Category Archives: snacks

Pumpkin Pie Spice Toast

This can hardly be called a recipe (especially since I’m not giving you any measurements). It’s more ‘inspiration for bread’. Inspiration that┬ámade for a very nice afternoon snack with tea. Here goes: Toast your favorite bread. Spread it generously with butter. Sprinkle it with brown sugar. Sprinkle it with pumpkin pie spice. Enjoy. Here is […]

Ode to the Quick Pickle

I love a good pickle. Sweet, spicy, garlicky, tart, live fermented…I haven’t met a pickle I don’t like, regardless of my pregnancy status. Making your own pickles at home is wonderful–not only will you get that smug Super Domestic Goddess feeling as you don your cute little apron to toss together some incredible snacks, but […]

The Lunchbox #3

I need to start packing duplicate lunches for me–these look pretty good! I was a little nervous about sending a turkey sandwich, as I recently read that there wasn’t an insulated lunch bag on the market that kept food the right temperature for the right amount of time. So I probably went a little overboard […]

The Lunchbox #2

Second day of lunch packing! Lunchbox #2 milk 3┬ápeanut butter bites (can be made with any nut or soy butter) rice cakes with goat cheese 2 vegetable quesadilla triangles (thanks for the idea, Jen!) raspberries and blackberries The Result: 1 quesadilla triangle came back. I think my kiddo works up quite an appetite at school. […]

The Lunchbox #1

My little guy is attending preschool two days a week for the very first time (just for a few weeks this summer). He was a little nervous, but had an outstanding time his first day. His favorite part was visiting the Nature School bus (I know, can you believe it? An onsite school bus!) My […]