Snacks

Apple Pie Dip sits in well as an appetizer or dessert and is so much simpler than baking a whole pie!

Apple Pie Dip #FreshTastyValentines

Posted on Feb 7th, 2016

Disclosure: Thank you to the #FreshTastyValentines sponsors for providing the giveaway prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the…

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Bacon S'Mores Popcorn - poet in the pantry

Bacon S’Mores Popcorn

Posted on Aug 9th, 2014

Disclosure: I was compensated by Jones Dairy Farm for developing this recipe. All opinions and photos remain my own. Thank you for supporting the…

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Score a touchdown with Balsamic Roasted Strawberries Hummus this Super Bowl Sunday! {this post is sponsored by Sabra}

Balsamic Roasted Strawberry Hummus Dip #SabraTastemakers

Posted on Jan 30th, 2016

Disclosure: As a Sabra Tastemaker, I was compensated for this post. As always, all opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that…

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Canadian Bacon and Cheese Savory Squares - Poet in the Pantry

Canadian Bacon and Cheese Savory Tarts

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2014

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post by Jones Dairy Farm. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make this…

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Cashel Blue Pear and Walnut Tart

Cashel Blue, Pear and Walnut Tart

Posted on May 29th, 2013

Disclosure: Kerrygold Cheese and Butter provided me with a wheel of Cashel Blue cheese, which was used to develop this recipe to enter into one of…

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Cheesy Jalapeño Pretzels - Poet in the Pantry

Cheesy Jalapeño Pretzels

Posted on Nov 5th, 2014

She glances up at him, catching his eye for a moment before returning her gaze to her folded hands on the table in front of her. What more can she…

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Chocolate Granola Bars

Chocolate Granola Bars

Posted on Sep 11th, 2012

Another school year means another year of getting creative with lunchboxes. Granted, the little guy is in Kindergarten, so he's not technically there…

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Chocolate Pecan Pie Energy Bites are a wholesome snack that pack a punch!

Chocolate Pecan Pie Energy Bites for #Choctoberfest 2015

Posted on Oct 10th, 2015

Disclosure: I received free products from Divine Chocolate, a sponsor of Choctoberfest 2015, to use in developing recipes for this week. All opinions…

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Coconut Nut Balls

Coconut Nut Balls: Week 4 #12WksXmasTreats

Posted on Oct 18th, 2012

Life is flying by these days at an impressive rate. Just when I think I may be able to catch up, grasp the moment and wring everything possible out…

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Easy Made Granola Bars

Easy-Made Granola Bars

Posted on Feb 1st, 2011

Granola. As in the nickname for those moms who are die-hard fans of natural living. You know them. You may be friends with some of them. Heck, you…

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Homemade Super Crunch Granola

Homemade Super Crunch Granola

Posted on Jan 26th, 2013

My son is an early riser. Regardless of the day of the week, no matter what time he went to bed the night before, you can be sure he'll be up by 6…

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Jalapeño and Canadian Bacon Breakfast Quesadillas

Jalapeño and Canadian Bacon Breakfast Quesadillas

Posted on Sep 17th, 2015

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post by Jones Dairy Farm. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that rock my…

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patriotic fruit kabobs - poet in the pantry

Patriotic Fruit Kabobs

Posted on Jul 1st, 2014

"Pineapple isn't white!" my daughter insisted from the fresh foods aisle in Target. "Well, what fruit can you think of that is then?" She…

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Peppermint Popcorn is what happens when Peppermint Bark meets popcorn. It's great for Christmas gifts and so easy to prepare!

Peppermint Popcorn & A HUGE Amazon Giveaway for Christmas Week!

Posted on Dec 12th, 2015

This holiday season, I've teamed up with over 35 other bloggers for Christmas Week--a collection of sweet treats for your enjoyment!! Originally…

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Pepperoni Pizza Hummus makes for a great pre-dinner snack, gathering the family in the kitchen to share the details of their day as dinner comes together. {sponsored post}

Pepperoni Pizza Hummus #ad #UnofficialMeal

Posted on Apr 18th, 2016

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Sabra. As always, all opinions remain 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make Poet in…

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Pizza Hummus Biscuit Waffles will be the hit of the lunch table!

Pizza Hummus Biscuit Waffles #sabratastemakers

Posted on Aug 26th, 2015

Disclosure: As a Sabra Tastemaker, I was given free product and compensated for this post. All opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the…

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Pizza Lunch Kits you can make at home yourself!

Pizza Lunch Box Kits

Posted on Sep 1st, 2015

For as long as my kids have been attending public school, I have fielded the repeated question of why I will not buy them those easy lunch box kits…

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salted whiskey caramel corn

Salted Whiskey Caramel Corn

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2013

We're down to the wire here. Christmas is hours away now and the stores are mobbed with last-minute shoppers. And there's nothing I dislike more than…

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slow cooker applesauce

Slow Cooker Applesauce

Posted on Sep 13th, 2012

I recently hit the Gala apple jackpot. One of my co-workers--the same one with the peach abundance--happens to also have quite a few apple trees on…

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Spinach and Artichoke Hummus Pull Apart Bread is an easy appetizer that your guests will love! #sponsored

Spinach and Artichoke Hummus Pull Apart Bread #SabraTastemakers

Posted on Dec 29th, 2015

Disclosure: This post is written as a part of the sponsorship I received from Sabra Dipping Company for my attendance at IFBC 2015. All opinions…

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Spinach and Mushrooms Quesadillas are a quick and easy appetizer or entree. Make them gluten free with Toufayan's Gluten Free Spinach Wraps! #sponsored

Spinach and Mushrooms Quesadilla (GF)

Posted on Dec 31st, 2015

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Toufayan Bakeries. As always, all opinions remain my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make…

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strawberry cheesecake dip - poet in the pantry

Strawberry Cheesecake Dip

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2014

When I was a consultant for a national food-centric direct sales company, I became a bit addicted to their cheesecake product. It was so simple--just…

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