Category Archives: Snacks

Easy homemade pita crisps

An inexpensive way to make a tasty snack! My family and I love sandwiches made with pita bread, but only when it’s really fresh. As a result, the leftover rounds from each bag end up in the freezer. Rather than … Continue reading

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Quick and easy spicy crackers

A tasty alternative to deep-fried snacks! A friend from the southern United States recently taught me about one of her state’s most popular snacks: Alabama fire crackers. These highly seasoned, sometimes re-baked crackers appear at so many meals – from … Continue reading

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Cheesy garlic fingers with donair sauce

A made-in-the Maritimes delight! A recent trip to Nova Scotia reawakened my love for garlic fingers dipped in the made-in-the-Maritimes delight that is donair sauce. Donairs are similar to gyros or shawarmas, but their sauce – a sweet and sour … Continue reading

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‘Everything bagel’ crackers

Healthy and flavourful thanks to seeds, spices and whole wheat flour! These crackers are so crispy and delicious that my family finds them positively addictive! They get their name from the spice and seed mix which mimics the famous ‘everything … Continue reading

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Festive maple snack mix

A sweet-salty-spicy treat! My mom’s savoury nuts ‘n bolts were a highlight of the holiday snacks menu when I was growing up. I loved every component – the Cheerios, pretzels, peanuts and Shreddies, not to mention the tangy sauce that … Continue reading

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Caramel Crunch S’mores Dip

No campfire is needed to make this delicious treat whenever a s’mores craving strikes! Use either your oven’s broiler or a kitchen torch and the microwave to whip this up in just moments. Ingredients Mini marshmallows Mini chocolate chips Skor … Continue reading

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Crispy Cider Vinegar and Sea Salt Roasted Chickpeas

I am trying to incorporate a lot more pulses – including delicious, good-for-you lentils, dried beans and chickpeas – into my cooking. Like other pulses, chickpeas are nutritional powerhouses. They’re an excellent protein source that’s low in saturated fat, very … Continue reading

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