Category: Snacks

Sep 03

Toasted Coconut Trail Mix Bites

Trail mix is a year-round favourite that can be a great source of protein and heart-healthy fats. “Whip up a batch of these bite-size fruit and nut treats to keep in your fridge for a quick and satisfying car snack before the kids’ soccer game,” says Samara Foisy, registered dietitian for President’s Choice. “It’s easy …

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Feb 27

Homemade Fruit Roll Treats

Control added sugar with homemade fruit roll treats Aiming to limit processed “added sugars” doesn’t mean we must give up all our favourite treats — DIYing your own homemade versions lets you control the quantities of ingredients. For example, substituting frozen fruit is a great way to cut down added sugar intake while still enjoying …

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Dec 13

Classic Peanut Brittle Recipe

Prepare a timeless holiday classic everyone loves (NC) An old-fashioned family favourite, this peanut brittle is bound to become a tradition in your household. This recipe makes homemade candy simple and delicious. Just be sure to watch the pot and keep organized, as brittle can go from perfect to burnt quickly. Classic Peanut Brittle Prep …

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Nov 25

Marshmallow Maple Bacon Popcorn Balls

Try the perfect sweet and savory snack This recipe takes snacking favourite popcorn and infuses it with some great flavors. “This quick and simply delicious snack uses just a handful of exceptional ingredients, including tart-sweet cranberries, crisp pecans, and a salty-sweet popcorn mix that combines the rich flavour of maple syrup with the savoury taste …

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Nov 05

Impress Your Guests With This Stunning Seacuterie Platter

Charcuterie boards decked with rich cheeses, savoury meats, and succulent fruits have long been a favourite among dinner party guests, but a new trend in charcuterie is redefining the plate — seafood. Brimming with a spread perfect for seafood lovers, this awe-inspiring platter makes an exceptional centrepiece at cocktail parties and get-togethers. “Seacuterie is one …

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Oct 27

Sweet Potato and Crumbled Chorizo Appetizer

Satisfy your taste buds with these simple ingredients (NC) Stressing about what to make for a family barbecue or how to spruce up the kids’ after school snacks? Award-winning chef Cory Vitiello explains that simple ingredients are the key to delicious recipes that are easy to make at home. “I believe that inspired creativity has …

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Oct 17

Ham and Cheddar Roll-Ups

A delicious take on the ham and cheese sandwich (NC) Say goodbye to the boring ham and cheese sandwich. Using pizza dough, these roll-ups make a delicious lunch served cold and can be warmed up for an afternoon snack. Introduce internationally inspired flavors to your kitchen with one of the Italian, Spanish or American variations. …

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Oct 15

Cheesy Jalapeño Wonton Rolls

Cheesy wonton rolls are a sizzling snack time success (NC) What do you get when you combine a spring roll with a mozzarella stick? These cheesy jalapeño wonton rolls! With a crisp wrapper and ooey-gooey cheese, these are sure to please everyone young and old alike. For adult palates, substitute green onions with finely chopped …

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Sep 11

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Delight guests with fun flavors in summer snacks Barbecue-bash throwers, birthday-party planners and sleep-out schedulers take note — pumpkin isn’t just for Thanksgiving or Halloween anymore. This original, highly shareable and seriously easy-to-make pumpkin pie dip can make even the simplest summer backyard event a memorable one. Not only is it a wonderful treat for guests of …

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Jul 17

Rainbow Fruit Skewers with Creamy Lemon Dip

These delicious skewers are easy to make plus the creamy lemon dip adds a great boost of flavor and is perfect for parties. You can make both the skewers and dip ahead of time. Simply wrap skewers tightly with plastic wrap or place in a resealable bag and refrigerate up to 12 hours. The dip …

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