Peanut Butter Granola Bites


One of my alternatives to junk-food snacking this season is these Granola Bites. There is still enough sweetness in them to make them really fun and delicious, while packing a protein punch that keeps the cravings at bay. Plus? I love peanut butte..

Virgin Mojitos


Since my daughter had an upset stomach and a bad school day, I figured a little light, refreshing, minty beverage might be a welcome relief. Plus, it was as good an excuse as any to make this fun beverage I have been craving for a while now...

Pork and Hummus Flatbread Bites


I'm pretty sure I was dreaming of artichoke and spinach pizza when I dreamed up these fun little flatbread rounds. I think they would be an excellent appetizer, or even a pizza-ish meal if you put a couple of them together...

Soft Pretzels


Within 5 minutes, all but one of those 16 pretzels were gone. Not a crumb remained. It was seriously like those African ants that march through the town and eat everything in sight...

Sweet & Tangy Meatball Dip


I love having meatballs as game day food. They're small enough to be a snack, but unlike the chips and cookies and breads we usually have, meatballs make you feel like you've eaten real food instead of just junk food...