Tagged "halloween"

A Healthier Halloween (and “Mashed Brains” Guacamole)
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Ah yes, Halloween. So many ooey, gooey, sticky, sugary treats, enough to make your teeth rot, which may serve you well if you’re thinking of dressing up as a zombie. But if zombie teeth, weight gain and diabetes aren’t the result you want from this ghoulish holiday, check out some of my favorite ways to get the same “frightening” look and taste without the Frankenstein ingredients!

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Posted In: Sauces, Salsas, & Condiments, Strategies
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Apple Pecan “Mummy” Dumplings
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These little mummies are a modified apple dumpling that uses scraps of pastry dough to simulate bandages, apple slices for the bodies, and little bits of dry cranberry for the spooky, otherworldly eyes!

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Posted In: Desserts, OU Recipes
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Maple Peanut Nougat Chocolate Clusters
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Make these completely unprocessed chocolate clusters and prove to everyone that you can have your treat without any tricks!

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Posted In: Desserts, DIY, Ingredients, & How-To
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It’s OK. Limiting candy won’t ruin childhood.
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Kids can enjoy Halloween without stuffing their faces or making it all about the candy. Their childhood won’t be ruined. They won’t turn all binge-y and weird and scarf every multicolored sugar nugget the minute they get the chance. Really. They won’t. That’s a myth.

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Posted In: Food For Thought
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Maple Popcorn Balls
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I offer to you the perfect unprocessed Halloween treat: Maple popcorn balls.

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Posted In: Desserts
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Honey Nut Amaranth Alegrias
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Kimberly Morales’ Honey Nut Amaranth Alegrias certainly fit the bill for an unprocessed halloween treat!

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Posted In: Desserts
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Halloween Unprocessed: Date Cocoa-Nut Candy
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Amber Stott haunts the streets of Sacramento, California, and bedevils her readers by Living’ La Vida Locavore and blogging about it at Awake at the Whisk, which celebrates conscious eating that’s good for the planet and good for you, too! Today she shares her Halloween memories,along with a devilishly-good recipe for Data Cocoa-Nut Candy (unprocessed, of course)!

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Posted In: Desserts
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