Go for Ghosts

Today we’re taking a look at ghost inspired Halloween crafts, decorations and recipes (and join me on Pinterest too.)

Games, Crafts and Decorations:

Mini cheesecloth ghosts

Graveyard ghost

Ghost game

Ghost treat bag

Ghost luminarias

Gourd ghosts

Ghost Pinata

Ghosts in mason jars

Pencil eraser ghost craft

Ping pong ball ghost lights

Clingy ghosts

Recipes:

Meringue ghosts

Ghost cake

Ghost toffee

Ghost cupcakes

Ghost of Monte Cristo sandwiches

White chocolate ghosts

Ghost graveyard cocktail

Ghost pretzels

Ghostly spirit drink (video)

Oreo ghost balls (video)

Cereal and marshmallow ghosts

Ghostly pumpkin pudding

Strawberry ghosts

Bakerella ghost chocolate bark

What great ghost inspirations have you seen or tried?

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Creating Creepy Eyes

I’ve seen quite a few creepy or spooky looking crafts and recipes this month that had lots of eyes in or on them.  Let’s take a look.

Crafts:

Eye see paint poured canvas

Glow in the dark eyes pumpkin

Seeing bubbling cauldron pumpkin

Monster family costumes

Night eyes Halloween glass

Googly eye tote bag

Eyeball silverware

Halloween eye door wreath

Spooky eye treat holders

Spooky eyeballs in a vase

Spooky eyeball bracelets

Googly eye frame

Spooky eye Halloween wreath

Eyeball wreath

Eyeballs in a tree

Eyeball rings

Googly eye front porch

Glowing eyes

Recipes:

Monster eyeball cookies

Eyeball pops

Seeing eye doughnuts

Dracula’s eyes

All seeing gingerbread house

Deviled ham eyeball sandwich

Berry eyeball punch

Bloodshot eggs

Eyeball minicakes

Bloodshot peanut butter eyeballs

Blueberry rickety eyeball punch

Eyeball -tini

Oreo cookie eyeballs

Monster eye cake

Oreo eye truffles

Zombie eyeballs

Creepy eye crackers

What Halloween inspiration have you seen lately?

Cooking with Kale

Today we’re taking a look at another healthy ingredient you can add to your recipes: kale!

Soup and Stew:

White bean and sausage stew

Kale soup

Sausage and kale soup

Lentil soup with crispy kale

Salad and Slaw:

Kale slaw with peanut dressing

Sesame kale salad

Kale slaw with red cabbage and carrots

Holiday kale slaw

Sesame, kale and edamame

Kale and quinoa salad

Kale citrus salad

Southwest kale salad

Pasta and Pizza:

Greens and grain pizza

Tuscan kale orecchiette

Gnocci with kale

Chicken and kale casserole

Kale pesto

Other:

Kale chips

Sauteed kale with garlic and lemon

Roasted portobellos with kale

Kale with sausage stuffing

Kale dip with snap peas

Kale and lentil bowl with avocado dressing

Cheese and kale souffle

Kale with sweet sausage

Sausage and kale hand pies

Fruity kale smoothies

Warm eggplant and kale panzanella

Kale and artichoke dip

What are your favorite kale recipes?

Featuring Flax

Today we’re looking at an ingredient that can add something special to your recipes, including some extra nutrition: flax!  Take a look at these sweet and savory recipe ideas:

Breakfast:

Blueberry flax muffins

Flax pancakes

Blueberry flax buttermilk pancakes

Pumpkin flaxseed and chocolate breakfast bars

Zucchini banana flaxseed muffins

Banana peach and flax smoothie

Gluten free banana bread with coconut and flax

Bread:

Honey challah with flax

Flaxseed rolls

Flax soda bread

Wheat, oat and flax buns

Soft sandwich bread with flax

Honey flax sourdough bread

Whole wheat sandwich bread with flax, sesame and sunflower seeds

Lunch and Dinner:

Flax seed pizza crust

Flax crusted tuna burgers with avocado aioli

Desserts:

Brownies with fruit, nuts and flax

Oatmeal and flax cranberry cookies

Pumpkin flaxseed doughnuts

Oatmeal flax chocolate chip cookies

Peanut butter no bake cookies with oats and flaxseeds

Gluten free oatmeal and flax cranberry cookies

What are your favorite recipes to make with flax or add flax seed to? 

Picking Plums

Today we’re looking at a favorite spring and summer fruit: the plum!

Plum tart

Gingered plum streusel pie

Dried plum coffee cake

Seared plums

Plum jam

Plum galette

Plum cake

Plum butter

Plum meringues

Plum crumble

Cherry plums in vodka

Sauteed plums in maple syrup

Plum and pinion coffee cake

Grilled plum kabobs

Plum and port crostata

Plum tart

Buttermilk plum cake

Plum skillet cake

Sugar plum tart

Spicy plum salsa

Warm plum sauce

Tapioca pudding with glazed plums

Plum galettes

Spiced plum pie

Port and cinnamon plums

Plum berry whole wheat tarts

Red plum shortbread bars

Grilled plum topped pizza

Cast iron plum polenta cake

Cherry plum bread pudding

Plum crunch

Plum cornbread

Plum vanilla preserves

Drinks:

Plum negroni

Prune plum spritzer

Plum and pineapple sangria

Plum caipirinha

Plums up

What are your favorite ways to enjoy plums?

Kiwi Creations

Today we’re taking a look at some kiwi recipes! Kiwi is a great summer treat, whether you enjoy it all by itself, in a fruit salad or mixed up in a delicious recipe.

Kiwi summer roll

Kiwi meringues

Yogurt cones kiwis

Shrimp kiwi lime relish

Honey flan citrus and kiwi fruit

Lime kiwi freezer jam

Kiwi lime pie

Chocolate covered kiwi pops

Strawberry, kiwi and quinoa breakfast parfait

Fresh fruit parfait with lemon poppy seed yogurt

Fresh fruit tart

Drinks:

Kiwi margarita

Kiwi honeydew limeade

Kiwi crush

Fizzy kiwi lemonade

Fresh kiwi grape juice

Kiwi peach green smoothies

Kiwi pineapple smoothies

Strawberry kiwi punch

Spring green smoothies

Kiwi ginger zinger protein smoothie

Frozen Treats

Watermelon kiwi pops

Fruity white sangria pops

Kiwi strawberry rooibos ice pops

Tropical fruit coconut parfait pops

Kiwi ice pops

What are your kiwi recipes and tips?

Drink to Summer

Today I’ve got a selection of summer inspired drinks, most with a little fruit or other summery inspiration!

Summer white sangria

Peach teallini

Summer breeze

Peach and blackberry muddle

Honeydew agua fresca

Summer fruit sangria

Watermelon-cucumber cooler

Peach juleps

Honeydew granita spritzer

Cherry beer

Rhubarb ice tea

Strawberry lemonade

Strawberry hibiscus tea lemonade

Frozen peach margaritas

Peach juleps

Hibiscus-honey iced tea

Tropical ginger punch

Watermelon mojito

Bing cherry mojito

Pineapple-rum cocktail

Pina colada

Mango margaritas

Spiked mango lemonade

Melon and mint lemonade

What is on your drink menu for this holiday weekend?