This month is very exciting for me because we’re featuring my very own topic: no-bake desserts and snacks. How fun is that? When developing this recipe I knew I wanted to make something with apples and lemon, but just wasn’t sure how fresh apples would do in my ‘roons. I decided […]

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{recipe redux} Raspberry Almond Butter

August 21, 2013
raspberry almond butter spread

This month’s recipe redux challenge is to raise the bar on food in jars. Well, it’s really about canning. But I don’t do much canning and besides smoothies, I don’t really eat out of jars. I’m a bowl kinda gal. However, I do make a few things and store them in jars. My favorites are chia seed […]

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