Snacks

Bacon S'Mores Popcorn - poet in the pantry

Bacon S’Mores Popcorn #sponsored

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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Canadian Bacon and Cheese Savory Squares - Poet in the Pantry

Canadian Bacon and Cheese Savory Tarts #sponsored

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 – A Splendid Discovery #sponsored

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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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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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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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 #sponsored

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…

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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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