Post Tagged with: "snacks"

Walnut and Grape Goat Cheese “Truffles”

Goat cheese has become a staple in our fridge. We always have it on hand and I love the tangy flavor profile it gives to my recipes. When I first started using goat cheese, Jason absolutely refused to try it. He practically protested over having it in the house. I wouldn’t have been surprised to [...]

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Wild West S’more Cupcakes

Jason is a nature lover and one our favorite things to do in the spring and fall is to spend a night camping under the stars. I always look forward to the smell of a campfire and roasting marshmallows to make s’mores. I made this recipe for a wild west theme girl’s night to celebrate [...]

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Granola Baklava Bites

I’m a snack-a-holic.  I love little cookies and salty chips.  In our kitchen, we have a cabinet dedicated just for our snacks.  I also have a bucket that my husband likes to call “the place where snacks go to die”.  Simply put, I move snacks that I get tired of into that bucket to make more room for [...]

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Who’s in a Blanket?

We’ve all heard of pigs in the blanket, but I wanted to do something a little different. Why not change things up a bit and stuff a combination of figs and brie cheese or olives inside of the blanket? This is a great starter dish for your next party.

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Mexican Hot Chocolate

Summer has passed and we’re all missing those long, warm summer nights. Now that autumn is among us, you can warm up these cool nights with an amazing drink. Our Mexican hot chocolate is the perfect blend of sweet and spice.

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Thai Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Craving Thai food? There’s something so amazing about their combination of simple ingredients such as lime and peanuts. Before you open those take out menus, please give our recipe a try. You’ll be going back for seconds and wanting to make this healthy meal at least once a week. Ingredients:  1 lb. medium sized shrimp, [...]

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Awesome Cornbread Muffins

Some people make cornbread in a skillet, some in a pan, but I prefer cornbread muffins. Why? Because they’re quick and easy to make and they taste great.

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Cinnamon Apple Sauce

We’ve all probably had our fair share of apple sauce ever since we were kids.  Or perhaps you haven’t had apple sauce since you were young.  Apple sauce is not only yummy, it’s a great healthy snack or side dish.  Here’s my take on cinnamon apple sauce – adult version.  Enjoy! Ingredients: 4-6 apples, peeled, [...]

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Sugar and Spice Apples

As autumn arrives, CookingShorts spends a lot of time visiting our local U-Pick farms. Once we get our pounds (and pounds) of apples home, we love to sit down and re-invent new ways to use them. Even though we have tons of apple recipes, this is one of our favorite ways to enjoy them. We simply toss [...]

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