Archive of ‘Snacks’ category

Tropical Zucchini Bread

Posted on February 27, 2017

Y’all know that I have quite a fondness for sweets and baked goods ~ my belief that “diet” equals lifestyle means that balance and moderation are the keys that allow me to enjoy both.  I’m definitely open to using ingredients that will make my favorite treats healthier, as long as I don’t feel that the […]

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Olive Appetizers and a Giveaway!

Posted on September 6, 2016

Disclaimer: In exchange for writing three posts about the 2016 International Food Bloggers Conference, I was given a reduced rate to attend. I was not compensated in any other way, and all the opinions expressed are my own. This is the second of the three posts. Our family loves olives…I mean we really love them! […]

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Tangerine Hatch Chile Hummus

Posted on August 9, 2016

Disclaimer: Melissa’s Produce supplied the Hatch Chiles, Not Ketchup Dipping Sauce, Hatch Chile Powder and other ingredients for the recipe development in this post. I was not compensated in any other way, and all opinions expressed are my own. It’s August, and that means Hatch Chile time!  It’s a short season -only until September- so […]

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Summer Fruit Duffins

Posted on July 29, 2016

Disclaimer: I was compensated by DMI Agency for key ingredients in this recipe and for writing the printed column, The Recipe Box,  in Direct Magazine’s August issue.  All opinions are my own. I am so excited! The August issue of Direct Magazine, which focuses on “Culture, Commerce and Community in Visalia and Tulare”, is out […]

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Guacamole – for Days!

Posted on July 22, 2016

I and so many people I know are huge fans of guacamole…and we all are perpetually perplexed by the question of how to keep our bowls of the delicious green treat from turning brown before it’s time. Well, my friends, I’ve got good news: enter the amazing Guac-Lock from Casabella!

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