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Sweet Potato Frites by Cooking For One

Sweet Potato Frites

In Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian On September 22, 2011 3 Comments

As fall is upon us, I’m always looking for new ways to eat some of my favorite fall foods like sweet potatoes. I’ve made them into a soup, baked them as fries, and now I’ve made some pretty sweet frites :)

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Baked Kale Chips - Cooking For One

Baked Kale Chips

In Favorites, Quick and Dirty, Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian On July 17, 2011 3 Comments

Kale chips are light and crispy while satisfying the need for some kind of salty, savory snack. Kale is naturally extremely rich in vitamins.

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Celery with Spicy Cream Cheese Cooking For One

Celery Stuffed with Spicy Cream Cheese

In Quick and Dirty, Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian On April 20, 2011 5 Comments

This appetizer (or mid-afternoon snack) is quite tasty and filling. Give it a shot if you love celery :)

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Zesty Salsa - Freshly Made! Cooking For One

Zesty Salsa

In Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian On April 20, 2011 0 Comments

I LOVE salsa on so many things. Try this freshly made alternative to canned salsa which can be loaded with sodium.

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Banana and Yogurt

Bananas and Vanilla Yogurt with Cinnamon

In Favorites, Quick and Dirty, Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian On March 24, 2011 3 Comments

Sometimes the most simple ingredients can make a really delicious, healthy snack. This recipe is for my favorite healthy dessert believe it or not. It has 4 ingredients and definitely satisfies my sweet tooth while sticking to my diet :)

I can imagine that this would also make fore a yummy breakfast too. It leaves room for you to add additional fruit, or just to savor the simple ingredients as they are.

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Equipment Essentials – Cutlery

In Cooking Tips, Snacks On February 10, 2011 4 Comments

My first guest post, On-Hand Essentials, was about what to have around in terms of food.  What produce to have, what proteins, what should be fresh and what… Read More »

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hummus

Homemade Pine Nut Hummus

In Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian On December 8, 2010 1 Comment

Hummus is a staple in my fridge on most days. It’s healthy and it tastes great on pitas, chips, crackers or even on a sandwich as a spread. What’s even more amazing is how easy it is to make from scratch (you will need a food processor for this recipe). Most of the ingredients you probably have in your cabinet, with the exception of chickpeas and tahini.

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tomatobasil

Tomato and Mozzarella Caprese Skewers

In Favorites, Quick and Dirty, Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian On December 8, 2010 5 Comments

My favorite salad at an Italian restaurant is caprese, hands down. There is nothing like fresh Mozzarella, sweet tomatoes, basil and the tang of balsamic vinegar drizzled on the top. I’ve taken this classic and created an easily edible form by putting it on skewers. It’s also easy to store the ingredients because they come in their own little packages.

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goatcheesechilis

Goat Cheese Dip with Green Chiles

In Favorites, Quick and Dirty, Side Dishes, Snacks On December 8, 2010 1 Comment

This is just one of a few appetizers I plan to post in the next few days. With all the holiday parties coming up there is no doubt some of you might be in need of an appetizer idea that isn’t just the standard. This creamy and cheesy dip has an added kick with green chiles and cayenne pepper. Be sure to drain the ricotta the day you want to serve the dip. I recommend serving it with tortilla chips, but bread or crackers would also work well.

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appledip

Apple Pie Dip for Parties

In Side Dishes, Snacks, Vegetarian On November 24, 2010 1 Comment

This recipe is great for the winter holiday season, especially around Thanksgiving. Enjoy the flavor of this classic holiday dessert (or appetizer!) minus the baking (I’m not much of a baker). It’s really easy to make and it tastes great! Serve with cinnamon pita chips. As with any of my recipes, please double, triple or quadruple the ingredients to make enough for your party.

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