Blueberry-Mango Colada Salad

by Anne Papina on July 31, 2008

(ARA) – Blueberries are most abundant and least expensive in the summer, making it an ideal time to get your fill of these little blue gems. Stock the fridge and freezer with blueberries to make meals, snacks and desserts that are easy on the cook. Blueberries never need to be peeled, pitted, stemmed or chopped […]


Dilly Deviled Eggs

by Anne Papina on June 5, 2008

(ARA) – Summer’s bounty of fresh veggies and fruit can make meal time fun. Colorful plates prevail as flavorful fruits and vegetables can be added at any meal. Serving these fresh treats with high-quality protein foods like eggs, lean meat and cheese will help keep appetites satisfied longer for hours of fun-in-the-sun this summer. Protein […]


Honey Raspberry Kiwi Fruit Dip

by Anne Papina on August 29, 2007

(ARA) – School means a return to packing lunches and preparing after-school snacks. Make this school year fun with a new collection of easy-to-make snack recipes from the National Honey Board. Instead of giving your kids the same boring sandwich, jazz up their lunchbox and snacks with a few easy tips:


Sugar ‘n Spice Snack

by Anne Papina on January 5, 2007

(ARA) – This holiday season, while your kids may have visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, you most likely have other things whirling around in your mind. Things like getting all the gifts purchased, wrapped and mailed. Or planning the big family gathering. Or baking 12 dozen cookies for your neighborhood cookie exchange.


Candied Nuts, Take 2

by Anne Papina on December 3, 2004

Here’s the other method that I use to make candied nuts. Candied Nuts, Take 2   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins   Author: Anne Papina Recipe type: Snack Ingredients 1 cup granulated sugar 1½ cup nuts Instructions Melt the sugar over med-hi heat in a heavy […]


Homemade Tortilla Chips

by Anne Papina on October 6, 2004

Homemade Tortilla Chips   Save Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 10 mins Total time 15 mins   Recipe type: Snack Ingredients 5 low carb multigrain tortillas Vegetable spray Salt Knife Cookie sheet Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lay out tortillas and spray with vegetable oil. Turn over the tortillas and repeat steps […]