Archive for Great Finger Foods

Simply Stuffed Mushrooms

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Stuffed mushrooms have an air of elegance and seem so fussy, but they are really simple to make! Go ahead and give them a try!

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

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Pumpkin season is upon us! I’m a big fan of seasonal eating.. Let’s not forget the old saying, waste not want not. So, after openning one of those giant cans of pumpkin puree the race is on to use it up 🙂 What better way to use pumpkin than in baking. These Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies more than did the trick and they are quite the treat 😉

I might also note that they are half the fat and twice the flavor of a normal oatmeal cookie.

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Hearty Pumpkin Muffins

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Nothing welcomes Fall like pumpkin baked goods. These pumpkins muffins are hearty, whole grain and delicious. What they lack in looks, they well make up for in flavor!

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Maddy’s Hearty Banana Bread

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Ah, Banana Bread! Whether you are eating it fully cooled or hot out of the oven, it’s always a heart warming treat. But this variation is also heart healthy!

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Italian Inspired Spinach Artichoke Fritters

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This idea came to me while making eggplant parmessan. The flour for the crust is so tasty, I couldn’t waste it! So, I added the spinach and artichokes, threw in the eggs and a little milk and YUM, new treat!

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Puzzle Cookies

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Here’s a fun finger food idea for a game night, Puzzle Cookies. Best of all, you wont need cookie cutters and you wont have to re-roll the dough.

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Rich Olive Bites

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As if there weren’t enough dirty little pleasures in this world, I’m offering you one more. Rich, salty Olive Bites are impossible to not love and crave! Don’t say I didn’t warn you 🙂

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Beef Empanadas, Wholegrain Yumminess!

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Celebrate Cinco De Mayo with the zesty, wholegrain goodness of these beef empanadas!

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Coconut and Lime Scones for Easter

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Coconut scones glazed with colorful lime made in the shapes of Easter and Spring. They’re cute, tasty and not too sweet. They would be great served at brunch or for a lighter dessert.

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Raspberry Jelly Muffins, Quick-n-Cute

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It’s Jiffy to the rescue again! Being Zesty isn’t about being the perfect cook, it’s about having fun! These adorable little muffins are quick, easy and fun, just 20 minutes total time!

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