Pumpkin Ice Cream

Complete with cinnamon and nutmeg, this Pumpkin Ice Cream tastes just like a slice of pumpkin pie…just in ice cream form!

Complete with cinnamon and nutmeg, this Pumpkin Ice Cream tastes just like a slice of pumpkin pie...in ice cream form!Can we talk pumpkin for a moment here?  The internet (and particularly Pinterest) has been on pumpkin overload since early September.  I guess I don’t mind all that much, though, since I love pumpkin.  Pumpkin spice lattes.  Pumpkin pie.  Pumpkin muffins.  I suspect that my love of pumpkin is related to my love obsession with cinnamon and nutmeg.Continue Reading »

Count Chocula Cereal Treats

How can you go wrong with marshmallows and chocolate ghosts??
These quick and easy Count Chocula Cereal Treats are perfect for Halloween!

How can you go wrong with marshmallows and chocolate ghosts??  These quick and easy Count Chocula Cereal Treats are perfect for Halloween!I like to think that we’ve got a pretty healthy routine here in the Spiced house.  We get up early (really early) and go to the gym several days a week.  We eat yogurt + granola or healthy cereal every morning.  But sometimes it’s fun to indulge a little bit.  I’m not much on sugary cereals…until it comes to Halloween.  That’s when Count Chocula makes his appearance.  And like old-school Nintendo, hammer pants and Reebok pumps, I pretty much can’t say no to anything that reminds me of the 80’s.Continue Reading »

Homemade Caramel Apples

I’ve partnered with SocialStars and #WalmartProduce to create these
Homemade Caramel Apples.  Grab some crispy apples and fun toppings and host
Homemade Caramel Apple party this weekend!

Homemade caramel apples are an easy and fun seasonal treat!  Grab some juicy apples and top them with caramel, chocolate and chopped nuts. #ad #WalmartProduceOctober may very well be my favorite month.  Not only is football back in full force, but we have Halloween just around the corner, too.  However, the best part about Fall is the weather!  Here in upstate NY, the reds, oranges and yellows of the leaves as they change colors is absolutely stunning.  If I could live somewhere where it was Fall year-round, I might just do it.Continue Reading »

Candy Corn Cupcakes

A bit of yellow and orange food coloring turns these classic vanilla cupcakes into
Candy Corn Cupcakes.  They’re perfect for Halloween!

A bit of yellow and orange food coloring turns these classic vanilla cupcakes into Candy Corn Cupcakes.  They're perfect for Halloween!*Creak*  Wait.  What was that?  Do you get a little more jumpy around Halloween?  I know I do.  Things that would be completely normal any other time of the year all of a sudden take on a wicked twist.  I’ve always been a huge fan of ghost stories and things that go bump in the night–and I’m not talking about the neighbor.  Continue Reading »