When I snack, I try to stick to fresh fruits and vegetables, but sometimes I want something with crunch, not the moist crunch of a carrot but the carb-filled crunch of a potato chip. When I get really desperate for a treat, I leave the pre-packaged snacks–with their fat, chemicals, and processed ingredients–on the grocery store shelves and make my own healthy snacks using natural ingredients that I usually have in my pantry. My taste in snacks runs from the very simple ( baked tortilla chips ) to the unusual ( roasted okra ). But my very favorite, the one crunchy snack that almost everyone loves, is also the easiest to make: microwave potato chips. I’ve been making these for years, and I even bought this totally unnecessary gadget , which I used exactly once. (You’re supposed to stand the potato slices in this piece of slotted, circular plastic from which, once they are cooked, it will take a bipartisan act of congress to get them unstuck.
Growing Herbs Indoors By Conrad Richter Herbs are hot or cool, depending on your choice of slang adjectives.
There’s a reason why they put all that deliciously sweet candy up by the cash registers in nearly every store: if you had to find it at the back of the place, you’d likely decide against it before you got up front to pay. But you’re an adult, and once a child sets their sights on a candy bar, there’s no turning back.
Pumpkin Cinnamon Roll Pancakes What I have to share with you today is- undeniably- the best breakfast treat I’ve ever made… eaten… or shared with my readers. It’s even better than the original- those Cinnamon Roll Pancakes that have been adored by many.
Who came up with the idea that we are supposed to drink orange juice at breakfast? And why, if oatmeal is so good for us, do we eat that only in the morning as well? Apologies to the Palinites, but nutritionists are starting to realize that you and I like our oatmeal and OJ before we start the day because we evolved to like it that way—because enjoying the two together is healthier than eating each of them alone. Epidemiologist David R.
Last month I hopped out to Breckenridge for a weekend to go skiing and catch up with my good friend Courtney.
I know, I’ve made a few pies lately . But see how these are different? Look at how adorable these are! I mean, come on. Could you resist?
Jun 29 Not to sound full of myself, but I’m pretty sure this is the be all, end all of popsicle roundups. There’s a little something for everyone: the foodies, the purists, the ones who prefer frozen yogurt, the ones who prefer a little alcohol, everyone.
It must be snacking season because I’ve had a lot of emails lately asking for some healthy vegan snack ideas and I thought it was a great idea for a post. Many of the recipes below are also some of the most popular snack recipes of 2011, so I will also add this post to my Top Recipes of 2011 page for easy reference. Ready to get your vegan snack attack on? 1. Endurance Crackers