Category: Snacks

Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread

Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread

[ 5 ] October 12, 2013 |

It’s that time of the year again when everything pumpkin seems to taste awesome. This Olive Oil Pumpkin Bread recipe is no exception. It’s a moist, tender bread with a rich pumpkin color. It reminds me of everything I love about fall. Every fall, I feel the urge to bake. Summers can be so hot […]

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Oatmeal Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies

[ 6 ] October 5, 2013 |

Who loves oatmeal cookies? I do. In fact, I love all kinds of cookies. They make a perfect one-handed snack and they’re great for the kids to take to school. Today’s recipe is for a fresh batch of oatmeal cookies, but sadly, these are long gone. They disappeared the same day I made them. Next […]

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Cranberry Apple Butter Bars

Cranberry Apple Butter Bars

[ 2 ] October 1, 2013 |

This time of year calls for desserts and snacks with bold fall flavors, like these Cranberry Apple Butter Bars. Nothing quite says fall like a warm baked apple and cranberry dessert. Your house will smell like…well, like home. Have you ever walked around an apple orchard with a pick-your-own basket? That’s something I miss, living […]

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Banana Nut Muffins

Banana Nut Muffins

[ 20 ] September 21, 2013 |

I was driving to a client’s house for a day of cooking, and I was thinking about these banana nut muffins. I was a little early, so I stopped at Siesta Key on the way there. It was so quiet and peaceful, and I just wanted to share the view with you before we talk […]

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Banana Bread in a Jar

Banana Bread in a Jar

[ 4 ] September 12, 2013 |

Baking in mason jars is very popular  right now. Cakes, Breads, Cupcakes, Cheesecakes, and so on, there is no limit. I love the idea of having individual servings so I baked mine in 8 ounce mason jars. You’ll want to make sure to  spray them well with cooking spray so the banana bread easily comes […]

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Blueberry Breakfast Bread

Blueberry Breakfast Bread

[ 11 ] September 1, 2013 |

Of all the berries, blueberries are  probably my favorite. They are truly a superfood.  They are sweet and plump. I usually eat them for breakfast with oatmeal or yogurt. I also enjoy baking with them. They are Antioxidant-rich and  a good source of vitamin C and an excellent source of fiber. How about waking up to […]

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Apricot Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

Apricot Chocolate Chip Granola Bars

[ 6 ] August 6, 2013 |

The last time I made some Granola Bars, they seem to vanish pretty quickly. For these amazing Apricot Chocolate Chip Granola Bars, I paired chopped apricots, chocolate chips and  dried coconut. Feel free to substitute any dried fruit you’d like in these if you don’t have apricots or raisins on hand or are just feeling […]

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Pineapple Chocolate Chip Bread

Pineapple Chocolate Chip Bread

[ 1 ] August 3, 2013 |

 Today I am sharing a taste of the Tropics! This Pineapple bread tastes like summer. This Pineapple Chocolate Chip  bread is very moist thanks to the yogurt, banana, and coconut oil. Coconut and pineapple chunks are Dancing inside loaf  batter. The coconut topping adds a nice crunch to this loaf of bread. This quick bread makes […]

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Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

[ 5 ] August 1, 2013 |

Serving healthy snacks to children is important to providing good nutrition and  supporting lifelong healthy eating habits.  You can’t have too many on-the-go treats for road trips, bike rides, and  mountain hikes. What’s your portable snack of choice? These snacks are truly delectable and easy to make! I love to have a good snack every day but […]

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Orange Cranberry Wheat Germ Muffins

Orange Cranberry Wheat Germ Muffins

[ 1 ] July 24, 2013 |

These great-tasting Orange Cranberry muffins are low in fat and contain more fiber than regular muffins. These orange cranberry muffins are the perfect  treat. These light and tender cranberry muffins have a splash of orange juice for a citrus flavor. While muffins typically aren’t considered the healthiest of breakfast foods or snacks, we’ve seen many good […]

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Watermelon and Berry Popsicles

Watermelon and Berry Popsicles

[ 3 ] July 10, 2013 |

Beat the heat this summer with homemade fruit popsicles. Beautiful and Delicious Healthy Treats, these Watermelon and Berry Popsicles won’t last long. Use dixie cups or popsicle molds. Popsicle molds are available in kitchen supply stores. These are my favorite. Tovolo Groovy Ice Pop Molds, Set of 6, Yellow They are super easy to make at home. […]

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Chocolate Chip Muffins

Chocolate Chip Muffins

[ 5 ] July 5, 2013 |

Muffins and Quick Bread are among my favorite things to bake. They are easy to make and I always have the ingredients on hand to make some. These Chocolate Chip Muffins are delicious and full of Chocolate. They are perfect for breakfast or for your afternoon snack. Grab your baking tools and let’s bake some […]

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Vegan Granola Bars

Vegan Granola Bars

[ 1 ] June 25, 2013 |

These soft  and satisfying Vegan Granola Bars are just about the most addicting snack you can make. Not too sweet and loaded with healthy ingredients. These granola bars are super easy to make, and can go from ingredients to oven in about twenty, twenty five  minutes.  You can make these completely yours, more sweet, less sweet, and […]

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Watermelon Popsicles

Watermelon Popsicles

[ 5 ] June 21, 2013 |

These Watermelon Popsicles are the perfect summer treat. A great alternative to store-bought popsicles. These are super easy to make at home. They are made with good ingredient instead of being loaded with refined sugar and artificial colors. Simply blend all the ingredients together, pour in popsicle molds and freeze. I use my favorite blender […]

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White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

White Chocolate and Cranberry Cookies

[ 1 ] June 5, 2013 |

These White Chocolate and Cranberries Cookies are the kind of cookies that you can’t eat just one. They are  pretty addictive! The biggest problem when baking cookies is to keep them! They disappear very fast. Cookies are so easy to make. By making my own, I can choose healthier  ingredients and control the amount of […]

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Orange Cranberry Tea Bread

Orange Cranberry Tea Bread

[ 2 ] May 22, 2013 |

Quick Bread serves admirably from the brunch table to housewarming gestures to the afternoon tea. Quick Breads taste great, keep well and is a good addition to any meal of the day This Orange Cranberry Quick Bread isn’t overly sweet. It pairs very well with your favorite jam, specially good with marmalade. This bread  is […]

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