Category Archives: Appetizers/Snacks

Chocolate Chip Cherry Granola

If you like granola + chocolate + cherries, this Chocolate Chip Cherry Granola just may be the granola of your dreams! 🙂 It makes a nice healthy snack around Valentine’s Day too, if you’re trying not to eat so much candy. This granola is sweetened with honey, sweetened coconut flakes, dried cherries, and mini semi-sweet chocolate chips. So it will satisfy your sweet tooth, but still has healthy things in it like oats, almonds, pecans, and sunflower seeds.

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Slow Cooker Plum Sausage and Meatballs

Here’s a recipe to keep in mind for a party, casual gathering, or fun game-watching…and it makes a great snack anytime! These Slow Cooker Plum Sausage and Meatballs are really good and easy to make! The plum jam gives the sauce in this recipe a really good flavor. If you don’t have plum jam, you could substitute apricot jam or apple butter—I’ve read that these have a similar flavor to plum jam.

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Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Spread or Dip

It’s definitely pumpkin season and this lightly-sweet and very creamy spread is great on bagels or pumpkin bread for breakfast! Or, use this Pumpkin Spice Cream Cheese Spread or Dip on crackers or as a dip for fruit—it makes a great autumn appetizer or snack! It’s flavored with warm spices that really add to the fall flavor—cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and cloves.

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Deviled Eggs with Bacon and Chives

I’m a big fan of deviled eggs, especially in the summer! I love the classic deviled eggs like mom used to make, but I thought I’d try making some with a few extra add-ins, like bacon and fresh chives. You just can’t go wrong when you add bacon and chives to a recipe! 🙂

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Dark Chocolate-Almond Trail Mix

Trail mix is such a great snack and so easy to make! I make a mix with some healthy ingredients I usually have on hand—dried cranberries, coconut flakes, roasted almonds, chopped dates, and of course, dark chocolate chips! If you’re not crazy about dates, you can chop up your favorite energy or protein bar and use that instead! I often use different chocolate flavors of Lärabars in this trail mix instead of dates! RX BARs would be good too!

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