Dairy Free Cheesy Salsa Dip

My sister gave me this recipe for this cheesy salsa dip many years ago – I always have the ingredients on hand, so it’s a snap to mix it together for a last minute get together. Since I’ve gone dairy free I’ve given it my dairy free tweak, but feel free to make this with…

Homemade Pumpkin Seeds

So this year I tried my hand at my first ever batch of homemade pumpkin seeds. And wow – could they have been any easier?!? Not sure why I’ve never tried this before – but yum! I choose to eat them shell & all, but my husband likes to open them up and eat just…

Marshmallow Popcorn

Got a hankering to mix it up a bit instead of making crispy treats like I usually do – so instead of using crispy cereal – I used air popped popcorn and made a batch of marshmallow popcorn. Not too bad. I didn’t have the recipe in front of me when I was cooking, so…

Monster Eyes

These edible monster eyes are a fun snack to make for after school or for the kiddo’s next Halloween party. And yes, I’m on an eye kick – it’s Halloween food! These are a great recipe to make with a kid in the kitchen. Work on these after school or make an event of the…

Easy to Make Chocolate Spiders

These easy to make chocolate spiders are a fun treat to make this Halloween. I went ahead and gave them my signature dairy-free tweak. These are a fun kid in the kitchen project, so go ahead and work on these after school some day or on the weekend. Easy to Make Chocolate Spiders 1 ¾…

Creepy Crispies are Fun & Easy

Who doesn’t love crispy treats? Not anyone reading my blog! And certainly not anyone at my house. Here’s a recipe for creepy crispies that are fun and easy to make. Whip up a batch of these for this year’s Halloween party. Your guests will love them and you for making them. Creepy Crispies 3 tbsp…

Sour Cream Peach Ice Cream

When I was little my mom used to make sour cream peach ice cream with peaches we picked from our orchard. By orchard I do mean a real one. Not just one random peach tree in the back yard. But an orchard of multiple peach trees nestled in the middle of a 50 acre working…

Popcorn is Calling

You Thought I was Joking No – I meant it when I said I was popcorn obsessed…. That is all. Carry on. We’re done for today.   PS – HAPPY BIRTHDAY MOM!!!! XO Please follow and like us:

Strawberry Mango Salsa

So this isn’t the most seasonal of dishes. However, strawberry season just about HERE on the Central Coast! With that I’m sharing this recipe. Strawberry-mango salsa travels well too. Think about all the holidays & family gatherings this will be good for. I really like serving this with Terra chips. STRAWBERRY-MANGO SALSA 2 tbsp diced…

Heather’s Chunky Bean Dip

HEATHER’S CHUNKY BEAN DIP 1 – 15oz can white beans, drained & rinsed 2 tbsp lemon oil 1/3 c dry parsley flakes 1 tsp garlic powder Kosher salt Pepper 1 tbsp lime juice Place garlic powder, parsley flakes & lemon oil in blender or food processor Process about 20 seconds Add beans, lime juice, salt…

Rosemary-Lemon Popcorn

Since my family is completely popcorn obsessed I’m always curious about recipes for savory flavored popcorn. I was raised in a house that used butter & salt only, nothing else. So as I’m getting older I’m going bold with my popcorn flavors. I found this recipe a while back and finally tried it. To be…

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Rosemary

February is starting off as the month of snacks since the Super Bowl is this weekend. So leading up to the big game I’ll be posting up some quick and easy recipes that you can make for your party or just to munch on as you watch the game with your family. ROASTED ROSEMARY PUMPKIN…