The best part about devouring an entire batch of freshly-made kale chips is that it feels oh-so-naughty going crunch-munch-crunch, but in the end you can basically say, "Hey, I just ate a huge salad!" Nutrition score.
These not-so-spooky, vampire-not-approved, Halloween-approved, Garlic Turmeric Bold Kale Chips are frightfully fun and just may give your taste buds a wake up call with their spicy flavor and bold garlic bite. Each orange-tinted chip is loaded with yummy flavors and kale superpowers for a very healthy Halloween snack. These chips are amazingly unique because they use virgin coconut oil as the oil and that makes the flavor incredibly dreamy. You just may moan like a spooky ghost when you bite into one of these ruffled green bites. Plus, this is a QUICKIE version recipe using un-soaked cashews and a super fast broiling method for kale chips. Get my recipe!
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Halloween time is the perfect time to turn your kitchen into your very own DIY candy station. From Almond Joy to Peanut or Almond Butter Cups and some creative creations of your own. I love veganizing some of my old favorite classic candy bars, and this week brings some marshmallow-filled Rocky Road fun. And this recipe offers up a new discovery: how to make a "milk chocolate" candy bar base instead of the dark chocolate version I usually use, combining dark chocolate chips and virgin coconut oil. Get the recipe and my milk chocolate trick! (Er, treat..)..
These Ginger-Maple Fall Spiced Tofu and Apple Cubes are perfect for a fall entree or healthy snack that is savory-sweet and rich in plant-based protein. Ginger, cinnamon, maple and apple sweeteness coat each perky cube. And guys, if you are not a fan of tofu like me, you can easily substitute in cubed tempeh or some chickpeas or even a cooked grain like farro or rice! Or even veggies like diced butternut squash, cauliflower florets or mushrooms. These savory-sweet fall spices are just the thing to perk up a wide variety of saute-able foods. The diced apple adds a perfect baked-apple sweetness to just about any savory ingredient you want to saute. Plus, this post contains some inspiring goodies from one of my favorite brands, Natural Life. And a $75+ giveaway of Natural Life goodies!..