Category Archives: Snacks

White Bean and Yellow Beet Hummus – a Great Snack for Sailing

This rich and luscious golden beet hummus is extra smooth and creamy. The beets add a silkiness that is hard to achieve with beans alone, and add a very subtle, sweet earthy flavour to this beloved dip. Plus a little … Continue reading

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Maple Walnut Energy Balls

No-bake Maple Walnut Energy Balls – sweet nutty little bites with the perfect blend of luscious maple syrup and rich, toasted walnuts. Are they a dessert, an addictive snack, or a nutritious energy boost?  (Answer: They’re all three!) I’m a … Continue reading

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Okay, so Now I’ve Eaten Grasshoppers

Crispy, salty, toasted grasshoppers actually add a nice crunch to a cheesy quesadilla. (Never though I’d say that!) Yup, and they were actually quite tasty. When my friend Christine said she and her husband Gilbert had brought some grasshoppers back from Mexico and … Continue reading

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Green Goobers (Matcha Green Tea Energy Balls)

These little two-bite matcha green tea energy balls will add zip to your day with their tangy lime flavour and the healthy kick of green tea! Okay, okay, I’ll eat more greens. Do these Green Goobers count? They’re bright green and … Continue reading

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All-Dressed Popcorn Party Mix

Popcorn Party Mix is all dressed for the holidays – nobody can resist munching handfuls of this favourite snack. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas . . . fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-laaaaah! The Christmas spirit has finally hit me, little … Continue reading

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(No-Bake) Salted Coco-Lasses Bars

Hello Coco-Lassies, you beautiful, fudgey, coconutty, caramelly, molasses bars! It’s no secret I love molasses – it comes from a childhood of sneaking into my grandma’s barn and licking the blackstrap molasses intended for feeding the cattle. I discovered that … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Frozen Chocolate Covered Bananas

Beat the summer heat with frozen chocolate covered bananas on a stick, rolled in crunchy coatings. A great project to make with kids. Cooking with Meredith Be a kid a gain? Oh, yes. The living is easy when your only … Continue reading

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Cooking with Kids: Sweet Potato Nachos

Load up a plateful of spiced Sweet Potato Nachos with all your favourite toppings for a healthy version of that popular southwest treat. Cooking With Meredith Oozing melted cheese, dollops of zesty salsa, olives, bacon, diced avocados, chicken – who … Continue reading

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Cooking With Kids: Surprise Jellied Easter Eggs

Kids love peeling these eggs to find the colourful jellied Easter eggs inside – a surprise for Easter! Cooking with Meredith What fun to crack an egg and peel away the shell to reveal a glistening treasure of wobbly jellied … Continue reading

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Apricot Orange Energy Balls (also known as Little Dinosaur Eggs)

Little energy balls of dried apricots and coconut rolled in crunchy chia seeds for a quick energy pick-me-up. (Skip to recipe) Yes, it’s only the third day of Spring and we’ve had as big a snowstorm as any we’ve had all … Continue reading

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