Quick and Easy Snacks

If you came for strictly healthy recipes, you might be in the wrong place. Wait! Before you exit, hear me out! Snacks are meant to be enjoyed and a way to fend off hunger. Although, these quick and easy snacks are not rich with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber. They’re rich with yum, omg, and hot damn that’s good! Indulge in your guilty pleasure without the guilt (if possible). Trust me; you’ll thank me once you treat yourself to these quick and easy snacks.

Quick and Easy Snacks

Well, I view a few of these recipes as remotely nutritious. So go ahead splurge! Have two sandwiches or a large bowl of salad. Don’t feel bad! Oh, if you can’t tell I’m a grilled cheese addict (still battling my wheat addiction). It’s so easy and indeed a quick snack.

Try a unique, indie foods. Love in my MOUTH.

Not in the mood to whip up one of the delicious quick and easy snacks? Add these gourmet, indie treats to your pantry:

Bacon Jam Bacon Jam

Want all the flavor of bacon without the hassle of actually cooking it? Let us introduce you to our dear friend bacon jam, a whole jar packed with the delectable, salty-sweet flavor of everyone’s favorite breakfast meat (sorry, sausage). tip of the tongue Bacon turns any dish into party food. Spread a spoonful on a cracker and top with a slice of fresh fig or pear. Make inside-out bacon wrapped dates by filling each date with a spoonful of bacon jam, then baking in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes. Mix a few tablespoons into mashed potatoes along with some caramelized onions. Really, the possibilities are endless.







Catskill Mountain Honey Catskill Mountain Honey

Catskill Provisions raw honey is perfect for drizzling into tea or onto Greek yogurt or fresh fruit. Spring honey is mellow and light, while the Fall honey, a beautiful dark amber color, finishes with a spicy hint of molasses. Tip of the tongue Use the honey to sweeten plain yogurt and top with a handful of crunchy Elemental Granola by Granola Lab your breakfast will never be the same! In the summer, sweeten iced mint tea with Fall honey syrup (just mix together equal parts of warm water and syrup, stir to dissolve, then chill). In the winter, its spicy complexity makes it perfect for a hot toddy: Stir together hot water, bourbon, a squeeze of fresh lemon and a drizzle of Fall honey.







Chocolate, Coffee + Kumquat Spread Chocolate, Coffee + Kumquat Spread

Nutella + us = true love. But now that we’ve tasted this incredible combination of candied kumquats, dark chocolate and coffee, we’re rethinking our commitment. Lemon Bird’s products are truly small batch, made from the best (and closest) raw ingredients that L.A.-based maker Amy Deaver can find. This spread is a neighborhood collaboration of sorts. Deaver uses a slow drip method to infuse apple pectin with beans from Ritual Coffee Roasters. Thin slices of kumquat are candied and mixed with the coffee pectin and sugar, then with dark chocolate from Chocovivo (and you know how we feel about Chocovivo). The spread is intensely chocolatey, with just a hint of coffee, punctuated by sweet-tart notes of kumquat. We swoon over every spoonful. tip of the tongue Spread on toasted baguette for breakfast or dessert, spoon onto vanilla or coffee ice cream, or use as an extravagant dip for sliced apples, fresh figs and dried apricots.







FEED + Mouth Snack Bag FEED + Mouth Snack Bag

We partnered with social business FEED to curate this standout collection of small-batch goodies packed in their signature burlap bag. It’s a tasty gift that also gives back! Lauren Bush Lauren founded FEED to create products that help fight hunger worldwide, one meal at a time. Cheesy, spicy, crunchy and savory, these mouth-watering goodies satisfy all munching moods. Yes, this is a snack cabinet’s best friend. Five snacks, from blue cheesy jalapeรฑo puffs to fruity seed and nut bars, come packed in a lightweight and stowable FEED bag, which also provides 10 school meals for children around the world. Makes a great gift for a coworker whose snack stash has saved you more than once, or for a snack-happy spouse who’s into sharing, of course.







Mini-Bar Munchies Mini-Bar Munchies

They made it! Yes, your guests have pulled the suitcases from the car, breezed through check-in (or your front door) and set up camp for a few fun-filled days. And while you can’t control how much they like the mattress, or if there’s enough free shampoo to go around, you can make sure they’ll snack happy. Whether it’s a hotel, motel, Holiday Inn, Airbnb or guest house, they’ll be well-stocked with this impressive set of anytime snack upgrades: crispy chips and perfectly salted popcorn to munch while flipping through the TV channels, chocolate-y cookies for late night cravings, protein-packed energy bars to make that early morning flight. Makes a pleasant surprise for out-of-towner wedding guests or visiting family. Tack on a bottle of their favorite spirit to really outdo the standard mini-bar stock.







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Nickname Abby, Pop-culturess, ATLien (FILA), rookie Foodie, high heels collector, diet backslider, breakfast food aficionado, latte-chugger, โ€˜90s Nickelodeon & Disney lover, & leisure enthusiast.

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