Category: Snacks

Valentines Day Crinkle Cookies

Valentines Day Crinkle Cookies

Small treats like these Valentines Day Crinkle Cookies will make everyone’s day just  a little brighter.  Now often holiday recipes are labour intensive and time consuming, but this one which starts with a cake mix comes together super quickly. These half homemade Cake mix cookies […]

Garden Veggie English Muffin Pizzas

Garden Veggie English Muffin Pizzas

Mom… there’s nothing to eat! A super easy kid friendly recipe for English Muffin Pizzas is just what you need!  Afternoon snack, before or after sports, or with a bowl of soup for a quick and easy dinner.  The options for toppings make this great […]

Creamy Hummus; from scratch

Creamy Hummus; from scratch

Back in the day, when I was running my own catering business I often had requests for vegetarian appetizers so I worked on developing a collection of really good offerings for my clients.    Hummus and Baba Ganoush are common vegetarian appetizers, but honestly they […]

Artichoke Jalapeno Dip; entertaining made easy

Artichoke Jalapeno Dip; entertaining made easy

Artichoke Jalapeno Dip; Cream Cheese, Parmesan, Sour Cream and Mayo combine with flavourful marinated Artichokes and spicy Jalapeno in this amazing dip.  What’s not to like? You may have to make a quick trip to the store for some marinated Artichokes, and fresh Jalapeno’s, but […]

Candy Corn Parfait

Candy Corn Parfait

Candy Corn, you either love it or hate it, I don’t really think there is anything in between.   I LOVE the way it looks, and it’s super fun to decorate with, but I don’t think they taste good.    Luckily this Candy Corn Parfait LOOKS […]

Halloween Mummy Bark; a quick easy Halloween treat

Halloween Mummy Bark; a quick easy Halloween treat

My kids are now older, in their teens, and we still like to celebrate all the holidays in style, and that includes Halloween.  I mean, I’ve been collecting Halloween decorations and recipes for years.. I can’t just let them sit in the 6 Halloween Bins […]

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins

  There’s an old saying, “An Apple A Day…. ”  and now that it’s the end of August it’s time to start thinking about back to school breakfasts.  For us that means Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Muffins are baking! Back to school always brings about a […]