Dark Chocolate Almond Frozen Yogurt Pops

Dark Chocolate Almond Frozen Yogurt Pops from foodiewithfamily.com #AussieStyle

I’m clearly on an ice pop kick. I could blame the weather; it has been hot, after all. I could say I do it for any or all of my five kids. The truth is, though, that I love them madly. I love having a variety of frozen pops waiting for that moment that I…

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DIY Freezer Pops {Ice Pops}

DIY Freezer Pops {Ice Pops} from foodiewithfamily.com

DIY Freezer Pops {Ice Pops} have made me a hero in my home. All five of my boys have a mania for freezer pops in the summer. They go bonkers for the little frozen tubes of sweet ice. If left to their own devices, they would eat through one of those massive bulk boxes from…

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Slow-Roasted Rosemary Garlic Almonds

Slow Roasted Rosemary Garlic Almonds are an easy, healthy snack for warm weather months.

My friend Lisette is a good person to befriend. She’s funny. She’s charming. She has exquisite taste and a generous laugh. And wherever she goes, she has snacks. Good snacks. She has bags of granola bars, homemade energy bars and her signature Slow Roasted Rosemary Garlic Roasted Almonds. My children hover around Mrs. Heckathorn on…

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Soy Sauce Eggs

Soy Sauce Eggs soaked in soy sauce, garlic, ginger, rice vinegar, green onions, and fresh hot pepper.

My bonus mom, Val, was an amazing cook. She had the ability to take the most humble ingredients and turn them into food that wasn’t merely great, it was an experience. Val’s Soy Sauce Eggs are the perfect example of her ability to make comfort food exciting. How can egg possibly be exciting? Val made…

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Bunny Bread

Bunny Bread for your Easter or Spring party buffets

Let us observe the Easter Bunny in his natural habitat… See how relaxed he is in the vegetable patch? The serene  -if vacant- look on his face?  He is surrounded by his favored nourishment; cucumbers, peas, carrots and his own entrails. Wait. His own entrails? How can this be? The Easter Bunny’s tummy has been…

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Garlic Roasted Olives

Garlic Roasted Olives with lemon, thyme, feta, and peppers from foodiewithfamily.com

If you’re an olive lover, you are in luck today, my friends. I have for you the ne plus ultra of olive dishes: Garlic Roasted Olives. That’s right… we’re talking about a pan full of gorgeous, colourful olives roasted with garlic, paper thin slices of lemon and jalapeño pepper, fresh thyme, salty little capers, tiny…

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Smoked Salmon Cucumber Pizza

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Owing in large part to the fact that I just plain love my husband, and that after 18 years dwelling in it with neither of us going stark raving mad, I’m a big fan of the institution of marriage. In so many ways, we are very much opposite. I break out into a cold sweat…

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Dill Pickle Dip

Use Dill Pickle Dip as dip or spread on hamburgers or deli sandwiches for pickle lovers in your life. foodiewithfamily.com

Excuse me. Have I told you before that I am a serious pickle maniac? I have never met a dill pickle I didn’t love. You know Cookie Monster? I’m Pickle Monster. Salty, vinegary, crunchy P-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-i-ickles! While we’re at it and I’m confessing things, I should probably mention that I’m also devoted to dip. All dip….

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Persian Herb Frittata {Kookoo Sabzi}

Plain yogurt garnishing Persian Herb Frittata a.k.a. Kookoo Sabzi from foodiewithfamily.com

Someone recently pointed out to me that I describe a lot of foods as my ‘favourite’. I realized immediately that they were completely right. I had a micro existential crisis. Did this mean that I was fickle? That I really didn’t love any food? Upon reflection about 30 seconds later, I felt better. I concluded…

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Maple Bacon Biscuit Bake

Tender buttermilk biscuits on maple brown sugar bacon caramel with pecans from foodiewithfamily.com

There are some foods that you have to promise yourself you won’t make often because they are so good, so rich, so indulgent, and so tantalizing that you would be in major trouble if you ate them with any frequency. Maple Bacon Biscuit Bake is one of those recipes. Because it is high maple sugaring…

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