Category: Food & Cooking

Oct 13

Pumpkin Nutmeg Nutrient-Dense Shake

The fall harvest provides us with many fresh, local ingredients that are perfect for autumn-themed recipes. From pumpkin spiced lattes to pumpkin soup, pumpkin is one fall food we can’t seem to get enough of. There’s just something about its sweet and hearty flavor that reminds us of changing leaves and crisp fall air. Find …

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Oct 12

Mini No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes

Take the bite-sized dessert trend to the next level this Halloween or Thanksgiving with a mini pumpkin cheesecake. This no-bake treat is perfect for getting the kids involved. Find the recipe for Mini No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes after the jump!

Oct 10

Spooky Treats and Ghoulish Eats – Kids Halloween Recipes

These Halloween recipes for kids are a great addition to your holiday fare. This time of year is all about ghosts and goblins, witches and wizards, bats and vampires and even monsters and more. Making fun treats to eat at your party will set the tone for a spooky and scary good time. These ideas …

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Oct 09

When and How to Harvest Pumpkins

Pumpkins bring us a bounty of joy during the holidays including the Jack-O-lantern, decorative pumpkins, pies and cakes. Pumpkin is widely used during the Halloween season for fun festivities and in the Thanksgiving season to thank God for the bountiful harvest. Fall is the time when the pumpkins are ready for harvesting. It is crucial to know when …

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Oct 08

3 Sweet and Spooky Treats for Kids Using Herbs and Spices

Kids look forward to Halloween as much as Christmas mainly because sweet treats will be bountiful. This year, try a more nutritious approach for your children by making healthier sweets using fresh herbs and spices. Follow a Halloween theme when decorating the treats for added fun! Find 3 Sweet and Spooky Treats for Kids Using Herbs …

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Oct 07

Halloween Frosted Sugar Cookies

During the fall season, I enjoy baking some Halloween themed cookies to take to various parties or to just keep on hand at my home. This recipe is simple to make but does take some time since you will be cutting out the cookies, and then frosting them with some orange or black frosting. You …

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Oct 05

Traditional Halloween Recipes

It is difficult to think of Halloween as being anything other than a purely commercial holiday.  However, there are many traditional recipes associated with Halloween that reveal the holiday’s history and importance.  Many of these recipes can be made with one sole source—the pumpkin!  One of the essential components of Halloween, the pumpkin is the …

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Oct 02

Simply Healthy Halloween Treats: Banana Halloween Ghosts

When my daughter was young, she was a fruit fanatic. I was so happy that she craved fruits and didn’t care too much for other sweets, and I like to think that I contributed to that a little by encouraging healthy habits. Making good food fun is a great way to keep kids on track with …

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Sep 30

Warm Up Your Fall With These Apple Cider Recipes

Autumn is often a time of cold, grey weather. Fortunately it is also apple harvest time, and the season for keeping warm with comforting food and drinks. Enjoy reassuring recipes for body and soul featuring Green Mountain Hot Apple Cider Mix in K-Cup pods for the Keurig system, which combine fall pleasures to perfection. Find …

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Sep 28

Healthy Halloween Treat: Green Apple Monsters

These healthy Halloween snacks won’t leave you feeling guilty after feeding them to the group at your child’s next Halloween party! They’re mostly fruit and peanut butter, and make for unique & tasty Halloween treats that are festive, but not too scary. They also make for a super fun family activity for the fall! Read how to make Green …

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