Watermelon & Strawberry Popsicle

By Angelika Hanna It is one of the easiest DIY in the kitchen. Fruit popsicles. All you need is your favorite fresh or frozen fruit, or – to make it even more easy – your favorite fruit juice, and some water. For some watery fruits you do not even need to add any water. As… Continue reading Watermelon & Strawberry Popsicle


Chocolate/Butterscotch & Peanut Holiday Clusters

By Angelika Hanna Today I made my first holiday treat of the season. It is non-bake and involves only 15 active minutes. Such a quick and easy and yet delicious dessert or snack during the pre-holiday season. There are different ways to make chocolate/nut clusters. You can line a baking sheet with parchment paper and… Continue reading Chocolate/Butterscotch & Peanut Holiday Clusters

Quick & Easy Halloween Chocolate Bark

By Angelika Hanna Happy Halloween Season! Recipe: Prep Time: 15 min + 30-40 min refrigerating time Yield: 24 (1×3-inch) bars Cuisine: North American Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 1 bag (24-ounce) chocolate chips (about 4 cups) 2 cups Crispy Rice Cereal Halloween candy of your choice to decorate Instructions: Line a baking sheet with parchment… Continue reading Quick & Easy Halloween Chocolate Bark

Deviled Eggs

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 30 min Cook Time: 15 min Total Time: 45 min Yield: 24 servings Cuisine: North American/Canadian Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 12 eggs, hard boiled and peeled 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tbsp yellow mustard 1/4 tsp sweet smokey Hungarian paprika 1 pinch hot Spanish paprika 1/4 tsp Kosher salt 1/2 tsp… Continue reading Deviled Eggs

Martina McBride’s Avocado Hummus

By Angelika Hanna This recipe is inspired by Martina McBride. In one of her episodes on Martina’s Table on the Food Network, Martina prepares avocado hummus by mixing white beans with her avocados and herbs/spices. Recipe: Prep Time: 20 min. Yield: 10-12 servings Cuisine: North American Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 4 avocados, pitted, peeled,… Continue reading Martina McBride’s Avocado Hummus

Mexican Guacamole

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 15 min Yield: 2-3 cups Cuisine: Mexican Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 3 ripened avocados 3 tbsp white onion, minced 1 jalapeno pepper, minced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tbsp freshly pressed lime juice 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste A… Continue reading Mexican Guacamole

Pepperoni Pizza Wrappers

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 5-7 min + 10-15 min moisturing time for the wrapper sheets Cook Time: 6-8 min Total Time: Approx. 30 min Yield: 5 wrappers Cuisine: Fusion/North American/Canadian Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 5 Egg Roll pastry wrapper sheets Pepperoni slices, cut into pieces (I quartered the slice) Canola or vegetable oil Tex/Mex shredded… Continue reading Pepperoni Pizza Wrappers

Classic Bruschetta

By Angelika Hanna Recipe: Prep Time: 10 min Resting Time: 10 min Total Time: 20 min Yield: 1 bowl serving size Cuisine: Italian; Vegan World Cuisine Author: Angelika Hanna / Zest4Food Ingredients: 2 big tomatoes, diced – I used the beefsteak 1/4 cup red onion, diced 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped 2 tsp olive oil… Continue reading Classic Bruschetta