Tag Archives | Snacks

Black Bean Quesadillas

  In a hurry? These satisfying quesadillas take just 15 minutes to make. We like them with black beans, but pinto beans work well too. If you like a little heat, be sure to use pepper Jack cheese in the filling. Serve with: A little sour cream and a mixed green salad. – Servings: 4 […]

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Marinated Olives & Feta

  Olives and feta marinated with rosemary, lemon and garlic are great served on crisp flatbread-style crackers or warm slices of crusty baguette. – Servings: 5 – Preparation time: 10 Minutes – Cooking time: 0 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 73 calories; 7 g fat ( 2 g sat , 4 g mono ); 6 mg […]

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Stone-Fruit Bars

  Try your favorite combination of stone fruit, such as peaches and cherries, in these easy fruit bars.   – Serves: 18 – Preparation time: 40 Minutes – Cooking time: 45 Minutes Nutrition per serving: 197 calories; 9 g fat ( 1 g sat , 1 g mono ); 19 mg cholesterol; 28 g carbohydrates; […]

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Crunchy Granola Wedges

  This recipe was inspired by chef Lars Kronmark’s granola wedges from the Culinary Institute of America at Greystone. Substitute your favorite fruit, nuts and/or seeds for the sunflower seeds and/or dried cranberries in these granola bars.   – Servingss: 8 – Preparation time: 15 Minutes – Cooking time: 20 Minutes   Nutrition per serving: […]

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Rosemary Flatbread with Yellow Split Pea Spread

  This flatbread and yellow split pea spread are full of big, bold rosemary and black pepper flavor.   – Servings: 4 – Preparation time: 30 Minutes – Cooking time: 10 Minutes     Nutrition per serving: 186 calories; 2 g fat ( 0 g sat , 1 g mono ); 0 mg cholesterol; 36 […]

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Five-Spice Pistachios

  Chinese five-spice powder is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise and Szechuan peppercorns; it adds subtle flavor to these pistachios. Look for it in the spice section at the market or with other Asian ingredients. Omit the added salt if you use salted pistachios.   – Servings: 12 – Preparation time: […]

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Chile-Lime Peanuts

  These spicy nuts were inspired by ones sold by street vendors across Mexico. If you can only find salted peanuts, omit the added salt. Add the maximum amount of cayenne pepper if you want an extra hit of spice.   – Servings: 12 – Preparation time: 5 Minutes – Cooking time: 45 Minutes   […]

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Strawberry-Banana Smoothie Pops

  Turn a strawberry-banana smoothie, or your favorite blended concoction, into freezer pops for a cool treat.   – Servingss: 6 pops – Preparation time: 10 Minutes – Cooking time: 0 Minutes   Nutrition per serving: 92 calories; 1 g fat ( 0 g sat , 0 g mono ); 3 mg cholesterol; 21 g […]

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Curried Cashews

  These curried cashews are impossibly addictive—every time we made them in the Test Kitchen they disappeared in a flash. If you use salted cashews, omit the added salt.   – Serves: 12 – Preparation time: 5 Minutes – Cooking time: 45 Minutes   Nutrition per serving: 101 calories; 8 g fat ( 2 g […]

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Cottage Cheese Salad

  Cottage cheese topped with crunchy bell pepper and sweet tomato makes for a satisfying afternoon snack or pair it with hearty whole-grain crackers for a light lunch.   – Servings: 1 – Preparation time: 10 Minutes – Cooking time: 0 Minutes   Nutrition per serving: 100 calories; 1 g fat ( 1 g sat […]

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