Friday, July 15, 2011

Foodie Friday: a whole mess of snacks

Instead of picking one particular item to share with you this week, I'm going to dump a few of my favorites and regulars out. Also, can I just add that Trader Joe's should just sponsor me already?! ;)


Holy cow! Look at this lemon that Jon picked off his co-workers lemon tree. It was delicious with just a little salt and a spoon!


You know what else is good with a splash of salt (and pepper)? Tomatoes.


Garlic edamame, recipe here. Super easy, healthy and one of my ultimate favorite snacks!




Trader Joe's mini ice cream cones, Marty-size if you will. ;)




Charleston Chews, but they must be frozen!


Mmm mmm In n Out. My secret, order your grilled cheese or burger "extra toasted" and make sure to get your fries/burger "animal style".


I'm a fan of pomegranate seeds, but I don't like the graininess after chewing them for a while. If I'm not the weirdest person I know, then I don't know who is...


Artichokes, duh. Can you tell which one was bigger?


Chips and salsa, can you think of a better snack or something easier/tastier to bring to a party?


How about a veggie burger and smiley fries? These automatically put me in a better mood if I'm having a rough day.


Trader Joe's organic strawberry lemonade to wash it down...


Quinoa + carrots + garlic + soy sauce, a regular around these parts. Recipe here.


Popcorn and theater butter only! I actually love day old popcorn more than fresh popcorn (even more so if it's from the theater), so although I may not eat a lot during our movie, you better believe I will eat the entire thing for lunch the next day!


Adding hot sauce to popcorn is also necessary. :)


These Trader Joe's charmingly chewy chocolate chip cookies. Even Marty approves!

11 comments:

  1. So much drooling happening right now!!! Yum!

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  2. i want to make the edamame for frank!

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  3. i whole heartedly agree that trader joe's should sponsor you!

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  4. yummm. omg i'm so hungry right now! those smiley fries are cracking me up hahaha.

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  5. Dang, I didn't know there was lemons that big!!

    Your cat is so adorable.

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  6. HOLY. that is the biggest lemon I've ever seen. Have you tried the green tea from fresh and easy? SO GOOD!

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  7. Diana, I have not! But I lovelovelove their raspberry and strawberry lemonade... definitely a must-try!

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  8. That lemon is so amazing! Did it taste sweeter than an average lemon? I have read that the lemons grown in Sorrento, Italy can be peeled and eaten like an orange. I dream of them all the time!

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  9. Alli, the lemon was actually really sour! I was surprise because I know what you mean about fresh lemons handpicked off a lemon tree, they are usually sweeter. But I love the sourness of lemons, so I was all about it ;) ... and now I have even more desire to go to Italy!

    Saucy, I get them from the grocery store. I think these ones came from Ralphs!

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