Category Archives: hors d’oeuvres & snack

chickpeas roasted with vinegar & dijon

roasted chickpeas

Roasting chickpeas is another way to enjoy this incredibly healthful bean. So go beyond hummus, flavour them up, toss in a hot oven and roast them to golden crunchy perfection – snack time never tasted so good!

cornbread jalapeño muffins

Cornbread jalapeño muffins combines the best of cornbread and a little spice in a tasty muffin bite. The creamed corn brings the moisture and the kernels bring the crunch for a unique and delicious alternative to plain ‘ole cornbread.

ricotta with herbs

Making ricotta at home from a pot full of heated milk with a little cream (or not), laced with a shot of vinegar, strained through cheesecloth and what’s left is homemade ricotta – instant cheese waiting for any flavour combo you can imagine!

potato fries roasted in the oven

Potato fries roasted in the oven can be yours every day when you start with a hot oven – season any way you like for a custom plate of fries every time! Whip up a dip and you’ll be set for life in the french fry department. There’s not a meal I can think of that won’t be enhanced by a platter of potato fries roasted in the oven!

roasted tomato, corn & black bean salsa

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Fresh salsa is a snap to put together – with a few simple ingredients, a little lime juice, olive oil and heat, homemade salsa will be the only salsa that will ever pass your lips!

edamame with sea salt & lime

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Edamame, especially doused in lime juice and salt is quite simply one of the most addictive creations to snack on yet!

spicy pita chips

Spicy pita chips are so easy to make – all you need is a pack of pita bread, a little olive oil, salt and seasonings and you can enjoy these crispy chips with all your favourite dips. Simply keep an extra pack of pita bread in your freezer and you can make chips whenever the craving strikes!

borscht-inspired beet dip

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Beets are on the short-list of foods to be eating and what better way to get your fill than with this borscht-inspired dip.

dumplings with pork, shrimp & mushrooms

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Dumplings are treasured the world over and every culture has their own. They are easy to make at home with either store-bought wrappers or make your own dough. The filling options are as endless as your imagination – so feel free to lose your mind!

eat-more cookies

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In a desperate attempt to fight the urge to post something green, and believe me it’s not easy – my bottle of green food colouring is calling my name. But today I’m calling all non-baking candy lovers who want to make cookies, but before I get to that – if someone were to ask you…