Appetizers/Snacks

Appetizers/Snacks

Cinnamon Popcorn

This flavor-packed Cinnamon Popcorn is crunchy, sweet and wonderfully vibrant! I’m SO lucky to have two of the best grandmas – they’re loving, strong and independent and have been two of my biggest cheerleaders in all that I do. They’re also two of the BEST cooks in the entire universe. The recipe I’m sharing today […]

Appetizers/Snacks

Mini Pretzel Dogs

These Mini Pretzel Dogs are the perfect for game day appetizers, after school snacks and quick ‘n easy lunches! I always look forward to Super Bowl Sunday. And I’ll admit, I’m usually much more interested in the commercials and the food than the game. Then again, anytime it’s not frowned upon to have appetizers and […]

Appetizers/Snacks, Dessert

Monster Cookie Dough Truffles

If you love the taste of cookie dough, these little morsels are for you!! With peanut butter, M&M’s, chocolate chips and oats, these no-bake Monster Cookie Dough Truffles always hit the spot! Growing up, there were a lot of things my sister and I disagreed on. She loved goucho pants, I preferred flared jeans. She […]

Appetizers/Snacks, Main Dish

Korean Meatballs

These sweet and spicy homemade Korean Meatballs are packed with flavor, thanks to lean ground beef, garlic, ginger and one secret Korean ingredient!! This post is sponsored by Iowa Beef,but all opinions and text are my own! Did you know that over 30 million acres of land in Iowa are used for farming? Can you […]

Appetizers/Snacks, Dessert

Hot Chocolate Snack Mix

This sweet, crunchy Hot Chocolate Snack Mix has chocolate-y cereal, white and semi-sweet chocolate and a hot chocolate coating. Bring it to your next get-together…it’s a huge crowd pleaser! If you live in the midwest, you know two things really, really well: cold weather and puppy chow. And if you’re like me, you only enjoy […]

Frozen Fruit Cups
Appetizers/Snacks, Sides

Frozen Fruit Cups

Frozen Fruit Cups are a perfect brunch option or afternoon snack. These individual fruit cups with strawberries, bananas, peaches and more are refreshing and oh so tasty!! Two year olds. Woofta – aren’t they exhausting?! It’s amazing how much sass and attitude fits in such a tiny little human being! And then next thing you […]

Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow
Appetizers/Snacks, Dessert

Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow

Cookies and Cream Puppy Chow is a delicious twist on the classic combo – it’s sweet, crunchy and (in full-disclosure) ADDICTIVE! 🙂 Us Midwesterner’s (is that even a word?) love our Puppy Chow! The sweet snack mix is a go-to item for any get-together, tailgate party, grill out, etc. and it always goes over well. […]

Appetizers/Snacks, Dessert

Churro Bites {Air Fryer OR Oven!}

These Churro Bites have just three ingredients and can be made in the air fryer OR in the oven. These flaky bites are coated in cinnamon-sugar and dipped in warm chocolate or caramel sauce….yes, please!! Churros are the perfect way to finish off any meal with a Mexican flair. They’re chewy on the inside, crunchy […]

Cookie Dough Hummus
Appetizers/Snacks

Monster Cookie Dough Hummus

This cookie dough hummus has all the flavors of a monster cookie – peanut butter, oatmeal, chocolate and M&M candies! Use pretzels and apple slices as dippers for a healthy, filling treat!! When my siblings and I were growing up, we loved to make cookies, but our favorite part was sneaking bits of cookie dough […]

Appetizers/Snacks

Praline Crunch

Praline Crunch snack mix has crispy, crunchy, caramel-coated Crispix cereal and pecans studded throughout. It’s SO good, however, be warned: this stuff is seriously addictive!! Everyone has that favorite party snack recipe. It could be a savory Chex Mix or a sweet-tooth’s go-to Puppy Chow. Although I’m a sucker for about any kind of little […]