Snacks - Recipes for you to try because homemade is always best!

passion fruit, paws and peonies - the English recipe blog for women over 40 - helping to make midlife years fabulous!

Chocolate and Clementine Popcorn

My Chocolate and Clementine Popcorn are crunchy clusters of caramel popcorn, with cocoa nibs, roasted hazelnuts, clementine zest and lashings of dark chocolate.

Healthy homemade chocolate, fruit and nut trail mix

My healthy, homemade chocolate, fruit and nut trail mix is full of healthy nibbles and it still tastes indulgent!

Frozen salted chocolate covered bananas

Bananas are one of natures prepackaged health foods. Dark chocolate also has some real health benefits, so this is a healthier way to enjoy a frozen snack. 

Summer fruit sticks

This is a fun and delicious way to eat more fruit and make a healthy or healthier dessert or an exciting snack. The summer fruit sticks I have prepared are raspberry crumble, apple s’mores and banana brittle. 

Low Carb Almond Cookies

These low carb almond cookies are made with almond flour, honey and orange blossom. They are simple to make and healthy enough to snack on, as they are gluten free, free of refined sugar and contain no butter or oil.