Endive Leaves with Cheddar, Apples, Bacon and Dates

“I received free samples of Cabot Cheese mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe challenge sponsored by Cabot Creamery and am eligible to win prizes. I was not additionally compensated for my time.” With Super Bowl Sunday just a few days away many of us are starting to (or perhaps already [...]

By | January 27th, 2015|Appetizers, Recipe ReDux|2 Comments

White Bean and Pumpkin Hummus

Usually when my toddler is unwilling to eat something (like chicken) or I feel I need to add a little pizazz to something on her plate (like deli meat) I will simply add some hummus to it and MOST of the time this will do the trick. I stress "most" of the time because, like any toddler, they [...]

By | October 7th, 2014|Appetizers, Dairy & Soy Free Appetizers, Food|1 Comment


Hummus is a staple in our house especially now that a certain little one has discovered it's goodness as well. It's a healthier alternative as a spread for sandwiches or wraps, and it can be used as a dip for crackers, pita or veggies. As much as we love the store bought version I wanted to try my hand at making this healthy snack at home. It [...]

By | February 21st, 2014|Appetizers, Food|0 Comments

Vegan Creamy Spinach and Almond Spread

During the time I stopped eating dairy  the thing I missed most was cheese. Those of you who follow my blog know how much I love cheese and how often I cook with it. I tried several different dairy-free style cheeses and by far the best one I found was Daiya. It melts better than [...]

By | January 7th, 2014|Appetizers, Dairy & Soy Free Appetizers, Food|0 Comments