Ham Egg and Cheese Calzones

ham egg and cheese calzones

Perfectly portable ham egg and cheese calzones for on-the-go breakfast or school lunch or even a light dinner paired with a side salad! Sliced deli ham, oozing cheese and egg, all encased in homemade or store bought pizza dough. Handheld foods rock for my kids lunch box!!! They often ask for more. May be, ’tis convenient […]

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Cashew Cranberry Pesto

cashew cranberry pesto

Made with frozen cranberries, this cashew cranberry pesto is sweet, tart, salty and pretty!!!  Ain’t your traditional pesto. No basil. No pine nuts. No parmesan.  Frozen cranberries, paired with creamy cashews and fresh mint.  Can we talk about this color? How stunning!!!  I so love cooking with cranberries, they add a vibrant pink that’s incomparable.  […]

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The 5-Ingredient homemade Date Nut Bars

5 ingredient homemade date nut bars

Raw, vegan, gluten-free, dairy-free, paleo and amazingly healthy 5 ingredient homemade date nut bars that are perfect guilt free snacks or a light breakfast. Alright, you guys. School is back is session. Back to lunch boxes, after school snacks, breakfasts on the run, homework, tests, guitar lessons, after school sports……. Homemade healthy snacks are always […]

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Homemade Parmesan Cheese Crackers

  These homemade parmesan cheese crackers are crisp, nutty, buttery and is a great snack for both kids and adults.   Kids love snacking!! Sugary, salty, crispy, crunchy.  This parmesan crackers taste very similar to the yellow, square cheese crackers that kids love. But, homemade.  But, grown up kids will love them too.  Have ’em plain or […]

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Baked Bang Bang Cauliflower

This bang bang cauliflower recipe features crispy baked cauliflower bites with the most delicious sweet chili mayo. ‘Tis bangin good!!! How good do these look?? And, it’s not fried. Crispy exterior with soft cooked cauliflower on the inside!! Best baked cauliflower recipe.  Do not skip the sauce. It is the sauce that takes humble cauliflower […]

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Spicy, cheesy garlic bread dogs

spicy, cheesy garlic bread filled with hot dogs

Spicy, cheesy, garlicky, crusty, meaty goodness! This spicy, cheesy garlic bread may be the best bite-size party food you will ever have. You can’t stop with one bite. Is there anything better than hot, cheesy garlic bread? I don’t think so. But, what if we made it SPICY? Aaaand then, stuff them with hot dogs? […]

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“In-N-Out Animal Style Fries” inspired Baked Potato Halves

in-n-out animal style fries baked potato skins

The addictive In-n-Out animal style fries made into a convenient and easy side dish, snack, appetizer or your next game day crowd-pleaser!! Baked potato halves are topped with melted cheese, drizzled with a version of In-N-Out sauce and then sprinkled with caramelized onions.  Raise your hand if you like In-N-Out? Who am I kidding? LOVE is […]

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Favorite Garlic Knots

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These classic tasty garlic knots are a thing of perfection. An absolute crowd pleaser! You wouldn’t believe how good this is!!! A family favorite. Kids favorite. Neighborhood favorite. Guests favorite. Potluck favorite.  Has been for at least 10 years. No kidding.   You could use store bought pizza dough instead but the result might not be […]

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Baked Beet Chips

baked beet chips

These baked beet chips are an amazingly healthy snack that is incredibly crunchy, crispy and it’s good for you!!!  Still going strong with resolutions, but at times I crave for some sugary or salty or crispy snack. Beet chips to my rescue. Guilt free, nutritious, delicious, easy…heck YES!!! Slice, bake, eat <—  as easy as […]

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Tandoori Roasted Chickpeas

spicy roasted chickpeas

Spicy roasted chickpeas that is tangy, crunchy and highly addictive. Chickpeas that tastes like tandoori chicken!!!!! Happy 2018! The first week of New year…reality. Healthy yet satisfying snacks but without compromising on flavor.  I LOVE this chickpeas. We have been eating batches of these all through December, just to make sure they are perfect for […]

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