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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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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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Holiday Cocktails: Paleo-ish Hibiscus Cider Sangria

Paleo Cocktail

First, the elephant in the room: Can cocktails even be paleo? The short answer is no. Alcohol is generally not considered paleo because it’s both processed and a toxin. But if you’re flexible (the holidays are a time to indulge, after all), we have a kinda-sorta paleo tipple just for you. Of all the alcoholic beverages, hard cider is the closest to being paleo-friendly. This fermented apple drink is naturally grain- and gluten-free, and it’s naturally sweet. But apple cider…

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Holiday Cocktails: Vegan Hot Cocoa-nut

Even after the heartiest meal, there’s always room for a dessert cocktail. Especially if that cocktail is creamy, chocolatey, boozy hot cocoa. (Give me a moment to wipe the drool off my keyboard.) Our vegan hot cocoa starts with cinnamon steeped in luscious coconut milk, giving this traditional wintertime drink surprising summery notes. Chocolate and cocoa powder join the mix for rich flavor and velvety-smooth texture, almost like European drinking chocolate. Dark rum finishes the cocoa with a kick of…

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