Tag Archive | "cream cheese"

Homemade Sushi: Philadelphia Roll

Sunday, January 16, 2011

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Making sushi at home is easy, fun and a great way to disguise healthy foods, such as the smoked salmon in this roll. My son loves cream cheese so this roll is an easy sell.

Mini Pumpkin Muffins

Thursday, September 16, 2010


I recently made my pumpkin bread in the form of mini muffins. With the addition of chopped walnuts on top and a layer of cream cheese frosting in the middle, I transformed some of them into little cupcake bites, perfect for a dessert party or an afternoon treat.

Blue Cheese & Walnut Grapes

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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This simple hors d'oeuvre is a crowd-pleaser and very easy to make. With the health benefits of grapes and walnuts, it was a perfect addition to my Tapas For a Cure menu.

Turkey Wrap Pinwheels

Thursday, June 24, 2010


These wraps are quick to make and though they are light, they are very flavorful. They were the perfect picnic dish for our lunch at the park the other day!

Bagel Burger

Sunday, June 6, 2010

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The inspiration for this sandwich came from one of my favorite sandwiches growing up: the Bagel Burger. It is simply a bagel loaded with cream cheese, ham and cheese, which is then wrapped in foil and warmed until all of the cheeses melt together.

Ham and Asparagus Rolls

Tuesday, May 11, 2010


My sister-in-law and her girls taught me how to make this healthy and kid-friendly snack. The rolls are easy to make and they're a great way to disguise asparagus. And your kids can help you make the rolls.

Banana Bars

Saturday, May 1, 2010


These banana bars could be the best thing banana that I have ever eaten. They are not too sweet and have a delicate banana flavor. The cream cheese frosting adds a light creamy sweetness and definitely makes them a dessert. But we loved them without frosting, too.

Cream Cheese Frosting

Saturday, May 1, 2010

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This cream cheese frosting is easy to make and great for many desserts, including carrot cake, cinnamon rolls and banana bars. The addition of the cream cheese makes the frosting more substantial and less sweet than a standard powdered sugar glaze.


Tuesday, January 5, 2010


This cheese ball is a SPICY and addictive cheese spread. Use the peppers of your choice to make this cheese dip as spicy as you'd like. For a red-hot spread, be sure to try the habaƱero pepper version.

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