Posts Tagged ‘Snacks’

Falafel-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

Falafel-Spiced Roasted Chickpeas

I remember the first time I bit into fresh falafel.

Mike and I were in Amman, Jordan on our honeymoon, out and about just strolling along arm-in-arm, the way you’d expect people on their honeymoon to do. We passed a guy frying up falafel on a street corner; simultaneously, Mike’s stomach growled and I inhaled deeply, asking what that amazing smell was.

You know we had to stop and get some. (more…)

Cranberry Scones {Paleo}

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

Paleo Cranberry Scones

When I was developing this recipe, I almost didn’t expect to like these scones. (more…)

5-Ingredient Vanilla-Scented Toasted Coconut-Cashew Mix {Paleo}

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Vanilla-Scented Toasted Coconut-Cashew Mix

Some things drive you completely wild with desire as they cook.

Roast chicken.

Apple pie.

Any recipe that starts out with sautéed onion and garlic.

Chocolate chip cookies.

And I can say with confidence that this recipe should be added to the list. (more…)

Gluten-Free Cranberry-Orange-Pecan Cornbread Muffins

Monday, December 23rd, 2013


For me, this fall has been all about cranberries.

And I’m completely shocked to say that even my seasonal favs like apple and pumpkin have taken the backseat to cranberry this fall. (How did that happen?!)

I think I’m finally giving cranberry the spotlight it deserves. (And shame on me for not doing it sooner! But I did share some pretty fabulous Cranberry-Flax Cookies and some lovely Dark Chocolate-Coated Cranberry Cake Bites.)


Gingerbread Muffins

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Gingerbread Muffins

The other day in conversation someone happened to mention gingerbread. I don’t remember how it came up, and it was just mentioned in a fleetingly brief moment. I’m sure no one else gave it another thought, but, me being me, suddenly I couldn’t get it out of my head.

I was in desperate need of a gingerbread fix. (more…)

Healthy Candy Apple Wedges {Paleo}

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013


How many of you will admit to sneaking some of your kid’s Halloween candy when no one is looking?

I don’t have kids (yet!), but yeah, I’d be guilty as charged.

It’s the stuff we won’t buy for ourselves, but if it’s just hanging around, it’s fair game. If you didn’t buy it for yourself, the calories don’t count, right? ;)

I like to have healthier treats that will still satisfy a sweet tooth at the ready. (more…)

Chocolate-Covered Toasted Coconut Pops {Popsicle Week}

Thursday, August 15th, 2013


Most people I know use umbrellas in downpours.

Not me.

I always say I won’t melt and shrug off the fact that I will inevitably look half-drowned after choosing not to use an umbrella; but the truth is I really can’t be bothered with the trouble (which of course is really no trouble at all) of using one (although there’s a quite large pretty black umbrella in my car at all times). I must be some kind of umbrella-phobe. Weird, right?

Now heat is another story. Coupled with high humidity, when temps over 85 hit me I actually do melt. (more…)

Peanut Butter Swirl Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013


I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but did you realize that summer is more than half over?

That happened fast.

Did you have a summer bucket list of things you wanted to get done?

I’ve been slowly crossing little things off of mine. (more…)

Cinnamon + Nutmeg Zucchini “Applesauce”

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013


Are you getting to the point where you’re starting to have a little too much zucchini on hand? If you’re not there yet, you probably will be soon…

If you’re a gardener, maybe you’ve already dropped off a bag (or two) at a neighbor’s house…or maybe you’ve been the recipient of a bag or two from a neighbor who gardens. Or maybe you heard the doorbell ring early one random evening only to get to the front door and find a gigantic bag of zucchini looking up at you, which might as well have sprouted legs and walked there itself because there wasn’t a trace of anyone in sight. (True story.)

There are definitely worse things than fly-by-night zucchini drive-bys though. (more…)

Smoked Salmon Dip

Thursday, July 11th, 2013

Smoked Salmon Dip

We all know not to go grocery shopping hungry. Why do I try to defy the laws of nature and not heed this rule?

A while ago I was shopping on an empty stomach, foolishly thinking I was immune to impulse buys. I was zipping around the store, only grabbing items on my list. I guess I got a little too cocky. (more…)

Hello! I’m Faith and I write An Edible Mosaic. This is my recipe collection of international favorites and updated American classics, with an emphasis on seasonal dishes. I focus on real foods that sustain body and mind, bring people together, and make a house a home. Welcome to my mosaic of recipes.

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