Posts Tagged ‘halloween’

Treat not Trick: Healthy Halloween Pumpkin Muffins

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

This title of this recipe is not a trick. These pumpkin muffins are definitely healthy, so treat yourself! To learn about the nutrition behind the ingredients (and see how these muffins are made), you can watch my very first video blog post above. I will warn you that I had a tough time making this video since I’ve been sick all week, so I apologize in (more…)

Chili for the Chilly

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

The chilly fall weather has finally arrived, meaning that it’s chili season according to my records. Actually, I chose to feature this recipe because I’ve been thinking of Halloween earlier than usual this year thanks to UCI’s Shocktoberfest concert and other pre-Halloween festivities. If you’re wondering why I associate chili, out of all dishes, with Halloween, it’s because it’s tradition for my family. I’m not exactly sure why my mom chose chili as our annual Halloween meal, but I have to say, nothing really beats a warm bowl of chili after a chilly night of trick-or-treating.

This recipe isn’t the one my mom follows every Halloween, but it’s a healthier and certainly quicker substitute. (more…)