Category Archives: snacks

Coco-Nutty Truffles

Easy, quick, just a handful of whole-food ingredients. That sums up my cooking these days. But that’s okay, because when the kiddo comes home from school ravenous and needs a snack NOW, these coco-nutty truffles are just the thing. You … Continue reading

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Sweet Victory Winner & Cardamom Cherry Snack Bites

I’m so excited to announce the winner of the free spot in the Sweet Victory course. With a little help from, our winner is Santou Carter, who said, When I was pregnant, I developed gestational diabetes. So I was told … Continue reading

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Cashew Carob Coconut Butter

I have a confession. Secretly, I gave up sugar. I know. Me! The cookie monster! And not just sugar – that’s not that unusual – but also dried fruit, maple syrup, agave, honey, stevia, concentrated fruit juice…. You get the … Continue reading

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Let’s Play in the Kitchen: Itty Bitty Apple-tizers

For those of you that aren’t familiar with Kitchen Play, it’s a unique Progressive Party with six talented food bloggers assigned one of the following courses: cocktail, amuse bouche, salad, appetizer/soup, entrée (main course) and dessert. All six bloggers are … Continue reading

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Super Seed Crackers and Spready Cheeze (for April in the Raw)

I have to tell you, I am having an absolute blast with April in the Raw. If you’ve missed any of the posts so far, be sure to check out Brittany’s fabulous week one recap. I’ve been busy doing an … Continue reading

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Maple Walnut Butter

Remember the Blogher Pity Party -the online extravaganza where all of us foodie bloggers that didn’t get to go to the actual event tweeted like crazy, won prizes, and competed in contests? One of those contests was the Iron Chef-ish … Continue reading

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Thai-Inspired Truffle Treats

I can’t take any credit for this flavor combination. The other night we were eating dinner – Thai lettuce wraps with a coconut milk, peanut butter, lime sauce – when the boys in my life started waxing poetic about how … Continue reading

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Hummus Crackers

We eat a lot of hummus around here. I’ve never bothered to post a recipe, because, well, I just throw stuff together in the food processor and keep adjusting until it tastes “right.” We like our hummus fairly thick. Check … Continue reading

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Grain-Free Flax Seed Crackers with Sage and Garlic

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you already know how much I respect Maggie from She Let Them Eat Cake. Early on in my blogging, I adopted her for Adopt A Gluten Free Blogger. I subscribe to … Continue reading

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Kiddo Creations: Peanut Butter Power Balls

The Kiddo is my super A+, number one kitchen helper. This is the kid that once upon a time wanted to be the “Fireman’s Baker” – so he could live in the fire house with all the firemen and bake … Continue reading

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