Leftover Halloween Candy Bites

You can only consume so much leftover Halloween candy. Making healthier energy bites out of your favorite Halloween candy is the way to use up any leftovers! And with only four ingredients, they can be ready quite quickly.I really appreciate the portion control of these candy bites, too. Instead of feeling like you need to eat the entire king-size candy bar, have a ball or two of these leftover Halloween candy bites!Have a safe and happy Halloween! And don't forget to make some leftover Halloween candy bites! What candy would you incorporate in these candy bites?  [sc:adsense ]Leftover Halloween Candy Bites from Food Doodles Ingredients1 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 3/4 cup leftover halloween … [Read more...]

19 Halloween Table Decorations

Spooky Elegant Halloween Decorations by Julie BlannerHalloween Mummy Vase by Tinsel and TrimVampire Pumpkin Candles by Freut CakeChalkboard Mason Jar Labels by Untrained HousewifeSkull Votive Holders by Erin with a YCreepy Crawly Resin Tray by Craft Berry BushCreepy Cornucopia by The HomesteadyFall Décor Pumpkins Creme de la CraftPumpkin Candy Holder by Blissfully DomesticSpiderweb Cupcake Stand by Whimsey BoxJute-Covered Pumpkins by Mom It ForwardHalloween Tabletop Decor by I Love to CreateeHalloween Mummy Holder by Craft PassionHalloween Creepy Candy Buffet by The Pinning Mama“Wicked” Good Halloween Wood Craft & Decor by Mom It ForwardPotion Bottles with Paint by Carla's ChauerMummy Mason Jars by Homemade 101Marbled … [Read more...]

13 Halloween Candy Alternatives

Halloween is right around the corner and my kids are so excited! They see the decorations in the stores and around our neighborhood and keep asking if its time yet. I love taking them out trick or treating! It's also such a good time and they come back with bags loaded full of goodies. Its fun to get candy, but I always appreciate the person who puts the practical treat in the kid's bags. While I take the kids out door to door, my husband stays home and hands out our goodies, that aren't candy! Here are our top Halloween candy alternatives!The kids may not appreciate a toothbrush in their treat bags but, a gentle subliminal message won't hurt. And they get a fun pair of fangs, too!Bouncy Balls Whistles RaisinsWith a roll of white electrical tape and some sticky googly … [Read more...]

Easy Halloween Party Treats

Are you throwing a Halloween party and looking for some fun themed treats to serve?  These are some favorites that wowed the crowd at a recent party. Don’t be “scared”, they are all easy to make. Monster MouthsYou’ll need apples and some slivered almonds.  Pending the size of your apples, cut in half or quarters.  Next, you’ll cut out a wedge from the outside of the apple to mimic an open mouth.  Be careful not to cut all the way through.Next just press the almond slivers into the open “mouth” like they are teeth.  That’s it!  Monster Mouths not only look great, but they are a healthy snack too. Tortilla Tombstones Cut flour tortillas into tombstones shapes.  Place on a cookie sheet and bake in the oven at 350 degrees until starting to brown.  They make a nice impact stuck in … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Recipes – Beyond Simple Roasting

The month of October brings out the pumpkins. You see them in the store, in the patch, on front porches...everywhere!The closer it gets to Halloween the more likely you are to carve a pumpkin. As a kid, my mom and I would cut off the top of the pumpkin, reach inside and start pulling out all of the "guts". The ooey-gooey, slimy pumpkin seeds and all the stringy stuff that comes with them. We'd just toss it all onto an old newspaper and when we were finished we'd fold it up and throw it in the trash. All the potentially amazing, chocked-full-of-good-for-you-goodness went straight to the trash. For real.Did you know roasted pumpkin seeds are good for you? They are. They're packed with fiber, vitamins, minerals, and numerous health promoting antioxidants.Today I've got a few … [Read more...]

{Make-Ahead} Halloween Party!

It's tradition in my family to go all out on Halloween. My mom goes all out with the food and decorations. It's always a big party. :-DWith Halloween around the corner, we all need some simple recipes to whip up on the spooky day!All of these recipes can be made ahead of time, preferably that morning.You'll have the rest of your day to get your scary monsters and pretty princesses dressed and ready!There's a creepy crawly brownie pie, and a pumpkin chili packed with protein and topped with ghost puke! Ewww! Wash it all down with a bloody punch that will get that blood sugar pumpkin' (Get it, pumpin'...pumpkin'???)!  Bahaha! I crack myself up. [sc:adsense ] I hope everyone has a delicious and safe Halloween! :-) Party!!! Pumpkin Chili adapted from Chocolate & … [Read more...]