Candy Corn Parfait

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There’s no candy or corn in this tasty fruit and yogurt parfait, but it packs a great flavor. Don’t feel stuck in a rut with the suggested fruit, either! Any yellow or orange fruit will have the same gorgeous effect, so play around with what your family likes.

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Smoked Almond Granola Bars

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Keeping the sodium level in this recipe for savory snack bars low is dependent on choosing unsalted almonds. Liquid smoke can be found in the spice section of most grocery stores.  

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Honey Mustard Snack Mix

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You can make this snack mix peanut-free by swapping in almonds, pumpkin seeds or soy nuts. By making this at home, you have control over the amount of salt and sugar used to make this flavorful, crunchy snack mix.

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Pumpkin Hummus

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This good-sized batch of hummus is the perfect appetizer for a fall or holiday gathering. Serve with sliced apples and whole-grain crackers.

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Roasted Butternut Brains

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Squash can be a tricky vegetable to put under the blade of the spiralizer, but the flavor and texture are worth the effort. Once you get comfortable with butternut, branch out into other squashes by slicing the squash into suitably sized pieces. Consider tossing with some sliced cloves of garlic or pumpkin spice for fun […]

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Simply Smooth Hummus

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Use the freshest lemon juice for the best possible flavor. To peel the chickpeas, pinch them between your fingers until the flesh pops out of the skin. It goes faster than you might think and is worth improved texture.

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Pumpkin Bites

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Enjoy these fruity pumpkin bites as a quick and easy snack. Sweetened only with dates and a perfect size for small hands, these are a wonderful on-the-go snack for the little ones. With an excellent balance of spices, it’s a treat that any little trick-or-treater would be thrilled to receive.

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Mulled Cider

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Fresh cider is one of the joys we delight in during the chilly fall months, which means that it’s bound to make an appearance at parties from harvest time to New Year’s. Fortunately, it’s a treat that comes with little guilt. Dress it up for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or even Christmas for some responsible fun. Tip: […]

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