HALLOWEEN: Chocolate Graveyard Shake

This nifty idea comes Lauren Toyota of Hot For Food, who created it as a nutritious vegan smoothie recipe. We adapted the concept as a chocolate-banana shake (peanut butter optional) with cow’s milk. You can: Use your milk of choice: almond milk, dairy milk, soy milk), or a blend. Add almond butter or peanut butter…
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HALLOWEEN RECIPE: Spider Cake

[1] A hairy spider, ready to eat (photo courtesy Go Bold With Butter). [2] Chocolate sprinkles make the spider “hairy” (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [3] Wilton makes the smallest eyes we’ve found. These are from Target (photo courtesy Wilton).   Along came a spider and sat down beside her—and she ate him! This eye-catching…
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RECIPE: Baked Churros

You don’t have to wait until Cinco de Mayo to make a batch of churros. But this lesser-guilt recipe for baked churros (instead of fried), from The Baker Chick, is reason enough to serve them anytime. The recipe is below, but first: THE HISTORY OF CHURROS According to Fox News Latino, churros evolved from a…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Omelet Roll

[1] The inspiration for this article, from The Wholesome Fork. [2] With a bright garnish from Fabulessly Frugal. [3] Ham and cheese roll from Mangia Bene Pasta. [4] Omelet roll with a side salad, from All Recipes. [5] A chunky pesto roll from A Little Bit Of Spice. [6] A Japanese-style steamed chicken omelet roll,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Quick Chocolate Dipping Sauce With Biscotti Or Ladyfingers

If friends and neighbors are dropping by for some holiday cheer, here’s a very quick recipe for a delicious snack. It works well as a quick dessert, too. Keep biscotti around—they have a long shelf life—or ladyfingers, which freeze well and can be revived in a minute in the microwave. Then, in less than five…
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