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Snack Recipes

Snack Recipes

There is no such thing as having too many snacks, and it’s even better if you’ve got some you can make from scratch! Nuts, hummus, popcorn, garlic knots, dips, nuts, granola. Anything is a snack if you put it together the right way!

Best Summer Snacks

  • How to Make Perfect Guacamole

    10 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    The best guacamole keeps it simple: just ripe avocados, salt, a squeeze of lime, onions, chiles, cilantro, and some chopped tomato. Serve it as a dip at your next party or spoon it on top of tacos for an easy dinner upgrade.

  • Elise Bauer

    Easy Homemade Hummus

    5 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Homemade hummus only takes 5 minutes, and it's so much better than store-bought. All you need are a few cans of chickpeas, some tahini, olive oil, some seasonings, and a food processor.

  • Elise Bauer

    Applesauce

    55 min

    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Delicious homemade applesauce recipe! There is nothing better than homemade applesauce with hand-picked apples, and it is so easy to make!

  • Elise Bauer

    Zucchini Bread

    Zucchini bread is a perennial favorite and what to make when the gardens are overflowing with this summer veggie. This easy bread is tender and gently spiced.

  • Elise Bauer

    Blueberry Muffins

    These homemade blueberry muffins are light, fluffy, and PACKED with blueberries! They're an all-time favorite, perfect for weekend brunches and grab-and-go breakfast.

  • Elise Bauer

    Blistered Shishito Peppers

    9 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Blistered Shishito Peppers are a delicious quick and easy snack, side dish, or appetizer. Mild and sweet, they're like single bite mini-poppers!

  • Coco Morante

    How to Make Easy Refrigerator Pickles

    15 min

    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Homemade refrigerator pickles are so easy to make yourself! No canning necessary. They're ready in about 24 hours. Great for burgers, sandwiches, and snacking all summer long.

  • Sally Vargas

    Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles

    Do-it-yourself yogurt popsicles? Yes, please! These are loaded with fresh strawberries and plain yogurt. They make such a good (and healthy!) treat when the weather gets warm.

Great Make-Ahead Snack Ideas

  • Elise Bauer

    Easy Homemade Hummus

    5 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Homemade hummus only takes 5 minutes, and it's so much better than store-bought. All you need are a few cans of chickpeas, some tahini, olive oil, some seasonings, and a food processor.

  • Elise Bauer

    Best Holiday Fruitcake

    This easy Christmas fruitcake is perfect for the holidays. It's light, tender, and full of dried fruits and nuts. Sprinkle the loaf with brandy, or leave it out! Either way, this fruit cake is a welcome addition to the holiday table.

  • Sally Vargas

    Grab-and-Go Oatmeal Chia Cups

    15 min

    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Grab-and-go oatmeal and chia breakfast cups! Top them with yogurt, fresh fruit, and nuts to make a satisfying meal. Easy to make vegan or gluten-free.

  • Summer Miller

    Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Energy Balls

    20 min

    Gluten-Free, Vegetarian

    These Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Energy Balls make a great after-school (or after-work!) snack. You can whip them up in a jiffy and they'll be gone just as quickly. They also freeze beautifully!

  • Garrett McCord

    How to Make Granola in the Slow Cooker

    Slow cooker granola? That's right! The most hands-off and convenient way to make granola is in your slow cooker. Enjoy the smell of cinnamon and nuts filling your house as this granola gets toasty without turning on the oven!

Recent Snack Recipes & Ideas

  • Elise Bauer

    Zucchini Bread

    Zucchini bread is a perennial favorite and what to make when the gardens are overflowing with this summer veggie. This easy bread is tender and gently spiced.

  • Coco Morante

    How to Make Easy Refrigerator Pickles

    15 min

    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Homemade refrigerator pickles are so easy to make yourself! No canning necessary. Great for burgers, sandwiches, and snacking all summer long.

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Gluten-Free Banana Bread

    1 hr, 5 min

    Allergy-Friendly, Gluten-Free

    This easy banana bread is moist and delicious—and just happens to be gluten-free. With this simple recipe and your favorite gluten-free flour on hand, no one will know the difference.

  • Elise Bauer

    Blistered Shishito Peppers

    9 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Blistered Shishito Peppers are a delicious quick and easy snack, side dish, or appetizer. Mild and sweet, they're like single bite mini-poppers!

  • Sally Vargas

    Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

    15 min

    Healthy, Vegetarian

    Lunch just got easier. Pop open a can of chickpeas and make this vegetarian take on a chicken salad sandwich. It uses pantry staples and its loaded with fiber and protein. The best part? It’s delicious and it’s ready in about 15 minutes.

  • Elise Bauer

    Blueberry Muffins

    These homemade blueberry muffins are light, fluffy, and PACKED with blueberries! They're an all-time favorite, perfect for weekend brunches and grab-and-go breakfast.

  • Sally Vargas

    Cucumber Sandwiches

    40 min

    Healthy, Vegetarian

    Simple, easy, and delicious cucumber tea sandwiches satisfy cravings for a light lunch or an afternoon snack. They are also the perfect party food! Whip up a batch for Mother’s Day, Easter, bridal showers, or baby showers.

  • Fresh Cherry Compote

    When Northwest sweet cherries are in season, eat as many as you can by the handful and then preserve summer's bounty for later in the year with this simple cherry compote!

  • Sally Vargas

    No Knead Bread

    No need to knead! Only five minutes of hands-on time will yield a delicious, crusty, bakery-style loaf of bread. A long, slow rise builds flavor and texture so all you have to do is pop it in your Dutch oven, bake, and enjoy!

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Jamaican Banana Bread

    This banana bread is tender and flavorful, with cinnamon, nutmeg, and—the Jamaican essential spice—pimento (aka allspice). But the most memorable part? The plump, rum-soaked raisins speckled throughout every slice.

  • Sally Vargas

    Homemade Flour Tortillas

    Homemade flour tortillas are easy to make in the comfort of your own kitchen. All it takes four simple ingredients (one is water) and about 1 hour – that includes a 30-minute rest time! No special equipment needed.

  • Elise Bauer

    Hot Cross Buns

    Hot Cross Buns are a traditional Good Friday treat! These slightly sweet yeast-leavened buns are spiced with cinnamon and speckled with currants, citron, and orange zest.

  • Carrie Havranek

    Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

    Whether we're talking a casual movie night with the family or Super Bowl Sunday, these Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos are ready to party! They come together quickly and easily, and are so much fun to each straight from the pan.

  • Kalisa Marie Martin

    Cheesy Hash Brown Egg Bites

    55 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegetarian

    Jam-packed with spinach and surrounded by crispy potatoes, this is not your average egg bite. They’re perfect for your next brunch party or just a quick grab-and-go midweek breakfast.

  • Megan Gordon

    5 Tips for Making Better Smoothies

    Wish you could make the smoothie of your dreams with the press of a button? You can! Today we're talking to Catherine McCord, author of Smoothie Project, and she's sharing her tips and tricks to help us ALL make better, more delicious smoothies!

  • Queso Blanco

    Avoid the "hangries" with this crave-able, protein-packed Queso Blanco—a white cheese dip made with real milk! This budget-friendly snack comes together in a flash, delivers essential nutrients thanks to dairy milk, and is something the whole family will love.

  • Summer Miller

    Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

    15 min

    Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Break out your food processor and make this creamy Roasted Red Pepper Hummus! This hummus is the perfect dip for vegetables and pita, or use it as a healthy sandwich spread. You’ll be surprised at how easy it is.

  • Nick Evans

    Air Fryer Crispy Cauliflower

    17 min

    Healthy, Vegetarian

    Crispy cauliflower for the win, thanks to your air fryer! Make the cauliflower even tastier and crispier with spices, a little egg, and a light coating of breadcrumbs. Perfect as an appetizer or a side dish.

  • Marta Rivera

    Lime Icebox Cookies

    Keep these soft, tart, citrus-flavored refrigerator cookies on hand for unexpected guests or hungry kids. Slice and bake when the need or craving for a cookie arises. Lime Icebox Cookies are freezer-friendly too!

  • Elise Bauer

    Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

    30 min

    Gluten-Free, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    These oven baked sweet potato fries are so addictive! Wedges of sweet potatoes, tossed with oil, sprinkled with spices, and baked at high heat until browned and crispy at the edges.

  • Elise Bauer

    How to Make Perfect Guacamole

    10 min

    Gluten-Free, Low Carb, Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarian

    The best guacamole keeps it simple: just ripe avocados, salt, a squeeze of lime, onions, chiles, cilantro, and some chopped tomato. Serve it as a dip at your next party or spoon it on top of tacos for an easy dinner upgrade.

  • Elise Bauer

    Potato Skins

    Crispy cheese potato skins, baked to a crisp, then topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, sour cream and green onions.

  • Marta Rivera

    The Best Nachos

    These classic Tex-Mex nachos are loaded to the MAX! Avoid soggy nachos by briefly baking them before topping with cheese, seasoned beef, refried beans, guacamole, and salsa. They're a great snack, party appetizer, or even casual weeknight dinner.

  • Elise Bauer

    Quesadilla

    Classic Mexican and Tex Mex cheese quesadilla! Toasted flour tortilla with melted cheese inside.

  • Nick Evans

    Air Fryer Crispy Cauliflower

    17 min

    Healthy, Vegetarian

    Crispy cauliflower for the win, thanks to your air fryer! Make the cauliflower even tastier and crispier with spices, a little egg, and a light coating of breadcrumbs. Perfect as an appetizer or a side dish.

  • Sara Bir

    Air Fryer Chicken Wings

    Wings and your air fryer are a match made in heaven! Fast, crispy, no big mess—what’s not to love? Pair this air fryer chicken wing recipe with gochujang sauce and toasted sesame mayonnaise, and you’ve just entered chicken-wing utopia!

  • Sara Bir

    How to Make a Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    Everything you ever wanted to know about making the very best grilled cheese sandwich! Mayo or butter? Open-faced or closed? Lid on or off? There's more to a good grilled cheese than you might think!

  • Elise Bauer

    Easy Homemade Hummus

    5 min

    Gluten-Free, Healthy, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Love hummus? It's so easy to make your own! Homemade hummus only takes 5 minutes, and it's so much better than store-bought. All you need are a few cans of chickpeas, some tahini, olive oil, some seasonings, and a food processor.

  • Elise Bauer

    Applesauce

    55 min

    Gluten-Free, Vegan, Vegetarian

    Delicious homemade applesauce recipe! There is nothing better than homemade applesauce with hand-picked apples, and it is so easy to make!


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