Written on December 27, 2013 at 9:00 am , by Lauren Katz
The new year is right around the corner, but before you collect your champagne, party hats and confetti, make sure you have a quick and delicious appetizer to serve or bring to whatever festive party you’re attending. These Shrimp Salad Spoons are easy to put together, require little to no cooking and are elegant enough for even a black tie affair. Plus, the shape of the edible “spoon” is perfect for cheers-ing with all your friends.
Creamy, crunchy, shrimpy goodness. What could be better on the last night of the year? Get the recipe here. Cheers!
Written on November 29, 2013 at 9:00 am , by Lauren Katz
Happy day after Thanksgiving! If you’re anything like us, you got up at the crack of dawn for some epic Black Friday shopping (or you’re already home from those crazy 3 am sales). Which just goes to show, the holiday season is both wonderful and crazy at the same time. So you’re going to need snacks to keep you energized all season long. And we’ve got just the recipe for you: Our fast and easy Trail Mix Granola?
Store-bought trail mix combined with sweet cinnamon-y oats and baked to perfection–what could be bad about that? Make a big batch for your whole family to enjoy. Watch the step-by-step video here.
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Written on November 8, 2013 at 9:00 am , by Lauren Katz
Did you know November is National Peanut Butter Lovers Month? Here’s a fast way to celebrate: PB & B Burritos, complete with crunchy peanut butter, bananas, yogurt and honey. It’s the perfect healthy snack to make you feel like a kid again.
Watch our step-by-step video on how to make these sweet and crunchy treats here.
Written on October 25, 2013 at 9:00 am , by Lauren Katz
It’s Friday afternoon, so you’ll be glad you have this gooey Chocolate-Banana Melt recipe on hand when you get home tonight (After all, if you don’t deserve a Nutella-ified dinner on a Friday, when do you?). It makes for a killer late-night or weekend snack, too!
Watch our step-by-step video on how to make these sinful snacks here.
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Written on October 18, 2013 at 9:00 am , by Lauren Katz
If you thought the only sweets you’d eat during October were Halloween candies, think again! October is National Dessert Month, so that basically gives you permission to satisfy your sweet tooth all month long! Here’s a quick and easy idea to start your weekend off right: Cherry-Plum Crumble.
What makes this dessert so simple is the store-bought oatmeal cookie mix. Just add butter, plums, cherries and a dollop of vanilla ice cream and you have the most perfect fall dessert in minutes. Watch our step-by-step recipe video here.
Written on October 11, 2013 at 9:00 am , by Lauren Katz
If you’re anything like us, you’ll come home tonight in full fall mode and hungry for something quick and satisfying. Look no further; we’ve found the perfect recipe to satisfy our cravings in the form of a Pumpkin Quesadilla.
We’ve replaced classic Mexican flavors like cilantro and chili for more subtle and comforting flavors like cumin, walnuts and delicious, creamy goat cheese. Trust us, you won’t be able to eat just one (and we’re not judging!).
Written on September 27, 2013 at 9:00 am , by Lauren Katz
If you ask us, the very best way to wind down after a busy week is a work-free self-indulgence. And there’s no better recipe for this crisp fall day than our rich, creamy, warm chocolate pudding!
Just one bite of our Warm Chocolate Pudding will take you straight to chocolate heaven. Even better: It only takes one saucepan and seven ingredients to make (and most of the ingredients are probably already in your kitchen!). Share this sweet snack with friends to celebrate the end of the work week, or simply indulge alone–we won’t judge you if it never even makes it out of the pot!
Watch our video tutorial to learn how to make these decadent bowls of perfection here.
Written on September 20, 2013 at 9:00 am , by Lauren Katz
The weekend is fast-approaching and if you’re like us, you’re on the hunt for new recipes that are fast and easy. Which is why we’re so excited to announce our brand-new series called Fast Idea Fridays. From appetizers to snacks to desserts, we’ll be sharing some of our most popular recipes that are perfect for any weekend plans you might have–be that an evening of entertaining or a busy day of errands! Plus, we’ll share how-to videos to follow along with while you’re cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
For our very first Fast Idea Friday, we’re sharing our Artichoke Bruschetta. Why do we love it? It only takes seven ingredients and minutes to create this delicious, bite-size piece of Italy. Plus, the topping makes for great leftovers, just pile ‘em on your pasta or chicken! Watch our step-by-step video tutorial to learn how to make these scrumptious appetizers here.