Happy October Friends! This is my favorite month of the year because I LOVE pumpkins (nerd alert.) Since October is the MOST acceptable month to be a pumpkin fanatic I need to get started on my pumpkin related projects…
via Paula Deen
Mix up a jar of Pumpkin Seed Snack Mix with almonds, coconut and chocolate candies!
via La Femme Epicure
Bake a batch of puffy, cakey pumpkin chocolate chip cookies from La Femme Epicure.
Design a spooky-elegant pumpkin table and plan this year’s Pumpkin Carving Party menu (last year’s was pretty epic.)
Starting my day right with healthy Pumpkin Protein Smoothie! Great recipe here though I swap the oats for Vanilla Protein Powder instead.
Also looking forward to pumpkin pie, pumpkin patches, pumpkin pancakes and toasted pumpkin seeds. What about you?
The WAGS (wives and girlfriends) and I are hosting a pot luck pumpkin carving party! Here is the menu for the night’s festivities. Links below to all the recipes should you make a few for your own October fêtes.
Sneak Peak: Halloween Table 2011
Cranberry Prosecco Fizz
Bourbon Hot Apple Cider
Butternut squash, ricotta and sage crostini
Crudite with Blue Cheese and Caramelized Shallot Dip
Green Salad with pears and walnuts
Caramel Apple Sundaes
Guiness Stout Ginger Cake
Look for a How-To post on creating a spooky-glam Halloween table on Monday, the picture above is just a sneaky peaky.