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When you’re feeling snacky!

grilled zucchini slices in serving dish with tongs laying beside it

Lemon Herb Grilled Zucchini – Oil Free

It may not quite be barbecue season yet up here in the cold north, but spring has definitely sprung. The snow has melted (about time) and the weather is finally warming up. With warmer temperature here, grilling is on the mind. So I’m kicking off grilling season with these tasty lemon herb grilled zucchini. They’re easy to make, using only…

greek potatoes with lemon in baking dish garnished with lemon slices

Roasted Greek Potatoes with Lemon [Oil Free]

Greek style roasted potatoes are flavourful, lemony, and perfectly crispy on the outside, and soft in the middle. They are oil free, made using only 7 simple ingredients, and the perfect side dish to compliment your main course. These Greek potatoes are naturally gluten free, and their also vegan, making them suitable for any diet. Since these Greek potatoes cook…

white bean protein crackers close up in bowl

White Bean Protein Crackers [Oil Free Option]

These protein crackers are a huge success with my very picky toddler, and that is REALLY saying something. Seriously, give these a try, you will not be disappointed. They pack a ton of protein, and make a super satisfying, savory snack. They’re crispy and flavourful and perfect for dipping! Your picky kids (or spouse) will NEVER guess that they’re primarily…

Roastesmoky Chickpeas spilling from bowl

Smoky Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

For super smoky and crispy roasted chickpeas, look no further! These roasted chickpeas are the perfect combination between delicious and nutritious. They are super crunchy, and have a ton of flavour! Plus, this is a completely wholesome snack that you can feel good about eating. This recipe consists of only 4 ingredients. It is very simple to make, and requires…

pumpkin fries spilling out of cone

Sweet & Salty Baked Pumpkin Fries

Golden, crispy, sweet, salty and delicious, baked pumpkin fries! In the spirit of pumpkin everything, I just have to add french fries to the list of goodies! These are very simple to make. An absolutely perfect appetizer or side dish. The natural sweetness from the pumpkin combined with savoury seasonings give these baked pumpkin fries a TON of flavour. I…

Roasted red pepper hummus in center of veggie tray

Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

We love hummus in my house, so I’m always looking for different ways to make it! I’ve been buying roasted red pepper hummus from Costco for years! Finally I decided to try and make some for myself! Why haven’t I made it before now? This hummus is such a hit. It turned out even better than expected! Absolute yum! The…

easy pumpkin spice hummus plated with veggies

Easy Pumpkin Spice Hummus

It’s the season for pumpkin spice everything! I present you with this DELISH and EASY pumpkin spice hummus! I made this for an afternoon snack with some raw veggies. But don’t limit yourself. This versatile dip can also be served with crackers, or as a bean burger or salad topping. My pantry has several cans of pumpkin puree in it…

Venezuelan guasacaca

Chunky Venezuelan Guasacaca

Guasacaca is a Venezuelan dip or sauce. Traditionally it is served on grilled meats. My husband, being born in Venezuela, requested a dish reminding him of his hometown for his birthday this year. So I’ve been doing some research. I really wanted something creative, and unexpected. Well, what I have for you is my very own chunky version of a…