Healthy Pregnancy Cravings

JillianAppies & Snacks, Baby, Food, Vegetarian13 Comments

Cravings are a real thing that women do experience and even more so when you’re pregnant. Personally, I haven’t really had any that stand out, I have just continued to eat the way I normally  do and I feel extremely lucky because of that!!! One of the things that I have been reading about that women tend to complain about …

Toast 9 Ways

JillianAppies & Snacks, Breakfast, Dinner, Food, Lunch6 Comments

Toast has always been one of my daily staples. It’s great for breakfast, lunch, dinner and can even make a great appetizer for guests. It all depends on the way that you jazz it up. You can get as creative as you want and adjust anything depending on your taste buds. I have crafted up 9 of my favourite toasts, …

Fresh Peach Salsa

JillianAppies & Snacks, Food, Holiday Favourites, Vegetarian2 Comments

AAARRRRRRRIBA!!! Happy Saturday and happy PEACH season!!!! All of the fresh fruit in my home right now is making my heart explode. And it’s all local from BC Tree Fruits which makes it that much more fresh. I’ve been using peaches for everything lately so decided to share my favourite peach recipe of them all … peach salsa!!! Not to …

Food Friday: Kale Chips

JillianAppies & Snacks, Food, Lunch, Vegetarian7 Comments

Kale chips are one of those snacks that are SO GOOD, SO HEALTHY, but something you are scared to make yourself. Well…let me tell you…they are SO easy once you actually get the guts to do it!!! They taste similar to those classic potato chips that we eat so guiltily…but instead are healthy…and SO addictive!!! Once you make them the first …

Freaky Food Friday: Spooky Halloween Recipes

JillianAppies & Snacks, Dessert, Food, Holiday Favourites2 Comments

Happy FREAKY FOOD FRIDAY everyone!!! I can’t believe it’s already the WEEK before Halloween!!!! How exciting…one of my favorite times of year!!! HUGE thanks to my always so inspirational bella Tori for mastering the Halloween menu this year…JUST for you!! She has created the SPOOKIEST and YUMMIEST treats for you to share… just in time for Halloween!!! You can thank …

How To: Charcuterie Plate

JillianAppies & Snacks, Food1 Comment

This FOOD FRIDAY I’m sharing with you my bella Tori’s tricks on how to build the ULTIMATE CHARCUTERIE BOARD!!!!! Take it from here Tori… Au revoir spinach dip, the charcuterie board has taken over the entertaining scene. Here are a few tips to help you put together a gorgeous board that will leave your guests in awe. 1. The Board …

Food Friday: Peach Smoothies

JillianAppies & Snacks, Breakfast, Food, VegetarianLeave a Comment

Well, I’m a little sad that cherry season is over….but I am ECSTATIC that Peach season is in full swing!!! BC Tree Fruits peaches are the JUICIEST peaches that will never disappoint! Ingredients BC Tree Fruits Peaches, frozen 1 banana, frozen Orange Juice Coconut Water Vanilla Yogurt Handful of almonds Handful of oats Directions Blend all ingredients together until smooth, top with …

BC Tree Fruits Packinghouse Tour

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I think it’s pretty obvious how much I genuinely LOOOOVE BC cherries! Pretty much my FAV summer fruit to use in all of my summer recipes! Earlier this month, I visited the BC Tree Fruits cherry packinghouse and orchard in Kelowna, and I couldn’t believe how much time and effort is put into ensuring every cherry is absolutely perfect!!!!!! I thought I’d …

Creamy Limoncello Zipzicles

JillianAppies & Snacks, Cocktails, Dessert, Food, Vegetarian3 Comments

Has anyone ever wondered how to make portable homemade freezies or pops?!?!? I am IN LOVE with my Zipzicle Ice-Pop pouches…they are the ultimate summertime must have!!!! You can literally make any cocktail, mocktail, maybe even some fresh pressed juice, pour it into the zipzicles, freeze, and enjoy!! Such an easy way to have a little treat after dinner!! Ingredients 6 Zipzicle pouches 1/2 …