Crispy Fried Ravioli with Marinara Sauce

Golden and crispy fried ravioli is one of my all time fall favorite appetizer! If you are throwing a party, have a family gathering or just everyday after school snack time, these crispy bites are the most delicious, easiest recipe… Continue Reading →

Cream Cheese Apple Dip

I am looking forward to apple picking season! Even though we eat apples year-round, there is something special about picking fresh apples in the fall. We love making this sweet cream cheese apple dip for parties or play dates –… Continue Reading →

Buffalo Chicken Pinwheels

Summer is here, school is out and everyone gets to really enjoy everything! So many activities, so many things to do first, there is barely any time for properly cooked meals. I find myself during summer months choosing wraps, salads, fresh food finger… Continue Reading →

Cream Cheese & Mango Salsa RITZwich Snacks

With Cinco de Mayo coming up, I’m featuring a party recipe for “stacking it up” salsa style. I’ll be bringing a plateful of these delicious snacks to my neighborhood holiday get together on May 5th! I’m partnering with Safeway and RITZ… Continue Reading →

Peanut Butter and Banana Quesadillas

Many of the first things my girls learned to cook are things made on a flat griddle pan – from pancakes to french toast, grilled cheese to quesadillas. A little flipping practice with mom and they are set to make… Continue Reading →

15 Super Bowl Game Day Recipes

Super Bowl Sunday is February 7th! Broncos vs. Panthers! Who will you be rooting for this year?? I’m not sure who I’ll be rooting for, but I KNOW that I will be making and eating some gooooooood food. That’s the… Continue Reading →

Pumpkin Pie Yogurt Dip

We’re getting ready for a day of Thanksgiving and I’ve just discovered the recipe for Pumpkin Pie Yogurt Dip. It will be a perfect addition to our turkey day table! I’m partnering with Chobani for today’s pumpkin recipe. They are sharing… Continue Reading →

Baked Brie Baguettes with Tomato and Basil

I’m always on the lookout for quick bite-sized snacks to share with the family or for a holiday party. These brie baguettes are just the right size to share for an upcoming White Elephant party I’m hosting next month! I’m… Continue Reading →

Creating a Family Cheese Board

Our family has recently become a cheese family. Over the last few months, we’ve been having so much fun tasting and trying new cheeses. It all started with the movie The Boxtrolls. Have you seen it? It’s such a fun flick. There’s… Continue Reading →

Reinvent Snacking & Make it Fun

A few weeks back I was invited to attend an event with The Laughing Cow® here in Seattle all about how to reinvent snacking. Instead of the same old, same old snacks we’re giving our families, they shared lots of great ways to… Continue Reading →

Mini Corn Dogs Make A Tasty Snack For Everyone

Appetizers are pretty much my favorite type of food because everything is miniature and that…is awesome. I spotted these mini corn dog muffins from Ambrosia and can’t wait to give them a whirl. Hot dogs and cornbread, hooray! Find some more… Continue Reading →

Marinated Mozzarella Balls, The Perfect Party Appetizer!

My mouth is watering just thinking about these marinated mozzarella balls from The Perfect Pantry. I think these would make a delightful party appetizer, or even just for snacking!   More tasty yummies: Pesto with sun dried tomatoes  Radicchio slaw… Continue Reading →

Radicchio Slaw Rice Rolls, Perfect for Game Day

The Super Bowl is this Sunday.  (You probably already knew that, but I had to Google it.  We’re more likely to be watching Downton Abbey instead.) But if you need a tasty little appetizer/snack for your Super Bowl (or Downton… Continue Reading →

Loaded Nachos for Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is right around the corner, are you ready for the big game?  I love football, but the highlight of my day is usually the food. I love making tasty snacks and treats for our guests. One of… Continue Reading →

We’re Frying up Some Fresh Garden Zucchini

Even though I didn’t grow my own zucchini this year, doesn’t mean I didn’t benefit from almost everyone else around me. So we’ve been getting creative with our zucchini supply, cooking it all kinds of ways. I recently made some… Continue Reading →

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