TIP OF THE DAY: Halloween Fruit Salad For Breakfast & Snacks

[1] Pineapple chunks and mandarin segments, topped with whipped cream. Here’s the recipe from Life In The Lofthouse. *** [2] Pineapple chunks and orange segments, topped with vanilla yogurt. Here’s the recipe from Mr. Breakfast. [3] Pineapple and cantaloupe chunks topped with cottage cheese. Here’s the recipe from Tried And Tasty | Super Healthy Kids.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Caramel Apple Dip With Apples & More

[1] Caramel apple dip (photo courtesy Eat Wisconsin Cheese). [2] Rainbow baby carrots (photo Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE).   If you’ll be home on Halloween—either dispensing candy or hunkering down—you need a Halloween treat that isn’t candy. Thanks to our friends at EatWisconsinCheese.com for this recipe. It’s easy to make with purchased caramel sauce…
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FOOD FUN: Halloween Mummy Apples

I want my mummy! Photo courtesy Marci Coombs.   Here’s a fun Halloween treat that makes a nutritious apple even more attractive than a piece of candy. All you need are apples, gauze and candy eyes. Here’s how Marci Coombs did it. You can set the apples out in a glass bowl, use them as…
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FOOD FUN: Halloween Popcorn Balls

They’re sweet, they’re fun and they’re whole grain! And there’s a bonus: You make them in the microwave! You’ve got time to whip up these Halloween popcorn balls, thanks to busy mother of three Ashleigh, of the blog Bee in Our Bonnet. Ashleigh contributed this recipe to SomewhatSimple.com. While the popcorn balls are shaped like…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Pumpkin Spiced Almonds

The roasted almonds are sweetened with sugar, brown sugar and honey, and spiced with cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and pumpkin powder (dried, ground pumpkin—look for it at natural food stores or online). The 19.75-ounce can is available at retailers nationwide (approximately $9.95 depending on retailer). It’s easy to make spiced nuts—almonds, pecans, walnuts or other favorite—to…
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