Pumpkin Spice Cashew Cream Frosting & Pea Smoothie

Ghost, goblins, and scary things alike,

All come out on Halloween night.

Trick or Treaters/Candy Eaters dress up with delight,

Hoping for buckets packed full of those sugary bites.

While kids dress like vampires, super heroes and fairys,

Mom n’ Dad’s have their costumes that are morbidly embarrassing.

We love the idea of dressing up as someone your not,

and eating one’s weight in candy ’til your teeth rot…

You see it’s a fun holiday, but there are healthier ways to enjoy.

Once you know what I mean, you will scream n’ shout, “Oh Boy!!”

Start the morning off right with a drink green that’s scary…

With out spinach or kale, how it’s green, that’s quite weary?

Peppermint P(e)atty Green Drink

1. non dairy milk, 2 C. frozen peas, 1 large banana(or two small), 6 dates, 2 TB coconut, 2 TB. chia seeds or ground flax, ice

optional: mint leaves/peppermint extract, cocoa nibs.

Next don’t forget to stuff your crockpot with goodies,

Chili on Halloween night is a must for you my dearies.

Make sure it’s veggie packed, as well as delicious.

Cornbread with butter is best! It’s Fab-U-Licious!

Don’t forget to spend the day dancing around,

Shakin’ your booty in that tutu …Drop it to the ground!

Then when it comes to that time to get all dressed and pretty,

Don’t forget to be safe, look both ways, and avoid all the iffy’s.

When you get home check that candy, for some you must beware.

But save all those M&M’s, those you must not share! (only with me.)

Although I must say the candy is just ok,

Especially when compared to that frosted donut in my face.

The frosting is to die for,

it’s different but delicious…

One taste and you will want more,

but only if you do the dishes!

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Cream Frosting

Ingredients:

1 C. cashews (soak in water before, for about 30 minutes.)

1/4 C. non dairy milk

4 TB. pumpkin puree

1 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

3 TB. Pure Maple Syrup

Directions:

1. Blend all ingredients in a food processor (cashews only-not the water it was soaked in), and puree until smooth and creamy.

2. Dip hand in processor(while blade is turned off!!) and then lick hand like a dog.

No teeth rotting or tummy aches are to be had with this frosting.

Just happy faces and well treated bodies, oh a mouth full with “fosthingpsh.”

But if your kids/your hubbys are like, “what they fugdsicle?! Cashews for dessert?!”

Simple don’t tell them before hand, or tell them, “Be quiet, you twerp!”

No, okay…Let’s not do that, it would be totally mean…

Simply disguise that dear frosting, so the cashews are unseen! πŸ™‚

Happy Halloween my little goblins and vampires galore!

Please remember to safe as you go door to door!

But most of all:

Remember this valuable lesson for next year.

Applying make-up on babies(for halloween) does not make for good cheer!

Happy halloween!!

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Comments

  1. Peas in a smoothie?! I love it! Right now I only use my frozen peas for icing my knees. πŸ™‚

    LOVE your costume – can I borrow that skirt sometime? LOL!

  2. I love your poem, so funny!
    I can’t wait to try out your smoothie recipe. Peas in a smoothie? You’re genius!

  3. You and your husband looked AWESOME! Loved the costumes! Your dress was hot!

    Oh how sweet she is! I love her little tutu!

    Happy Halloween! The donuts look amazing, that frosting sounds yum!

    xoxo <3

  4. That was one awesome poem! πŸ™‚ You are very talented!

    I never have seen anyone add peas to their green smoothie! So unique!

  5. “Shakin’ your booty in that tutu” <– love that and the pic!!!

    you all look beautiful.

    And so does that frosting!

  6. You’re a poet and you know it! Love it!

    That photo of your little one is adorable. Oh my goodness. And you guys look HAWT!

    • haha Ya you know…I started out young with simple rhymes like ‘roses are red…’, and now I am onto bigger and better things! πŸ™‚

      And thank you!!

  7. Hahha, Ari, you always make me smile so so much! I love your poem! And what do you mean you and your husband dressed embarrassing? I think the two of you look totally stylish and hot! πŸ™‚
    Yum, all this food looks great! I cant believe you mixed green peas into your smoothie! I would never had thought of that!
    Chili and cornbread also looks so good! I lovelove cornbread! And those donuts looks delicious! YUm!
    Happy Halloween :*

  8. love you and your husbands outfits!! so cute! and love that photo of the little one dancing too cute.
    and that frosting sounds just like something we would LOVE!!! YUM πŸ™‚

  9. I love the poem! You are too cute. I also love you and the hubs costumes, so classy. And Baby Boo is as cute as always. Oh and I just have to share this because I just bought a few things for all of my girly girl nieces and cousins – http://www.haloheaven.com/closeouts.html. You have to scroll past the Halloween stuff until you get to the tutus for $2.50 and the cute hair stuff for Baby Boo.

    • oh yea!!! thanks for showing me that Ashley! Now come to my house and teach me how to be so thrifty! πŸ™‚ I will bake you anything you would like ok! πŸ™‚

  10. Mmmm… frosting πŸ™‚ Great dinner choice. My mom always made chili for me on Halloween.

  11. New reader! Love you blog! That cashew cream frosting sounds amazing-would have never thought of that combo. how cool!

  12. Okay- so many things to say. First off- frozen peas in a smoothie? Brilliant.
    Second- Can’t wait to try the frosting.
    Third- Loving ALL the Halloween costumes.
    Fourth- When are we having our jog/chat date? πŸ™‚

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