Category: Snacks

Jul 11

Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars

We Canadians know and love the Nanaimo bar, but did you know that peanut butter was invented in Canada too? There’s no better way to show your true patriot love than with this peanutty twist on the classic Canadian dessert. Peanut Butter Nanaimo Bars Prep time: 20 minutes Baking time: 10 minutes Chilling time: 30 …

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May 05

Cinnamon Pita Chips

Pack these snacks for your summertime road trip This summer, hundreds of us will hit the highways for an exciting road trip getaway, so let the fun begin. Don’t rely, for example, on drive-thru fast food or convenience store junk when there are far better snacks to tantalize our taste buds. Keep your hunger at …

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Apr 28

Gluten-Free Crackled Chocolate Cookies

We’ve all heard the complaints: Gluten-free cakes taste like sand – and gluten-free cookies are brittle and bland. This type of diet does sound restrictive but there are plenty of ways to indulge in sweet treats without sacrificing flavor. “This classic fudgy cookie crackles delightfully on top while it bakes,” says Tom Filippou, executive chef …

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Feb 20

Anytime Sugar Cookies

Get the whole family baking With Easter just a hop, skip and a jump away, the time is right to get baking. Get your aprons and whisks ready, because baking is a great way to bring your family together in the kitchen. In fact, a recent study conducted on behalf of Unilever, the maker of …

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Jan 16

Healthy Chocolate Energy Bites

How do you and your family eat healthy on-the-go? The trouble is that many popular grab-and-go snack foods contain a long list of added preservatives, artificial flavours, and genetically modified ingredients. To avoid these, nutrition experts recommend looking for foods made with whole, simple ingredients, no refined white sugar, and limited added salt – which …

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Oct 24

Three Easy Autumn Muffin Recipes

I love baking during cool fall weather. It’s great to enjoy fresh homemade muffins right out of the oven. Here are some muffin recipes that will give your kitchen the scent of fall…apples, cranberries, cinnamon, yum! If you do not have a lot of time to bake, muffins freeze really well. On the weekend make …

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Oct 10

Five-Spice Peanut and Pumpkin Muffins

Fall for these peanut and pumpkin muffins with a kick of spice Pumpkins, nuts and spice – it’s a taste of fall. Adding peanut butter to muffin batter packs extra protein and helps keeps the muffins moist. This recipe can also make a delicious loaf; simply bake at 350°F (180°C) for an hour, or until …

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Oct 08

Peanut Butter and Apricot Oatmeal Crumble Bars

Peanut butter and apricot raise the baking “bar” Pre- or post-workout, or as a snack on the go, these oatmeal crumble bars deliver a protein kick to keep you fueled with energy throughout the day. Sandwiched with dried apricot filling, there is a little bit of sweet to make these bars feel like a treat. …

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Sep 28

Anything Goes Cookie Dough Skillet Pumpkin Snack Cakes

Simple tips for softer, chewier cookies There’s nothing sweeter than the joys of baking a fresh batch of cookies – especially the end results. Whether you’re baking for family, friends or treating yourself to a tasty delight, consider these simple tips the next time you’re pulling out the egg beaters and measuring cups to guarantee …

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Aug 30

Cheesy Rice Balls

Soothe the after-school appetite with these scrumptious cheesy bites as seen in the publication, Walmart Live Better. These bite-sized balls are perfect for any little hands that want to help in the kitchen – plus the cheesy centre offers a fun surprise. Such a tasty treat for the kids will also be a guilty pleasure …

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