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4 Ways to Liven up Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thanksgiving leftovers are great, but you can eat only so many cold turkey sandwiches. So what to do with all that turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, veggies, yams, and mashed potatoes? Our own Chef Sara offers these tasty tips that will make you thankful for Turkey Day leftovers. 1.  Turkey and Stuffing Strata Strata is a layered dish typically made with bread, eggs, meat, and cheese, similar to a frittata or casserole. Use your leftover turkey, stuffing, and dinner rolls to…

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Spooky Halloween Snacks

Halloween is here and we have some snacks that will turn your house into spooky central. Banana ghosts, pumpkin cuties, and pretzel brooms, oh my! These quick goodies are the perfect way to end a night of trick-or-treating. Each only takes a few minutes to make and is sure to keep your ghouls and goblins satisfied. Banana Ghosts Ingredients: Bananas Eyes from the cake decorating section of your grocery store or mini chocolate chips Directions: Slice a banana in half…

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No Tricks About It: These Treats Are Scary Good

Costumes will be worn, doorbells will be rung, and sweets will fill the bags of trick-or-treaters. With Halloween quickly approaching, our chefs have compiled a list of better-for-you treats to hand out that won’t make the neighborhood children, or their parents, want to scream. Fruit Leathers Fruit Leathers provide the satisfaction of a gummy candy without all of the unwanted ingredients. We love Veggie-Go’s, a Boulder-based company, because they offer a variety of organic fruit- and veggie-based snacks perfect for…

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How to Make Perfect Pumpkin Seeds

Carving pumpkins is one of our favorite rites of autumn. But making spooky faces with these seasonal squashes is only part of the fun—you can eat them too! All those pumpkin seeds you scooped out of your jack-o’-lantern? They make for a quick, easy, and delicious snack. Not to mention, they’re better for you than sugary Halloween treats and you can cut back on waste. It’s a win-win-win! Executive Chef Dana crafted the following signature spice blends especially for roasting…

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Green Chef’s Pumpkin Spice Latte

Fall is here, which means so is pumpkin everything. We love ourselves a pumpkin spice latte as much as the next person, but once we took a deep dive into the less-than-healthy ingredients out there, we found ourselves wondering if we could do it better. As it turns out, we can! We put our Green Chef spin on the ever so famous PSL. Hint, one of the tricks is using actual pumpkin. Our crafty chefs also whipped up chai, reduced-carb,…

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